Why Biden’s Afghanistan exit wasn’t about good politics
Why Biden’s Afghanistan exit wasn’t about good politics In ending America’s longest war, President Joe Biden did something popular. It was never going to help him politically. That was true before damaging images of chaos and desperation filled American television screens last week. The reason is that public opinion about the Afghanistan conflict, as with […]
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Factbox: Cuomo’s replacement Kathy Hochul to become New York’s first female governor
Factbox: Cuomo’s replacement Kathy Hochul to become New York’s first female governor Aug 10 (Reuters) – Andrew Cuomo’s resignation as governor of New York after a series of sexual misconduct accusations has turned a spotlight on his lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, who will become the first woman to lead the state in its 233-year history. […]
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Chinese badminton player’s cursing at Tokyo 2020 riles South Koreans
Chinese badminton player’s cursing at Tokyo 2020 riles South Koreans South Korea plans to pursue a formal complaint in response to a Chinese Olympian who was heard repeatedly swearing during a badminton match between the two nations. Chen Qingchen, 24, could be heard shouting a popular Chinese slang term, translated loosely as “f**k”​ in Mandarin, […]
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Africa’s most populous city is battling floods and rising seas. It may soon be unlivable experts warn
Africa’s most populous city is battling floods and rising seas. It may soon be unlivable, experts warn Cars and houses submerged in water, commuters wading through buses knee-high in floods, and homeowners counting the cost of destroyed properties. Welcome to Lagos during rainy season. Residents of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, are used to the […]
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