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BEIRUT | UN schools for Palestinians defy funding cuts, open on time

BEIRUT  — United Nations schools for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are starting the new school year on time, despite the U.S. decision to cancel funding to the international body’s Palestinian relief agency. Students looked giddy as they arrived at the Haifa Intermediate School in Beirut’s Bir Hassan neighborhood on Monday and sat attentively through their … Continue reading BEIRUT | UN schools for Palestinians defy funding cuts, open on time

WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON — Stung by a federal judge’s dismissal of its objections to AT&T’s megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed one of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

AP Explains: Macedonia-Greece name dispute goes back in time

SKOPJE, Macedonia/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Greece and neighboring Macedonia have been at loggerheads for more than a quarter-century over an issue at the heart of the newer nation’s existence and identity: its name. The term “Macedonia” is a source of such nationalist fervor on both sides that the dispute has left the Balkan country without a … Continue reading AP Explains: Macedonia-Greece name dispute goes back in time