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Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found

Photo Filipino workers just back from Kuwait filled out paperwork on Monday at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The government said it would help workers who want to return do so. [...]
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Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

Photo Nepal, a Himalayan nation between India and China, has eight of the world’s 10 tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, center. Credit Heath Holden/Getty Images [...]
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Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

4 months ago | 0 comment
Photo A Muslim woman waiting for a bus in Quebec City on Wednesday. A law passed in Quebec prohibits people wearing face coverings from using public services. Credit Catherine [...]
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New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven Countries

5 months ago | 0 comment
For Mr. Trump, whose efforts on health care, infrastructure improvements and tax reform are gaining little steam, the new order is a third attempt to make good on his campaign promise to respond to terrorist threats by tightening entry [...]
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Turkey Frees 7 Journalists, but Others Remain Behind Bars

7 months ago | 0 comment
“We’re standing firm,” he said, in comments translated and disseminated through a messaging application by a team from the newspaper. The four who remain detained are Mr. Atalay; Murat Sabuncu, the editor in chief; Kadri Gursel, [...]
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Ruling bars pension boost to substitute teacher for a day

7 months ago | 0 comment
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A former lobbyist for an Illinois teachers union has lost his battle to retain an enhanced pension benefit obtained through a 2007 law that allowed him to count past years as a union employee toward a teacher [...]
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China Bars Justin Bieber From Performing Over ‘Bad Behavior’

7 months ago | 0 comment
While the statement did not provide details, it appears to have been prompted by Mr. Bieber’s behavior on previous visits to the region. In 2014, Mr. Bieber caused a minor diplomatic row when he posted photos of himself visiting the [...]
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Republican senator responds to student’s concern about LGBT bullying: “A guy who wears a tutu and goes to bars … asks for it”

10 months ago | 0 comment
As so-called “religious freedom” bills make their way through state legislatures around the nation, you would think that Republican lawmakers would be very careful about making sure their words could not be misconstrued as bigoted toward [...]
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New Israel Law Bars Foreign Critics From Entering the Country

12 months ago | 0 comment
Photo A banner calling for the boycott, divestment and sanctioning of Israel hanging from the Manhattan Bridge in New York during a protest against Israel’s military campaign in Gaza in 2014. [...]
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America must “put bad men behind bars” again: Jeff Sessions’ law and order crackdown may include marijuana

12 months ago | 0 comment
On the final day of Black History Month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that his Department of Justice will “pull back” on efforts to probe civil rights violations by police departments in several major American cities “out [...]