Daily Archive: October 3, 2017

Oct
03

World Bank expects developing Asia growth to slow in 2018

Oct
03

Progressive Challenger Elected Mayor Of Birmingham, Alabama

Progressive Challenger Elected Mayor Of Birmingham, AlabamaProgressive challenger Randall Woodfin on Tuesday unseated William Bell, the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, in a nonpartisan runoff election.


Oct
03

ABC’s Sophie McNeill accused of anti-Israel bias in ad by Labor MP

Michael Danby’s accusation against Middle East correspondent in Australian Jewish News prompts call for Shorten to intervene

Federal Labor MP Michael Danby has paid for an advertisement in the Australian Jewish News that accuses ABC Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill of being biased in her reporting of Jews and Palestinians.

The ABC’s director of news, Gaven Morris, is so appalled by the prominent ad in the community paper he has written to the opposition leader, Bill Shorten, calling on him to curb the Victorian MP’s attack.

Related: Turnbull rebukes Israel critics ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu visit

Related: Eric Abetz’s close-to-extinction howl at the media: it doesn’t get much more predictable than this | Richard Ackland

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Oct
03

Japan services growth weakest in 11 months

Oct
03

US Rejects UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For LGBTQ People, Other Groups

US Rejects UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For LGBTQ People, Other GroupsThe United States joined countries like Iraq and Botswana in voting against a United Nations resolution that, among other things, condemns the use of the death penalty against LGBTQ people.


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