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Vitaly Shishov, head of Belarusian exile group, found dead in Ukrainian capital

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN)Vitaly Shishov, the head of a Kiev-based organization helping Belarusians flee abroad, was found dead on Tuesday, a day after he went missing, according to Ukraine’s National Police. Shishov, the head of Belarusian House in Ukraine (BDU), “was found hanged today in one of Kiev’s parks, not far from his place of residence,” […]

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Afghan army urges civilians to leave Lashkar Gah ahead of Taliban operation

The US has called for a ceasefire, accusing Taliban of potential war crimes, but the insurgents are now focused on capturing key provincial capitals after taking control of much of rural Afghanistan. FILE: Afghan Special Forces and policemen prepare themselves for battle with the Taliban on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand in […]

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Analysts react as Randi Weingarten pushes for ‘universal masking’ in schools: ‘Just insane’

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten pushed for universal masking in schools during an interview with CNN on Monday, arguing it’s the safest way to keep schools open this fall. “We see the Delta variant be very transmissible,” Weingarten said. “Masks stop transmission, so universal masking is going to be very helpful to […]

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FBI used photos of women staffers in sex trafficking investigations

FBI used photos of women staffers in sex trafficking investigations, inspector general finds. FBI agents have used provocative photographs of young female bureau staffers to lure suspected predators in child sex trafficking investigations, an internal Justice Department review found. The inquiry by Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz focused on a unidentified FBI agent who posted […]