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Police Beating in Memphis

Memphis police officers held down Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, and took turns punching and kicking him as he pleaded for them to stop, according to video footage released by officials yesterday. Nichols died in the hospital three days after the Jan. 7 traffic stop.The videos are grim and at times difficult to watch, but what they show is important. Today’s newsletter will focus on what we know and […]

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What Happened to Canada’s Cold War Relics?

Recently I made several trips to the Diefenbunker, the underground complex in the village of Carp, Ontario, that — assuming everything went to plan — would preserve Canada’s political and military leadership when nuclear warheads fell from the skies. Those plans, as I wrote in an article published this week, relied heavily on wishful thinking.[Read: Inside a Nuclear War Bunker Built to Save Canada’s Leaders]Some historians argue that the Cold […]

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Kharkiv Got Some Breathing Space, but Still Doesn’t Breathe Easily

KHARKIV, Ukraine — The trenchworks along the northern edge of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, have begun to erode and fill with refuse, and the soldiers who used them to defend the city from the Russian onslaught have now departed to other fronts. Today, the fortifications are manned only by mannequins in military uniforms, including one, perhaps too optimistically, wearing a blue United Nations peacekeeping helmet.All around, the blackened and pockmarked […]

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To Fix Its Problems in Ukraine, Russia Turns to the Architect of the War

In rare public comments, mimicking Mr. Putin’s propaganda, General Gerasimov portrayed Russia as a victim of Western aggression, without explaining his strategy to neutralize the perceived threat.The State of the War“Our country and its armed forces today are opposing practically the entire collective West,” he said in an interview with the Russian newspaper Arguments and Facts published on Jan. 24, adding that NATO is “using Ukraine for a hybrid war […]

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Move Over, Pablo Neruda. Young Chileans Have a New Favorite Poet.

In October 2019, more than a million Chileans took to the streets in what became the country’s biggest ever protest. Few things united them: Some demanded better education, others greater Indigenous rights. They had no leaders or symbols.But as the dust settled, one image slowly emerged as a prominent emblem. A mural in downtown Santiago depicted an elderly woman dressed in black combat boots, faded jeans and a T-shirt with […]

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Scheduled flights cancelled after embattled airline Flybe ceases trading

Regional carrier Flybe has ceased trading and all scheduled flights have been cancelled, authorities have said. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) made the announcement the company had gone into administration and urged those with booked Flybe flights not to travel to airports. Three early Flybe flights from Belfast, two from Birmingham and two from Amsterdam were all showing as ‘scheduled on time’ on Flybe’s online flight status live tracker […]

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US citizen charged over alleged killing of DJ in Colombia

CNN  —  Colombian authorities have charged an American citizen over the alleged murder of a female DJ in Colombia whose body was discovered inside a suitcase at the bottom of a garbage container. John Poulos was arrested and detained at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama on Tuesday while trying to leave for Istanbul, the Panamanian National Police said. During a televised court hearing in Bogota, lasting more than five […]

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British army serviceman charged with terrorism offenses

CNN  —  A British serviceman has been charged with terrorism and explosives offenses, the London Metropolitan Police said Friday. Daniel Abed Khalife, 21, from Beaconside, Stafford, was charged after an investigation by the Met’s Terrorism Command, concerning two incidents in Staffordshire in August 2021 and earlier this month, police said. Khalife was charged with eliciting or attempting to elicit “information of a kind likely to be useful to a person […]

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At Least 7 Killed in Shooting at a Jerusalem Synagogue

At least seven people were shot dead outside a synagogue in East Jerusalem on Friday night, in the deadliest attack in the city since 2008 and amid one of the bloodiest months in Israel and the occupied territories, outside of a full-scale war, for several years.The killings, in a Jewish area of the city, were the latest escalation of a particularly violent cycle in the region, where the situation — […]

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