It’s not often that the federal government shuts down the only means of income for hundreds of thousands of hard-working Americans.
All the incense and intrigue of another papal conclave is upon us again. Well, sort of.
France’s investigating magistrates have been a central pillar of the country’s Napoleonic justice system for over 200 years. Acting as independent, neutral investigators into crimes, they collect evidence that is then used by justice officials to either try or dismiss a case.
First, the city was frozen in fear. Then came a day of fierce and hot battle, with a scorching chaos
Israel is denying Palestinians access to adequate water supplies by controlling shared water resources, the human rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. He said that Israeli consumption of water from the mountain aquifer had gone down in absolute terms from 1967 to today, despite the fact that Israel’s population had more than doubled in that time to its current level of approximately 7 million people
Britain’s gross domestic product suffered another decline in the third quarter of 2009, figures showed Friday, meaning the country remains mired in recession. The 81-year-old appeared outside the Bangkok hospital as onlookers shouted, “God bless the King.” He was wheeled to an outdoor area of the hospital, where he paid respects to a statue of King Rama V.