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Afghanistans Curse: A Bomb From 2 Wars Ago Crushes a Family Today This time, it was a Soviet cluster bomb, killing 3 boys on a now-peaceful mountain. War after war has left Afghanistan littered with thousands of deadly next times.
New York Times | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Biden Tells Dems: Cut Out the Lock Trump Up Chants Brendan McDermid/ReutersFormer vice president Joe Biden denounced the chants of lock him up that have followed President Donald Trump at various public events and peppered several Democratic rallies in recent weeks, saying that the party shouldnt mimic Tr
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Powerful Earthquake Shakes Northern Thailand and Rattles Bangkok The earthquake could be felt hundreds of miles away, and shook high-rises in Bangkok, the Thai capital.
New York Times | 9 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
In secular India, it's getting tougher to be Muslim On the eve of India's independence, the man who would soon become the country's first Prime Minister outlined an aspirational vision. | 10 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar in genocide case Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi will personally defend her government from allegations of genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya -- an unusual twist of fate for a Nobel Peace Prize winner. | 10 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Russia air raids, regime strikes in Syria kill at least 21: monitor Attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and air raids by his ally Russia killed at least 21 civilians including 10 children in rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, in an upd
Yahoo! News | 14 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your Thursday Briefing Hong Kong, impeachment inquiry, Democratic debates: Heres what you need to know.
New York Times | 14 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Team to Fight Genocide Accusation Myanmar will send a legal team led by Ms. Suu Kyi to the International Court of Justice to contest an accusation of genocide.
New York Times | 16 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Prominent Chinese-American Artist Is the Latest to Fall Afoul of Chinas Censors An upcoming exhibition at a Beijing arts center was canceled, the latest sign of how Chinas turn toward a more hard-nosed authoritarianism has crept into civil society.
New York Times | 19 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ex-Baltimore mayor charged in Healthy Holly book scandal The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was charged Wednesday with fraud and tax evasion involving sales of her self-published children's books to non-profits and foundations that did business with the government. An 11-count federal indictment accuses Ca
Yahoo! News | 21 hours ago | comment? | recommend