New Jersey Becomes Second State to Require AAPI History in Schools

New Jersey became the second state to require Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) history to be taught in public schools. Governor Phil Murphy signed a legislation on Jan. 18 mandating school districts in the state to teach AAPI contributions, …

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Maltese Conservative Lawyer Roberta Metsola Becomes Youngest Ever President of European Parliament

Maltese conservative lawyer Roberta Metsola on Jan. 18 became the youngest ever president of the European Parliament. Members of the European Parliament (MEP) elected Metsola to the top position with 458 out of 690 votes in the first voting round, …

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U.S. House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, Three Others

The United States House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani and three others who allegedly pushed claims of widespread voter fraud. The Committee on Jan. 18 issued subpoenas to Trump lawyers Giuliani, Jenna Ellis, Sidney …

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Syrian Leader Hails Qatar’s Efforts to Solve Crisis

Top Syrian officials on Tuesday praised Qatar’s role in ending the long-year crisis in Syria, while expressing gratitude to the country’s firm support to the war-hit country. Speaking in a press conference in Doha, capital city of Qatar, President of …

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Oman, Iran Ready To Expand Trade

The Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) on Tuesday said they have arranged a meeting between businessmen from Oman and Iran to discuss ways on how to improve bilateral trade. The OCCI in a statement said that enhancing trade …

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Putin, Aliyev Discuss Ukraine, Kazakhstan Situations Over Phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the related issues surrounding Kazakhstan’s unrest and Ukrainian crisis with his Azerbaijan counter Ilham Aliyev over the phone on Tuesday. The two sides exchanged in detail the problems of the Ukrainian settlement at the initiative …

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Microsoft to Acquire Activision Blizzard for Almost $70 billion

Microsoft announced it will acquire Activision-Blizzard for $68.7 billion. “Microsoft will acquire Activision Blizzard for $95.00 per share, in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion, inclusive of Activision Blizzard’s net cash. When the transaction closes, Microsoft will become the …

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