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Top Pakistani Taliban leader Omar Khalid Khorasani killed in Afghanistan

Comment on this story Comment KABUL — A top leader of the Pakistani Taliban militia was reported killed Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, potentially dealing a serious blow to peace talks being negotiated between the extremist group and Pakistani officials with assistance from senior Taliban leaders in Afghanistan. An aide to the Pakistani militia leader, known […]

Judge rejects claims of withheld evidence in double shooting

August 8—SALEM — Among the group of friends, lovers and associates of Wesly Jordan Alcin, 2021 got underway amid plenty of hard feelings and recriminations. Alcin was apparently convinced that his on-again, off-again girlfriend had set him up to be shot at back on New Year’s Eve. The woman, in turn, was convinced that Alcin’s […]

At least 68 migrants arrived in NYC on buses sent by Texas Gov. Abbott over the weekend

Fifty-four asylum seekers arrived in New York Friday onboard a bus from Texas, according to the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Abbott’s office indicated that New York is now a designated “drop-off location for the busing strategy as part of the governor’s response to the Biden administration’s open border policies overwhelming Texas communities,” according to […]

The market’s big winners and losers in climate, health and tax bill

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walks outside the US Capitol in Washington, US August 2, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Want to know what the Inflation Reduction Act means for the market’s biggest companies, as well as for your wallet? When it comes to politics, you always have to follow the money – […]

Probe links Word to multiple accused drug dealers; say bar scene contributed to violence

EVANSVILLE — Dozens of pages of police records portray Evansville school board member Amy Word as an associate of accused drug dealers and one alleged “main supplier,” all of whom police say used and sold drugs – including fentanyl-laced cocaine − from her restaurant with her knowledge. “(Five confidential informants) all state that Ms. Word […]

Earth’s Days Are Mysteriously Getting Longer, Scientists Say

Atomic clocks, combined with precise astronomical measurements, have revealed that the length of a day is suddenly getting longer, and scientists don’t know why. This has critical impacts not just on our timekeeping, but also things like GPS and other technologies that govern our modern life. Over the past few decades, Earth’s rotation around its […]