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The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees at “breaking point”

“It is with profound regret that I must now inform you that UNRWA has reached a breaking point,” chief Philippe Lazzarini said, as donors freeze funding, Israel exerts pressure to dismantle the agency and humanitarian needs soar. “The Agency’s ability to fulfill the mandate given through General Assembly resolution 302 is now seriously threatened,” he

Social media companies are being sued by New York City for allegedly harming children’s mental health.

After designating social media as a “public health hazard” in late January, New York City is now suing Meta, Google, Snap and TikTok for “fueling nationwide youth mental health crisis.” Specifically, these companies face three counts in the lawsuit: public nuisance, negligence and gross negligence. The Mayor Eric Adams administration accuses TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat