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Fraser Anning, Australian senator, egged by teen amid blowback over anti-Muslim remarks

Fraser Anning, an Australian senator who blamed Muslims for the recent massacres at two mosques in New Zealand, was hit in the head with a raw egg while speaking Saturday. Police are investigating his reaction. Mr. Anning was addressing reporters [...]

House Dems postpone vote rebuking Omar amid pressure from left

The debate over if — and how — to reprimand Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar has exposed sharp divides within the caucus along generational, religious and ideological lines. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [...]

India bans Kashmir religious group amid sweeping crackdown

SRINAGAR, India (AP) – India has banned the largest political and religious group in Indian-controlled Kashmir in an ongoing crackdown on activists seeking the end of Indian rule in the disputed region, amid the most serious confrontation [...]

Market Rally Moves Upward and Onward Amid Global Political Events

The market rally moves upward and onward, despite global politics becoming a double-edged sword about to cut three or four different ways, depending on whose moral code can crumble the quickest. Heading into the new week when the stock market [...]

Amid Afghan Peace Talks, U.N. Reports Record Civilian Deaths in 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan — Even with peace talks underway, the war in Afghanistan killed almost 4,000 civilians last year, including a record number of children, officials said Sunday, making it the single deadliest year for Afghan civilians [...]

Amid Brexit Strains, Anglo-Irish Relations Are ‘Fraying’

BELTURBET, Ireland — When he crossed into Northern Ireland recently, Patrick O’Reilly felt his body tense up, a feeling that was once all-too familiar but that he thought would never return. Yet now, the fear and anxiety were creeping [...]

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 [...]

Trump butters up Barr amid signs of Mueller conclusion

“He’s a tremendous man and tremendous person who really respects this country and respects the justice system. So that’ll be totally up to him,” President Donald Trump said of his new Attorney General Bill Barr (pictured). | Brendan [...]

A Valentine in Uncertain Times: ‘I Kiss You Amid the Taliban’

Every step, every destination, I love you. To spite the murderous traditions, I love you. You are pious, your kisses are your prayer. You are different, your kisses are your protest. You are not afraid of love, of hope, of [...]

Pelosi’s freshmen fracture amid GOP pressure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has met with the freshmen Democrats several times, encouraging them to stay united and vote with the rest of the caucus. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Congress Democratic leaders are alarmed by the conflict [...]