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Putin blamed the US for dragging the war in Ukraine out, even though he could call Russian troops home at any moment

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Getty Images Putin on Tuesday accused the US of dragging out the war in Ukraine. "They need conflicts to retain their hegemony," Putin said of...
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A Royal Family Feuds Over Who Should be King of the Zulus

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

Who should rightfully inherit the throne of the legendary King Shaka Zulu? Some royals have criticized the leading contender as a reckless playboy unfit to lead a storied...
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Opositor keniano dice que impugnará resultados electorales

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

NAIROBI - El líder opositor keniano Raila Odinga anunció el martes que impugnará los resultados de la apretada elección presidencial con “todas las opciones constitucionales y...
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First food aid shipment bound for Africa leaves Ukrainian port

18 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

UN-chartered vessel departed Pivdennyi port for Djibouti, carrying the first cargo of wheat to Africa since war began.
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Kenya Elects New President, but Disputes Erupt

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Kenya is often held up as a beacon of democracy in Africa, but as the latest election showed, it is not always pretty. Disputes started even before a winner was named.
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How the Army Is Swallowing the Ugandan State

How the Army Is Swallowing the Ugandan State

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

When civilian institutions are undermined, soldiers step in.
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Jelloian: China & Russia make friends in Africa - U.S. must respond

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Russia and China have become increasingly prominent players in African politics over the last decade. Human rights activists, democracy advocates and security analysts should...
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United Nations grain ship departs Ukraine for East Africa

2 days ago   |   Politico

It's the first vessel specially chartered by the U.N. to unblock food shipments stuck after Russia's invasion.
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First UN ship carrying Ukraine grain sets sail for Africa

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The Brave Commander is carrying food aid for Ethiopia as part of UN-led efforts to help countries at risk of famine.
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Monkeypox may be here to stay

2 days ago   |   Politico

It may be too late to stop monkeypox from circulating in the U.S. permanently. The Biden administration was caught off-guard when the CDC confirmed monkeypox in a Massachusetts...
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Mayor Tim Keller responds to city council vote on 'Safe Outdoor Spaces'

Mayor Tim Keller responds to city council vote on 'Safe Outdoor Spaces'

"It is incredibly unhelpful for city council to pass safe outdoor space legislation and then waffle mere months later" Read more ...

Sasha Banks shares video of her car being broken into ‘Five minutes in Oakland'

Sasha Banks shares video of her car being broken into ‘Five minutes in Oakland'

Sasha Banks let out her frustrations after her car was broken into in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday. The pro wrestling and “Mandalorian” star shared a surveillance video on her... Read more ...

Rudy Giuliani set to testify in Georgia election probe

ATLANTA - Rudy Giuliani is scheduled to appear in an Atlanta courthouse to testify before a special grand jury that is investigating attempts by former President Donald Trump... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Dueling views remain a year after Afghan pullout

WASHINGTON - A year after America's tumultuous and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, assessments of its impact are divided - and largely along partisan lines. Critics slam... Read more ...

‘She-Hulk' Tatiana Maslany puts new spin on life as a superhero

‘She-Hulk' Tatiana Maslany puts new spin on life as a superhero

As She-Hulk ascends into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with this Thursday's nine-episode series starring Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo, it's a jokey look at superhero... Read more ...

$1.9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year, report says

$1.9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year, report says

A staggering $1.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in hacks of various services in the first seven months of 2022. Read more ...

Liberty Guard Sabrina Ionescu's Historic WNBA Season, By the Numbers

Ionescu, the All-Star Liberty guard, had a historic season in her third year that helped propel her team to the playoffs. Read more ...

Read Liz Cheney's Concession Speech as Congresswoman Ousted in Wyoming

"No House seat, no office in this land is more important than the principles that we are all sworn to protect," Cheney said in a powerful speech on Tuesday. Read more ...

Liz Cheney's Loss Is a Defeat for Conservatism

Wyoming is a very conservative state. Forty-six percent of its adults self-identify as conservative, as opposed to moderate or liberal; only Mississippi claims a higher... Read more ...

Cool down with refreshing cucumber soup

Cucumbers and cooked shrimp make a cool and refreshing summer soup. No cooking is needed. The entire soup is made in a food processor or blender and takes about 10 minutes... Read more ...