US in talks to compensate families separated at border

About 5,500 children were split from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy, under which parents were separated from their children to face criminal prosecution for crossing the border illegally, according to court filings in a federal case in San Diego. Did you miss our previous article… https://www.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org/?p=307 Octavio Lewiswww.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org

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On eve of Shaktikanta Das’s second stint, a look at his time as RBI Governor so far

Das, aged 64, will now have to guide the economy as the central bank begins the process of normalization after one-and-a-half years of making the system flush with excess liquidity. RBI under Das prioritised economic growth over inflation by slashing interest rates and ensuring quantitative easing.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org/?p=301 Octavio Lewiswww.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org

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We are on edge of cliff, need final brave decision to save humanity: UN PGA Abdulla Shahid ahead of COP26

Shahid, also the foreign minister of Maldives, also expressed hope that after the COP26 Summit, “we will be able to come out with a much firmer commitment than we have now on the 1.5 degrees… My hope is that the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) will be much more firm and ambitious than they already are. And my hope is that from Glasgow all the leaders collectively will give a message of hope, that ‘Yes, we will save humanity’.”Did you miss our previous article… https://www.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org/?p=295 Octavio Lewiswww.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org

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United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker

The department did not identify the passport recipient, but Dana Zzyym, an intersex activist from Fort Collins, Colorado, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that they received it. Since 2015, Zzyym, who prefers a gender-neutral pronoun, has been in a legal battle with the State Department to obtain a passport that did not require Zzyym to lie about gender by picking either male or female.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org/?p=292 Octavio Lewiswww.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org

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Saudi Arabia agrees to revive financial support to Pakistan

The Saudi government would immediately deposit $3bn in Pakistan’s account for a year and keep it rolling at least until the completion of the IMF programme in October 2023, the official earlier said. The facility is expected to help Pakistan convince the IMF about its financing plan. In addition, the Saudi government would provide crude oil to Islamabad on deferred payments worth up to $1.5bn per annum.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org/?p=289 Octavio Lewiswww.thevillageschoolofgaffney.org

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