Monthly Archive: April 2018

Uganda mudslides: Why do villagers move back? 0

Uganda mudslides: Why do villagers move back?

Villages have been buried, many have lost relatives, the area has been declared unsafe, and yet residents continue to farm on the landslide-prone slopes of Uganda’s Mount Elgon. Eight years ago, 300 people were...

Life in a prison with 5,500 other inmates 0

Life in a prison with 5,500 other inmates

Thousands of those caught up in the Philippines war on drugs end up in Manila City Jail where they often spend years waiting for their day in court. Dennis Garcia, accused of two counts...

100 years on: The murder of the Russian Tsar and his family 0

100 years on: The murder of the Russian Tsar and his family

100 years ago, the Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were killed by a firing squad. For many years, the circumstances of their death were shrouded in mystery. Their bones were eventually...

The body collectors of Mosul 0

The body collectors of Mosul

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GOP Rep. Removed From 2018 Ballot To Appear On It After All 0

GOP Rep. Removed From 2018 Ballot To Appear On It After All

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that six-term Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn (R), who was thrown off the 2018 ballot last month over a signature-gathering violation, will be allowed to appear on the ballot after...

“Safety,” yes; “sorry,” no: What Mark Zuckerberg did—and didn’t—say in his F8 keynote 0

“Safety,” yes; “sorry,” no: What Mark Zuckerberg did—and didn’t—say in his F8 keynote

At Facebook’s annual developer conference on Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to reassure the developers building third-party apps that all is well with the social network, while not ignoring the massive data scandal that...

NFL eyes modifying kickoffs for safety not ending them 0

NFL eyes modifying kickoffs for safety not ending them

NEW YORK (AFP) – NFL coaches, referees and officials began two days of meetings Tuesday on safety-related rules, vowing not to eliminate kickoffs but examine ways to make the most dangerous play much safer....

On first post-Castro May Day, Cuba backs Diaz-Canel 0

On first post-Castro May Day, Cuba backs Diaz-Canel

HAVANA (AFP) – Close to a million Cubans turned out in Havana on Tuesday to mark their first May Day of the post-Castro era, in a mass show of support for the revolution and...

Kristoff races to fourth Eschborn-Frankfurt title 0

Kristoff races to fourth Eschborn-Frankfurt title

BERLIN (AFP) – Norwegian Alexander Kristoff overcame a number of key changes to the Eschborn-Frankfurt race to claim his fourth victory at the German one-day classic on Tuesday. Kristoff, who won the race in...

Monfils loses on injury return after racket breakage 0

Monfils loses on injury return after racket breakage

MUNICH (GERMANY) (AFP) – Frenchman Gael Monfils slumped to a surprise first-round defeat by Mirza Basic in Munich as he made his return from injury on Tuesday, after seeing his rackets broken in transit....