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Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

“He stands up for us,” said Peggy Lohse, 36, a single mother of three. Until recently, groups of young migrant men had sometimes elbowed their way to the front of the line, Ms. Lohse recalled. She went home empty-handed more than [...]
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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

5 months ago | 0 comment
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

7 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

8 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

10 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

10 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’

10 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”

1 year 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

1 year 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. [...]