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Grief counselors in short supply with gun violence rising

PHILADELPHIA: As Brett Roman Williams stood at the Philadelphia Medical Examiner‘s office staring at a photo of his older brother’s face, a familiar feeling welled in his chest. Williams’ father was shot and killed in 1996, when Williams was 11, and the ebb and flow of grief had washed over him for 20 years. But […]


Chicago Cubs prospect Brennen Davis hits two home runs, wins MVP award in National League’s convincing Futures Game victory

DENVER — Chicago Cubs prospect Brennen Davis homered twice in the thin air of Coors Field and Cincinnati’s Jose Barrero, Colorado’s Michael Toglia and the Mets’ Francisco Alvarez also went deep to lead the National League over the American 8-3 Sunday in the Futures Game of top young talent. Davis, promoted to Double-A on June […]

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Florida-Based Doctor Arrested in Haiti President’s Assassination

A Haitian-born doctor based in Florida has been arrested as a suspect in the killing of assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the Haitian authorities said at a news conference Sunday. The doctor, Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, is now the third Haitian-born suspect with U.S. ties to be arrested. Two Americans arrested this week have said […]

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Afghanistan To Rush Troops To Border As Taliban Extends Gains

The Afghan government has repeatedly dismissed the Taliban’s gains as having little strategic value Kabul: Afghan authorities prepared Saturday to try to retake a key border crossing seized by the Taliban in a sweeping offensive that the insurgents claim has helped capture a vast swath of the violence-wracked nation. As US troops continued their withdrawal, […]


Twitter Appoints Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer for India

Twitter has named Vinay Prakash as its Resident Grievance Officer for India, according to the company’s website. The US-based company has been in the eye of a storm over its alleged failure to comply with the new IT rules in India, which mandates, among other requirements, the appointment of three key personnel – chief compliance […]


Lucas Glover ends 10-year title drought at John Deere Classic with late birdie spree

SILVIS, Ill. — Lucas Glover ended 10 years without a victory Sunday when he birdied five of his last seven holes for a 7-under 64 to win the John Deere Classic by two shots. Glover won for the fourth time in his career, the most recent in 2011 at Quail Hollow. He was among two […]

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U.S. Sending Team to Help Haitian Assassination Inquiry

American officials signaled Sunday that they remain reluctant to provide military forces to Haiti to help secure order, but they said they were sending a team of investigators to help look into last week’s presidential assassination, which has left the country teetering. A team of F.B.I. agents and Department of Homeland Security officials will assist […]

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How Richard Branson Finally Realised His ‘Space Dream’

Richard Branson finally got his trip to space Sunday. It has been a very long wait for Branson, the irreverent, 70-year-old British billionaire who leads a galaxy of Virgin companies. In 2004, he founded Virgin Galactic to provide adventurous tourists with rides on rocket-powered planes to the edge of space and back. At the time, […]


Fox News Hosts Smear Covid Vaccine, Despite Outbreaks Among Unvaccinated

While two of Fox News’s prominent hosts and their guests have questioned vaccination efforts, the channel has also produced its own vaccine P.S.A., a 30-second spot featuring the hosts and anchors Steve Doocy, Harris Faulkner, Dana Perino and John Roberts. “If you can, get the vaccine,” Ms. Faulkner says in the ad. Bret Baier, the […]


Cristiano Ronaldo wins Euro 2020 Golden Boot

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Golden Boot at Euro 2020 on Sunday, to continue a tournament of records for the Portugal captain. His Golden Boot was made official after Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the Euro on Sunday night at Wembley. Ronaldo, 36, ended on five goals for Portugal, the same number […]