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    11 août 2018 New UN Human Rights Chief Has Spotty Record On Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua; Watchdog Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’

    The non-governmental human rights group UN Watch congratulated Michelle Bachelet on her appointment today as UN human rights chief, but joined Amnesty International, UNA-UK and other NGOs in criticizing the lack of transparency of the rushed process. In particular, UN Watch regreted that Bachelet has not yet responded to questions that were raised over her spotty record on supporting human rights […]

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  2. 11 août 2018 Rights Group Lodges UN Case Against Cuba for Release of Jailed Dissident Dr. Eduardo Cardet

    Human rights lawyers lodged a legal complaint with the UN today to demand that Cuba release Dr. Eduardo Cardet, a dissident who has been jailed, severely beaten and denied medical treatment since his violent arrest on November 30, 2016. The 23-page legal complaint to the UN’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, an independent tribunal of five jurists and […]

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    31 juillet 2018 U.S. government awards CGI a US$530-million contract to enhance cybersecurity

     The U.S. arm of CGI Group Inc. has been awarded a six-year cybersecurity contract from the U.S. government, worth a total of US$530 million. The contract builds on work that CGI Federal Inc. has already done to enhance the cybersecurity posture of agencies participating in a multi-year program overseen by the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

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    18 juillet 2018 Standing next to Putin, Trump slammed US intelligence agencies, Democrats, and the Mueller investigation.

    President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to discuss relations between the two countries. The press conference that followed was striking. Asked to denounce Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump changed the subject to Hillary Clinton’s emails. Trump refused, despite being asked multiple times, to criticize Putin, blamed the US […]

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  5. FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference in New York. Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday, May 7, 2018, that he would be resigning from office hours after four women he was romantically involved with accused him of physical violence in accounts published by The New Yorker. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
    15 juillet 2018 Eric Schneiderman is retiring

    Eric Schneiderman will collect a gross monthly pension of $5,329, or $63,948 annually, from the state. He received his first payment at the end of June. Former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is set to receive a gross annual pension of $63,948 after filing for retirement last month. Schneiderman filed for retirement June […]

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    13 juillet 2018 Mueller indictment against 12 Russian spies for DNC hack

    Special counsel Robert Mueller just indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers, accusing them of interfering in the 2016 US presidential election. They are charged with hacking the computer networks of members of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. They allegedly coordinated to release damaging information to sway the election […]

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  7. 13 juillet 2018 DNC on Indictments Related to Russian Hack

    DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued an indictment against Russian government officials responsible for cyber-attacks on the Democratic National Committee and other political and election-related organizations during the 2016 U.S. elections: “The Russian government attacked our democracy in 2016 and the Democratic National Committee was a primary […]

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  8. 11 juillet 2018 Rouses Point Proud to Host the Most on the Coast Adirondack Coast Market Day

    The Village of Rouses Point is proud to host the “Most on the Coast Adirondack Coast Market Day” on Saturday, September 29, from 10a.m.-4p.m. at the Rouses Point Civic Center. The “Most on the Coast” is a diverse showcase of the best crafts that the Adirondack Coast Region has to offer, including handmade crafts, local […]

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    9 juillet 2018 Persecution of Poland’s judges

    IBAHRI calls on Poland’s government to stop persecution of judges and respect democratic norms Amid recent reports of intimidation and hate campaigns led by the ruling Law and Justice party against Poland’s judges, as well as the forthcoming forced retirement of up to 40 per cent of judges – expected to take effect from 3 […]

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  10. 21 juin 2018 Facebook’s policy false sense of security doesn’t protect users personal data

    Facebook users throughout the world expressed outrage when news broke that their personal information had been shared without their consent with Cambridge Analytica, a United Kingdom-based political consulting firm. Facebook has pledged to do a better job of protecting consumers in the future. Despite such well-known privacy breaches, many online users have a false sense […]

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