Alex Leff

Alex Leff


@NPR international digital editor. Priors: @PRI @GlobalPost @Reuters @TheTicoTimes @cataloniatoday. Alum of @columbiajourn+@Unibarcelona J school

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@TaylorSchuelke  @DCPoliceDeptplease  advise. Is there an active pursuit in Columbia Heights of suspects firing guns? Any streets to avoid right now?

"You must remember the humans buried here. They were just like us and should always be honored, not forgotten" — Berthenid Dasny, groundskeeper at memorial for Haiti's 2010 earthquake victims. Powerful reporting by , & 📷 @ckahn  @MrJeffPierre  @rtsongphoto 

@NBCNews  reports President Trump authorized the killing of Soleimani seven months ago if Iran's increased aggression resulted in the death of an American. via @NBCNews 

BBC News - Angola's Isabel dos Santos: Africa's richest woman eyes presidency

The Arctic is warming 3 x faster than the rest of the planet & shrinking sea ice is contributing to a vicious cycle: As the ice retreats, exposed water helps make the region warmer, as the region gets warmer, the sea ice retreats more, writes @rhersher 

Jimmy Heath, a prolific saxophonist, composer and bandleader who played alongside some of the biggest names of jazz, including Miles Davis and John Coltrane, died yesterday at 93.

The International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to prevent a genocide of the country's remaining Rohingya Muslims — the target of a brutal army crackdown that led to the deaths of tens of thousands, @ScottNeumanNPR  writes

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"In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media" @ggreenwald 

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"We're here as plan B for Bernie to ensure this fight will go on" @GreenPartyUS 's @DrJillStein  @NPR 

US journalist and her mother, activists against Syrian regime, were killed in Turkey via @ABC 

President Trump "unsigned" an international arms sales agreement that sets global standards for regulating transfers of conventional arms, from rifles to tanks and airplanes.

#BlackLivesMatter has gone global. And Brazil needs it—badly @willcarless  reports

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Chile's volcano eruption is absolutely spectacular #VolcanCabulco  @GlobalPost 

AP reporters witness busloads of hundreds of mostly Central American migrants dropped off on a street in Monterrey, Mexico, not a shelter in site.

Thousands of airport workers in New York and New Jersey — baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, people at concession stands — will see their hourly pay rise to a minimum of $19 by 2023, reports

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