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Victor Manuel Rocha, ex-U.S. ambassador, admits to spying for Cuba for decades

Washington — A former U.S. diplomat admitted to spying for Cuba for decades, telling a judge on Thursday that he intends to plead guilty to federal charges stemming from his espionage on behalf of the communist regime. Victor Manuel Rocha, the former U.S. ambassador...

The funeral for Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny

What we're covering Alexey Navalny's funeral will take place Friday in Moscow, according to the late Russian opposition figure's spokesperson. Navalny died on February 16, after Russia's prison service said he "felt unwell after a walk." His team and family have...

The latest on the Israel-Hamas war

What we're covering At least 104 people have been killed and hundreds injured in Gaza after Israeli forces opened fire as they were waiting for food, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza. The Israel Defense Forces said "the incident is...

Macy’s is closing 150 stores

New YorkCNN —  Macy’s is getting a new, smaller, but more luxurious look designed to turn around the troubled retailer and keep the century-and-a-half old brand relevant to rapidly changing demands from shoppers. First, Macy’s will have to downsize. The company is...

Manhattan DA asks judge for a gag order in Trump’s hush-money case ahead of next month’s trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in Donald Trump’s New York hush-money criminal case asked a judge Monday to impose a gag order on the former president ahead of next month's trial, citing a “long history of making public and inflammatory remarks” about people involved in...

Fears of famine grow in Gaza as aid agencies suspend deliveries

A UNICEF official warned that Gaza was “poised to witness an explosion in preventable child deaths, which would compound the already unbearable level of child deaths in Gaza.” By Molly Hunter and Bill O'Reilly JERUSALEM — As crowds of hungry people crowded around a...

One of the world’s biggest cities may be just months away from running out of water

Mexico CityCNN —  Alejandro Gomez has been without proper running water for more than three months. Sometimes it comes on for an hour or two, but only a small trickle, barely enough to fill a couple of buckets. Then nothing for many days. Gomez, who lives in Mexico...

Letters to the Editor: Hamas’ attack was horrible, but Israel’s slaughter of Gaza civilians is genocidal

To the editor: It broke my heart to read the article by Dr. Irfan Galaria, a Virginia surgeon who recently volunteered in the Gaza Strip. I was struck by what he said about people who died quickly in bombings being the lucky ones. The children and others in Gaza who...

U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny’s death and war in Ukraine

Washington — The Biden administration announced more than 600 sanctions and penalties on Russia and its military industry Friday — the largest round of sanctions since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago — as it tries to exert more pressure on Russian President...

El Salvador’s Bukele tells US conservatives to ‘put up a fight’

The president of El Salvador told American conservatives to "put up a fight" against the "global elites" in order to get their country back. "The people of El Salvador have woken up, and so can you," Nayib Bukele said in a speech at the biggest annual gathering of...

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Macy’s is closing 150 stores

Macy’s is closing 150 stores

New YorkCNN —  Macy’s is getting a new, smaller, but more luxurious look designed to turn around...

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Victor Manuel Rocha, ex-U.S. ambassador, admits to spying for Cuba for decades

Washington — A former U.S. diplomat admitted to spying for Cuba for decades, telling a judge on Thursday that he intends to plead guilty to federal charges stemming from his espionage on behalf of the communist regime. Victor Manuel Rocha, the former U.S. ambassador...

The funeral for Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny

What we're covering Alexey Navalny's funeral will take place Friday in Moscow, according to the late Russian opposition figure's spokesperson. Navalny died on February 16, after Russia's prison service said he "felt unwell after a walk." His team and family have...

The latest on the Israel-Hamas war

What we're covering At least 104 people have been killed and hundreds injured in Gaza after Israeli forces opened fire as they were waiting for food, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza. The Israel Defense Forces said "the incident is...

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