Monthly Archives: August 2022

Red and Blue Knights Ride for Casey’s Cure – LaGrange Daily News

Red and Blue Knights ride for Casey’s Cure Published Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 9:00 am This coming Saturday, Elks Lodge in LaGrange will host the second annual drive for Casey’s Cure to help raise money to fund research into muscular dystrophy. Casey’s Cure’s namesake, Casey Duffield, suffers from a …

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Florida A&M’s disqualification fiasco has been blamed on an administrative error

Florida A&M interim president Larry Robinson huddled with his football team for an hour Tuesday over what one attorney is calling an “epic administrative blunder” with more than 20 players still scrambling to regain athletic fitness. Robinson emerged from the meeting pledging that his HBCU institution would hire five new …

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Didymo algal blooms in the Boardman River

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has confirmed the presence of didymo (Didymosphenia geminata), a troublesome algae also known as rock snot, in a section of the Boardman River in the township of Blair, Grand Traverse County. Flowers of Didymo, a microscopic diatom (unicellular algae), were discovered …

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Black babies are being breastfed less and racism in healthcare is on the rise again Calavia-Robertson

When Plainfield resident Kia Gentles gave birth to her son nearly nine years ago, the black mother-of-two decided to do something she hadn’t seen any of the other women in her family do: breastfeed. “My mother didn’t breastfeed. My sisters didn’t, my aunts didn’t, I don’t think anyone in my …

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Memorial, celebration of life August 31st for Alex Heckman of Westerville

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held on August 31 for Alex Heckman, a former Westerville City Councilman and Westerville City Schools Board of Education member who died unexpectedly in a pedestrian-vehicle accident on August 23. An obituary published in the Aug. 27 Columbus Dispatch announced that …

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Explainer: Unraveling the Crisis in Libya

A man walks next to burnt cars after yesterday’s clashes in Tripoli, Libya, August 28, 2022. REUTERS/Hazem Ahmed Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register Aug 29 (Reuters) – Libya’s worst fighting in two years suddenly hit the capital Tripoli on Saturday. This explains what led …

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Dolphins senior vice president Jason Jenkins has died

MIAMI GARDENS — Jason Jenkins, the longtime right-hand man of Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and for many in the South Florida community the face of the organization’s public relations efforts, died Saturday following a medical emergency. The exact cause of death was not initially known. The Dolphins announced Jenkins’ death …

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Women learn council leadership skills

A number of women aspiring to leadership have begun their journey to secure a role as councilor or mayor in the 2024 election. On Saturday 20 August, Local Government Minister Melissa Horne welcomed the first 60 participants as part of the inaugural induction of the state government’s Women Leading Locally …

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The Main Street rental crisis just took a turn for the worse

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Friday that the central bank’s fight against inflation will bring “pain” to the economy, and right now small businesses are feeling that pain on both sides of the fight. Inflation has been a top concern for small businesses for some time, as high prices …

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What you never knew about Tori spelling

To say that Tori Spelling’s childhood was atypical is an understatement as big as her parents’ famously nicknamed mansion the gentlemen. Given that her father, Aaron Spelling, produced some of TV’s hottest hits, his custom-made abode was anything but humble. With 123 rooms and more than 56,500 square feet of …

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Pagan festivals like Wiccans’ WitchsFest USA face Christian harassment

As widespread immunity and milder strains of coronavirus have spread across the United States, pagans and witches, like their neighbors, have begun to gather more freely at annual community events this summer after two years of relative isolation. So you have some uninvited guests. Street preachers and Christian protesters have …

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Savannah wants an approachable, dedicated police chief

The Savannah City Council on Thursday approved spending $45,000 to find a new Savannah police chief, adhering to an ambitious timeline to identify, interview and hire a candidate before the end of the year. This schedule was created by Savannah City Manager Jay Melder, who will ultimately have the final …

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Report: Crisis call diversion program for community benefit, requires long-term commitment and expansion

The first three months of the Louisville Metro Crisis Call Division Program (CCDP) pilot program showed clear benefits and underscored the need to provide an acute non-police response for people experiencing a nonviolent behavioral crisis, according to a report by the University of Louisville, the Metro advice was provided. During …

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4 More Southern Utah Counties Now Part of Statewide Network Connecting Health and Human Services Providers – St George News

Unite Us Community Engagement Manager Janie Belliston explains the platform during a training session, Cedar City, Utah, August 23, 2022 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News/Cedar City News CEDAR CITY — A shared online platform that allows community health and human services providers to refer clients and match …

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Rudy Garza will be the next CEO and President of CPS Energy

Rudy Garza is on track to become CPS Energy’s next President and CEO. The city utility board voted Tuesday to suspend the outside search for a new chief and begin negotiations with the 10-year CPS veteran, who has served as interim president and CEO since October. Garza, 49, is set …

