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In Ukraine, Schumer challenges Speaker Johnson to 'rise to the occasion' and pass more US aid

The Grand Island Independent 23 Feb 2024
Schumer said he was in Ukraine “to talk directly to Speaker Johnson,” as the aid bill passed by the Senate has stalled in the House and Ukrainian forces run dangerously low on ammunition and weaponry ... aid, Schumer said.

Commentary: Let aid workers into Gaza

Auburnpub dot com 23 Feb 2024
Aid workers offer one of the few lifelines left for these families, but now they too are getting caught in the crossfire ... In Gaza, aid workers are hampered by constant Israeli bombardment ... This compromises access to vital aid for those in need.

HIV/AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent dies at 39

TDN 23 Feb 2024
LAS VEGAS — Hydeia Broadbent, a prominent HIV/AIDS activist known for her inspirational talks in the 1990s as a young child to reduce the stigma surrounding the virus she was born with, has died ... By age 5, Broadbent had developed full-blown AIDS.

Opinion: What I saw as a doctor in Gaza wasn’t war — it was annihilation

East Bay Times 23 Feb 2024
In late January, I left my home in Virginia, where I work as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and joined a group of physicians and nurses traveling to Egypt with the humanitarian aid group MedGlobal to volunteer in Gaza ... Humanitarian aid.

Exclusive: Russia-linked smear campaign against Hunter Biden began earlier than previously thought

Cedar News 23 Feb 2024
A thumb drive handed by a foreign national to an aide traveling with then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in 2019 suggests that efforts by Russia-linked actors to influence the 2020 US presidential ...

HIV/AIDS activist, Las Vegas native dies at 39

Las Vegas Review-Journal 22 Feb 2024
FILE--Hydeia Broadbent, who was born with HIV and was diagnosed with AIDS at 3 years old, travels across the country to talk to youth about the realities and struggles of living with AIDS ... (Joe Kohen/AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation).

LETTER: Misspent money hampers Catholic education

Finger Lakes Times 22 Feb 2024
Perhaps if the Catholic Bishops ( could redirect some of the hundreds of millions of dollars they spend on ...

Former Baltimore County resident detained by Russia is ‘gem of a person,’ former mother-in-law says

Baltimore Sun 22 Feb 2024
A group of Russian lawyers, which also identified the arrestee as Khavana, said in a Tuesday statement that she is accused of donating $51.80 to a New York-based nonprofit that sends humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

U.S. condemns "reckless" houthi attacks on civilian ships in Red Sea

Kuna 22 Feb 2024
... to prevent Houthi attacks on commercial vessels and freedom of travel in this crucial international waterway, as well as to safeguard important humanitarian and economic aid to the region's nations.

Gulf heavyweights vie for influence in African 'backyard'

Al Monitor 22 Feb 2024
Officials from Saudi Arabia's aid body, known as KSRelief, travelled to Somalia at a time of heightened concern about potential meddling by outsiders, especially the UAE.

SC native seeks to recreate, preserve America's "unspoiled landscapes" from 150-year-old book

The Post and Courier 22 Feb 2024
Varn still documents what is, despite jarring shifts from what was ... Travel logs aid in determining the original artist’s route, and Varn employs the help of historians to learn more about where roads, inns and trails once were ... Arts & Entertainment ... .

Gov. Greg Abbott’s border tactics force Democrats to confront migrant crisis in their own backyards

CNN 22 Feb 2024
Republican governors — eager to play their own roles in what the party sees as a political winner — have rushed to back Abbott, including sending National Guard troops to aid his efforts.

The Online Visa Program of Canada Promotes International Relations and Cultural Exchange

GetNews 21 Feb 2024
Attracting bright, talented people from all around the world will also aid in strengthening Canada's economy ... With the aid of a simple visa application known as the Canada Visit Visa, they can travel to Canada for a maximum of six months.

Cat 'Mahina' reunites with family after surviving 100 days in Maui wildfires — A paw-fect reunion!

The News International 21 Feb 2024
They covered the cost of Mahina's health certificate and travel ... safe amid her travels. A "trusted transporter" later aided her as she travelled from Seattle to Montana, the Maui Humane Society said.

UK mulls restricting arms sales to Israel if it goes into Rafah

Killeen Daily Herald 21 Feb 2024
If Israel makes it hard for aid convoys to travel into Gaza, that could also bring about a change in the legal advice on whether Israel was abiding by international law, people familiar with the matter said.