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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high
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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high

WASHINGTON —  After analyzing the records of nearly 17,000 calls between 2016 and 2021 from its national immigrant detention hotline, Freedom for Immigrants released a report Wednesday that it and other advocacy groups say indicates a pattern of racism and abuse toward Black migrants. Among the findings of the report, the groups concluded that 28% of...

Miss Universe competition bought by JKN Global, Chakrapong ‘Anne’ Chakrajutathib : NPR
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Miss Universe competition bought by JKN Global, Chakrapong ‘Anne’ Chakrajutathib : NPR

Thai business tycoon and transgender activist Chakrapong “Anne” Chakrajutathib poses for a photo after a news conference Thursday in Bangkok. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption toggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP Thai business tycoon and transgender activist Chakrapong “Anne” Chakrajutathib poses for a photo after a news conference Thursday in Bangkok. Sakchai Lalit/AP BANGKOK — A Thai business...

Sen. Chuck Grassley asks Iowa voters for eighth term in Senate race : NPR
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Sen. Chuck Grassley asks Iowa voters for eighth term in Senate race : NPR

Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley poses for a photo outside Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling Co. in Walcott on Oct. 14. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley poses for a photo outside Atlantic Coca Cola Bottling Co. in Walcott on Oct. 14. Clay...

Brewers’ President of Baseball Operations Stearns Steps Down
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Brewers’ President of Baseball Operations Stearns Steps Down

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Stearns is stepping down as the Milwaukee Brewers’ president of baseball operations but will remain with the organization in an advisory role to owner Mark Attanasio, the team announced Thursday. Matt Arnold, who has been the Brewers’ senior vice president and general manager since 2020,...

Ahead of COP27, Egypt is highly vulnerable to climate change
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Ahead of COP27, Egypt is highly vulnerable to climate change

This story was made possible with a grant from the Pulitzer Center. Egypt’s first line of defense against climate change is a 22-mile row of shoulder-high, star-shaped concrete blocks piled along the beach outside the ancient Mediterranean port city of Alexandria. The blocks, which counteract erosion, are meant to protect a precious landscape from the...

Russia Now Has a Second Frontline Set Up Just to Kill Its Deserters: Intel
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Russia Now Has a Second Frontline Set Up Just to Kill Its Deserters: Intel

Russian’s Vladimir Putin sparked the wrath of his own people by drafting hundreds of thousands to join the war against Ukraine, and now it seems some of those men were sent not to fight the so-called “enemy” but to “snuff out” any of the Russian troops who dare to retreat. Ukrainian intelligence on Thursday released...

Russians Are Building Bomb Shelters Amid Fears About Nuclear War
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Russians Are Building Bomb Shelters Amid Fears About Nuclear War

Russians are starting to build bomb shelters in their own homes as concerns about the potential use of nuclear weapons by President Vladimir Putin grow, according to local media reports. The demand for personal bomb shelters is growing, according to Russian news outlet 66.RU, which cited construction companies that specialize in building bunkers in homes....

US speeds up plans to deploy upgraded B61-12 nukes in Europe – media reports
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US speeds up plans to deploy upgraded B61-12 nukes in Europe – media reports

Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin Read also: EU’s adopts 8th sanctions package, Reznikov doubts Russian nuke threats, and new NBU chief nominated The newspaper referred to a U.S. diplomatic cable and two people familiar with the issue. Read also: Putin is losing, while Ukrainian forces grow in strength, NATO says According to the newspaper, the arrival...