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New Orleans is in a state of emergency following a cyberattack

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced a state of emergency after the city was hit by a cyberattack on Friday. The city started powering down servers and computers at 11 a.m. on Friday. Mayor Cantrell said that although ransomware was found in the city’s systems, no ransom demand has been […]
New Orleans is in a state of emergency following a cyberattack
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Trump is teasing bombshells for his State of the Union address. They could include a national emergency over the wall and a new summit with Kim Jong Un.

President Donald Trump is teasing show-stopping announcements he may include in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. Ideas he has publicly toyed with include the declaration of a national emergency to secure border-wall funding and the confirmation of a second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump’s […]
Trump is teasing bombshells for his State of the Union address. They could include a national emergency over the wall and a new summit with Kim Jong Un.
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Disaster diplomacy governs who gets help after catastrophic events around the world

Recent emergencies in the Asia Pacific show countries respond to disasters in line with their existing political alliances. This pattern is called “disaster diplomacy,” according to an expert who spoke with Business Insider. Disaster diplomacy was evident after Taiwan’s earthquake and during the Maldives’ state of emergency, as leaders made […]
Disaster diplomacy governs who gets help after catastrophic events around the world
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Maldives’ Supreme Court handed a victory to the nation’s embattled president after he orchestrated the arrests of 2 justices

The Supreme Court in the Maldives has reversed a controversial ruling which dismissed terrorism charges against opposition leaders. The initial ruling was ignored by the country’s president who instead declared a state of emergency and arrested two Supreme Court justices. The declaration also limited the court’s powers, but this restriction […]
Maldives’ Supreme Court handed a victory to the nation’s embattled president after he orchestrated the arrests of 2 justices