Bestselling Authors, Rebecca Makkai and Julie Otsuka, in Upcoming Conversation in Montclair

Makkai will be talking about her New York Times bestseller, “I Have Some Questions for You” with award-winning and bestselling author Julie Otsuka. 

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Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to leave ECOWAS bloc with immediate effect

Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso announced Sunday they would be leaving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) “without delay”, citing the injustice of sanctions ECOWAS levied on each country following takeovers by military juntas. 

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Ukraine uncovers attempt to embezzle $40 million via bogus arms deal

Ukrainian defence officials and corporate leaders sought to steal about $40 million through a fraudulent arms procurement scheme, the country’s main intelligence and security agency said Saturday.  

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‘If it’s COVID, Paxlovid’? For many, it should be easier to get. Here’s what to know about antivirals

Anti-COVID therapeutic drugs are widely available, but some public health officials acknowledge that many still run into barriers trying to get a prescription.

 

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Not every life is a ‘success story.’ Some land in homelessness. But everyone deserves dignity

I often hear from my unhoused neighbors that their needs are not complex. Even a modest monthly check would be transformative for many.

 

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As the city searches for a new LAPD chief, lack of women leaders becomes more apparent

For all the gains women in the LAPD have made in recent decades, they remain underrepresented in the upper reaches of the department.

 

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French govt prepares to head off ‘siege’ of Paris planned by agricultural unions

France’s government said Sunday it was making plans to avoid any blockage of routes around the French capital as agricultural unions prepared to mount a “siege” of Paris, part of efforts to pressure the government to meet their demands on pay, taxes and regulations. 

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ABC’s Jon Karl Stops Gavin Newsom After He Claims Biden Has ‘The Best 3-Year Record’ of Any Modern President: Why’s His Approval ‘Historically Low?’

Karl stopped Gavin Newsom after he made a claim about Biden that — per a recent poll — at least 2/3rds of the electorate would surely take umbrage with. The post ABC’s Jon Karl Stops Gavin Newsom … 

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Two women tried to expose Jeffrey Epstein three decades ago. Why didn’t the FBI stop him?

Maria Farmer contacted the FBI in 1996 after she and her little sister were molested by Epstein. While the recent unsealing of documents provided some clarity regarding the extent of his criminal … 

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‘The Pit Stop’ for ‘Drag Race 16’ episode 4: Trixie and Kahmora Hall recap ‘RDR Live!’

Each week on “The Pit Stop,” Trixie Mattel recaps the latest episode of … artist in series her story Kahmora Hall stopped by to dish the ish. Watch the full episode above via the official RuPaul’s … 

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