Civil service

May 26, 2017 - 6:26 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's new Democratic governor sued Republican legislative leaders again Friday over laws that he argues unconstitutionally erode his powers to appoint appeals court judges and members of board and commissions. Extending the conflict between the GOP-dominated...
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May 22, 2017 - 10:40 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A leading human rights group has slammed Turkey for dismissing tens of thousands of public employees after last summer's failed coup, saying the move has had a "catastrophic impact" on their lives and means of earning a living. In a report published Monday, Amnesty International...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun, Friday, April 28, 2017, at the United Nations. (Bryan R. Smith/Pool Photo via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is proposing to eliminate 2,300 jobs as part of a plan to cut more than a quarter of the State Department's budget for the next fiscal year, officials said Friday. The plan will almost certainly meet resistance from lawmakers opposing President...
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In this Oct. 2, 2016, photo, a small bronze plaque commemorating Thailand's 1932 revolution rests in the pavement of the Royal Plaza in Bangkok, Thailand. In early April, the plaque was mysteriously removed by parties unknown and substituted by one praising the Chakri Dynasty, whose 10th king took the throne last December. A disinclination by the authorities to find those responsible adds another element of mystery. (AP Photo/Apichart Khunnawatbandit)
April 23, 2017 - 3:52 am
BANGKOK (AP) — It's a whodunit worthy of a Dan Brown novel: a small bronze plaque commemorating Thailand's 1932 revolution is ripped out from a very public place by parties unknown and substituted by one praising the Chakri Dynasty, whose 10th king took the throne in December. A disinclination by...
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