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Trump wages war against New York

Even in the West Wing, all politics is local. President Donald Trump — raised in Queens, made in Manhattan — in the past week is finding his latest targets back home, turning New York political leaders into liberal punching bags that offer [...]
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How Dangerous Are Italy’s Bridges? Even After Genoa, No One Knows

[unable to retrieve full-text content] No central authority tracks or enforces maintenance of Italy’s aging transportation network — and that is a big problem, experts say. Source: NYT > World
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Trump irks GOP by praising three candidates in one Senate race

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In Arizona’s Republican Senate primary, front-runner Martha McSally is airing ads featuring a video clip of President Donald Trump calling her “the real deal.” Her main challenger, Kelli Ward, is circulating mailers featuring [...]
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Muslim Job Applicant Who Refused Handshake Wins Discrimination Case in Sweden

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Farah Alhajeh placed her hand on her heart when greeting a prospective colleague, explaining that she avoided physical contact with men because of her religion. Source: NYT > World
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Trump ties revoking Brennan’s clearance to the Russia probe

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“I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham,” President Donald Trump told the Journal. “And these people led it!” | Chris Kleponis/Getty Images President [...]
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Protesters in Russia Accuse Government of Entrapping Young Critics

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the number of Russian teenagers arrested on extremism charges rises significantly, parents and others accuse the government of silencing dissent. Source: NYT > World
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Pentagon punishes reporters over tough coverage

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The Pentagon’s top spokesperson was ostensibly seeking to make peace with the media when she headed down to the building’s press bullpen about three weeks ago for an off-the-record discussion on how to improve relations. But [...]
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11-Year-Old Bride of Malaysian Man Is Returned to Thailand

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The girl’s marriage to a man 30 years her senior highlighted the prevalence of child brides in Malaysia, which belies the country’s modern outlook. Source: NYT > World
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‘If they take the House, he wins big’: Trump loyalists see upside in impeachment

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There’s a new way of demonstrating loyalty to Donald Trump and his Republican Party: Claiming that the president could not only survive an impeachment effort, but that it would guarantee his victory in 2020. The idea gaining [...]
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‘We Are Tired of Crying for the Dead’: A Stunned Genoa Mourns

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] At the morgue, people looking for missing travelers dreaded what they might find. Residents wondered how they would get from one side of Genoa to the other. Source: NYT > World