Tide of vulnerable people fleeing violence in Central America preyed upon by criminals and corrupt officials in part due to inadequate asylum procedures
Mass deportations and inadequate asylum procedures in Mexico and the US have fueled a humanitarian crisis where desperate Central Americans seeking refuge from rampant violence are routinely preyed upon by criminal gangs and corrupt officials, according to a new report by the International Crisis Group (ICG).
Reluctant voters respond to social pressure.
Reasonable responses to the current presidential election can range anywhere from hiding in the nearest closet to feeling a renewed determination to get your friends to the polls. Turnout, in all likelihood, will be the key to victory. So what’s the best way to get your like-minded but slothful buddies to fill out a ballot?
In the same moment that bombastic television star Donald Trump ascended to the top of the news cycle and became the leader of the GOP, Roger Ailes, one of the Republican Party’s most powerful behind-the-scenes media masters, hit rock bottom.
Hospitals should keep their cleaning teams in-house if they want to prevent unnecessary infection.
Hospitals have taken steps in recent years to reduce the number of patients who get infections during their stay, including a renewed emphasis on hand washing. Research points to another, less-obvious remedy: Hospitals could stop outsourcing their cleaning staffs.
Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin Partner said on Monday.
Along with other European cities, Berlin is jostling for a piece of London's financial technology industry and has stepped up efforts to promote the German capital as an affordable and creative alternative to other centres.
Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson had expressed the exhaustion, frustration and vulnerability of being a cop as well as any officer in these chaotic weeks.
After protests in Baton Rouge and across the country and the assault on Dallas police, he took to Facebook to describe his state of mind. “In uniform I get nasty hateful looks and out of uniform some consider me a threat,” he wrote. “I’m tired physically and emotionally.” But he continued to show up and do his job, he said, and he offered hugs to anyone who encountered him.
If Donald Trump is the king of debt, Newt Gingrich’s last campaign’s balance sheet might make him a fitting prince.