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2 Mar. 2018
The Latest: Geneva airport reopens after 2nd weather closure
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local):12:20 p.m.Authorities at Geneva’s airport say it has reopened after a mid-morning shutdown that was the second closure in as many days due to snowy and icy conditions
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28 Feb. 2017
A Nation of Immigrants — Only If They Assimilate
I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I asked. Without taking a moment to reflect, she responded, “Because we don’t allow immigration...
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2 Mar. 2018
Indian fugitive in Hong Kong court under heavy security
HONG KONG (AP) — An Indian man sought in his home country for a long list of alleged offenses including terrorism appeared in a Hong Kong court Friday on robbery charges.Ramanjit Singh was taken to court under heavy security after he was arreste
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30 May. 2017
Why Conservatives Still Attack Trump
When people you know well, admire, and who share your values do something you strongly oppose, you have two options: 1) Cease admiring them or 2) try to understand them and change their minds. In the case of my conservative friends who still snipe (or worse) at President Trump, I have rejected option one. The
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10 Nov. 2019
The High Risks of Soleimani’s Solution for Iraq
If the Tehran media are to be believed Soleimani defeated the Israeli army in 2006, crushed Bashar al-Assad’s opponents in Syria and dismantled ISIS’s so-called “Caliphate” in Iraq and Syria while installing stable governments in Beirut, Damascus and
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4 Apr. 2017
It’s Time for Conservatives to Celebrate This President
Do conservatives — or non-leftists, for that matter — appreciate just how terrific Donald Trump has been as president? And how lucky we are that he won the presidency? I don’t know the answer. What I do know is that they ought to be deeply appreciative of him, and deeply grateful for luck or providence,
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7 Oct. 2019
‘The Trick Is Not To Expect It But To Delight In It When It Comes’ – Did Charles Dickens Say This Quote About Happiness?
‘It doesn’t even sound like him’
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9 Oct. 2019
Trump Says He’ll ‘Wipe Out’ Turkish Economy If Turkey Takes Out Kurdish Population
‘I will wipe out his economy if that happens’
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1 Mar. 2018
Colombia’s FARC leader Timochenko hospitalized with chest pains
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian former FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, was hospitalized on Thursday with chest pains and is under observation, the group said in a statement. Timochenko, who in late 2016
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8 Oct. 2019
Hong Kong-Based Gamer Suspended, Forced To Return Winnings For Supporting Protests
‘It could cause me lot of trouble, even my personal safety in real life. But I think it’s my duty to say something about the issue’
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10 Oct. 2019
After Billions Spent Rebuilding Iraq, Russia And China Are Gaining Ground There
China and Iraq recently elevated their relationship to a ‘strategic partnership’
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17 Nov. 2019
The “Great Pleasure in Destroying Christians”: The Persecution of Christians, September 2019
“These regulations [from 2006] stipulate that all places of non-Muslim worship must be licenced. However, the government has yet to issue any licence for a church buildings [sic] under this ordinance, ignoring applications from churches to regularise
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