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US Says It is Working with Saudis to Try to Get More Food and Aid to Yemenis

International humanitarian organizations are warning that millions of Yemenis face death by starvation because of the blockade of the war-ravaged country by the Saudi-led coalition. The United Nations says Yemen will face the largest famine the world has ever seen unless the blockade is ended and its borders are re-opened. VOA Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has reaction from the State Department, which says it is having conversations with the Saudis about allowing more aid for the Yemenis. … Read the referenced story here: US Says It is Working with Saudis to…

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The startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just a year after defending its partnership

Peter Thiel, an influential investor who drew ire from many in the tech community due to his fervent support for President Donald Trump, has left his role at Y Combinator. Thiel joined the startup accelerator in 2015 as an advisor in its “part-time partner” program. Last year, Y Combinator president Sam Altman defended the company’s relationship to Thiel, saying “YC is not going to fire someone for supporting a major party nominee.” Peter Thiel, a powerful tech investor who was an early and vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, is…

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