‘They want to remove us and take the rock’, say Zimbabweans living near Chinese-owned mines

As companies extract wealth, villagers say they see little benefit and are instead exploited in quarries, live in homes damaged by blasts and are unable to farm polluted land A convoy of trucks laden with huge black granite rocks trundles along the dusty pathway as a group of villagers look on grimly. Every day moreContinue reading “‘They want to remove us and take the rock’, say Zimbabweans living near Chinese-owned mines”

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold on to the 2022 World Cup tournament, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. It’s part of a trend of former U.S. intelligence officersContinue reading “World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA”

‘Slapping, punching, spitting’: Missouri health care worker says violent patients forced hospital to issue panic buttons

On CNN Thursday, Lynne Yaggy, the chief nursing officer at a hospital in Branson, Missouri, told anchor Erin Burnett about why her hospital had to issue panic buttons to staff amid an outbreak of violence against health care workers. “It’s just awful,” said anchor Erin Burnett. “I understand what you’re saying, but I’m deeply shockedContinue reading “‘Slapping, punching, spitting’: Missouri health care worker says violent patients forced hospital to issue panic buttons”

Police: Gunman dead after killing 2 at fire hydrant factory

A worker killed two people and wounded two more at an Alabama fire hydrant factory early Tuesday before killing himself, police said. The shooting — which happened at about 2:30 a.m. at a Mueller Co. plant in Albertville — adds to a slew of homicides around the country, and wasn’t even the worst of theContinue reading “Police: Gunman dead after killing 2 at fire hydrant factory”

‘Bipolar’ San Jose Shooter Was Accused of Rape, Spooked Neighbors

From brutal sexual-assault allegations to a father who said he was shocked at the turn toward bloodshed, Samuel Cassidy left behind a long trail of horror and confusion. Over a decade before Samuel Cassidy opened fire at the Bay Area light rail yard where he worked, killing at least nine people, he was accused ofContinue reading “‘Bipolar’ San Jose Shooter Was Accused of Rape, Spooked Neighbors”

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