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AP journalists win Pulitzer for coverage of Yemen civil war NEW YORK (AP) — A team of three Associated Press journalists won a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting Monday for their work documenting torture, graft and starvation in Yemen's brutal civil... The AP’s investigative reporting on the war in Yemen in 2018 was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting The last came in 2016, when the news organization won a Pulitzer for public service for an investigation of enslaved fishermen in Southeast Asia
Jailed Reuters reporters, U.S. border photographers win Pulitzer... Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for an investigative report that ... Before Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo could complete their story, they were arrested in December 2017 in what international observers have criticized as an effort by authorities to block the report Tomasevic was a previous finalist for his pictures of the war in Syria Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
The Washington Post wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Sun Sentinel wins public-service medal for Parkland shooting coverage The Post’s Carlos Lozada won for criticism, with other wins for feature photography and editorial cartoons. He learned English after his family moved to the San Francisco Bay area when he was 3 The Los Angeles Times won the award for investigative reporting for articles documenting the alleged abuse of hundreds of patients by a gynecologist, George Tyndall, who was employed by the University of Southern California Pulitzer winners receive $15,000, except the public-service winner, which receives a gold medal
Opinion | Pompeo reaches the dead end of Trump’s Venezuela policy Having fired Pompeo's biggest gun — sanctions on oil exports — too early, Washington is left without many options. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a news conference Sunday at a warehouse where international humanitarian aid for Venezuela is being stored near a cross-border bridge in Cucuta, Colombia For hundreds of years, standard diplomatic practice has been to recognize governments on the basis of fact, not law
Measles cases soar to second-highest level in 25 years Since the beginning of the year, 555 cases of measles have been confirmed in the United States The mistaken belief can be traced back to 1998, when a doctor in the U.K However, the claim spread fear among parents, leading to a small but vocal faction that makes up the current anti-vax movement Ashley Welch Ashley Welch covers health and wellness for Twitter
Following New Sanctions, U.S. "Sees Into Future" And Refers To Venezuela's Former Regime Pompeo doubles down: Maduro is the "former" government of Venezuela. He has convinced his army that a near-biblical end-times scenario is upon them: Hugo Chavez’s final battle with the imperial and colonial powers is ready to go The U.S. is approaching wit's end with the Maduro regime Only the Socialists United can save them from a life of servitude to the rich and the foreign Meanwhile, in the Twitter popularity contest: Maduro has 3.59 million followers
After 1,000 minor league games, all with the Nationals, Adrián Sanchez remains patient The 28-year-old infielder, the franchise's second-longest tenured player behind Ryan Zimmerman, values his role as a relied-upon depth option as he rolls into a 13th minor league season. Yet his hope is often met by reality staring right back. One was a catcher named Sandy León, sturdy, strong, signed to Washington before he played in two seasons there and four more with the Boston Red Sox Nationals-Phillies, long a war of words between fans, is finally becoming a rivalry on the field Woman sues Houston Astros for $1 million, saying a T-shirt cannon ‘shattered’ her finger
Britain urges 'stronger measures' at U.N. if no progress on Yemen's... The United Nations' Security Council should consider "stronger measure... REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad In an illustration of the delay, U.N Although the ceasefire agreed for Hodeidah largely holds, violence continues elsewhere and has escalated in recent weeks The stakes are too high for us to let that fail and the council in our view should be ready to take stronger measures if there’s no progress by our next meeting, Pierce told the council, which traditionally meets once a month on Yemen Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
Jeremy Corbyn defends Shamima Begum's right to legal aid Lawyers say woman who joined Isis has right to challenge citizenship removal Legal aid enables her to fund that application with the help of solicitors We do not want to live in a country where politicians can act with unchecked power, the Secret Barrister argued This case could have widespread repercussions for thousands of people, and more broadly for how the government uses dramatic powers to take away fundamental rights
