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It’s ‘One Tough Year’ After Hurricanes Tore Through British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, B.V.I. — Every morning, Helen Penn wakes up to the clamor of power drills and hammers. From her hillside home, she sees construction trucks clogging the streets below and tourists spilling out of cruise ships that have slowly [...]
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Fears of Maldives Crisis Ease After President Concedes Election Loss

MALÉ, Maldives — The Maldives’ Elections Commission on Monday declared a resounding presidential election victory for the opposition candidate, and after hours of tense waiting, the country’s authoritarian incumbent conceded [...]
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Kavanaugh confirmation in renewed peril after second assault claim

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Brett Kavanaugh does not yet have the votes to be confirmed and several GOP senators are watching his reaction to sexual misconduct allegations closely. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Brett [...]
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Ed Whelan taking ‘leave of absence’ after posting Kavanaugh theory

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The Ethics and Public Policy Center’s board declined Ed Whelan’s offer to step down permanently as president. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Ethics and Public Policy [...]
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Iran’s President Condemns Gulf State, and U.S., After Deadly Attack

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TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Sunday that a Persian Gulf country allied with the United States was behind the attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70 others. Mr. Rouhani did not [...]
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Rosenstein’s Hill tormentors surprisingly cautious after bombshell report

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Rod Rosenstein’s major congressional foes — including Rep. Matt Gaetz, Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Mark Meadows — have been muted in their criticism of the deputy attorney general following an explosive New York Times report. | [...]
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Survivor Found Inside Tanzania Ferry, Days After Deadly Capsize

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NAIROBI, Kenya — A day after Tanzanian authorities said they were unlikely to locate any more survivors from a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, an engineer who worked aboard the vessel was discovered alive in an apparent air [...]
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Philippines Struck by Another Deadly Landslide, Days After Typhoon

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MANILA — A landslide struck a village in the central Philippines on Thursday, burying up to 25 homes and killing at least 12 people. Officials said heavy rains in the days since Typhoon Mangkhut hit the country had contributed to [...]
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‘A Wrestler Never Dies,’ Afghans Say. After Bombing, Their Stories Live.

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KABUL, Afghanistan — There is a saying here: “A wrestler never dies.” It’s a commentary on how the sport’s champions hold a special place in Afghan hearts, and over the years, no place has produced more winners than the Maiwand [...]
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Ten Years after the Financial Crisis: Can It Happen Again?

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“Bad government drives out good business.” I added this quote to the latest edition of “The Maxims of Wall Street,” because it applies so appropriately to the cause of the 2008 financial crisis. It was largely government, not private [...]