Shehbaz Sharif Becomes Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistani Parliament selected the opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif to become the country’s interim prime minister on Monday, ushering in a new government after the ouster of Imran Khan and capping a week of political turmoil that pushed the fragile democracy to the brink. The vote came two days after Mr. Khan, the […]

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Russia invades Ukraine

Ukraine’s President said Russian troops retreating from the north left thousands of mines in a deliberate act he considered a war crime. Ukraine is investigating some 5,800 cases of alleged Russian war crimes. Follow here for live news updates.

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Florida Republicans Cave to DeSantis on Redistricting

“Republican legislative leaders in Florida have given up trying to draw new congressional boundaries that can win Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signature and, in an unprecedented move, announced Monday that they intend to essentially cede this constitutional power to the executive branch,” CNN reports. “Last month, DeSantis vetoed the new district boundaries approved by lawmakers — […]

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House GOP Looks to Expand the Midterm Map

“House Republicans are so confident of snagging easy seats en route to regaining the majority this November, their big-spending outside super PAC is now targeting congressional districts President Biden won by as much as 16 points,” Axios reports. “In targeting seats the president won in 2020 by an average of 8 points, the Congressional Leadership […]

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Podcast: Goodbye, Title 42 – Los Angeles Times

Listen to this episode of The Times: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Podcasts Title 42 has plugged up the asylum system since it was put in place at the start of the coronavirus crisis. Since March 2020, U.S. border officials have used the policy to quickly remove migrants by sending them back to Mexico or […]

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Rachel Maddow Announces The End Of Her Nightly MSNBC Show

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow announced that starting next month, she will only anchor her show on Monday nights. Video of Maddow: Maddow explained the new schedule, “So here’s the plan. I’m back, I’m gonna be here all this month Monday through Thursday night. Now, for big news events, like the lead-up to the election, I will […]

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Darwin port facility boosts jobs, security

Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has unveiled details of a $1.5 billion port facility in Darwin on the campaign trail in the NT. A new port in Darwin is expected to boost jobs and help industry export more gas and critical minerals. Campaigning in the Northern Territory on Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister […]

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