Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump’s trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.
President Donald Trump spent barely two days in France, but his brief visit revealed the widening rift between the United States and its Western allies.
Warning of increasing adversarial threats to the nation’s satellites and other space capabilities, U.S. vice president Mike Pence reiterated on Tuesday that the Trump administration hopes to establish a Space Force as a sixth branch of the nation’s military by 2020. In addition, the National Space Council, which Pence chairs, on Tuesday approved a series of recommendations that provide a road map for establishing such a Space Force.
US officials at the United Nations are seeking to eliminate the word “gender” from UN human rights documents, most often replacing it with “woman”, apparently as part of the Trump administration’s campaign to define transgender people out of existence.
After a U.N. agency issued a report in May on the state of poverty in the United States, concluding that 40 million Americans are poor and more than 5 million live in “Third World conditions,” the Trump administration ridiculed the findings.
The elation of the commission was palpable as UN delegates applauded the Colombian who steered negotiations for an agreement on policies for women and girls in rural areas to their successful conclusion on Friday.
John Podesta served as the chair of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and counselor to President Barack Obama and on the U.N. secretary general’s high-level panel on the post-2015 development agenda. Timothy E. Wirth is vice chairman and president emeritus of the United Nations Foundation. He represented Colorado in the U.S. House and Senate from 1975 to 1992 and served as undersecretary of state for global affairs from 1993 to 1997.
The revelation was made in a letter to the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from the Human Rights Watch, which was released today.
LONDON — The newly appointed executive director of the United Nations Population Fund has described a situation of injustice when it comes to women and girls’ access to reproductive health and rights, saying that their needs are being “relegated to the bottom of the heap.”
Philanthropists pledged millions of dollars to fund U.N. data gathering on Thursday, saying it was vital to learn more about the world’s women to tackle the poverty that disproportionately affects them.