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UN staff pension fund mired in 'dirty profits' from firms guilty of rights abuses

Guardian investigation reveals $64bn fund includes investments in companies involved in bribery and major environmental damageThe United Nations is facing calls for a full review of its staff pension fund after the Guardian uncovered that it has around a

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Pit bull bites down on NYC subway rider's foot after alleged fight over seat

A pit bull brought aboard a New York City subway train last week bit down on the shoe of a woman who had gotten into an argument with the dog’s owner, prompting a carload of passengers to rush to her aid, a video shows.


Bush-appointed federal judge rules Trump's DACA rescission was 'unlawful and must be set aside'

A George W. Bush-appointed federal judge on Tuesday ruled that President Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, "was unlawful and must be set aside."


The school that shows good food is not just for posh kids | Aditya Chakrabortty

In England’s poorest town, schools are teaching their children to embrace a healthy diet. Our new economics series looks at the lessons from Oldham• Listen to Aditya Chakrabortty talking about game-changing economic models on The Alternatives podcastS


The disbelieved: rape accusers' stories retold on stage

When a rape trial ends in acquittal, what do the anonymous women who made the claims do next? They are the women whose voices we rarely hear, whose faces we are not allowed to print in the newspaper. A rape trial ends in an acquittal. The accused gives a


GOP keeps control of NY Senate despite Democrat victories

The New York state Senate will remain in control of the Republican Party despite two Democrats winning special elections Tuesday. That's because a key Democrat who has caucused with the GOP announced he'll stay put, keeping Republicans in charge at least


Video shows ex-Clinton aide in profanity-laced confrontation with cops

Police released a video Tuesday showing a former financial adviser to Hillary Clinton getting involved in a heated, profanity-laced confrontation with several officers.


NRA breaks 15-year fundraising record, according to filings

The National Rifle Association on Tuesday announced that its Political Victory Fund had a banner month in March, raising $2.4 million, which is $1.5 million more than it raised in March 2017.


Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona House special election

Republican candidate Debbie Lesko won a special election for a U.S. House seat in Arizona Tuesday night, to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in December over sexual misconduct allegations.


Newcastle skipper Jamaal Lascelles says Toon have silenced 'Championship' critics and are ready to push on next term

The Toon saw their four-match winning run end on Monday night, falling to a 1-0 loss at Everton

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'Corbyn had no actions to go with his words'

The Board of Deputies of British Jews president on meeting Jeremy Corbyn to discuss anti-Semitism.


Jacob Rees-Mogg says Remainer Lords risk ‘burning down their house’ over Brexit

ARCH-BREXITEER Jacob Rees-Mogg last night warned remainer Lords they risk “burning down their house” by going against the will of the people on Brexit. Telling peers they could yet be abolished, the powerful Tory MP also took a side swipe at Theresa M

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