Biden to evacuate thousands of Afghan interpreters who helped US forces

June 24, 2021

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In this Friday, April 30, 2021, file photo former Afghan interpreters hold banners during a protest against the US government and NATO in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Former Afghan interpreters hold banners during a protest against the US government and NATO in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 30, 2021. 

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The Biden administration is reportedly preparing to evacuate thousands of Afghan interpreters and other local hires who assisted US forces over the past 20 years and now face threats from the Taliban. Also, the Cowessess First Nation in southern Saskatchewan said Wednesday that it has discovered hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of another former residential school for Indigenous children. Also, John McAfee, the security software pioneer and founder of McAfee Associates, was found dead in a Spanish prison on Wednesday. And, after a yearlong postponement, the Summer Olympics in Tokyo is now just a month away. But international opposition to the games continues.

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