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Cuthbert, Duensing Earn Monthly Honors

Cuthbert, Duensing Earn Monthly Honors
milb.com — The Kansas City Royals announced on Tuesday their Omaha Players of the Month for the month of April, with infielder Cheslor Cuthbert tabbed the club's Hitter of the Month and reliever Brian Duensing honored as the team's Pitcher of the Month.

Experts sceptical about Nigeria's free health-care plans

Severe drought in Zimbabwe triggers food crisis

Ugandan president’s victory disputed by opposition

Ugandan president’s victory disputed by opposition
washingtonpost.com — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of the most prominent U.S. allies in East Africa, routed his opponents in the country's presidential election, but Thursday's vote was dogged by international criticism and concerns about the repeated detention of the main opposition leader. Museveni, 71, has been in power for 30 years since taking control in an armed rebellion.

In Uganda ballot, long-serving leader seeks more years in tense region

In Uganda ballot, long-serving leader seeks more years in tense region
washingtonpost.com — When voters went to the polls Thursday in this influential East African nation, they faced a familiar choice at the top of the ballot: one of the world's longest-serving leaders. After 30 years in office, Yoweri Museveni, 71, has managed to shed his former rebel image and become a key American ally even as his party faces accusations of jailing members of the political opposition.

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Mondesi & Zimmer Top 100 Prospects

Mondesi & Zimmer Top 100 Prospects
milb.com — A pair of possible 2016 Storm Chasers players, one of whom has already worn an Omaha uniform, were recognized as two of the top prospects in baseball according to Baseball America. The rankings were revealed on MLB Network on Friday evening.

HIV in Mozambique: starting, and staying on, treatment

Stava Receives MBJ's '40 Under 40' Honor

Stava Receives MBJ's '40 Under 40' Honor
milb.com — Omaha Storm Chasers Assistant General Manager of Operations Andrea Stava has been honored on Midlands Business Journal's (MBJ) "40 Under 40" list, as announced at the publication's award ceremony on Friday morning. "It is an absolute honor to accept this award," said Stava.

South Sudan: 'independence is not as beautiful as we thought'

South Sudan: 'independence is not as beautiful as we thought'
theguardian.com — In January 2011, Lorna Merekaje was an official observer at the referendum in which more than 98% of southern Sudanese voted to sever their ties with Sudan. She remembers the fireworks and parties that lasted until dawn when South Sudan officially became the world's newest country on 9 July of that year.
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Oct 27, 2014

RT @DanRodricks: MIDDAY POLITICS: Welcoming @AnnieLinskey @bpolitics back to @MiddayWYPR with Andy Green @baltimoresun @andrewagreen Tuesday 12-1 pm ET live

Oct 23, 2014

Hogan says flaws in his budget plan are mistakes by unpaid volunteers; what's Brown's excuse? fw.to/qXLinMZ

Oct 22, 2014

Sun endorsement: Kittleman's independence, fresh perspective make him the better of two great choices for HoCo exec. fw.to/8yE33Lk

Oct 21, 2014

Why won't Larry Hogan tell us what he told the NRA? fw.to/G3K5CBc

Oct 17, 2014

The Sun agrees with Andy Harris on this, at least: the CDC is inspiring no confidence whatsoever. fw.to/e57PcTQ

Oct 17, 2014

Want to elect a candidate who believes public schools are a socialist plot? Peroutka is your man. fw.to/o8miMml

Oct 07, 2014

SRB to @DanRodricks: 'I don't have the luxury of being in the dark,' says she was on top of brutality before The Sun. baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/o…

Oct 07, 2014

Who won the debate? If the race is just about the economy, Hogan. If it's about more? Advantage Brown. baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/e…

Sep 29, 2014

@Wej12 Thanks for pointing that out. Fixed now.


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