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U.S., Israel quit U.N. heritage agency citing bias

PARIS (Reuters) – The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of ...

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U.S. Will Withdraw From Unesco, Citing Its ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it would withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, after years of America distancing itself because of what it called the group’s “anti-Israel bias.” “This decision was not taken lightly,” ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has dismissed comments made by Donald Trump that the site has always been against him. The US president accused the social network of “collusion” on Twitter, branding it “anti-Trump”. He made the same claim against the ...

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BAME offenders: Bias 'needs to be tackled'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Young offenders from ethnic minority backgrounds will become “the next generation” of adult criminals unless the justice system is reformed, says MP David Lammy. A review led by him found the system in ...

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Shown the Door, Older Workers Find Bias Hard to Prove

For more than four decades, manufacturing was the only work Donetta Raymond knew. Fresh from high school, she followed her father to the factory floor because, she said, “It was the best-paying job around.” Starting as a sheet metal mechanic, ...

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Qatar’s residency reform does not end gender bias, says Human Rights Watch

BEIRUT: The Qatari Cabinet has reportedly approved a draft law allowing children of Qatari women married to non-Qataris to acquire permanent residence but not full nationality, unlike children of Qatari men, according to Human Rights Watch. Permanent residents can get free government ...

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