About Frank Kaufmann

Work in: * Religion and Peace * Values in knowledge and Information * Luxembourg * Ivory Coast Consult in: * Interreligious and international relations, * Writing, Editing, Publishing, * Teaching, Training, Education

Florence Could Knock Out Power to Up to 3 Million and It Could Be Out for Weeks

Between 1 and 3 million South and North Carolina customers could lose power as a result of Hurricane Florence and it could take weeks to restore, Duke Energy says. “We anticipate Hurricane Florence to be a historic storm that will impact all … Continue reading

White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

WASHINGTON — The Trump White House, citing executive privilege, is withholding from the Senate more than 100,000 pages of records from Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s time as a lawyer in the administration of former President George W. Bush. The decision, … Continue reading

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tiger Woods to Win the P.G.A. Championship

On Sunday at the 100th P.G.A. Championship, Koepka could have easily lost his focus. He was being chased by a hard-charging Tiger Woods, who had the full-throated support of the fans crammed like packing peanuts into the 200-acre parcel of … Continue reading

UK fines Facebook maximum possible amount, and warns UK political parties against exploiting people’s data: Comment on Medium article

This judgment combines with current political winds to represent a seminal moment. A watershed The FANGs (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google) are modern versions of the robber barons who amassed world-controlling level wealth at the dawn of modernity. Bezos, Zuckerberg and … Continue reading

Ethiopia’s leader makes historic visit to Eritrea after 20-year military standoff

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed traveled Sunday to Eritrea, once a bitter adversary, for an unprecedented summit with its longtime leader. The rapprochement between the two neighbors could have far-reaching consequences for improving the stability of the … Continue reading

9 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Across the country, Americans will don red, white and blue on July 4 to celebrate the nation’s independence with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The holiday commemorates the Founding Fathers’ declaration of independence in 1776. The day has had a fascinating history … Continue reading

Mexico votes for new president, leftist rebel favored to win

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans vote for a new president on Sunday in an election tipped to hand power to an anti-establishment outsider who would inject a new dose of nationalism into government and could sharpen divisions with Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

Justice Kennedy to retire, Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly … Continue reading

First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

First lady Melania Trump uncharacteristically waded into a fierce debate around immigration on Sunday, pushing for bipartisan cooperation to end the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their … Continue reading