Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Officials deny Russia-Taliban connection

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/29/20, 05:12 pm

A New York Times report that Moscow offered terrorists in Afghanistan money to kill U.S. soldiers was “nonsense” that showed the “low intellectual abilities of the propagandists of American intelligence,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It’s unknown whether the alleged scheme directly resulted in any American soldiers’ deaths, the Times reported, citing anonymous officials.

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Court upholds healthcare price disclosure

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/24/20, 04:46 pm

WASHINGTON—Demanding hospitals publish the costs of basic medical procedures in a user-friendly manner does not violate the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Carl J. Nichols, a nominee of President Donald Trump, upheld a new federal requirement that hospitals and insurance companies must make public the negotiated prices of common healthcare services. The American Hospital Association, an industry trade group, plans to appeal the decision.

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Earthquake rocks Mexico

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/23/20, 05:04 pm

A Tuesday morning quake near the southern coast of Mexico measured 7.4 on the Richter scale, shook buildings more than 300 miles away in Mexico City, and shattered windows and destroyed houses in many places, killing two people. The U.S. Geological Survey said about 2 million people felt “strong or moderate” shaking from the earthquake, whose epicenter was near the resort town of Huatulco.

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