US General: Taliban Won't Capture a City by Winter - Tolerance.ca

NATO Resolute Support commander Gen. John Nicholson visited the Afghan province Farah, and talked to VOA about the security situation there, including the Taliban's efforts to capture a city before the end of the fighting season. Read complete article.

In eastern Aleppo, going to school is a challenge - Tolerance.ca

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US Stocks Surge Before Pulling Back - Voice of America

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Oct. 14, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. NEW YORK —. Despite a surge in U.S. stocks in Friday morning trading, the ...

Death of Thai Monarch Prompts Grief, Uncertainty and Anxiety - Tolerance.ca

The death of Thai King Bhumibol is causing concern in the kingdom and abroad as Thailand faces an uncertain future. There are both immediate and long-term questions about the monarchy. VOA Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Steve Herman reports from ...

Acadia National Park Encompasses Mountains, Forests, Ocean - Tolerance.ca

Acadia, in Maine, the first national park in the eastern US, enters its second century. Read complete article. © Voice of America - Friday, October 14, 2016. More ... ~, In China, Foreign Companies Struggle With Forced Demolition Disputes. ~, Afghan ...

The Correspondents - Tolerance.ca

The Correspondents is VOA's weekly discussion of the world's top stories, as seen through the eyes of our dedicated reporters in the US and around the globe. Hosted by Mil Arcega, our panel of journalists goes beyond the headlines to give listeners and ...

Thais Mourn King Bhumibol - Tolerance.ca

Thailand is shrouded in grief, with residents wearing black as they begin a year of official mourning after the death of beloved King Bhumibol Aduladej at age 88. He died on October 13, 2016. Read complete article. © Voice of America - Friday, October ...

Hawaii Agency Opposes Rule to Protect Foreign Fishermen - Tolerance.ca

A group of Hawaii residents want to change local rules for issuing commercial fishing licenses and make the process more transparent after an Associated Press investigation found that hundreds of undocumented fishermen work in the fleet. A federal ...

Afghan Forces' Battlefield Casualties Worry NATO - Tolerance.ca

A spokesman for the U.S.-led foreign military coalition in Afghanistan said it is worried about the number of casualties Afghan security forces have suffered in recent battles with the Taliban. According to local officials, more than 100 personnel of ...

UN refugee agency welcomes France's decision to close Calais 'jungle' camp - Malaysia Sun (press release)

14 October 2016 -- The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed the announcement by President Fran"ois Hollande earlier this month that France will close the informal camp for refugees and migrants in the northern port town of Calais, stressing the ...

Rebel Infighting Further Complicates Solution for Syria - Tolerance.ca

Rebels in northern Syria have been fighting among themselves after one of the largest Syrian rebel groups was accused of having ties to the Islamic State. The battles, that have been raging for days in Idlib province, threaten to weaken the rebels hold ...

Trump's War with the Media Reaches a New Level - Global News Network

FILE - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spars with Univision reporter Jorge Ramos before his " FILE – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spars with Univision reporter Jorge Ramos before his “Make America Great Again Rally” ...

US Program Tackles Extreme Wealth Inequality and Changes Lives - Tolerance.ca

Income inequality in the United States is a big campaign issue in this year's elections as studies indicate 49 million Americans are living in poverty, including one in four children. Addressing this problem is at the center of a community ...

Popular Anti-Trade Sentiment in US Embraced by Both Candidates - Tolerance.ca

One of the big questions in the 2016 race: to trade or not to trade with other countries? And interestingly enough, it's one of the few economic issues both Republican and Democratic candidates agree on. But what do the experts have to say? Mil Arcega ...

'Innovation is in Our DNA,' Obama Announces Research, Innovation Funding - Tolerance.ca

“I'm a nerd,” U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, speaking at a science and technology conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “I'm a science geek. … I don't make any apologies for it.” The president got laughter and applause for his comment.

2016 Election Issues: To Trade or Not to Trade? - Tolerance.ca

It's one of the big questions in the 2016 U.S. presidential race: To trade or not to trade? And interestingly enough, one of the few economic issues both Republican and Democratic candidates seem to agree on. But what do economists have to say? To hear ...

Eureka! A New Generation of Gold Miners Heads for the Hills - Tolerance.ca

Al Davis Jr. cracks a smile as he spots a speck of gold glittering in a plastic pan full of muck pulled from a Vermont brook, revealing a gold tooth made from some earlier finds. Davis, decked in waders and wearing a hat festooned with a tiny bottle ...

'No-Go Zone' City in England Balances Immigration, Humanitarian Concerns - Tolerance.ca

Hungarian officials recently declared several British cities "no-go zones" where immigrants, many of them Muslim, dominate, using them as examples of why Hungary should not accept migrants or refugees. One of the cities mentioned — Peterborough, ...

Syria Cease-fire Unlikely as Concerns Focus on Preventing Wider Conflict - Voice of America

This handout frame grab from video provided by Doctors Without Borders, shows a house on fire in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 5, 2016. Rebel-held parts of the city have been under sustained aerial assault by Syrian government and Russian forces. Share. Share on ...

British Museum Trains Iraqi Archaeologists to Handle Cultural Heritage After IS - Tolerance.ca

As troops across Iraq prepare for the long-awaited battle for Mosul, archaeologists are preparing for the aftermath. Experts with the British Museum are giving Iraqi archaeologists top level training to prepare them for the destruction left by Islamic ...