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2 Mar. 2018
Egypt arrests mother cited in BBC report; lawyer disappears
CAIRO (AP) — A mother who in a BBC report that angered Egyptian authorities accused the police of torturing her daughter and being behind her disappearance has been arrested.Also, a human rights lawyer who reported the woman’s arrest has gone mi
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5 May. 2019
Iran and a Tale of Two Losers
Forty years after the Islamic Revolution, the clergy-led ruling elite was still behaving like a sect rather than a state, thus preventing Iran from behaving like a normal nation with all its merits and defects. The fifth and highest stage is that of
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2 Mar. 2018
Two arrested in Japanese fast-train bid-rigging case
TOKYO (Reuters) – A Kajima Corp official and a former executive of Taisei Corp were arrested on Friday as part of an investigation into the suspected rigging of bids for a Japanese high-speed rail project, prosecutors said. Prosecutors are in
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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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1 Mar. 2018
Putin: Tests Of ICBMs Were ‘Excellent’
‘One of them’s already on combat duty’
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9 May. 2017
From Johnny Carson to Stephen Colbert
In a monologue considered witty by teenagers, teenagers in adult bodies and those who hate President Trump, CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert said about President Trump, “The only thing your mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin’s c*** holster,” and “You’re turning into a real prick-tator.” Wit...
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28 Feb. 2018
France Finally Admits Jewish Woman’s Death Was ‘Anti-Semitic Murder’
‘Antisemitic nature of her homicide’
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2 Jun. 2017
This New Hampshire County Switched From Obama to Trump. How the Opioid Crisis May Have Influenced That.
COLEBROOK, N.H.—His left foot in a walking boot after surgery, Rick Samson, an independent-minded county commissioner in the northernmost part of New Hampshire, is behind the wheel of his pickup truck, describing how this region—“North Country” to locals—is used to going it alone. “I run as a Republican, however ...
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7 May. 2019
Limiting Nuclear Arms, Not Freezing Them: Like Reagan, Like Trump
Nearly 40 years ago, critics of President Ronald Reagan’s “peace through strength” policy used the same template of criticism. This brush-off existed not because Reagan was putting forward unworkable or unrealistic ideas. The real root of the criticism
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2 Mar. 2018
Police say 10 Maoist rebels killed in raid in eastern India
PATNA, India (AP) — Police say they have killed at least 10 Maoist rebels in a raid on one of their strongholds in eastern India.Senior police officer D.M. Awasthy says the police acting on intelligence raided the forested hideout in Bijapur dis
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1 Mar. 2018
Apparently Tweeting Pictures Of ISIS Brutality Is Enough To Get You Prosecuted As France Goes After Far-Right Politician
‘In other countries this would have earned me a medal’
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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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