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FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
February 10, 2018 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is reviewing its relationship with the anti-poverty charity Oxfam after a newspaper reported that some members of its staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. The U.K.'s Department for International...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is reviewing its relationship with the anti-poverty charity Oxfam after a newspaper reported that some members of its staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. The U.K.'s Department for International...
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February 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator says major differences remain over whether Britain should be obliged to respect all EU rules and obligations during the transition period after Brexit. The EU and Britain are negotiating a transition time that would begin when Britain's...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D- Bell Gardens, speaks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Garcia, the head of California's legislative women's caucus and a leading figure in the anti-sexual harassment movement is herself the subject of a sexual misconduct claim, Politico reported Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 08, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women's Caucus and a leading figure in the state's anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker's office. Daniel Fierro told The Associated Press...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 6:27 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 1:20 a.m. The U.N. humanitarian chief briefed the Security Council on the worsening situation for civilians in Syria and the United Nations' call for an immediate 30-day cease-fire to deliver aid and evacuate the critically ill...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 3:39 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia says he has told the U.N. Security Council that the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes on Syrian government-backed troops were "inadmissible" and "deplorable." He says they cannot...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 11:30 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Syria has called on the U.N. Security Council to condemn the new "massacre" committed by the U.S.-led coalition east of the country that killed dozens of government-backed troops. Syria's foreign ministry sent two...
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A woman pushes her trolley as employees of French retail giant Carrefour Group demonstrate against job cuts with union flags inside a Carrefour hypermarket, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Thursday Feb. 8, 2018. Carrefour CEO Alexandre Bompard announced last month cost savings of 2 billion euros (2.44 billion US dollars) by 2020. CGT union stands for General Working Confederation. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
February 08, 2018 - 10:13 am
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Workers at retail giant Carrefour are protesting at hypermarkets across France over mass job cuts. Unions staged a protest Thursday in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, marching through the aisles with red flags as shoppers pushed carts past their banners. It's part...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 9:35 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Syrian rescue workers and activists say the death toll from ongoing government strikes on the opposition-held region near the capital Damascus has risen to at least 35. The Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 7:57 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The Russian military says a U.S. strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria reflects Washington's efforts to make a grab for the nation's economic assets. The overnight attack, which killed about 100 according...
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