Books With Lesson on Civil War

As we approach this November’s presidential election, “blood bath” is quickly becoming one of Donald Trump’s favorite new terms. If he does not take the White House, there will be…

New Video Shows Hamas Fighters Taking Israeli Soldiers Hostage

The families of several Israeli female soldiers taken hostage during the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7 released video of their abduction in an attempt to pressure the Israeli government to…

America’s Monster – The New York Times

While Raziq’s tactics worked in some respects, beating back the Taliban in Kandahar and earning him the admiration of many who opposed them, the strategy came at a clear cost.…

Robert De Niro Narrates an Anti-Trump Ad for Biden

President Biden’s campaign released a new ad on Friday narrated by the actor Robert De Niro that seeks to remind voters of the chaos of Donald J. Trump’s presidency and…

How tennis inequality lets women down: Prize money, scheduling and Saudi Arabia

This article is part of the launch of extended tennis coverage on The Athletic, which will go beyond the baseline to bring you the biggest stories on and off the…

South Africa’s Highest Court Says Jacob Zuma Can’t Serve in Parliament

South Africa’s highest court on Monday ruled that former President Jacob Zuma was not eligible to serve in Parliament, a decision that may deepen political turmoil in the country just…

Police arrests man who made wild allegation against businessman Emoney and late Jnr Pope’s wife

Businessman, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-Money, has announced the arrest of one of the Facebook trolls who made wild allegation against him and late Jnr Pope’s wife. Taking to his Instagram…

What Set the A.T.F. and an Airport Leader on the Path to a Deadly Encounter?

The loud noises outside their bedroom door woke them before dawn. Bryan Malinowski bolted up and looked at his wife, Maer. “Stay back,” she remembers him saying after he reached…

At ICJ Hearing, Israel Defends Rafah Operation as ‘Limited and Localized’

Lawyers representing Israel on Friday defended the military operation in Rafah as “limited and localized,” arguing at the United Nations’ top court that the judges should not seek to restrict…

A Fan Was Hit by a 110-M.P.H. Foul Ball. Now She’s on a Trading Card.

Liz McGuire was at a Blue Jays game in Toronto on Friday night, sitting on the third base line and talking with a friend, when a foul ball suddenly hurtled…

Biden Administration Advances $1 Billion Arms Sale to Israel

The Biden administration has told Congress that it intends to move forward with a plan for the United States to sell more than $1 billion in new weapons to Israel,…

A Loss at Mercedes-Benz Slows U.A.W.’s Southern Campaign

After suffering a setback at two Mercedes-Benz plants in Alabama on Friday, the United Automobile Workers union’s efforts to organize other auto factories in the South are likely to slow…

Julian Assange’s Extradition Appeal Hearing: What Could Happen?

Update: A London court ruled on Monday that Julian Assange could appeal his extradition to the United States, a move that extends his long-running legal battle in the British courts.…

Could MLB nationalize its media rights? Why some clubs are pushing to end local TV deals

Sixty years ago, baseball commissioner Ford Frick received a telegram from a Wisconsin congressman. Rep. Henry Reuss was worried the Milwaukee Braves would defect to Atlanta for the promise of…

Toxic Political Culture Has Even Some Slovaks Calling Country ‘a Black Hole.’

More than a quarter century has passed since the United States called Slovakia a “black hole in the center of Europe” — an island of autocratic malaise surrounded by spry…

Top Oceans Court Says Nations Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The world’s highest court dealing with the oceans said on Tuesday that excessive greenhouse gases were pollutants that can cause irreversible harm to the marine environment. The groundbreaking advisory opinion…

Four Lawmakers Denounce Plan to Ease Sanctions on Mining Executive

A bipartisan group of four congressional lawmakers have objected to the Biden administration plan to boost access to metals needed for electric vehicle batteries by easing sanctions on an Israeli…

Several trapped as building collapses in Minna

Several people have been trapped as a one-storey building collapsed in Minna, the Niger State capital.    The building which is located at in Sabon Gari area of Minna collapsed…

Can Biden Recapture Lightning in a Bottle in Georgia?

The official purpose of Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s trip to Georgia in the final days of 2020 was to rally support for two Democratic Senate candidates facing tight runoffs. But…

The Zeyrek Cinili Hamam Is Restored in Istanbul

This article is part of our Design special section about water as a source of creativity. On May 3, Zeyrek Cinili Hamam, a 500-year-old public bathhouse, reopened in Istanbul after…

Why a Tactic Used by Czars Is Back With a Vengeance

But it is certainly a popular tool today. A Human Rights Watch report published last February documented 75 cases of transnational repression reportedly committed by more than 20 countries, including…

El animal más difícil de encontrar es un topo que nada bajo la arena

Si vieras un topo marsupial septentrional, te sorprenderías. Conocido por los pueblos aborígenes del desierto occidental de Australia como kakarratul, no tiene ojos y su pelaje es desgreñado y dorado.…

The Kiwi Makes a Startling but Careful Comeback

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Pete McKenzie, a reporter based in Auckland, New Zealand. Capturing a kiwi is…

The former Denver Bronco who bought a pub in England – and saw his world implode

Drive north out of London for a couple of hours, head east just past the city of Leicester, bump along some of England’s finest country roads as they wind between…

36 Hours in Minorca: Things to Do and See

This slow-paced Spanish island offers a quieter and wilder retreat than its more touristy neighbors. Source link

White House Considers Easing Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire

Three years after Biden administration officials tightened sanctions on a billionaire Israeli mining executive for corrupt business practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo, they have reversed themselves and are…

Korra Obidi gets almost $50k in donations less than 48 hours after opening gofundme to source for legal fees in case against ex-husband

Korra Obidi has raised almost $50,000 after opening a GoFundMe account to raise legal fees as she prepares to battle ex-husband Justin Dean in another court case.   This week,…

Trump May Owe $100 Million From Double-Dip Tax Breaks, Audit Shows

Former President Donald J. Trump used a dubious accounting maneuver to claim improper tax breaks from his troubled Chicago tower, according to an Internal Revenue Service inquiry uncovered by The…

Israel and Egypt Spar, Squeezing Gaza Aid Routes

While aid deliveries rose in April and the first days of May, before the Rafah operation, aid groups said Israel was not allowing nearly enough into Gaza to stave off…

Wildfire Nears Canada’s Largest Oil-Producing Area, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

A wildfire near Canada’s largest oil producing region prompted the evacuation of about 6,600 people from Fort McMurray, Alberta. Several thousand other residents of the city were told to prepared…

Protesters Disrupt Israeli Memorial Day Events Over War Raging in Gaza

Israelis gathered across the country on Monday for the first national day of mourning since the Hamas-led Oct. 7 attacks, with protesters disrupting several ceremonies as they demanded that government…

Mumbai Storms Topple Billboard, Killing at Least 8

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds ripped through Mumbai, the financial capital of India, on Monday, killing at least eight people, uprooting trees and causing power outages in many parts…