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Gay rights activist Tatchell leads ‘Reclaim Pride' march in London to protest ‘too corporate' Pride events

Gay rights activist Tatchell leads ‘Reclaim Pride' march in London to protest ‘too corporate' Pride events

1 month ago   |   RT

A ‘Reclaim Pride march - led by British politician and LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell - took place in London on Saturday to support gay rights in Africa and protest larger...
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Be Good to Thy Neighbors: A Spatial Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Sub‐Saharan Africa

1 month ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper employs a spatial dependency framework to examine intermediary roles played by trade, institutional quality, and natural resource endowment in determining...
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Lucas: Winning athlete who doesn't trash U.S. a welcome change

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

A remarkable young American athlete accepted a first-place sports award without trashing his country. How refreshing Collin Morikawa, 24, of California is the latest PGA...
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Beached humpback whale rescued in dramatic video

Beached humpback whale rescued in dramatic video

1 month ago   |   New York Post

This humpback whale was not singing a happy song - when it found itself stranded on a beach in southern Africa. Watch the heart-pounding rescue video filmed near Walvis Bay...
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As Taliban Expand Control, Concerns About Forced Marriage and Sex Slavery Rise

As Taliban Expand Control, Concerns About Forced Marriage and Sex Slavery Rise

1 month ago   |   Foreign Policy

In some Afghan towns, women are fleeing ahead of insurgent takeovers.
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Will Biden and al-Kadhimi Only Produce Platitudes on Iraq?

Will Biden and al-Kadhimi Only Produce Platitudes on Iraq?

1 month ago   |   Foreign Policy

At the White House on Monday, the Iraqi leader needs a guarantee that Biden won't use Iraq's independence as a pawn in negotiations with Iran.
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UN Says 'Heightened Threats' Are Emerging From ISIS, Affiliated Groups Around the World

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

The memo comes as the U.S. is set to withdraw all troops in Afghanistan, where ISIS and al Qaeda are rooted, and said parts of West and East Africa were susceptible to terror...
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South Africa's vaccination drive regains pace after unrest

1 month ago   |   Star Tribune

South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination campaign is regaining momentum after being disrupted earlier this month by a week of riots sparked by the imprisonment of former President...
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Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?

Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?

1 month ago   |   Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration's agenda.
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The Downs And Ups Of Africa's Current COVID Surge

The Downs And Ups Of Africa's Current COVID Surge

1 month ago   |   NPR

The World Health Organization has reported a downturn after 8 weeks of increasing cases. But the good news comes with a large dose of caution. (Image credit: Waldo...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...