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GENEVA | UN rights chief: Vowed US cuts wouldn’t be ‘fatal’ to office

GENEVA — Threatened U.S. funding cuts wouldn’t be “fatal” for his office, the United Nations’ human rights chief said Wednesday, but he added that he hoped other countries won’t follow suit. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein insisted “the office will continue to survive” even if the U.S. carries out the promise made by U.S. National Security Adviser … Continue reading GENEVA | UN rights chief: Vowed US cuts wouldn’t be ‘fatal’ to office

Fire officials say lit menorah sparked fatal Hanukkah blaze

NEW YORK /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A fire that roared through a Brooklyn home on the sixth night of Hanukkah, killing a mother and her three young children, was touched off by the family’s menorah, fire officials said. The fire department late Monday released a statement saying fire marshals determined the blaze to be … Continue reading Fire officials say lit menorah sparked fatal Hanukkah blaze

Fatal mauling of teen shows danger Alaska athletes face

ANCHORAGE, Alaska/June 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare predatory attack. Cooper … Continue reading Fatal mauling of teen shows danger Alaska athletes face