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Special aide to Brazil’s Temer arrested in corruption probe

A special aide to embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a fraud scheme and another aide gave police a bag filled with cash that was allegedly part of a bribe approved by the leader.

US forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid

U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid

WHO elects new director general

In the first election conducted under new, more open and democratic rules, Tedros Adhanom Gheybreysus of Ethiopia was elected director general of the World Health Organization on Tuesday.

Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told a news conference in Moscow that martial rule took effect Tuesday evening in the southern region of Mindanao.

Britain raises terrorism threat level; new attack may be imminent

It was only the third time that Britain had raised the threat level to critical.

Here’s what Trump and Netanyahu talked about in their private moments together

President Trump spent part of his visit to Israel with open mics nearby, giving a glimpse into his private banter with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Opinion & Ideas


// In Manchester, facing insidious trauma with communal strength

The most vital defense against evil is a resilient community, capable of withstanding the nihilism of terrorist violence.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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