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Why socialism will not die.
Thoughts on yesterday's terrible explosion in Beirut, and what exactly is going on with the Biden campaign's search for a VP, and the Kansas primary.
Hundreds have been reported missing, raising fears that the death toll will be much larger, health minister Hamad Hassan said.
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Pray for the people of Lebanon.
In 2018, a decline of 4% was reported in infant deaths across the country.
Massive explosions that rocked the city of Beirut on Tuesday were fueled by a 2,750-ton shipment of ammonium nitrate that had been stored in port since 2013, Lebanon's prime minister announced.
The Trump administration is seeking to boost arms sales to India following deadly clashes between Chinese and Indian soldiers.
It is still unclear what caused the explosions. Lebanese security forces claimed the explosion took place at a fireworks factory.
A lot of Trump critics seem to operate on the principle that acknowledging any factor outside of Trump amounts to letting Trump off the hook for his decisions.