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Venezuelan migrants flown to California from Texas not part of GOP operation, activists say

Two groups of Venezuelan migrants flown separately to Sacramento last week were sent by a Texas agency directing the travelers to a nonexistent immigration check-in location, an advocacy group told The Times on Wednesday. While the eight men, who crossed the border in Laredo, Texas, did not know why they were traveling to California, the […]

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Chinese government has little incentive to stop the country’s drug cartels from fueling US fentanyl crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Large Chinese drug networks are helping fuel the U.S. fentanyl crisis, a situation Beijing has little incentive to combat amid deteriorating relations with Washington. “Since approximately 2013, China has been the principal source of the fentanyl flooding America’s illicit drug market,” Craig Singleton, a senior fellow at […]

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As Russia Retreats, a Question Lingers: Who Counts as a Collaborator?

In towns reclaimed from Russian occupation, Ukrainian officials are working to identify — and punish — those who helped the enemy. It’s dividing some communities.

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Iowa student with rare cancer gets trip of a lifetime to Michigan football game

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. (KMTV)  — At first glance, Joe Miller might look like a typical high school junior but this past year has been anything but typical for him and his family. He’s living with the effects of liver cancer. “It’s super rare, actually, the doctors said they’d never seen it. It’s usually a cancer found […]

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Five soldiers killed by Israeli airstrikes, Syria says

CNN  —  Five Syrian soldiers were killed in Israeli airstrikes that targeted Damascus International Airport and other areas near the capital, the Syrian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. The ministry said Israel had fired “bursts of missiles” from northeast of Lake Tiberias in Israel, targeting the airport and several security checkpoints south of the capital. […]

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Wagner group: Russian mercenaries bombard Bakhmut as Moscow searches for a win

The battle is as heated as it is crucial around the city of Bakhmut. Russian positions are within 200 meters of the Ukrainian military unit that CNN has joined. The unit is caught in a gruesome artillery duel, sheltering in basements, and using commercially purchased drones as the best line of defense and intelligence. Through […]

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Hong Kong police arrest man who played harmonica at Queen’s vigil on suspicion of sedition

Videos posted to social media show hundreds of people gathering outside the city’s British consulate on Monday night to pay tribute to the Queen, as her funeral took place in London — an event heavy with political significance in the former British colony, where mourning the monarch has become a subtle form of protest. Many […]

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Uganda floods: 16 dead as heavy rains trigger landslides

CNN  —  At least 16 people died in western Uganda after heavy rains in the Kasese district on Tuesday night caused a landslide early Wednesday, according to tweets from the Uganda Red Cross. Most of the recovered bodies were women and children, the red cross said. Six people were also injured and are receiving treatment […]

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Hurricane Fiona reaches Category 4 as it moves north, leaving disaster-stricken areas on slow road to recovery

CNN  —  With Category 4 Hurricane Fiona poised to sideswipe Bermuda later this week, people in the storm’s deadly wake still faced days without basic utilities late Wednesday – including much of Puerto Rico, where most were left without power and running water. More than a million people in Puerto Rico still had no power […]

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Non-communicable diseases cause 74% of global deaths

Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are responsible for 74 percent of deaths globally and cracking down on risk factors could save millions of lives, the WHO said Wednesday. A report from the UN health agency shows that so-called NCDs, which are often preventable and caused by an unhealthy lifestyle or living conditions, […]

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