Thursday, 21 June 2018

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  • Theresa May Defeats Rebels On Brexit Meaningful Vote After Last-Minute Concession - HuffPost Verdict21 June 2018, 6:53 am
    Theresa May has avoided an embarrassing defeat over on Brexit after a last-minute concession to Tory rebels on Parliament's so-called 'meaningful vote'.The Government was set for a knife-edge vote in the Commons on Wednesday afternoon over whether Parliament should have the power to take-over the Brexit negotiations in the case of a 'no-deal' with Brussels.Downing Street is against the plan, belie...
  • How To Teach Your Kids To Care About Other People21 June 2018, 6:50 am
    As deep-seated divisions, vitriol and disturbing news fill headlines, many people are wondering what happened to the qualities of empathy and kindness in our society.In the same vein, many parents are wondering how to raise kids who will be a force for love and goodness in the face of bitterness and hate.HuffPost spoke to psychologists, parents and other experts about how to instill empathy in chi...
  • Ivanka Trump Thanks Her Dad For Ending Family Separation Policy He Started21 June 2018, 6:48 am
    Now that President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to stop family separations through a massive expansion of detention of kids and parents, his daughter Ivanka Trump is finally commenting on the scandal.But, naturally, it's to praise her dad rather than bury him for a problem he created.Ivanka Trump, a senior White House adviser, has been noticeably silent about the separation of famili...
  • Eskom Will Have To Trim Operational Costs To Meet Wage Increase Demands21 June 2018, 6:31 am
    Eskom will have to trim operation costs to make money available for wage increases, its spokesperson says. Eskom's wage offer of 4.7% has been rejected by unions, who countered that offer on Wednesday with 9%, Business Day reported. Trade unions the National Union of Metalworkers SA (Numsa), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Solidarity have been locked in negotiations since Tuesday.Last ...
  • Trump Order Ending Family Separation Likely Won't Apply To Children Already Taken From Parents21 June 2018, 6:24 am
    President Donald Trumpsigned an executive order on Wednesday to end his administration's policy of separating undocumented immigrant families and instead detain parents with their children.But the reversal, which could face a legal battle, likely won't apply to the more than 2,300 children who have already been separated from their parents, the Department of Health and Human Services said."There w...

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