Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris to Be His Running Mate

Joseph R. Biden Jr. selected Senator Kamala Harris of California as his vice-presidential running mate on Tuesday, embracing a former rival who sharply criticized him in the Democratic primaries but emerged after ending her own campaign as a vocal supporter of Mr. Biden … Continued

Ilhan Omar’s career on the line in tough Tuesday primary

By ALLY MUTNICK and ZACH MONTELLARO, Politico Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez survived her primary. Rashida Tlaib did, too. Now it’s Ilhan Omar’s turn on Tuesday — and the Minnesota congresswoman faces the stiffest challenge of any member of the Squad. Omar (D-Minn.), one of the … Continued

Severe flooding displaces scores of thousands in Somalia

In this image made from video, residents move through floodwaters using a donkey cart in Afgoye, Somalia Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Severe flooding continues to displace thousands of people in Somalia and the government in recent days has issued new … Continued

US Rep Ilhan Omar readies for tough primary challenge

Omar’s challenger has portrayed the history-making congresswoman and member of the so-called ‘squad’ as too divisive. Ilhan Omar, a progressive United States representative from Minnesota who in 2018 became the first Somali-American and one of the first of two Muslim … Continued

Row in Somalia over ‘forced child marriage’ bill

Farah Yussuf Somali activists have started a petition urging parliament to reject proposed legislation that, the say, could allow child and forced marriages. The petition, signed by more than 6,000 people so far, says the proposed legislation contravene the country’s … Continued

First Somaliland representative to Taiwan arrives

Taipei,(CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Sunday welcomed Somaliland’s first representative who arrived in the country Friday in preparation for the upcoming opening of the self-claimed African state’s representative office in Taiwan. In a tweet, Wu welcomed the arrival … Continued