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Audit: State agencies lax in filing affirmative action plans

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Auditor Suzanne Bump is calling on the state Human Resources Division to provide greater oversight of executive branch agency compliance with the diversity and affirmative action policies of Republican Gov. [...]

The English Voice of ISIS Comes Out of the Shadows

At first, Mr. Khalifa said, the audio was recorded in a professional studio, with walls made of foam to absorb ambient sound. They used the software Magix Samplitude to edit the sound, and the finished productions were broadcast through [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Battle rages on over Trump’s emergency declaration

Presented by */ ]]> “Important meetings and calls on China Trade Deal, and more, today with my staff,” President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday morning. “Big progress being made on soooo many different fronts!” [...]

Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris 2020 White House bid

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing Sen. Kamala Harris for president in 2020. The Democrat said in an MSNBC interview Friday: “I think the American people could not do better” than Harris. He added later in a tweet: “Kamala Harris [...]

India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes [...]

Trump bets on North Korea to break his losing streak

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (right) walks with President Donald Trump during a break in talks at their U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Skeptics have scoffed at the possibility that Trump can convince Kim [...]

Mohammad Javad Zarif rips Mike Pence, U.S. over ‘unhealthy fixation’ with Iran

MUNICH — Iran’s foreign minister is blasting the United States’ “unhealthy fixation” with his country and condemning the Trump administration’s efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mohammad [...]

Land Mines Block Saudi-Led Assault in Yemen, Killing Civilians

“The mines are our problem, the reason for the miserable situation we are suffering,” he said. Afif Jameel, a soldier from Taiz, a city in southwest Yemen, who said his age was about 21 or 22, said he was pitching a tent in captured [...]

2020 hopefuls hunt for viral moments

There is nothing quite as valuable — or lucrative, or unpredictable — as a moment that catches fire online | Scott Olson/Getty Images 2020 Elections Campaigns are courting social-first online video outlets and taping their candidates [...]

Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state’s new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News [...]