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UN commission calls on rebels to leave cities in Syria's Idlib

UN commission calls on rebels to leave cities in Syria's IdlibA UN commission called on rebel groups in Syria’s Idlib province to leave urban areas to protect civilians from any looming regime assault.



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Italy's Salvini wants populists, popular party to guide new EU Commission

Italy's Salvini wants populists, popular party to guide new EU CommissionROME (Reuters) – Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, who also leads the far-right League party, said on Tuesday he wants the new European Commission to be led by conservatives and populists. "The aim is to cancel the duopoly between the socialists and Christian democrats," Salvini told reporters after taping a talk show in Rome. A new Commission will be seated after a European Parliament election during the first half of 2019. When asked if he wanted populists to ally with the European Popular Party to back the new Commission, he replied: "Yes, that's the goal. …



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Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings

Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School ShootingsTestifying before the Senate appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, Education



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Federal Trade Commission reportedly probing Facebook

Federal Trade Commission reportedly probing FacebookData firm Cambridge Analytica stole data from 50 million unsuspecting Facebook users, according to a whistleblower, in an attempt to influence American voters in the 2016 election.



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Australia's Child Sex Abuse Commission Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic Violence

Australia's Child Sex Abuse Commission Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic ViolenceSYDNEY ― Australia’s child sex abuse Royal Commission on Friday handed over its final report to the government in a move that increases pressure on lawmakers, religious groups and civic institutions to immediately adopt more than 400 recommendations.



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The Latest: Kenya's opposition targets election commission

The Latest: Kenya's opposition targets election commissionNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's presidential election court challenge (all times local):



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White House publishes profanity-laced criticisms of its voter fraud commission

White House publishes profanity-laced criticisms of its voter fraud commissionPublic comments on the voter fraud commission released by the White House late Thursday were overwhelmingly, and in many cases profanely, critical of the project. The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity posted on its page on the White House website, without comment or explanation, 112 pages of emails received through July 11, commenting on the organization’s request for states to send them voter information. “Please note that the Commission may post such written comments publicly on our website, including names and contact information that are submitted,” read a blog post published Thursday on the White House’s site.



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The Gravest Dangers of Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

The Gravest Dangers of Trump's Voter Fraud CommissionIncluding the potentials for systematic voter disenfranchisement and hacked voter data



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European Commission head says Trump doesn’t understand how Paris Agreement works

European Commission head says Trump doesn’t understand how Paris Agreement worksEC President Jean-Claude Juncker said he tried to explain to Trump how the Paris Agreement withdrawal process works, but that this attempt failed.



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Trump’s voter fraud commission is a shameless white power grab | Steven W Thrasher

Trump’s voter fraud commission is a shameless white power grab | Steven W ThrasherThere were only four documented cases of attempted voter fraud in the 2016 elections. It’s been a terrible week for American voting rights. On Thursday, Donald Trump announced that Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach will work with the vice-president, Mike Pence, to lead a commission on voter fraud and suppression.



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