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why the housing market is collapsing – and the risks for the economy as a whole

China, unlike other major economies, has recently cut interest rates to stem the economic impact of its zero-COVID policy and to address a growing housing crisis. The country’s traditionally strong housing market was hit by a funding crisis, causing development to stall and buyers refusing to pay their mortgages. The …

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Exploration and rehabilitation of native fish in the Great Lakes underway

Today’s MI Environment story is from the State of the Great Lakes report. Overfishing. Habitat loss. invasive species. changes in water temperature. All of these problems – and more – make fisheries management in the Great Lakes a challenge for a group of fish called coregonines, which includes whitefish and …

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“See Chee how it never crossed my mind to leave PSB”

Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh – Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING (Aug. 22) Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh is avoiding a debate with Tan Sri Mohd Asfia Awang Nasar, Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly (DUN), on whether a pledge signed by Batu Lintang MP See Chee How is enforceable. …

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Kathryn Henderson | Obituaries | news-gazette.com

URBANA — Kathryn (Kathie) Luther Henderson, 99, died at home on Thursday, August 18, 2022. She was born on July 12, 1923 in rural Champaign County, the first daughter of Carl Frederick and Ida Lietz Luther. Born on the family farm purchased by her paternal grandparents on February 22, 1893, …

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Realtor group shares senior housing, care tips in Palos

Local seniors received advice on estate planning, decluttering, preventing elder abuse, property taxes, housing resources for veterans, and navigating housing and care plans with loved ones on Saturday. The Mainstreet Organization of Realtors hosted its Mainstreet Senior Expo in-person for the first time since 2019, which included nine dedicated seminars …

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Crumpton Appointed to NSBA Leadership Council |

MINT HILL – Sophrosyne Wellness’ Rosy Crumpton was recently appointed to the Executive Board of the National Small Business Association. Crumpton joins other small business advocates from around the country who are working to advance the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, DC’s capital. “As a small business …

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Bonus program for healthcare workers

program information New York’s key healthcare and frontline mental health workers have guided us through a century public health crisis and made our state a model for fighting and combating COVID-19. In order to attract talented people to the profession at a time of such great stress, while retaining those …

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CDFW News | California Fish and Game Commission Holds Hybrid Meeting

California Fish and Game Commission Holds Hybrid Meeting At its August 17 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources. The following are just a few points of interest from this week’s gathering, held in Loleta at the Bear River Band of Rohnerville …

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How drama can help open up conversations about suicide for young people in the post-pandemic era

According to British charity Young Minds, an organization set up to help children and young people with mental health problems, suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds worldwide. Many young people have struggled with their mental health during and since the COVID-19 pandemic, which is …

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Class 5A football: Bishop Gorman, Liberty still on top

League of the Desert Arbor View Aggies Coaches: Matt Gerber (17-6 in Season 3) Record 2021: 8-3 Playoffs: Lost to Liberty in the Southern Region Class 5A semifinals Break down: Gerber said the Aggies have as much talent as any team he’s had in 28 years as coach. The only …

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MHPSS & PROTECTION Project Manager MOLDOVA – Moldova

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization that intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. She works side by side with people with disabilities and vulnerable groups, committed to meeting their basic needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for …

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David Y Ige | DLNR Press Release – Hawaii Island Wildfire Mostly Contained, August 17, 2022

DLNR Press Release – Hawaii Island Wildfire Mostly Contained, August 17, 2022 Posted on August 17, 2022 in Current Department News, Newsroom (Waikōloa, Island of Hawaii) – Just south of Waikōloa village, the resort area, and the mauka of Highway 190 near the Puu Lani subdivision, a 17,000-acre wildfire has …

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Voter groups are fighting to block a law that could criminalize voter registration in Arizona

Voter groups claim the law is subjective and gives officials the tools to suppress voters’ rights. PHOENIX (CN) — Voter unions are suing Arizona to block a new law that could criminalize volunteers or organizations that provide registration or voter assistance to people registered to vote out of state. According …

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MEFIYI ‘All 4 Charity’ Good Time

A number of student-athletes from Douglas High pose for a photo after volunteering their time at the ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab and Steak Cookout.decency The 12th Annual “All 4 Charity” King Crab & Steak Cookout was held on August 5th at Big Daddy’s Bike and Brew. Proceeds from this …

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Too steep; legislators, public challenge 20% increase in insurance | New

HARTFORD – Insurance companies justify their demands for significant rate increases, arguing that health care costs and demand rose after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but lawmakers and the public oppose to a rise that they consider too steep. A group of insurance companies is looking for increases that …

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The benefits of Pelosi’s ill-advised visit to Taiwan

