Honduras Set to Elect Xiomara Castro as First Female President After Ruling Party Concedes Defeat

Honduras appears set to elect Xiomara Castro as its first female president after the ruling National Party conceded defeat on Nov. 30. Castro, a member of the Libre (Free) Party, announced on Twitter that National Party presidential candidate Nasry Asfura …

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UN Chief Criticizes Africa Travel Restrictions Over Omicron COVID-19 Variant

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticized the travel restrictions on southern African countries due to the Omicron COVID-19 variant as “unfair and punitive.” “With a virus that is truly borderless, travel restrictions that isolate any one country or region …

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Anti-Vaccine Christian Broadcaster Marcus Lamb Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Marcus Lamb, the co-founder of the conservative Christian TV network Daystar who vocally opposed the COVID-19 vaccine, died at the age of 64, weeks after contracting COVID-19. “It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder …

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U.S. Actor Alec Baldwin Says He ‘Didn’t Pull the Trigger’ of Gun in Fatal ‘Rust’ Film Set Shooting

United States actor Alec Baldwin said he “didn’t pull the trigger” of the gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza on the set of film, “Rust.” “The trigger wasn’t pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger,” Baldwin …

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U.S. Supreme Court Signals Support for Restricting Abortion in Landmark Mississippi Case

A majority of the United States Supreme Court signaled their support for curbing abortion access during oral arguments on Dec. 1 in a case that directly threatens its landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The Supreme Court heard nearly two hours …

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