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‘We still get replaced by a man’: Afghan women on failed US gender equality program

The ambitious, $ 216 million US program for female empowerment has failed Afghan women, a new report said. Speaking to RT, women in the crisis-stricken country said that they hadn’t seen any changes. Announced in 2013, the Promoting Gender Equity in National Priority Programs were aimed at improving the status of more than 75,000 young Afghan women, at the cost ...

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God writes the best scripts: Quake sees pro-West Venezuelan guest replaced with one critical of US

An earthquake in Venezuela saw a pro-Western opposition leader, invited by the BBC to criticize the country’s socialist government over inflation, swapped at the last minute. Ironically, his replacement blamed US sanctions. The act of divine providence occurred after the start of Tuesday night’s Newsnight program, where a report on the introduction of a new currency by Nicolas Maduro’s government ...

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‘They cannot be replaced’: Russians pay respects to journalists killed in Africa

Hundreds of people have attended memorial services for three Russian journalists, who were killed in the Central African Republic (CAR). Mourners praised the men’s courage and professionalism while grieving their deaths. Read more Journalist Orhan Dzhemal, director Aleksandr Rastorguyev, and cameraman Kirill Radchenko were killed in the CAR on July 30, while shooting a film about mercenaries in the African ...

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Stars and Stripes replaced with Nazi Swastika in Wyoming park

Police are hunting those who tore down a US flag, flying in a public park in Laramie, southwestern Wyoming, and replaced it with the flag of Nazi Germany. The authorities say they aren’t used to hate crimes like this. The flag used by the Third Reich was discovered flying in Washington Park on Monday. The US flag, originally hoisted atop ...

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Instagram PR director Gabe Madway exits, replaced by Facebook’s Anna White

Facebook likes to keep it in the family. Gabe Madway, Instagram’s director of comms who’s run its day-to-day efforts for the past four years, is departing to work for a new company later this summer, and he’ll be replaced by Anna White from Facebook’s internal PR team. She’ll report to Kristina Schake, Instagram’s Global Comms director who leads from behind the ...

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Merkel replaced Germany’s slaughtered Jews with their 'worst enemies' – Karl Lagerfeld

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 16:10 German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has accused Angela Merkel of replacing the millions of Jews killed in the Holocaust with their “worst enemies,” apparently referring to the German leader’s policy of accepting refugees from mostly Muslim countries. “One cannot – even if there are decades between them – kill millions of Jews so you ...

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Tillerson, Mattis call for unlimited war authority if 2001 AUMF replaced

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 21:38 Edited time: 30 Oct, 2017 22:39 If Congress decides to pass a new authorization for use of military force, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis ask that the war authority be unlimited in its time and geographic reach. During a Senate Foreign Relations Comittee hearing Friday, Tillerson said any new ...

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Ex-WABCer Ron Kuby: it's 'Zen' to be replaced by a black woman

Radio is color blind — and so is former WABC talk show host Ron Kuby, who says he’s happy to be replaced by a black woman. Whip-smart Fox News Channel host Eboni K. Williams suddenly replaced Kuby last week as Curtis Sliwa’s partner on the station’s three-hour noon time show. “I appreciate the Zen of it,” Kuby told the Daily ...

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President Trump jokes Nikki Haley ‘can easily be replaced’

It doesn’t quite have the cadence of “You’re fired.” President Trump appeared to joke on Monday about dismissing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley — before pulling a 180 to heap praise on her “fantastic” job performance. “I want to thank Ambassador Nikki Haley for her outstanding leadership, and for acting as my personal envoy on the Security Council. She’s doing a ...

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President Trump jokes Nikki Haley ‘can easily be replaced’

It doesn’t quite have the cadence of “You’re fired.” President Trump appeared to joke on Monday about dismissing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley — before pulling a 180 to heap praise on her “fantastic” job performance. “I want to thank Ambassador Nikki Haley for her outstanding leadership, and for acting as my personal envoy on the Security Council. She’s doing a ...

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