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The US revealed the identity of the 13 soldiers killed in the Kabul attack

These attacks received a response from the US on Friday. Photo: Shakib Rahmani / Getty Images WASHINGTON - The United States revealed on Saturday the identity of the 13 soldiers who lost their lives on Thursday in the terrorist attack on the Kabul airport, which was attributed by the ISIS-K and also left dozens of Afghans dead. The deceased Americans were between 20 and 31 years old, the Pentagon reported in a statement. They were all children when the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001 to prevent the Taliban regime from continuing to harbor al Qaeda terrorists and locate Osama Bin Laden, the "brain" of the terrorist attacks September 11 of that year and that he died in a US operation in Pakistan in 2011. Of the 13 who died, 11 belonged to the Mari...
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The hell of leaving Afghanistan

Badih K., 28, has arrived in a very long flight, almost 14 hours, from the Isa base in Bahrain to the Dulles International Airport in Washington. He has landed at dawn, accompanied by a sister and two cousins, laden with tiny luggage for start a new life. Going through immigration has taken him almost four hours. In total, 50,000 Afghans will now enter US military bases, the Pentagon said Friday.These new refugees leave the airport, and stop. They see a gigantic stars and stripes flag, a parking lot and the bus that will take them to a nearby congress center where they will wait for the next destination in a hard journey from Afghanistan that has taken them five days. Badih has a bruise on his right temple. "The Taliban," he says, when asked. He says he was hit with the butt of a ...
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The worst moment for President Biden

Javier AnsorenaCONTINUECorrespondent in New York Updated:08/29/2021 01:47h Keep Related newsThe best portrait of the moment you live Joe Biden It was offered by the US president himself last Thursday. He appeared at the White House hours after the terrorist attack outside the Kabul airport, that had left almost 200 victims. Thirteen of them, American soldiers. At one point during the journalists' questions, Biden, who seemed overwhelmed by events, hung his head from his lectern. Photographers shot bursts to capture the moment. The president's head has never been seen so lowered, in the image that best explains Biden's political moment.Exiting Afghanistan is a very popular decision -all presidents since George W. Bush had promised the return of the troops - which Biden ...
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Hurricanes Offer Sheet to Canadiens’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Enjoy the Stinginess

It may be the stalemate of the NHL offseason, but the Hurricanes officially said, "Keep my summer beer." At 5:33 p.m. ET on a quiet Saturday in August, the Carolina club lit up the NHL sky with utter surprise: It announced that it had offered a one-year offer sheet and a salary of $ 6,100,015 to the restricted free agent. of the Canadiens, Jesperi Kotkaniemi. "Jesperi Kotkaniemi accepted our offer. He wants to come to Carolina," Canes general manager Don Waddell said in the team statement. "He sees the core that we have built here and he wants to be a part of that. We are proud, but there is still a waiting period. When you make an offer like that, we saw a vulnerable position. The offer, with the compensation and the core that we have. We realized that it was the best chance we had to...
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Vaccine shortages and lack of infrastructure hinder the return to school in Latin America | Society

Schools without water, poorly ventilated or very small classrooms to guarantee the social distance required by the pandemic; exhausted and underpaid teachers; lack of vaccines and poor health systems; large expanses of jungle or mountains without internet access. The list of challenges facing back to school in Latin America is huge. In its regional report for April, Unicef, the UN office for children, it said that as of March 31, only eight countries had their schools fully open (Costa Rica, Nicaragua and six Caribbean islands), 10 countries had them closed (including Mexico, Venezuela and Peru) and another 18 countries maintained them partially open (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador, among others)."Three out of every five children who lost a school year in...
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North Sea Oil Was Hit By Covid, But Now Faces Much Deadlier Waves | Oil and gas companies

The UK North Sea oil industry may have survived one of the darkest market recessions in history during the Covid-19 pandemic, but the biggest sadness lies over the future of the fossil fuel industry.The companies are prepared for this week's annual economic report from the Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) industry body. It is expected to expose the full toll of the pandemic on the aging oil and gas basin last year.We already know this: the measures taken to restrict the spread of the virus triggered the steepest drop in demand for oil ever recorded, causing a drop in global oil markets and a drastic reduction in the budgets of the largest oil companies in the world. world.In real terms, the world oil price fell to its lowest level since 2003. Its average price of $ 41.90 a barrel last year was mo...
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NASCAR at Daytona Coke Zero Sugar 400 Live Racing Updates, Results and Highlights

The NASCAR Cup Series regular season is drawing to a close, and all eyes will be on Daytona, with just one driver spot in the playoffs. Any driver currently in the top 30 in points without a win can secure last place by sipping the Coca-Cola Zero Sugar 400 on Saturday. If a playoff driver or driver who is not eligible for the playoffs claims first place, then two drivers could take last place in points: Tyler Reddick and Austin Dillon. The two Richard Childress Racing teammates are head-to-head in the standings, with Reddick holding the slight lead, 677-652. If the race goes to the end, expect to see these drivers fight the stakes.Sporting News is tracking live updates and lap-by-lap highlights from the NASCAR race at Daytona on Saturday night. Follow below to see full Coke Zero Suga...
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Joe Biden warned that there could be another attack in Afghanistan “in the next 24 or 36 hours”

The deadline for the eviction of citizens is expected to remain August 31. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images Through a release held this Saturday afternoon, President Joe Biden reported that it is "very likely" another attack to be carried out in Afghanistan in the next few 24 to 36 hours. The president's announcement came hours after the US embassy in Kabul issued an alert telling people that avoid passing through Hamid Karzai airport motivated by "threats to security". "The situation on the ground remains extremely dangerous and the threat of terrorist attacks at the airport remains high," Biden reported, stating that commanders operating in the region "reported that an attack is highly likely to occur in the next 24 or 36 hours." He ind...
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Louisiana has yet to recover from two hurricanes; another is on the way

Ida would hit Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane 0:49 (CNN) -- Last year's hurricane season devastated parts of Louisiana relentlessly. In August 2020, Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4, causing a "catastrophic" storm with up to 5 meters of water above ground level. The storm killed dozens of people in the state and inflicted $ 17.5 billion in damage. Two months later, Hurricane Zeta, Category 3, left half a million people without power and caused damage by a value of US $ 1,250 million. In all, five named storms impacted Louisiana in 2020. While the state still reeling from destruction, another major hurricane is heading for the coast. Ida is rapidly intensifying over the Gulf of M...