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Former Rep. Akasha Lawrence Spence Appointed to Oregon Senate
Former state representative Akasha Lawrence Spence has been appointed to serve as Senator for Oregon District 8, which stretches from Downtown Portland to Tigard, spanning Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.
More than 5,000 London homes to get green update' with heat pumps and solar panels
M ore than 5,000 homes in London are to get green upgrades to save energy and cut bills, ministers announced on Tuesday.
The Guardian view on the WTO talks: poor countries can't be kept poor | Editorial
utting off the crunch meeting of the ministerial World Trade Organization won't defer the chronic malfunctions of the world economy.
Public views sought on all-island rail review
People in Northern Ireland and the Republic are being asked to have their say on the future of rail as part of the all-island Strategic Rail Review
Australia's early intervention can help Solomon Islands but the roots of the conflict run deep | Mihai Sora
Unresolved tensions and geopolitical pressures are a volatile mix in Solomon Islands.
The world finally has a malaria vaccine. Now it must invest in it | Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
vividly remember the day I learned a harsh lesson in the tragic burden of malaria that too many of us from the African continent have endured.
US: 'Massive' progress in Ethiopia talks could be outpaced
A United States envoy said Tuesday he sees "massive progress" in talks with Ethiopia's warring sides, but he fears it will be outpaced by "alarming" military developments in the yearlong war in Africa s second-most populous country.
As Rogers family strife subsides, drama over Shaw takeover ramps up with CRTC hearings | CBC News
The recent drama of the power play within the Rogers family may be winding down, but the theatrics of getting the family-run company's massive takeover of Shaw over the finish line have only just begun.
Mayor Michelle Wu appoints Segun Idowu as chief of the renamed economic opportunity department
Meet the man who wants to make Boston the home of "the next Black Wall Street."
Boston's Department of Economic Development is getting a new leader - and a new name.
Jordan Peterson claims politicians take 'big hit' in career to enter field
Jordan Peterson was shut down by an SNP MP on Question Time after claiming politicians often give up "staggeringly successful" careers to enter the field.