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Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid Rohingya pay off traffickers to save stranded migrants
 

Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid

Saudi-led coalition warplanes carried out fresh raids on rebel positions in southern Yemen on Thursday as pro-government tribesmen advanced on Houthi strongholds in the north, tribal and army sources said. On the political front, Iran said it backed UN-brokered efforts to relaunch political talks but was opposed to foreign interference in Yemen’s conflict, in which [...]

Rohingya pay off traffickers to save stranded migrants

Sittwe (Myanmar) (AFP) – As Mahmoud Yasien kneeled before the people smugglers and begged for his pregnant wife’s life, the Rohingya migrant’s dreams of a better life evaporated, his ship stranded hundreds of miles from its destination in Malaysia. His pleas spared her life and when phone calls relayed news of their nightmare journey back [...]

Pontiff's message transcends politics

27 May 2015

Pontiff's message transcends politics Pontiff's message transcends politics. Letters Policy. The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited. Each letter must include name, home address and daytime phone number.See Original Article » Abuse of frailty? Since his defeat, the right-wing UMP [...]

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Social media empower businesses to innovate

27 May 2015

Social media empower businesses to innovate JEDDAH – Social media literacy has well and truly transitioned from fringe concern to a MENA business must-have, according to the most comprehensive survey of its kind ever conducted. According to a study by Dubai School of Government's Governance …See Original Article » Social media swelled crowd at college [...]

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Richard Branson Reveals Virgin's Social Media Secrets

27 May 2015

Richard Branson Reveals Virgin's Social Media Secrets Hear from American Express, GE, McDonald's and other Fortune 500 co's on measuring social media impact at “Social Media ROI,” Business Insider's conference on top tactics for Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and more.See Original Article » Digg Hints Its Google Reader Replacement Will Go Beyond [...]

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Tips for social media etiquette – Holy Kaw!

27 May 2015

Tips for social media etiquette – Holy Kaw! “Social media allows us to be super social — it's part of the name, after all. Providing us with the opportunity to meet, connect and build relationships across continents, social platforms lik…Holy Kaw!See Original Article » How to use images, social media to showcase your work Turn [...]

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New, stricter medical marijuana bill introduced

27 May 2015

New, stricter medical marijuana bill introduced Politics Now · New, stricter medical marijuana bill introduced. March 27, 2013 – 9:39 AM. By Tom Precious. ALBANY — Lawmakers have introduced a measure with stricter provisions than failed past efforts to legalize marijuana sales to New Yorkers with a …See Original Article » Cruel and Unusual Punishment: [...]

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JAMIE BUTOW: Kids' Choice Awards hot topic on social media

27 May 2015

JAMIE BUTOW: Kids' Choice Awards hot topic on social media Well this was unexpected. Last week's 'Walking Dead,” the finale of “Pretty Little Liars” and all the March Madness games were talked about on social media, but not nearly as much as the Kids' Choice Awards on Nickelodeon. According to Bluefin Labs …See Original Article [...]

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Pa. groundhog's handler taking blame for forecast

27 May 2015

Pa. groundhog's handler taking blame for forecast PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor who light-heartedly filed a criminal indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring said he may consider a pardon now that the animal's handler is taking the …See Original Article » Simple Breath Test Might Diagnose Heart Failure [...]

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Oil nearly unchanged after Cyprus rescue bailout

26 May 2015

Oil nearly unchanged after Cyprus rescue bailout BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil was steady Tuesday as a financial rescue package to keep Cyprus from bankruptcy came under renewed scrutiny. Benchmark crude for May delivery was down 1 cent to $94.80 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in …See Original Article » 5 Afghan [...]

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Put policy before politics

26 May 2015

Put policy before politics A noncontroversial bill that would save Washingtonians more than $60 million by 2018, and is supported by business, utilities and conservationists, will test the claims of bipartisanship in the Republican-controlled state Senate.See Original Article » Drones and Drug Politics in China and Myanmar Burmese drug lord Naw Kham and fellow gang [...]

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General: Myanmar Military Staying in Politics

26 May 2015

General: Myanmar Military Staying in Politics The military that ruled Myanmar for five decades paraded its might Wednesday in front of the opposition leader it once repressed, as its commander in chief said it will remain involved in politics to help the country transform itself into a democracy …See Original Article » Facebook chief Zuckerberg [...]

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Wall scores 47 as Wizards beat Grizzlies 107-94

26 May 2015

Wall scores 47 as Wizards beat Grizzlies 107-94 WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall finished Washington's last game on the bench after getting two technical fouls. He stuck around for the finish of his best NBA performance Monday, scoring 17 of his career-high 47 points in the fourth quarter as the …See Original Article » Officials: [...]

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Social Media Conferences 2013, Experts Picked

26 May 2015

Social Media Conferences 2013, Experts Picked Whenever someone asks me what social media conference they should attend, I turn to my personal list of my can't miss events. Clearly I recommend our.Social FreshSee Original Article » SD2 Confronts Social Media SD2 Confronts Social Media. Tools. 0 Comments; Email this article; Print this article · YouNews™; [...]

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African Lawyers Condemn Arrest of Beatrice Mtetwa

26 May 2015

African Lawyers Condemn Arrest of Beatrice Mtetwa Four of Africa's most influential legal organisations have slammed the unlawful arrest and illegal detention of Zimbabwe's renowned lawyer and human rights activist, Beatrice Mtetwa – saying that they are 'deeply concerned' about the actions of the police.See Original Article » Close friend and assistant, 23, to David [...]

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GOP's Portman, Saying Son Is Gay, Now Backs Same-Sex Marriage

26 May 2015

GOP's Portman, Saying Son Is Gay, Now Backs Same-Sex Marriage Senator Rob Portman, in front, with Representative Paul D. Ryan, center, Paul Vernon/Associated Press Senator Rob Portman, in front, with Representative Paul D. Ryan, center, and Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Lancaster, Ohio, in October. Senator …See Original Article » Justin Bieber: 'I [...]

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