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Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies at 84 of Covid complications
Powell, who also served as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, helped build case for war in Iraq

Ed Pilkington in New York

18, Oct, 2021 @9:53 PM

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Bill Gates reportedly advised to end inappropriate emails with female employee in 2008
A Wall Street Journal report revealed execs approached the CEO in 2008 about flirtatious emails to a female midlevel staffer

Kari Paul

18, Oct, 2021 @8:32 PM

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‘The court of God will be waiting for him’: Iraqis react to Colin Powell’s death
A country still struggling with the aftermath of a disastrous occupation has a mixed opinion of the former general

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ and ‘patriot’ Colin Powell
Political leaders from Tony Blair to Dick Cheney praise the former soldier and diplomat in the wake of his death from Covid

Ed Pilkington in New York, and Julian Borger and Joan E Greve in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Colin Powell’s UN speech: a decisive moment in undermining US credibility
Analysis: His security council presentation didn’t directly lead to the Iraq invasion – but it was a turning point in US-UN relations

Julian Borger in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Colin Powell: key facts from his life
Former military leader and the first Black US secretary of state has died of complications from Covid-19

Gloria Oladipo

18, Oct, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Scientists see a La Niña coming. What does that mean for the dry American south-west?
The weather system could intensify the drought much of the region is already in, including higher wildfire risks and water shortages

Gabrielle Canon

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Voting rights veterans share lessons with new generation of activists: ‘Build on the foundation’
Freedom Summer registered thousands of Black people to vote in Mississippi in 1964 in defiance of Jim Crow laws

Carlisa N Johnson

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread | First Thing
Failure to pass legislation to cut emissions before the UN summit in Glasgow could be catastrophic. Plus, the danger of psychological diagnoses

Nicola Slawson

18, Oct, 2021 @9:42 AM

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What’s actually in Biden’s Build Back Better bill? And how would it affect you?
Most Americans know the price tag but don’t know what’s actually in the bill. Here’s a crash course

Erum Salam

18, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Trial of three white men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery begins
Judge estimates jury selection could take at least two weeks after duty notices were mailed to 1,000 people in Glynn county, Georgia

Richard Luscombe and agencies

18, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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