'RIDICULOUS!' Iran pours scorn on US claims of Venezuela interference IRAN has dismissed US claims the Islamic Republic was interfering in Venezuela’s internal affairs as “ridiculous”. His comments were rejected by Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi who accused the US of trying to turn Latin America into its backyard, just like the 19th century Strife-torn Venezuela is gripped by a leadership crisis (Image: EPA) Washington has already accused Russia, China and Cuba of getting involved in the Venezuelan leadership crisis where embattled socialist President Nicolas Maduro is struggling to hold power amid street protests and a political battle with self-declared interim President Juan Guaido
Oil rally stalls on talk of OPEC+ boosting output Oil prices halted their rally on Monday, with both benchmarks down nearly 1 perc... Anton Siluanov, speaking in Washington, said, TASS reported While there is still more room available for additional buying that could still advance WTI values, we feel that this bull move is now in a very advanced stage with price gains of much more than $2-3 per nearby WTI highly unlikely even when extending a view into the summer (GRAPHIC: U.S. Rig count - Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
At least eight dead from US storms, leaving thousands without power At least three children are among the dead after storms unleashed tornadoes across the country They were protesting against raids on key separatist leaders by Indian intelligence officers AP 49/50 25 February 2019 US President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 White House Business Session with Our Nation's Governors in the State Dining Room
Mueller report to be released on Thursday: 5 things to look for US Attorney General William Barr plans to release a redacted version of Mueller's report Thursday morning, the DOJ says. Manafort, Ukraine policy and polling data In the weeks before Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced in March to seven and a half years in prison mostly for financial crimes related to millions of dollars he was paid by pro-Russia Ukrainian politicians, Mueller's team provided hints about what their pursuit of him was really about
Libya offensive stalls, but Haftar digs in given foreign sympathies Military strongman Khalifa Haftar's intended lightning seizure of Libya... REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) advanced to the outskirts of Tripoli almost two weeks ago, predicting defections, victory within two days and joyful women ululating in the streets Serraj’s government has sought to downplay the presence of hardliners On both sides there are members accused of being violators, Mohamed Siyala, his foreign minister, told reporters Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
Leaked document reveals EXTENSIVE French & US efforts to aid 'inefficient' Saudi military France and the US play a deeper role in Saudi war efforts than acknowledged, a leaked military document reveals. Nonetheless, it seems the''inefficient' Saudi army has had some trouble taking advantage of their allies' efforts. The list of French weapons 'not to be used in war '  include armored vehicles, long-range artillery, fighter-planes and laser-targeting technology Share it with a friend! Trends: France news Saudi Arabia news Saudi-led coalition strikes in Yemen
Should Trump’s foreign policy get a passing grade? One veteran diplomat says yes Is President Trump’s seemingly chaotic approach to foreign policy better than it looks? One prominent ambassador says the answer is yes. Sort of. Blackwill also gives Trump good grades for strengthening ties with India and leading international pressure on the Maduro regime in Venezuela to give up power Yet his lengthy report card is also unsparing in its criticism of the president as a leader and figure of moral authority We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment
Businessman reveals fight to bring daughters back to UK after ex-wife took them to Ukraine and never came back A millionaire businessman has revealed his fight to bring his daughters back to the UK after his "manipulative and arrogant" ex-wife took them on holiday and never came back. In his judgements, Mr Justice Mostyn described Ms Tigipko as highly manipulative and said she had shown an arrogant and contemptuous disregard for the court's authority and no respect for the rule of law It is my honestly held belief that the children are happy and settled in Ukraine now, and their needs are best catered for in Kyiv where I can care for them with my new baby
Doha conference seeks to address impunity for war crimes More than 200 attendees look for solutions to hold states and individuals accountable for human rights violations. 190226123228334 The rejection came in part because of the US refusal to cooperate with any inquiry, including a decision in March to deny ICC personnel visas and revoking an entry visa for the chief prosecutor Follow Ali Younes on Twitter: @ali_reports Inside Story Why can war criminals escape justice