Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

STATE DEPARTMENT — The United States has announced its official withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying the organization is no longer worthy of its name.

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Separating Families and Creating Trauma

As a child and adolescent psychiatrist I know the negative effects of separating children from their parents — long-term impacts as well as immediate terror and anguish. As a father I can’t imagine a more horrific situation than if my sons were torn from me and my wife. I am outraged from both of these perspectives when I watch our country daily separate children from their parents on the border. In our field, we define trauma as exposure to dangerous events in which you feel fear, helplessness or horror. What we are witnessing is the widespread traumatization of children of all ages.

Published in TipTops

OSLO — Norway tested a two-seater electric plane on Monday and predicted a start to passenger flights by 2025 if new aviation technologies match a green shift that has made Norwegians the world's top buyers of electric cars.

Published in Tech

SALIDA, COLORADO — We were warned.

On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was "the opening salvo of the age of climate change."

Published in Tech

Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khattar are currently gearing up for the release of their much-awaited film 'Dhadak'. The trailer of the movie was recently released and it received a good response from the audience.

Published in Entertainment

A new musical based on the life of Michael Jackson is set for a run on Broadway in 2020.

Published in Entertainment

British Minister of State for Trade and Investment Greg Hands on Monday (18) said Britain will explore investment avenues in the construction of rural bridges and hospitals in Sri Lanka. The British Minister of State expressed these views when he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in London.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Pohottuwa explodes

All three Rajapaksa siblings vying to contest the presidency:
Mahinda won’t make preference clear: Basil flexes muscles, lays down the law to SLFP-16:

Published in Sri Lanka
  • Decides to appoint Cabinet Procurement Committee to revalue process
  • Minister comes under fire for presenting Cabinet paper to give project to Chinese company   
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PARLIAMENT

Former CB Governor Cabraal deliberately misleading the public:Eran

Published in Sri Lanka
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