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UN Special Rapporteur expresses concern for rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association on ...

Tamil Guardian 25 Jun 2022
The island’s culture of surveillance and harassment was decried with the Special Rapporteur calling on Sri Lanka to “immediately end all forms of surveillance and harassment of and reprisals against human rights defenders, other actors, and victims of human rights violations”.
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Hall County leaders, groups react to Roe v. Wade overturn

The Grand Island Independent 25 Jun 2022
Aurora’s Gage Griffith puts together special senior year Wild peacock ban goes to Grand Island city council in July Stored for decades near Sumner, rare Mustang sells for $442,000 Making her mark ... Joseph Hanefeldt of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Island released a statement in celebration of the decision, calling it “an historic day.”.
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Chinese Vice-Premier urges progress on Hainan free trade port

China Daily 25 Jun 2022
BEIJING -- Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng on Friday called for new progress on building the Hainan free trade port ... He called for unswerving efforts to achieve the goal of island-wide independent customs operation by the end of 2025 and to firmly grasp the focus of integrated institutional innovation.
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US, four others launch initiative aimed at supporting priorities of the Pacific islands

The Hill 25 Jun 2022
The United States and four other countries on Friday announced an initiative aimed at supporting the priorities of the Pacific Islands region. The initiative, called the Partners in the Pacific Blue, is comprised of five countries ... guided by the Pacific Islands,” the added later.
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AAPI business owners in Portland call for action from police over string of break-ins and vandalisms

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jun 2022
Asian American and Pacific Islander business owners gathered to call for action from the police after multiple break-ins and vandalisms have left their community helpless in Portland ... “I understand that call times and wait times sometimes can be hours or maybe even the next day ...
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Today's events for June 25

The Post and Courier 25 Jun 2022
For more information or to be a vendor, call 803-489-7625 ... To RSVP, email lwalker@aikencountysc.gov or call 803-642-2015 ... For more information, call DHEC at 855-72-3432 ... The Parris Island Marine Band will close out the concert series at 7 p.m ... For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.JUNE 28.
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Greek state TV mocked for gasoline theft ‘tips’

Arab News 25 Jun 2022
Fuel prices have steadily climbed in Greece in recent months, with simple unleaded at over 2.37 euros ($2.50) per liter on average in Athens on Wednesday, and over 2.50 euros on Rhodes and neighboring islands. Greek authorities have resisted calls to ...
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Guy Ritchie Is Also Directing Disney's Live-Action Hercules, and More Movie News

Rotten Tomatoes 25 Jun 2022
In related news, Kravitz also took to her Instagram this week to announce that she has started filming her directorial debut feature film called Pussy Island, starring Channing Tatum, Naomi Ackie, and Simon Rex ... Stan is now following that up with a psychological thriller for A24 called A Different Man.
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Kings Island's The Bat closed after a wheel came loose while in motion; ride formerly known as 'Top Gun'

WCPO 24 Jun 2022
A popular roller coaster at Kings Island, built during its Paramount days, is shut down after a mishap involving a train wheel ... The Bat is a suspended coaster that is nearly 30 years old, and was originally called Top Gun, when Kings Island was owned by Paramount.
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Lawmakers rewrite Ducey's plan for $1 billion for new water

Dispatch Argus 24 Jun 2022
The entity is an obscure agency called the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority, which will now be a standalone agency with oversight from a new board and some from the Legislature ... Tom Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources, called the legislation ...
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Alabama judge cited for remarks against governor, cursing

Dispatch Argus 24 Jun 2022
... of new Rock Island Public Library branch. Patterson quickly apologized to the jury pool for the remark, which he called a “stupid, stupid joke,” and subsequently denied any racism in a public post on social media. “The liberals call everyone they disagree with a racist nowadays.
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2 missing from Hokkaido tour boat possibly identified by DNA

Kyodo 24 Jun 2022
Japan's coast guard said Friday that Russia informed it DNA samples taken from two bodies found on Kunashiri Island matched passengers from a tourist boat that sank off Hokkaido in April ... Kunashiri Island is one of four Russia-controlled, Japan-claimed islands collectively called the Northern Territories by Tokyo and the Southern Kurils by Moscow.
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NHL officiating back under microscope in Stanley Cup Final

The Willoughby News-Herald 24 Jun 2022
Hotly debated calls have long been a part of hockey, and many New York Islanders fans were quick to point out the Lightning appeared to have too many men on the ice for the only goal in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final last year ... the fortuitous bounce, the referee call.
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Author of “The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island” to hold book-signing in Rodanthe

Island Free Press 24 Jun 2022
New evidence to support the “lost colony” relocated to Hatteras Island to live with the Croatoan Indians was unearthed by archaeologists in December of 2021 ... Croatoan is the old name of Hatteras Island, specifically Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras ... On this maiden voyage the English military camped out on Hatteras Island for 6 weeks.
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Biden’s state gas tax holiday plea lands with a dud among Dems

Politico 24 Jun 2022
BOSTON — President Joe Biden’s cheerleading of a gas tax holiday is putting him at odds with Democratic legislators across the country who have spent months spurning such calls ... Gavin Newsom’s attempt to stop a gas tax hike from going into effect July 1 are resisting calls for a gas tax holiday from Republicans and moderate Democrats.

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