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Mine action is at ‘the nexus’ of peace, security and development: UN official


June 30, 2018

Mine action is at ‘the nexus’ of peace, security and development: UN official. By: Amir Makhani Alexander Zouev, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions, said the number of casualties has surpassed 8,500; citing information from the latest annual report by the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. He said this “unfortunate trend” was the result of ongoing conflicts, …

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‘We must fight terrorism together’ without sacrificing legal and human rights, declares UN chief


June 30, 2018

‘We must fight terrorism together’ without sacrificing legal and human rights, declares UN chief By: Zahid Akhtar “We must fight terrorism together, with methods that do not compromise the rule of law and human rights,” said Antonio Guterres, speaking at the end of the two-day conference marking Counter-Terrorism Week, at UN Headquarters in New York. The UN chief said that …

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MDC host cultural event at the inauguration day of Texas Democratic Party state convention. Jagotimes News Coverage 


June 30, 2018

MDC host cultural event at the inauguration day of Texas Democratic Party state convention. Jagotimes News Coverage By: Raja Zahid A Khanzada FortWorth:Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas, which is an affiliated group of Texas Democratic Party hosted a colorful musical and cultural event at the inauguration day of Texas Democratic Party state convention. The event was attended by Texas Democratic …

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Against Their Will: Locked away in a mental hospital after voluntarily seeking help


June 30, 2018

An 11-year-old boy was locked in a mental hospital for a week after his mother took him there voluntarily seeking help. He’s not alone. A note to viewers & readers The accounts of people shared here should not dissuade individuals from getting mental health help. But, too often, experts say that for-profit, private facilities do not choose the “least restrictive …

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Choo Extends On-Base Streak as Rangers Rip White Sox 11-3


June 30, 2018

Shin-Soo Choo reached base for the 41st straight game and hit one of five Texas home runs in the first three innings as the Rangers trounced the Chicago White Sox 11-3 on Friday night. Rougned Odor, Robinson Chirinos and Nomar Mazara homered in a seven-run second inning. Joey Gallo and Choo went deep in the third. The Rangers have won …

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Dallas Woman Searching to Return Box of Military Mementos


June 30, 2018

The box contained the life-time mementos of a Fred Arthur Lane Jr. Originally from Virginia he served in the Air Force, received several commendations including the Bronze Star, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1973. A woman is searching for the family of a late Air Force veteran whose life-time of military mementos were discovered in a box near …

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Escaped Inmate Arrested in Balch Springs


June 30, 2018

The FBI says a man who escaped a Federal Correctional Institution in Seagoville has been caught in Balch Springs. Investigators say William Laurence Stanley escaped the prison on Thursday. He was found Friday night, hiding under a Highway 635 bridge in Balch Springs. Police say Stanley was found wearing a white shirt, kakhi shorts and a brown hat. Investigators say …

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Dallas health care service provider charged in $2.5M Medicare fraud scheme


June 30, 2018

The operator of a Dallas health care practice was arrested Thursday and faces a fraud charge after a record-breaking enforcement action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, federal authorities say. Nehaj Rizvi, 29, operated Life Spring Housecall Physicians, a firm her husband Mohsin Raza owns. The company advertises medication management, rehabilitation services, equipment coordination and testing authorizations from Dallas to Denton. A …

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