Day: August 14, 2022

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Afghanistan: What Has Changed in One Year Since the Taliban’s Return

Shruti MenonBBC reality check image source, AFPMoreimage caption, Protests erupted in the capital last spring, demanding that secondary schools be reopened for girls A year ago, the Taliban invaded the Afghan capital Kabul as foreign forces completed a hasty withdrawal. Representing the Taliban at the time, Zabihullah Mujahid made many promises for the new government. […]

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1 dead, 4 injured in shooting in Phoenix, Arizona

The latest mass shooting in Arizona occurred around 2 a.m. local time when police were called to a residence near 46th Street and McDowell Road to report the shooting. Phil Krynsky and his Phoneix police called it “chaos.” Firefighters who arrived at the scene said a man in his early 40s had died at the […]

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Nine-year-old boy flees war-torn Cyprus to London

A family who fled Cyprus after the second Turkish invasion in August 1974 tells how they rebuild their lives after arriving in London as refugees. When Baz Bedrossian was nine years old, he and his family had to leave their home in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, leaving all their belongings behind. He remembers how […]

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House Republicans issue scathing report criticizing Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal

That figure meant there was “roughly one consular officer for every 3,444 evacuees,” outlined in a highly significant report examining the chaotic U.S. withdrawal last August. It’s one of several previously unpublished details. The House Foreign Relations Committee Republican report comes out just one year after the country’s capital. fell into the hands of the […]

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Over 2,000 California Mental Health Clinicians Go On Strike

Union-affiliated psychologists, therapists, chemical addiction counselors, and social workers demand that Kaiser Permanente provide “essential” services to its patients, and that several necessary treatment sessions are required. Some claim to wait a month. The unrestricted strike is scheduled to start on Monday. The National Medical Workers Union, which represents 16,000 workers in California and Hawaii, […]

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Woman finds joy in robot cat after losing pet

AIKEN, SC (WRDW/WAGT) – These days, it’s not uncommon to have robots all around us. They sweep our floors, wash our dishes, and researchers even have robots that can think and talk. But what about robot pets? The South Carolina Department of Aging has a project to help socially isolated people. Aiken’s Tri-Development Center is […]

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Taxi drivers hold rally in Queens after passenger accused of beating driver Qutin Gima to death

New York — there is a meeting queens later on sunday Taxi driver beaten to death by passenger According to police, he refused to pay the fee and attempted a robbery. CBS2’s Christina Fan reported that a large number of taxi drivers and families of the victims were expected to gather from 10am. woodside. Kuching […]

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Kim Yo Jung Fast Facts

Date of birth: September 26, 1987 or 1988 (Reported dates of birth vary, but are widely believed to be in the early thirties.) marriage: Choi Song child: Information not public education: Kim Il Sung University education and family In the late 1990s, he attended school in Bern, Switzerland, around the same time as his brother […]

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City officials try to address lifeguard shortage at Baltimore pool

Baltimore — A nationwide lifeguard shortage affects about a third of the country’s public swimming pools, including some here in Baltimore. The city’s Recreation and Parks Department has been trying to get around the problem this summer. But officials warn of the dangers that come with it. “It affects our capacity,” said Karen Jordan, deputy […]

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DCF employee arrested after helping sex trafficking suspect escape police

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – Yesterday afternoon, the Hartford Police Department was notified of a person with the Department of Children and Families who has a felony arrest warrant for a crime related to child sex trafficking. Responding officers developed information confirming that a woman with a felony warrant was in the building, but refused assistance […]

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