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By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
Mozambique’s government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground on Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region.
In our Friday news wrap, President Trump said the U.S. intends to withdraw support for the UN Arms Trade Treaty, which President Obama signed in 2013 but which the Senate never ratified. Trump told the NRA’s annual meeting the pact…
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump denied he tried to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired. Though the Mueller report says Trump asked former White House counsel Don McGahn to get rid of Mueller, Trump tweeted that he “never…
Mozambique’s official death toll from a deadly cyclone in March has topped 1,000. In the storm’s aftermath, survivors face lack of power, food and supplies, plus deadly outbreaks of diseases like cholera and malaria. Amna Nawaz talks to David Beasley,…
In our news wrap Wednesday, congressional Democrats are turning up the heat over special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. The House Judiciary Committee authorized subpoenas for the report and any related materials, while Republicans called the move reckless. Meanwhile, the…
By Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, Associated Press
A second person in Mozambique has died from cholera, which causes acute diarrhea and is spread by contaminated food and water.
In our news wrap Monday, British lawmakers tried again to chart a path for leaving the European Union, but non-binding votes on alternatives to Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal failed to achieve consensus. Some members of Parliament lamented the nation’s…
By Associated Press
The cholera cases have been discovered in the port city of Beira, whose half-million residents and especially those in crowded, poor neighborhoods are at particular risk.
In our Friday news wrap, Attorney General William Barr will give Congress a partial version of the Mueller report by mid-April, according to a letter he sent the chairs of both the House and Senate Judiciary Committees; Democrats insist it…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Cholera, which is spread by contaminated food and water, is a major concern for the hundreds of thousands of cyclone survivors living in squalid conditions.
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