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The annual UNHCR Global Trends report was released ahead of World Refugee Day on Wednesday. Commissioner Filippo Grandi said a global deal on the management of migration and refugees is essential. “Fourteen countries are already pioneering a new blueprint for responding to refugee situations and in a matter of months a new Global Compact on Refugees will be ready for adoption by the United Nations General Assembly,” Grandi said in a statement..

In general, people are appalled at the obscenely lax punishment (a two game suspension) meted out for this serious assault. The comparisons to the league’s harsher punishment for other offenses, including four game suspensions (and more) for substance abuse and Michael Vick’s indefinite ban for dogfighting, were astute and on point. The public reaction to the EPSN reporter’s victim blaming ramble was so intense that ESPN suspended him briefly..

“We passed that omnibus and gave up our leverage,” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R Ky.) said, referring to the year end spending bill signed into law last month. “If we had courage and guts, which most of the time we do have, we could vote on a newspending bill which blocksfunding for newgun control orders.

But it was a comfortable numbness. As if graduating high school and trying to figure out what I wanted to do next year wasn stressful enough, I was also dealing with what felt like the loss of my brother, and a few other things regarding my friends and sense of identity, blah blah blah. So smoking weed constantly and trying to get that euphoric high that I used to get when I first started was all I wanted to really focus on..