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Cyclorama to be unveiled again amid diverging views of past

ATLANTA (AP) – At a time when counties, cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, one of the world’s largest paintings of the American Civil War will reopen to the public Friday. But the artwork [...]

2 Israel Centrists, Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid, Join Forces Against Netanyahu

Campaigning separately, the two had espoused many of the same goals, addressing social problems like overcrowded hospitals, traffic-choked roads and a housing crunch, while promising a cautious approach to peacemaking with the Palestinians. [...]

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

WASHINGTON (AP) – William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel’s findings [...]

For U.K.’s Labour, Anti-Semitism Is as Divisive and Damaging as Brexit

“I cannot remain in a party that I have come to the sickening conclusion is institutionally anti-Semitic,” Ms. Berger said on Monday. She had been threatened with a vote of no-confidence by local party activists for her public criticisms [...]

Judge broadens gag order against Roger Stone after Instagram post

Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, leaves a U.S. district courthouse after a hearing on Thursday in Washington. | Alex Wong/Getty Images mueller investigation The longtime Trump associate was trying [...]

If Joe Biden enters 2020 presidential race, Trump-like support is expected by Democrats

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has yet to declare his presidential intentions, but if he does run, he’s looking at a Trump-like coalition of support within the Democratic Party, with backing from men, the less-educated and older voters. Mr. [...]

Venezuela’s Ex-Spy Chief Rejects Maduro, Accusing Leader’s Inner Circle of Corruption

CARACAS, Venezuela — A former intelligence chief in Venezuela who is one of the government’s most prominent figures turned against President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday, calling him a dictator with a corrupt inner circle that has [...]

Hogan rips RNC for shielding Trump from primary challenge

“I’d say it’s been something of a feeding frenzy,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said of people talking to him about a potential primary challenge to President Donald Trump. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo 2020 Elections The Maryland [...]

Kamala Harris breaks silence on Jussie Smollett: ‘Sad, frustrated, and disappointed’

Democratic presidential contender Kamala D. Harris broker her silence Thursday on the Jussie Smollett case, calling the apparent hoax disappointing and a distraction from fighting racism and homophobia. The California senator said in a statement [...]

Pope Opens Meeting on Clerical Sex Abuse Under Great Pressure From Victims for Change

VATICAN CITY — Cloistered inside the Vatican on Thursday, Roman Catholic Church leaders heard searing prerecorded video testimonials from abuse survivors, including one made pregnant three times by a priest who started abusing her [...]