August 1, 2022

Biden announces death of top Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Remembering Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols, American icons who inspired generations 03:22 Former CIA director: Drone killing Al Qaeda leader shows ‘we don’t need people on the ground’ 11:31 Now Playing...

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Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan; President Biden confirms ‘mission success’

Osama Bin Laden (left) sits with then-adviser Ayman al-Zawahri (November, 2001) Photo : REUTERS Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a CIA drone strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, U.S. officials said on Monday, the biggest blow to the militant group since its founder...

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US claims Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in drone strike in Afghanistan; President Biden to address nation

Osama Bin Laden (left) sits with then-adviser Ayman al-Zawahri (November, 2001) (Photo – EPA) The United States conducted a “successful” counterterrorism operation against a “significant” Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri in Afghanistan over the weekend, a senior administration official told various news media outlets in...

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Top election official races feature deniers of 2020 results

PHOENIX —  An Arizona lawmaker endorsed by former President Trump who attended the Jan. 6, 2021, rally that preceded the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and another lawmaker who also believes the 2020 presidential election results should be overturned are among four Republicans vying for the...

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Monkeypox confirmed in person who recently used Toronto’s shelter system, health officials say

One person who recently used Toronto’s shelter system is isolating after testing positive for monkeypox, health officials have confirmed. In an email to CP24.com, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said they are “currently aware of one confirmed monkeypox case in a person that recently attended a Toronto...

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First Jan. 6 rioter to stand trial gets more than seven years in prison — the longest sentence yet

WASHINGTON —  A Texas man convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun helmet and body armor was sentenced on Monday to 87 months — more than seven years — in prison, the longest sentence imposed so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases. Prosecutors...

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On ‘Star Trek,’ Nichelle Nichols boldly went where no Black woman had gone before

Over the weekend, when we lost 89-year-old Nichelle Nichols, the actor who portrayed Lt. Nyota Uhura on “Star Trek,” we lost more than one of the brightest lights of television and science fiction, one of the most powerful symbols of African American achievement and hope and...

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