10 things you need to know today: April 24, 2023

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Smoke over the city of Khartoum in Sudan
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1. Aid workers stuck in Sudan after diplomats evacuated

Aid workers and other Americans remained trapped in Sudan on Sunday after U.S. SEAL Team 6 and other special forces evacuated diplomats from the U.S. Embassy by helicopter. Fighting between two rival Sudanese factions — army soldiers led by the country's de facto leader and paramilitaries under his former deputy — continued for a second week. Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner (D-Va.) said most of the thousands of Americans remaining in the resource-rich, northeast African nation are aid workers or Sudanese Americans. Warner urged them to shelter in place until the U.S. and its international partners find a "safe way to get them out."

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