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The U.S withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, citing anti-Israel bias, reports BBC. U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley called the body a “cesspool of political bias” and said that it “makes a mockery of human rights.” Haley criticized the group for granting membership to countries like Venezuela, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and China, which she called some of the “world’s worst human rights abusers.” U.N.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The Saudi-led coalition launched an assault on the Yemen port city of Hodeidah, reports CNN. Despite the U.N.’s attempts to broker a peace agreement between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels who hold the city and the Saudi-backed coalition forces, the offensive began early Wednesday morning. Humanitarian groups say this latest offensive could be ‘catastrophic’ if the port’s operations stop for any amount of time.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The repeal of net-neutrality rules went into effect Monday morning, reports the New York Times. The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to repeal the Obama-era rules, which prohibited internet providers from charging websites for increased broadband service. The repeal has survived legal challenges from Democratic lawmakers, state attorneys general, and public-interest groups. 

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