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Guatemalan human rights activist shot to death, 21st in 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Authorities in Guatemala say another indigenous rights activist has been killed in the Central American nation. Human rights prosecutor Jordan Rodas said Sunday that Juana Ramirez Santiago was shot to death Friday. [...]
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The Death Toll for Afghan Forces Is Secret. Here’s Why.

PUL-I-KUMRI, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents killed so many Afghan security forces in 2016, an average of 22 a day, that by the following year the Afghan and American governments decided to keep battlefield death tolls secret. It’s [...]
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Brock Long, FEMA chief, avoids Trump Hurricane Maria death toll controversy

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FEMA chief Brock Long on Sunday declined to criticize President Trump for claiming Puerto Rico’s death toll from Hurricane Maria had been inflated to help Democrats in a mid-term year. Mr. Long, who is steeped in the response to Hurricane [...]
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Capitol Watch: Miner, Molinaro pounce; GOP ‘scared to death’

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – In New York state government news, Stephanie Miner and Marc Molinaro are wasting no time pouncing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo following his big win over Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic primary. The two candidates for governor [...]
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Biden mocks Trump for denying Puerto Rico death toll

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is mulling a 2020 run for the presidency, is no stranger to President Donald Trump. | Jeff Swensen/Getty Images By JESUS RODRIGUEZ 09/13/2018 03:39 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]
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Trump accuses Democrats of inflating Puerto Rico death toll

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President Donald Trump shifted blame for his administration’s sluggish response to last year’s massive storm on Puerto Rico’s leadership and poor infrastructure. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Without providing evidence, the [...]
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‘We Live Death’: A Chronicler of Afghan Loss Is Killed on Live TV

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KABUL, Afghanistan — As he reported for years on the killing of civilians around him, the Afghan reporter Samim Faramarz grappled with the idea of mortality in a country where violent deaths are the overwhelming daily reality. “We [...]
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Mediterranean Death Rate Is Highest Since 2015 Migration Crisis

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LONDON — The sea journey between North Africa and Italy is now deadlier than at any point since the peak of the European migration crisis in 2015, even as unauthorized migration along the route has fallen to its lowest level in the [...]
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Graham: Trump’s handling of McCain’s death was ‘disturbing’

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“It bothers me greatly when the president says things about John McCain,” Lindsey Graham says. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The way President Donald Trump handled Sen. John McCain’s [...]
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John McCain’s death gives civil rights activists reason to rename Russell building

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Civil rights activists have been pushing for decades to remove Richard B. Russell’s name from the original Senate office building in Washington. Sen. John McCain’s death has finally given them the opening to do it. Senate Minority Leader [...]