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US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid

US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid
  • US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid FWC: US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid

    The United States is moving quickly to lift a freeze at the United Nations on humanitarian aid to North Korea, just weeks before a planned second US-North Korean summit, according to diplomats and documents obtained by AFP. At Washington’s request, several applications from aid groups for exemptions to tough UN…

  • Measles outbreak spreads in Orthodox Jewish community, officials say FWC: Measles outbreak spreads in Orthodox Jewish community, officials say

    An ongoing measles outbreak in New York City’s Orthodox Jewish community is continuing to spread, with nearly two dozen new cases linked to a single yeshiva.

  • Spanish Amazon workers in 'Black Friday' strike FWC: Spanish Amazon workers in ‘Black Friday’ strike

    Workers at Amazon’s biggest logistics centre in Spain went on strike on the day of the online retailer’s “Black Friday” sales bonanza, a union and the company said. Employees at Amazon’s San Fernando de Henares facility near Madrid have been demanding better wages and work conditions for months and have…

  • Classic Books Are Full Of Problems. Why Can't We Put Them Down? FWC: Classic Books Are Full Of Problems. Why Can’t We Put Them Down?

    A recent study found that Dr. Seuss books can be pretty racist. It’s highlighted a growing debate: Should schools teach classic books that may be problematic or trade them for socially conscious ones?(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)