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Zimbabwe’s president skips 1st rally since deadly unrest

MT. DARWIN, Zimbabwe (AP) – A spokesman says Zimbabwe’s president has skipped his first political rally since last month’s deadly military crackdown on protests so he could explain the unrest to fellow African leaders. President Emmerson [...]

Trump to clash with Dem leaders in first meeting since shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders are heading into another confrontation over the president’s demands for more border wall money. Neither side seems to be backing down despite the government shutdown. | Mark Wilson/Getty [...]

Love missed almost 84 percent of votes since election loss

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Outgoing U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah missed almost 84 percent of votes in the U.S. House since she lost her re-election in November. The website GovTrack, which records lawmakers’ voting habits, shows the Republican [...]

81 migrant children separated from parents since June

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings, according to [...]

Afghan Military Deaths Since 2015: More Than 28,000

KABUL, Afghanistan — More than 28,000 Afghan police officers and soldiers have been killed since 2015, the Afghan president revealed this week, breaking with his government’s longstanding suppression of casualty totals. The admission [...]

Mediterranean Death Rate Is Highest Since 2015 Migration Crisis

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 [...]

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World

Mnangagwa Wins Zimbabwe’s First Election Since Mugabe’s Fall

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Emmerson Mnangagwa, who seized power last year after the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, won a full term over his chief challenger, Nelson Chamisa. Source: NYT > World
A Search for MH370, Missing Since 2014, Ends ‘With a Heavy Heart’
The latest search for MH370 — the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared four years ago en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people onboard — has ended in failure, the company behind the search said on Tuesday. The company, [...]
The Five Dumbest Things Rudy Giuliani Has Said Since Lunch
total idiot Did we not JUST finish writing you a Rudy Giuliani post about how Rudy Giuliani is almost as bad of a lawyer as Donald Trump and OH MY GOD CAN HE JUST PLEASE SHUT UP AND STOP SAYING THE QUIET PARTS LOUD? Yes, yes we did. And yr [...]