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Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar

Internet users welcomed the change on Monday. Still, some said the company owed gays an apology. “It is totally insincere,” Bai Fei, a feminist activist in Shanghai, said of the announcement. “They have already harmed us. I want [...]
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News Analysis: After Trump Strikes Syria, Syrians Wonder ‘What’s Next?’

Seven years in, some now argue that the only realistic way to stop the war, prevent a jihadist resurgence and allow the country to move on is to acknowledge that Mr. Assad, with help from Iran and Russia, will remain in power and to effectively [...]
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In Moscow, a Sense of Relief After a Limited Syria Attack

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Mr. Assad has become something of a “human shield” limiting Russia’s options, noted Vladimir Frolov, an independent foreign affairs analyst and columnist for Republic.ru, “but it was a choice that Moscow made.” President Putin [...]
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Dutch ‘Singing Road’ Silenced After Villagers Complain: ‘I’m Going Nuts’

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The coastal province of Friesland, while part of the Netherlands, has its own language. “We don’t speak Dutch; we speak Frisian,” Ms. Poepjes said. “So that’s why we gained the title of cultural capital in 2018, and we wanted to highlight [...]
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White House puts Mueller on notice after raid

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Given President Donald Trump’s ongoing frustration with Robert Mueller‘s investigation, one former campaign official predicted that both Rod Rosenstein and Mueller [...]
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Yulia Skripal Released From Hospital After Nerve Agent Attack

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“Yulia has asked for privacy from the media and I want to reiterate that request,” Dr. Christine Blanshard, medical director of Salisbury District Hospital, told reporters on Tuesday. “This is not the end of her treatment, but marks [...]
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After Gaza Clash, Israel and Palestinians Fight With Videos and Words

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Israel’s defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, ruled out participation in any commission of inquiry, telling Army Radio on Sunday that the Israeli military “did what had to be done.” He added, “I think that all of our troops deserve [...]
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Anguished Mourners Beg for Answers After Jail Fire in Venezuela

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Family members who rushed to the overcrowded jail at news of the fire on Thursday were sprayed with tear gas by security forces, adding outrage to the inexplicable. By late afternoon on Friday, the cemetery was a hodgepodge of grief, [...]
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Trump Advisers Urge Tougher Russia Policy After Expulsions

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“I don’t remember such bad shape of our relations,” Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador to Washington, told NBC’s “Today” show. “There is a great mistrust between the United States and Russia.” Since his arrival last [...]
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After being pent up for days, Trump lets ’er rip

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He predicted that the U.S. would pull out of Syria “like, very soon.” He said President Barack Obama left him a “gift” of judicial vacancies. And he praised actress Roseanne Barr for the success of her rebooted show, exclaiming, [...]