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The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

...to the political and economic strains, teams here face the challenge of keeping players and staff safe in what the United Nations says is the world's second-deadliest country.For ballplayers, those risks were underscored when Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-14/seattle-mariners-are-lat
Jobs are not the answer

...with lectures about employment inequality is beyond insulting. As Richard Grenell, former U.S. spokesman for the United Nations, noted: "People are being burned in cages and he's talking about more investments?"The backlash to this insanity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-19/jobs-are-not-answer
At a 'fateful crossroads,' a call to link arms

...right here in Washington, D.C."Where is this kind of moral clarity elsewhere on the world stage? How can a "United" Nations tolerate such a member as Iran in its midst? How can countries and companies continue to do business with such a malevolent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-05/fateful-crossroads-ca
They're busy shoveling

...inspectors around by their noses. I would not trust the United Nations to inspect an outhouse, although that is about where...it shovels. Ninety percent of the members of the United Nations seem to be either socialists or communists, or under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-09/theyre-busy-shoveling
Quick growth of Asian airlines creates challenge: how to safely train enough jet pilots

...five times that of the worldwide average, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization, part of the United Nations.Indonesia has a particularly bumpy safety record.In 2007, the safety standards there were so bad that the European...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/quick-growth-asian-airline
Netflix brings streaming service to Cuba

...Internet, according to Internet Live Stats, which uses information from the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations and the World Bank to estimate the world's Internet users. Another estimate by the group Freedom House puts Cuba's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-09/netflix-brings-streaming-s
Pope's address to US Congress will be historic

...2-year-old papacy, a trip also expected to include a White House meeting with President Obama, a speech to the United Nations in New York and a Catholic rally for families in Philadelphia.Saying he had "a bit of good news," House Speaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-06/popes-address-us-congres
Jeb Bush in 2016? No

...members of the Bush administration speaking of a mushroom cloud as a real possibility. However, at that time the United Nations was engaged in inspections looking for WMDs and its programs, with the full cooperation of Saddam Hussein. While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-30/jeb-bush-2016-no
Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...I'm criticized for being noncontroversial and too positive," Copenhaver said he once told former Atlanta Mayor and United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young as they shared stories about holding public office. "If that's what people want to criticize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-27/copenhaver-served-mayor-
Wet-noodle diplomacy

...agreement on how to let the rogue nation run its highly suspect nuclear program, the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany, agreed to extend negotiations until July 2015.Diplomats would call that a draw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-26/wet-noodle-diplomacy