In Mexico, government and criminal impunity has become so ubiquitous during the country’s decade-long war on drug cartels that unpunished crimes make headlines on a daily basis, and many people have begun seeing them as a fact of life. That seeming indifference is the target of a recent study led by two Mexican policy analysts who study human rights violations in their country.
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Saturday marks 78 years since the United States was plunged into World War II with the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor. To commemorate the day, at least one of the survivors will be on hand for ceremonies at Wesley Bolin Plaza in Phoenix on Saturday.
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Arizona Flu Cases Up 351% From Last Year
Every year, we’re reminded to get flu shots. Many of us do, but lots of people don’t. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the number of reported flu cases in Arizona is up substantially compared to last year at this time.
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Investigators Find Petersen Didnt Neglect County Assessor Duties
Investigators have found no evidence that embattled Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen neglected his duties. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors suspended Petersen without pay for 120 days following federal charges in an adoption scheme involving Marshallese women.
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Investigators: Petersen Didnt Neglect Duties, But Broke County Rules
A report released by investigators found no evidence that embattled Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen neglected his duties. But the County Board of Supervisors believes his suspension is justified based on the report, which accuses him of misusing county resources for criminal activities.
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KJZZs Friday NewsCap Dec. 6, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Lorna Romero, owner of Elevate Strategies; and Sam Richard, owner of the Ebenezer Group.
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Word S2 E7: NaNoWriMo — Part 3
On this National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) retrospective and seventh episode of Season 2, we get back on the mic with some guests who joined us previously.
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France Suffers Travel Woes As General Strike Enters 2nd Day
The strike took a quieter turn Friday, as protests ebbed but workers still stayed home in anger at a pension reform proposal. Stations and schools across the country remained shuttered.
Gunman In Naval Air Station Pensacola Attack Is A Saudi Aviation Student
Four people are dead and eight people were injured in the shooting. Deputies who responded to the scene engaged the attacker in a shootout in a classroom building.
Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November
U.S. employers added a better-than-expected number of jobs last month, boosted in part by the return of General Motors workers who had been on strike in October. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.
The Stakes For Ukraine Are High In Monday's Summit Between Putin And Zelenskiy
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will have his first meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris, in an effort to end a five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine that has cost 13,000 lives.
Government officials say anti-vaccination advocates have complicated their efforts to turn the tide on an epidemic that has killed at least 63 people, most of them children.