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An Emirates flight attendant dies after falling out of a Boeing 777

The Emirates flight attendant was preparing the plane for a flight to Dubai when she fell.
Green Berets make elevation adjustments to engage their target during an urban stress shoot on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 29, 2017.

US Special Forces troops killed 11 ISIS fighters in an undisclosed firefight in Niger

Though a military spokeswoman didn't say why the incident wasn't previously disclosed, a congressional aide said lawmakers were aware of the firefight.
Mansa Musa gave away so much gold that he reportedly caused inflation in Cairo.

Here’s what it was like to be Mansa Musa, thought to be the richest person in history

Mansa Musa, the 14th century African king of the Mali Empire, is widely considered the richest person to have ever lived.
President Donald Trump.

Poll: 48% of Americans think Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks were racist

Americans are divided on whether President Donald Trump referring to African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries" was racist.
Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on her nomination to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in Washington

Homeland Security secretary denies under oath that she heard Trump say ‘shithole countries,’ but admits that he used ‘tough language...

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified on Tuesday that she "did not hear" President Trump use the word "shithole" to refer to foreign countries.

8 charts and maps that show Africa’s incredible leaps in health, finance, and politics

These comparisons, published after the president's comment about "shithole" countries, show the progress African countries have made in health and education.

Botswana asks US for official answer: Are we a ‘shithole’ country?

Botswana strongly rebuked President Donald Trump's reported comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations being "shithole countries."

Senator on Trump ‘shithole countries’ comment: ‘He said these hate-filled things, and he said them repeatedly’

President Donald Trump at a meeting on immigration on Thursday repeatedly used "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, said a senator who was there.