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Month: July 2024

DeAsia Harmon says she is "broken

D’Vontaye Mitchell’s widow remembers husband as ‘beautiful person’ as attorney calls for charges to be filed in his death

CNN By Zoe Sottile and Rebekah Riess, CNN (CNN) — DeAsia Harmon’s husband was a “beautiful person” and a “wonderful father,” she told CNN’s Victor Blackwell in an interview Saturday morning. He was “funny and energetic” and deeply loved his children, Harmon said. But her husband, D’Vontaye Mitchell, will never see his children again: The

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Arrests, summonses of potential presidential candidates in Tunisia continue as election day nears

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Potential presidential candidates in Tunisia are facing arrest or being summoned to appear in court as authorities clamp down on those planning to participate. On Friday, a judge in a Tunis court put presidential candidate Abdellatif Mekki under a gag order and restricted his movements. Mekki, a former health minister, is

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A popular tour guide’s death leads to more scrutiny of border issues

Associated Press Kristie Thibodeaux’s gunfire death made news first because it happened in New Orleans’ famous French Quarter. Revelations that one of the suspects is in the country illegally led to conservative criticism of the Biden administration border policy as former President Donald Trump blames migrants for an upsurge in violent crime — although statistics

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These millions of Americans are more likely to live in poverty, be unemployed and have no family support

By Bryan Mena, CNN Washington (CNN) — Quinn Merriss, an 18-year-old who identifies as transgender and non-binary, barely makes ends meet. Merriss was kicked out of their home after years of tension and arguments with their parents over being transgender. They now live independently without any financial support from relatives, working as a server earning

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Opinion: I’m a daughter of Holocaust survivors. These German students and I are learning about the power of listening

Opinion by Elizabeth Rosner (CNN) — Sometime in late April, the Jewish cemetery in upstate New York where both of my parents are buried was vandalized. Close to 100 gravestones, almost all with Hebrew lettering on one or both sides, were found overturned — the kind of attack that would have taken much more than a casual amount

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Thousands of Islamists rally near the Pakistani capital to denounce Israeli strikes in Gaza

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of a Pakistani radical political party have rallied near Islamabad, denouncing Israeli strikes in Gaza and urging the government to send more aid to the Palestinians. The protesters also demanded that Pakistan declare Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a terrorist.” There was no immediate response from the government following

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Delta Air Lines adopts new rules for flight attendant uniforms after Palestinian pin flap

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is changing its employee uniform policy following a passenger’s outrage over two flight attendants photographed wearing Palestinian pins. The uproar over the July 10 post that described the Palestinian pins as “Hamas badges” prompted Delta to ban its employees from wearing pins representing any country or nationality besides the

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