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Namibia congratulates, welcomes new WHO DG

In the final ballot, where a simple majority is required to select a victor from the two remaining candidates, delegates cast 133 votes in favor of the Ethiopian to Nabarro's 50. Tedros, a former Ethiopian health minister, told the assembly that he has dedicated his whole life to improving health, reducing inequalities, and helping people everywhere to lead more productive lives.


CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast

CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast

Despite some critical success it has not been able to close the gap. Anthony Mason had been filling in for Pelley during his absence and will likely continue until a permanent replacement is named, said sources . Here are the numbers for May (specifically the May sweep): " ABC World News" was first with 7.55 million total viewers, followed by NBC with 7.526 million and CBS with 6.084 million.


World risks 4-year legal grey zone if Trump quits climate pact

World risks 4-year legal grey zone if Trump quits climate pact

The U.S., specifically, has pledged to reduce their carbon emissions from 26 to 28 percent by 2025, from 2005 levels. A Tesla spokesperson declined to comment further on Musk's tweet . "AGAIN!" he tweeted. Cohn, the Trump economic adviser, also said last week that the president's views were "evolving". In a jibe at the USA administration, Juncker told the audience at an event of the Confederation of German Employers in Berlin that "not everything that is written in global agreements is ...


Hannity's conspiracy theory pressures Fox News

Hannity's conspiracy theory pressures Fox News

Liberal lobby group Media Matters for America lists six other advertisers that announced they are leaving Hannity , including Cars.com and Crown Plaza Hotels. Fox News on Tuesday retracted a story regarding Rich's death after a massive outcry over sharing conspiracy theories. "Please do not interpret what I'm saying tonight to mean anything".


Azeri journalist abducted in Georgia, put in custody in Azerbaijan

Azeri journalist abducted in Georgia, put in custody in Azerbaijan

Eldar Sultanov, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office, said the journalist was detained late on Monday "after illegally crossing the Azerbaijani border" with a large sum of money and resisting arrest. "He was taken to Azerbaijan, but without passport", the journalists' wife Leila Mustafayeva told Public Radio of Armenia . Head of the Georgian State Security Service Vakhtang Gomelauri said that according to the information Georgia received from the Azerbaijani side, ...


Ex-Auburn RB Stephen Davis Jr. transferring to SC

Ex-Auburn RB Stephen Davis Jr. transferring to SC

Stephen Davis Jr .is starting his college career over at a new school in the same conference. "[Davis] also will walk on for the 2017-18 academic year", writes The State , "because Auburn blocked him from being on scholarship this year at an SEC school or Clemson".