Attack on Catholic church kills six people in Burkina Faso

Attack on Catholic church kills six people in Burkina Faso

This was the third such attack to hit northern Burkina Faso in recent weeks. An attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, potentially linked to extreme Islamist violence in the country, has killed six people. Al Jazeera reports that a group of between 20 and 30 armed attackers killed a priest and five worshippers on Sunday, in the northeastern town of Dablo. The assailants also burned down the church itself as well as several…

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Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow admits tariffs hurt Americans

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow admits tariffs hurt Americans

“Both sides will pay,” Kudlow said of new tariffs on Chinese goods. “Both sides will pay in these things.” White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow signaled on Sunday that the tariff war with China could keep going for a while longer — and he argued Americans are not alone in paying the consequences of it. “I think the economic costs are de minimis,” Kudlow told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. “The potential economic gains of a…

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Fosse/Verdon’s latest episode is key to unlocking this fascinating, flawed miniseries

Fosse/Verdon’s latest episode is key to unlocking this fascinating, flawed miniseries

The FX bio-show traps Broadway legends in a beach house to ask why anybody would be drawn to Bob Fosse. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for May 5 through 11 is “Where Am I Going?”, the fifth episode of the FX miniseries Fosse/Verdon. Every episode of…

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Cory Booker and Kamala Harris address calls to break up Facebook

Cory Booker and Kamala Harris address calls to break up Facebook

Calls to break up Facebook are increasing, but Booker and Harris aren’t sure that’s the right approach. Two Democratic presidential candidates, Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, faced questions about Facebook’s size and power Sunday following the publication of an op-ed by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who wrote Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been put into a position of “unprecedented and un-American” power. Hughes went on to explicitly call for the company to be broken…

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