Police in Assam, India arrested 2,400+ men in a crackdown on child marriage, including Hindu and Muslim clerics. About 1.5 million girls below 18 are illegally married in India every year — most not reported — exposing them to domestic violence and forced pregnancy.
Officials warned the controlled burn would send phosgene and hydrogen chloride into the air. Phosgene is a highly toxic gas that can cause vomiting and breathing trouble and was used as a weapon in World War I.
Radar imagery also shows #thundersnow over the Copper River Delta and along the southern edge of the Chugach Mountains east of Prince William Sound. Strong cold air advection allowed for convection over the water to produce these features. #AKWx
Global media is speculating whether current challenges in the business sector will trip India’s ambitions to be a global economic force. I’ve lived long enough to see us face earthquakes, droughts, recessions, wars, terror attacks. All I will say is: never, ever bet against India
George and Amal, I couldn’t agree with you more. I am joining forces with you and will match your $500,000 donation to ‘March For Our Lives.’ These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the 60s who also said we’ve had ENOUGH and our voices will be heard.
25 years ago today, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired the saddest scene ever. I'm not crying, you're crying.
I say to those who are delaying action on climate change: Look at the blood-red sky and unbreathable air in Australia because of raging forest fires. Our futures are all connected. That is why we must bring the world together and enact a Green New Deal.