News Wire | July 19, 2023 Archive

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Russia Bombards Ukraine Port After Bridge Attack and Grain Deal Collapse

By Marc Santora, Ivan Nechepurenko and Matthew Mpoke Bigg | The New York Times

Explosions thundered above Odesa, Ukraine’s largest port, as Russia targeted it with missiles and drones before dawn on Tuesday, a day after an apparent Ukrainian strike damaged an important Russian bridge and the Kremlin halted a deal for safe passage of grain ships on the Black Sea.

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Honduras Wants to Build West’s Only Island Prison Colony and Lock Gangsters Inside

By Marlon Gonzalez and Megan Janetsky | Associated Press

Honduras plans to build the only island prison colony in the Western Hemisphere and send its most-feared gangsters there, tearing a page from neighboring El Salvador’s unforgiving approach to murder, robbery, rape and extortion.

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