UN renews mandate for human rights mission in Venezuela | UN News

Human rights groups welcome the two-year extension of the UN mandate, which Caracas condemns as “designed to intervene”. The United Nations Human Rights Council has renewed the mandate of its fact-finding mission in Venezuela, an initiative that Caracas considers a powerful tool for interfering in internal affairs. The mandate to extend the Independent International Fact-Finding … Read more

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson says the presidential race is ‘off the table’ – WON/F4W

WWE WWE legend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson rules out running for president. Although he was previously nominated to run for president of the United States, Johnson told CBS in a recent interview that the idea is now “off the table.” The CBS interview with Johnson will air on CBS Sunday Morning this weekend. Johnson said … Read more

Soweto’s alternative street plan emerges as South Africa continues to push the return of Formula 1: PlanetF1

The South African Grand Prix may not be dead after a man co-organizing it suggested a new venue could be introduced. There was constant pressure for South Africa to return to F1 having not hosted a race since 1993 but when F1’s robust 24-race calendar for 2023 was released, Kyalami was not on it. Plenty … Read more

Lakers News: LeBron James Talks Rocking WNBA Hoodies In 2020 Bubble – All Lakers

During today’s episode of his uninterrupted series “The Shop,” producer and All-NBA Los Angeles Lakers junior forward LeBron James spoke with a distinguished panel of basketball kings: Hall of Fame Los Angeles Sparks Center Lisa Leslie, future Hall of Fame Golden State Warriors striker Power Draymond Green, and Power 76ers Championship winning striker PJ Tucker. … Read more

Catalan separatist government turmoil and hardliners vote to withdraw | Catalonia news

In an internal vote, 55.7 percent of Gonets’ party members agreed to leave Catalonia’s regional coalition government. Catalonia’s pro-independence coalition government is on the verge of collapse after its junior member decided to abandon it, in the biggest crisis within the Spanish region’s separatist movement in the past decade. Gonets said in a statement that … Read more

Canada blocks entry to members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in new effort to impose sanctions on Iran | politics news

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced plans to bar about 10,000 members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from entering Canada, as international pressure mounts on Tehran amid ongoing anti-government protests. During a news conference on Friday, Trudeau said the top 50 percent of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards leadership would receive a lifetime entry ban … Read more

Rowling is not a real feminist like me

Asked on BBC Radio 4’s Today show if it was “destroying women’s rights”, Ms Sturgeon said: “No, I’ve spent my whole life campaigning for women’s rights and am a passionate feminist with plenty of evidence behind it.” The prime minister said opponents of the bill “have the right to express their views as they wish” … Read more

Under Bolsonaro, Amazon deforestation sets new record in September | environment news

So far in 2022, farmers and ranchers have cleared an area 11 times the size of New York City in the Brazilian Amazon for agribusiness, with little regulation. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon broke a record for the month of September, continuing a trend that accelerated during the tenure of the country’s far-right President Jair … Read more

Vegan student who teaches baby Zumba and photographer animal rebellion activists threaten MORE chaos

One of the vegan activists who today sparked fury by pouring milk over two high-end London¬†department stores in a protest against dairy products can tonight be revealed as an instructor who taught babies how to do Zumba.¬† Sofia Fernandes Pontes, a student and mother from the Portuguese island of Madeira, provides educational classes to new … Read more

Reports: Haiti asks for foreign forces’ help as violence rages Politics News

The Haitian government will seek the help of international forces to deal with gang violence, according to an Associated Press and Miami Herald report. Officials said the Haitian government plans to seek help from foreign armed forces, as the Caribbean nation struggles to respond to escalating gang violence. And the Associated Press news agency quoted … Read more