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Kerry meets Lavrov for Ukraine talks in Geneva


The meeting with Sergei Lavrov in an upscale Geneva hotel on Monday came less than a week after ...
in eastern Ukraine," UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in a statement released with the report. The report details how ...

MTM Heading to Geneva With Trio Of Audi Goodies


Audi aftermarket specialist MTM has revealed what it has in store for the Geneva Motor Show next week ...
Audi 200 that clocked almost 220 mph at the Talladega Superspeedway, Alabama, in 1986. While that car had 650 hp, the latest variant manages the ...

WATCH: North Alabama comes up 5-for-5 in State Championship games Friday night


(WAAY) - Entering Friday morning, North Alabama was guaranteed to exit Birmingham with at least two high school state championships. By the end of the night, region teams had locked up five. The morning started with the Red Bay Lady Tigers beating Geneva ...

Rival protests grip Yemen in wake of Shiite rebel power grab as al-Qaida kills 4 soldiers


Al-Qaida militants have targeted both the Shiite Houthis on ...
were being closely monitored with great concern as the political dialogue was faltering. In Geneva, Ravina Shamdasani said the U.N. organization has documented a number of unlawful arrests ...

The Meta-Geopolitics Of Geneva 1815-2015 – Analysis


What geopolitical factors helped transform Geneva into a global economic and diplomatic center? For Nayef Al-Rodhan, two of them stand out – the city’s role as a safe haven during the two World Wars, and its ability to provide a needed ‘coordination ...

One-off Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Al-Adiyat shown


One-off Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Al-Adiyat shownLuxury automaker Rolls-Royce has officially ...
An image which seems to show the full design of the new Audi R8 generation, ahead of its Geneva debut, has hit the web ...
Ultra-luxury cars gain momentum ...

Geneva County 51, Section 46: Lacy Stafford's 22 points sends Bulldogs to first state final


Geneva County will play for an Alabama High School Athletic Association state basketball championship for the first time in program history. Lacy Stafford led the way there. That just makes sense. The program mainstay scored a game-high 22 points in a 51 ...

Newsflash: 7-year Old Suicide Bomber in Nigeria, US-Iran High-Level Talks Start in Geneva, Al Jazeera Obtains Classified “Spy Cables”


Uprising’s guest expert Rahul Mahajan, a sociologist and news analyst and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today’s news headlines: A seven year old girl with bombs strapped to her body was killed in a market in ...

2 arrested in Geneva Co. on 5 counts of theft


all of which were allegedly committed by Brodeak and Overstreet. Brodeak and Overstreet were both transported to the Geneva County Jail. Forte's basket lifts Georgia over Alabama in overtime 66-65 Cameron Forte hit a jump shot from the baseline with 7 ...

Downtown Geneva Master Plan


GENEVA FORMALLY APPLIED TO BECOME AN ALABAMA COMMUNITY OF EXCELLENCE CITY...
, KNOWN SIMPLY AS "ACE". IF APPROVED, THE STATE WOULD PROVIDE EXPERTISE IN CREATING A MASTER PLAN FOR THE CITY. THE PROGRAM OFTEN TRIES TO INTEGRATE THE PAST WITH THE FUTURE LOOK ...

Facelifted Hyundai ix20 Breaks Cover in Geneva


Hyundai has applied a significant makeover to the ix20 compact MPV at the Geneva Motor Show, with the model receiving styling, equipment and technical upgrades. Read more »

Honda Civic Type R unveiled in Geneva, exhaust note captured on video


Features n all new 2.0 litre VTEC TURBO engine. The post Honda Civic Type R unveiled in Geneva, exhaust note captured on video appeared first on RushLane.

Mercedes Maybach S600 Pullman Spotted in Geneva Ahead of Debut


It would have been a tall order for Mercedes to successfully hide the massively long Maybach S600 Pullman – it’s a huge car measuring around 2 and a half meters or 256 inches in length from bow to ste…

Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE makes official debut in Geneva


Fits between Passat and Phaeton. The post Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE makes official debut in Geneva appeared first on RushLane.

Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE revealed in Geneva – plug-in hybrid concept previews next-gen CC


Teased last week, the Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE has now been unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Don’t let the ‘concept’ moniker fool you, though. It would appear that the Passat B8-based…

OFFICIAL: New Honda Civic Type R revealed in Geneva – 2.0L VTEC Turbo with 310 PS, 400 Nm!


This is it, the new Honda Civic Type R. Honda has revealed the much-anticipated hot hatch to selected media (we’re not in the list) a day before its proper debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and wit…

Kerry, Russian FM Meet in Geneva as Ukraine Tensions Simmer – ABC News


The Indian Express Kerry, Russian FM Meet in Geneva as Ukraine Tensions Simmer ABC News U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid…

John Kerry Arrives in Geneva for Iran, Ukraine Talks


Top US diplomat John Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday for tough talks on Iran and Ukraine, and to push Moscow’s foreign minister to ensure a “credible” investigation into the killing of opposi…

What’s On in March in Geneva (Visual and Performing Arts, Sports, Flea Markets and More)


GENEVA, Switzerland – Here’s my listing to some events and entertainment in Geneva in March. Art Exhibits 3 March-19 April — Exhibit: “V&rd quo; for Venus; “V” for voluptuous, Val&eacu te;rie Maugeri at the Cité du …

U.S. And Iran Resume Nuclear Talks In Geneva With Deadline Pressing


The Guardian – U.S. And Iran Resume Nuclear Talks In Geneva With Deadline Pressing Iran reports that differences remain after John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif meet for two hours Monday 23 February …




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Atention: do you saw any of these people in GENEVA ALABAMA?

Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.

ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

YASER ABDEL SAID

JASON DEREK BROWN

FIDEL URBINA

WILLIAM BRADFORD BISHOP, JR.

VICTOR MANUEL GERENA

EDUARDO RAVELO

ALEXIS FLORES

GLEN STEWART GODWIN

SEMION MOGILEVICH

  1. ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher

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    Two years of community college free for responsible students in GENEVA ALABAMA

    The President unveiled a new proposal: Make two years of community college free for responsible students across America.

    In our growing global economy, Americans need to have more knowledge and more skills to compete -- by 2020, an estimated 35 percent of job openings will require at least a bachelor's degree, and 30 percent will require some college or an associate's degree. Students should be able to get the knowledge and the skills they need without taking on decades' worth of student debt.


    The numbers:

    If all 50 states choose to implement the President's new community college proposal, it could:

    • Save a full-time community college student $3,800 in tuition per year on average
    • Benefit roughly 9 million students each year

    Under President Obama's new proposal, students would be able to earn the first half of a bachelor's degree, or earn the technical skills needed in the workforce -- all at no cost to them.


    The requirements:

    • What students have to do: Students must attend community college at least half-time, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and make steady progress toward completing their program.
    • What community colleges have to do: Community colleges will be expected to offer programs that are either 1) academic programs that fully transfer credits to local public four-year colleges and universities, or 2) occupational training programs with high graduation rates and lead to in-demand degrees and certificates. Community colleges must also adopt promising and evidence-based institutional reforms to improve student outcomes.
    • What the federal government has to do: Federal funding will cover three-quarters of the average cost of community college. Participating states will be expected to contribute the remaining funds necessary to eliminate the tuition for eligible students.

    Expanding technical training programs:

    President Obama also proposed the new American Technical Training Fund, which will expand innovative, high-quality technical training programs across the country. Specifically, the fund will award programs that:

    • Have strong employer partnerships and include work-based learning opportunities
    • Provide accelerated training
    • Accommodate part-time work

    Read the full fact sheet on the President's proposal here.

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The Guardian and a warning to GENEVA ALABAMA: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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