After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ill-timed trip to Taiwan, China’s leaders were determined not to let a good crisis go to waste. they conducted unprecedented military exercisesfiring ballistic missiles near Taiwan; and sending warplanes and naval warships across the Taiwan Strait centerline in an attention-grabbing demonstration of power. China also …

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Ahead of hearing, Scanlon launches request for 20% increase in insurance rates

HARTFORD, CT — State Representative Sean Scanlon called on the Connecticut Department of Insurance to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes in testimony submitted to the department ahead of its public hearing on the matter on Monday. In July, Connecticut health insurers – including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna and ConnectiCare – …

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A new model of refugee support built for Afghans is adapting to support Ukrainians

DURHAM, New Hampshire, August 15 (Reuters) – As of July, Dmitry Vorobiova, 39, his partner Olena, 36, and their dog have been living with 64-year-old Michael Glover, a software engineer who had extra space in his six- bedroom house after the death of his wife. Strangers before, Glover and the …

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BISD Education Foundation Hall of Honor Returns, Honoring Eight Influential Alumni | education

The Bryan ISD Education Foundation Hall of Honor achieved its ultimate goal as it returned to the Miramont Country Club for its 10th event on Saturday night. The night included a silent and live auction that helped raise more than $26,000 and honored eight Bryan School graduates who made contributions …

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Three African immigrants in a club of American millionaires

These three African immigrants have courage and resilience to guide them in building immense wealth. These two virtues are a sustenance dose for every African immigrant to the United States. he United States is still a top choice for immigrants, and it has remained unchanged for decades, giving life to …

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Al Mezan warns of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis looming as Israel continues to ban fuel into Gaza-occupied Palestinian territory

Humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip are deteriorating dramatically due to the ongoing Israeli military escalation against Gaza since Friday, August 5, 2022, targeting civilians and civilian objects, particularly infrastructure facilities, including water and electricity distribution networks. The 6-day complete closure of Erez and Karem Abu Salem, the border crossings …

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MORE, Christopher

Moore, Christopher P. 96, of Middletown, passed away on Friday 12 August 2022, at Ohio Living Mt. Pleasant. He was born on May 29, 1926 in New York City, New York to parents Eugene and Nora (Casey) Moore. Chris joined the Navy at 17 and served in the South Pacific. …

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Mass flooding exacerbates war turmoil in Yemen | Middle East | News and Analysis of Events in the Arab World | DW

Adding to the misery of a heat wave in June and storms in July, torrential rain and severe flooding, at least 38 people have died in Yemen this week alone, national and international media reported. In the historic city of Sanaa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at least 10 iconic …

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“Pregnancy Crisis Centers” mislead patients. They can also mislead some donors

Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) exist to discourage people from receiving abortion treatment. To that end, their tactics can include posing as legitimate abortion providers online, providing false information about the supposed dangers of abortion treatment, and lying to patients about how far along they are in their pregnancy. According to …

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Impact of the First Impression Equitable Relief ERISA Judgment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled on June 28 that a beneficiary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act plan may bring a claim against a plan administrator or its agents under the Act to recover life insurance benefits incurred as a result of a violation …

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The Koch Network uses the National Philanthropic Trust to obfuscate transactions

The National Philanthropic Trust helped Charles Koch’s tightly controlled network of nonprofits protect nearly $100 million in donations and grants from the public between 2019 and 2021. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) recently reported on the networks Finance 2019-20which reached $2.2 billion in sales in 2020, and the …

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Clashes in oil-rich Shabwa put Yemen’s new Council of Presidents to the test

DUBAI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Yemen’s new Presidential Council is under pressure this week over clashes between nominal allies in oil-rich Shabwa, threatening Saudi Arabia’s efforts to strengthen an anti-Houthi coalition and potentially complicating international peace efforts. Fighting in the south between forces from rival factions of the Political Leadership …

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Gov. Hochul announces that construction of an $86 million affordable housing development in the Bronx will begin

Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced construction has begun on Baez Place, an $86 million affordable housing development in the Claremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Baez Place will provide 154 affordable housing, including 86 with on-site support services for people affected by homelessness. “We are tackling housing insecurity and homelessness head-on …

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Consumers are haggling, buying in bulk and jumping on brands amid food inflation, IRI flags

08/10/2022 — Consumers are responding to food inflation by making value choices, e.g. E.g. opting for high-quality products, discounting offers with reduced prices and moving away from luxury brands to cheaper private labels. The findings, published by The Information Resources Inc. (IRI), are based on the latest …

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Dept. of Military Affairs: Serving Those Who Serve: Service Member Support Division Part 1 – Family Program

