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I didn't want to be the person who needed help – Here's what suffering taught me (and can teach you, too)

Today 11:44 GMT

“There are a lot of people who’ve rallied around us,” I explained, “but I think the hardest thing for me is being the person who needs help.”

Being on the receiving end of help, rather than the giving end, taught me what loving others well looked like in a whole new way. Whether it was a personal visit, a phone call, a card in the mail or even a gentle hug (when welcomed and appropriate), every expression of care was meaningful to me.

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Source: Fox News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' is actually an old socialist plan from Canada

Today 09:53 GMT

Ocasio-Cortez has been labeled an innovative thinker for offering the allegedly visionary Green New Deal, but the truth is that most of these ideas have been floating around socialist circles since at least the early 2000s, and there is strong evidence to suggest that much of the draft text of Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is merely a revised version of the “Leap Manifesto,” a socialist green-energy plan pushed by far-left environmentalists in Canada. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ, OTHER DEMS WANT YOU TO EMBRACE A SOCIALIST AGENDA – HERE ARE 4 GLARING EXAMPLES. The “Leap Manifesto” proposes making Canada 100 percent dependent on green energy by 2050, 20 years later than Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal.

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Source: DW

South Africa on the UN Security Council: Leadership qualities required

Friday 06:04 GMT

"South Africa will use its tenure in the Security Council to promote the maintenance of international peace and security," said Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu after the election of her country by the UN General Assembly. "Our tenure in the Security Council will be dedicated to the legacy of President Nelson MandelaPresident Nelson Mandela and his commitment to peace."

With a seat on the Security Council, the countries can have an important say in questions of world peace and international security policy.

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Source: Common Domain

Remember When Tesla Stock Popped After Its Last Earnings Neither Do Investors.

Saturday 21:49 GMT

It looks like investors are as worried about Tesla headed into its next quarterly financial report as they were happy with the last one.

In the first trading session after the electric car maker turned in strong third-quarter earnings in late October, the stock jumped $26, or nearly 9%, to close around $315 per share. But on Friday, Tesla said it would cut its workforce as part of its continuing drive to profitably produce a mass-market electric car and “remain a viable company.”

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Source: DW

Marie Juchacz: A life for justice and equality

Saturday 15:24 GMT

When she died in 1956, the organization honored her life's work in their obituary: "Her entire life was in the service of the struggle for a better and more just world."

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Marie Juchacz — then Marie Gohlke — was born in 1879 in the rural district of Landsberg an der Warthe (now Gorzow Wielkopolski, in Poland). As a young child, she was already well-informed about world politics, and she could often be found poring over the daily newspaper.

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'No way' Jeremy Corbyn should ever be UK prime minister, top Tory says

Thursday 21:51 GMT

A prominent member of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government launched a blistering attack on Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, during debate on a motion of no confidence in May's government Wednesday.

Why don’t we emulate Costa Rica, that has no army at all?’. "No allies, no deterrent, no army, no way can this country ever allow that man to be our prime minister," roared Gove, jabbing his finger across the despatch boxes at Corbyn as his fellow Conservatives sounded their approval.

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Source: DW

German media made Frank Magnitz the new face of the AfD

Friday 20:55 GMT

That's why Magnitz, a member of the Bundestag and AfD's party leader in the state of Bremen, distributed a press release and images of his bloodied face — making sure to implicate the German left in his detailed account of the attack.

Reaction to the attack on Frank Magnitz, a Bundestag member for the far-right Alternative for Germany, reveals just how polarized the country has become. The AfD has received a clear boost from the media hoopla.

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Source: Global News

RCMP civilian advisory board to tackle bullying, harassment — is that enough?

Thursday 21:51 GMT

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced Wednesday that a civilian advisory board will be created to help the RCMP deal with its issue of internal bullying and harassment.

READ MORE: Feds creating RCMP advisory board in hopes of combating internal bullying, harassment. But is it enough of a solution for the RCMP, which has faced years of criticism, complaints and lawsuits over the treatments of officers?

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Source: DW

German police raid suspected KKK members' homes

Friday 01:29 GMT

German police on Wednesday raided 12 apartments in eight different German states belonging to suspected members of an extreme-right group calling itself the National Socialist Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Deutschland.

Police conducted raids on several properties throughout Germany thought to be connected to an extremist group that associates itself with the Ku Klux Klan. A total of 17 people are at the center of the investigation.

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Source: Global News

Leah Remini, A&E accused by Scientology of inciting murder of church member

Thursday 20:56 GMT

Leah Remini and TV network A&E have been accused by the Church of Scientology of inciting the murder of one of its followers at the beginning of January.

Leah Remini says the Church of Scientology is harassing contributors of ‘Aftermath’. Now, the church blames A&E, Remini and her Scientology and the Aftermath co-host Mike Rinder for inciting the violence against Yeh. “The attacker was inspired by an anti-Scientology website that featured your people and included a link to Remini’s show,” said Scientology spokeswoman Karin Pouw in a letter (with the subject line “Re: Blood on your hands”) sent to A&E Networks Group president Paul Buccieri.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte