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Parents selling children shows desperation of Afghanistan

In a sprawling settlement of mud brick huts in western Afghanistan housing people displaced by drought and war, a woman is fighting to save her daughter. Aziz Gul’s husband sold the 10-year-old girl into marriage without telling his wife, taking a down-payment so he could feed his family of five children. Without that money, heContinue reading “Parents selling children shows desperation of Afghanistan”

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Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversationsContinue reading “Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen”

Democrats, Sanders Demand Biden Release Secret Covid Vaccine Contracts Inked Under Trump

“The Trump administration gave Big Pharma billions but refused to disclose full terms of these deals.” Dozens of congressional Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday urged top Biden officials to release unredacted copies of multi-billion-dollar coronavirus vaccine contracts that the Trump administration negotiated in secret with major pharmaceutical companies last year—and refused to divulgeContinue reading “Democrats, Sanders Demand Biden Release Secret Covid Vaccine Contracts Inked Under Trump”