The majority of the Wisconsin National Guard’s Service Member Support Division (SMSD) relocated to a new location earlier this year, ultimately facilitating collaboration to provide Department of Defense service members, veterans, civilians and their families with access to comprehensive Wisconsin services and Resources that meet their needs. The SMSD consists …

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Honolulu City Council candidates are spending big on campaigns as elementary school nears

Candidates fighting for three Honolulu City Council seats spent tens of thousands of dollars on campaign materials ranging from social media ads to personalized jar openers in the final few weeks leading up to Saturday’s primary. The biggest donor over the past month was former councilman Ron Menor, who is …

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Many Americans don’t believe that climate change is coming for them

He did the same thing late last year when freak tornadoes swept through the state. That kind of spending is okay. But as he led Republican opposition to the massive legislation Democrats hope will rid the country of carbon-emitting energy sooner, McConnell said people were worried about other things. “The …

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Policies & Procedures | Taylor University

Material Access Policy The collections and materials in the Special Collections and University Archives are available (with some restrictions) to the Taylor University community, visiting scholars, and the general public. We are committed to making our collections freely accessible as much as possible within the framework of privacy, confidentiality and …

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Franz Josef community rallies in support of family of man involved in plane crash

More than $40,000 was raised for the whānau of a Franz Josef man involved in a plane crash while they await the delayed salvage operation. Franz Josef businessman Tim Gibb, whose light aircraft crashed near Mount Nicholson in the Southern Alps last week. Photo: Sharon Brettkelly The sole occupant of …

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North Lanarkshire Council: Labor eyes Tory votes to oust SNP

SCOTTISH Labor hopes Tory votes will help them take power of a local authority from the SNP. The party has elected a new group leader – former vice-leader Tracy Carragher. A vote will be held at a full council meeting on Thursday, August 11, where the SNP hopes to install …

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A busy, fun Orientation Week prepares the OUWB Class of 2026

After a turbulent orientation week, the OUWB Class of 2026 will hit the ground running with classes starting on Monday. The busy week for the school’s newest matriculation cohort began on Sunday and ended on Friday, when the highlight of the day was a visit to TreeRunner Adventure Park on …

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In 2 troubled agencies, DC Mayor flouts candidate law

Two troubled DC agencies — the Department of Forensic Sciences and the Office of Unified Communications — have had temporary heads for much longer than DC law allows. The interim director of the DC Department of Forensic Sciences, appointed last year to refurbish the district’s troubled crime lab, has served …

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Proactive headlines including WeWork Inc, Kontrol

NEW YORK, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proactive, provider of real-time news and video interviews on growth companies listed in the US and Canada, covered the following companies: WeWork Inc continues to lose money with a net loss and negative EBITDA but narrowing the gap, click here Kontrol Technologies …

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Influential GSA chief architect Ed Feiner dies aged 75 news

anchor Ed Feiner. Image courtesy of Perkins&Will The public design world mourned the loss of an influential figure after it was announced that former General Services Administration Chief Architect Ed Feiner passed away on July 1 at his home in suburban DC. Feiner was known …

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Faced with inflation and high petrol prices, Sri Lankans wait for fuel for days: NPR

Police officers stand guard as people wait in line at a gas station to buy petrol in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 17, 2022. Rafiq Maqbool/AP Hide caption toggle caption Rafiq Maqbool/AP Police officers stand guard as people wait in line at a gas station to buy petrol in Colombo, Sri …

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COVID-19 status update for 08/02/2022

The August 2, 2022 update includes: save your high-value masks for wildfire season; building partnerships and preparing for future disasters; Vaccination Opportunities in Marin State Declares Emergency to Help Fight Monkeypox; Know Your COVID-19 Community Level; and updated local COVID-19 data. Para leer esta página en español, desplácese hacia arriba …

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Caregiver now participating in study

Early indications that Sue Peronto was suffering from dementia were subtle, but in hindsight they seem to be red flags that the family wasn’t sure how to interpret. She was only diagnosed in July 2013, three years after she stopped working with her husband John at his Lakeland tax business. …

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Biden: Killing of al-Qaeda leader is long-sought ‘justice’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Monday that al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawari was killed in a US drone strike in Kabul, an operation he said brought justice and hopefully “another measure of closure” to the families of victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. The …

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Augusta University psychiatrist shares insight into back to school – Jagwire

Children in CSRA and across the country are returning to school in the coming weeks, and that brings uncertainty and stress for students of all ages, as well as their parents. Children usually have a lot of things on their minds this time of year, including being accepted by their …

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Sudanese military leaders are launching a “manhunt” for sources in CNN investigations, officials say

Relatives have also been threatened to silence alleged leaks. A source said the authorities are “harassing us, harassing the people we love and desperately looking for leaders. That’s a clear message. The authorities are afraid and are reacting in the only way they know how: with violence.” Thousands of protesters …

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