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Pope Francis arrived in Baghdad, Iraq, for a historic visit, where Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi welcomed him upon his arrival. He also attended Our Lady of Salvation Church, which was attacked during Mass in 2010, killing many worshippers.
LeBron James launched a campaign to protect Black voters and fight GOP-backed voter suppression. As of February, @BrennanCenter says 43 states introduced 253 voter restrictive bills: ▪️ 40 voter ID laws ▪️ 21 purge voters ▪️ 14 cut absentee voting ▪️ 10 cut same-day registration
When I was on the border a few yrs ago border officials told me they weren’t allowed to use concertina or barbed wire on fencing because it might hurt criminals climbing over. Meantime, at the US Capitol…
U.S. says John McAfee has been indicted for fraud and money laundering conspiracy crimes
Speaking of Myanmar, Singapore's foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, says it is a “national shame” for a military to use weapons against its people.
Myanmar’s military rulers attempted to move $1 billion held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York days after seizing power on Feb. 1. Fortunately, US officials put a freeze on the funds, refusing to have anything to do with financing the coup.
This stat blew my mind: do public health measures like social distancing, mask wearing and hand-washing really reduce the transmission of viral respiratory illnesses? Uh, yes.
TIME's new international cover: "I cannot be intimidated. I cannot be bought." The women leading India's farmers' protests
China's parliament to delay Hong Kong legislative vote, overhaul electoral system
"The incredible courage of Myanmar’s protesters," returning to the streets after the junta shows it has no qualms about gunning them down. Now will the Chinese government match their bravery by allowing a tough UN Security Council resolution today?
Breaking News: Aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York rewrote a report by state health officials to hide how many nursing home residents died in the pandemic.
Like so many women, 18-year-old Ma Kyal Sin, known as "Angel," was on the front line of the protests on Wednesday. A Myanmar security force member shot her in the head and killed her -- one of three young women shot and killed that day.
I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.
Videos show Myanmar soldiers and police officers using "shotguns, flash bangs, tear gas grenade launchers and rifles" to attack anti-coup protesters. At least one of unit involved in the crackdown had been implicated in atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
"There is no debate because they refuse to allow our side to even speak or be heard," says Donald Trump. "Big tech giants like Twitter, Google and Facebook should be punished with major sanctions whenever they silence conservative voices."
THIS JUST IN: New IG report shows Elaine Chao apparently violated federal ethics rules in multiple ways, including directing official staffers to do personal tasks. Please read, RT, and share.
As Myanmar security forces fire unabashedly at largely peaceful protesters, "around 30 people have been killed since the Feb. 1 coup and more than 1,200 arrested," according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.