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Trump faces growing dilemma after Georgia

The Republican primary season started out with a bang for Donald Trump in Ohio, but Georgia and Alabama are leaving the former president whimpering. Trump is finding out the hard way that party politics is a lot more complex than he thought. His imperial, non-strategic obsession with controlling every Republican...
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Hoyer’s Puerto Rico Status Act draft: One step forward, two steps back

Last week, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-N.Y.) announced the Puerto Rico Status Act discussion draft to much fanfare. The draft is a consensus reached between the sponsors of competing bills Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act HR 2070 and Puerto Rico Statehood Act HR 1522. Although praiseworthy in its attempt to...
Opinion

Redeploying US troops to Somalia is the right move, what do you think about this?

Redeploying US troops to Somalia is the right move... What do you think about this? Following the victory of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the May 15 Somali election, President Biden authorized approximately 500 U.S. special operations forces personnel to redeploy to Somalia. This reverses the Trump administration’s December 2020 withdrawal...
Opinion

Opinion: Does Biden want another ‘forever war’ in Somalia?

Opinion: Does Biden want another ‘forever war’ in Somalia? The Biden administration appears to be leaning back into one of the “forever wars” they wanted to avoid: in Somalia. The United States has been decisively engaged in this country since “Black Hawk Down” in October 1993 — 29 years now....
Society News

Netizens Reacts as Man hosts birthday party at Burial Ground [Watch]

Cemetery birthday party…. A Ghanaian man celebrated his birthday in an unusual manner that has sent social media into a mixed frenzy. Birthdays are special moments in one’s life and a young man sure made his an unforgettable one. Ghanaian man cemetery birthday party set tongues wagging on social media....
Opinion

Don’t write off coal. We need it to ensure power grid reliability

Weather forecasters predict a long, hot summer for most of the United States, with significant implications for the nation’s electric power grids. For example, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the regulatory authority that oversees grid operations in the U.S. and Canada, recently warned that the entire West and...
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Staffing and supply chain shortages are causing deadly disruptions to dialysis

COVID-19 has thrown into stark relief the fragile state of healthcare for many vulnerable communities and exacerbated existing disparities that are jeopardizing access to care. Thirty-seven million American adults are living with chronic kidney disease and are at increased risk for severe COVID-19. Supply chain and medical staffing shortages brought...
World

Ousted Burkina president ‘totally locked up’, his party says

Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who was overthrown in an army putsch, has been “totally locked up”, his People’s Movement for Progress (MPP) party complained on Tuesday. He had been moved from house arrest to his own home in the capital Ouagadougou in early April following the January...
World

UK PM Johnson under fire over “Partygate” photos

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday faced renewed accusations of lying, after photos emerged of him drinking at a Downing Street gathering during lockdown in 2020. The revelations came as a senior civil servant was expected to publish her long-awaited full report into the “Partygate” scandal, despite allegations that...