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‘Heartbroken’ President Biden offers condolences after deadly Capitol car attack

‘Heartbroken’ President Biden offers condolences after deadly Capitol car attack

‘Heartbroken’ President Biden offers condolences after deadly Capitol car attack ‘Heartbroken’ President Biden offers condolences after deadly Capitol car attack President Biden offered his condolences after the car attack that killed Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans on Friday. “Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S. Capitol grounds, which …

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As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly

As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly

As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly JOHANNESBURG — As gunshots rang out across a port town in northeastern Mozambique on Friday afternoon, nearly 200 people sheltering inside the Amarula Palma hotel confronted a devastating reality: The armed insurgents outside the hotel’s doors …

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Six stories for six years of Yemen’s deadly war

Six stories for six years of Yemen’s deadly war

Six stories for six years of Yemen’s deadly war Six stories for six years of Yemen’s deadly war The set of images, captured by photographer Anna Pantelia, tell the stories of loss and sadness, but also children’s resilience and determination to rebuild their lives. Accompanying each portrait is a description of the trauma of losing loved ones, physical injuries from explosives …

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Global Warming’s Deadly Combination: Heat and Humidity

Global Warming’s Deadly Combination: Heat and Humidity

Global Warming’s Deadly Combination: Heat and Humidity Global Warming’s Deadly Combination: Heat and Humidity Above a wet-bulb temperature of 35 Celsius, the body cannot cool down, as sweat on the skin can no longer evaporate. Prolonged exposure to such conditions can be fatal, even for healthy people. Lower but still high wet-bulb temperatures can affect health and productivity in other …

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Bodies again pile up in Bolivia as Latin America endures a long, deadly coronavirus wave.

Bodies again pile up in Bolivia as Latin America endures a long, deadly coronavirus wave.

Bodies again pile up in Bolivia as Latin America endures a long, deadly coronavirus wave. Bodies again pile up in Bolivia as Latin America endures a long, deadly coronavirus wave. In Bolivia, bodies are piling up at homes and on the streets again, echoing the horrific images of last summer, when a deadly surge in coronavirus infections overwhelmed the country’s …

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How a Deadly Power Game Undid Myanmar’s Democratic Hopes

How a Deadly Power Game Undid Myanmar’s Democratic Hopes

How a Deadly Power Game Undid Myanmar’s Democratic Hopes How a Deadly Power Game Undid Myanmar’s Democratic Hopes This cycle repeated over the next few years as several of Myanmar’s slow-burning insurgencies combusted. “She was actually much harder-line than the military was,” Mr. Connelly said, referring to a particularly bloody campaign in Rakhine, a long-troubled region. “The military called a …

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For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common

For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common

For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua — Every time he is out at sea, the lobster diver says a prayer just before he drops into the water in what has become a steadfast ritual since he nearly lost his life on a hunt three years …

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Five million in the U.K. have gotten a vaccine and officials hint the variant may be more deadly, though it’s too soon to tell.

Five million in the U.K. have gotten a vaccine and officials hint the variant may be more deadly, though it’s too soon to tell.

Five million in the U.K. have gotten a vaccine and officials hint the variant may be more deadly, though it’s too soon to tell. Five million in the U.K. have gotten a vaccine and officials hint the variant may be more deadly, though it’s too soon to tell. For weeks, Britain has reported alarming coronavirus death numbers, hospitals have continued …

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In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll MIR ALI, Afghanistan — On the barren high plains of western Afghanistan, along a roadway south of Herat city, is a collection of sturdy earthen huts known as Qala-e-Biwaha, or “village of widows.” Most …

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Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast

Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast

Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast BEIRUT, Lebanon — More than four months after the largest explosion in Lebanon’s history sent a shock wave of death and destruction through Beirut, not a single official has accepted responsibility for the blast or publicly explained how a stockpile …

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