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Rohingya Muslims Are Supposed to Be Going Back to Myanmar. Why Aren’t They?

Bangladesh, the Muslim-majority nation where most of the Rohingya have sought refuge, then said it supported the idea. “I’m very positive,” Foreign Affairs Minister A.K. Abdul Momen told reporters in early August. “I’m expecting [...]

Bernie Sanders pushes back at Trump: I’m Jewish and have ‘no concerns’ about voting Democratic

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Tuesday pushed back on President Trump’s statement that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are either misinformed or disloyal. “Let me say this to the president: I am a proud Jewish person, and I have no concerns [...]

Trump resists aides’ pressure to back Hong Kong protesters

A protester is overcome by tear gas near the Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Aug. 14, 2019. | Vincent Yu/AP Photo white house The president is singularly focused on cutting a trade deal with Xi Jinping, officials say. By [...]

Sen. Rand Paul easing back in public view after lung surgery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is easing back into public activities after his recent lung surgery sidelined him for part of the August congressional break. The Kentucky Republican is set to deliver a speech Tuesday at a chamber [...]

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily

AKTAU, Kazakhstan — The young woman said she thought she was going on vacation in Turkey, but instead found herself in Syria, tricked, she said, by her husband, who joined the Islamic State. She herself, she said, never subscribed [...]

Pakistan Hits Back at India Over Kashmir Move, Targeting Bilateral Trade

NEW DELHI — Pakistan announced plans on Wednesday to punish India for unilaterally wiping out the autonomy of Kashmir by ending bilateral trade, downgrading diplomatic ties and expelling India’s high commissioner to the country. A [...]

2020 Dems back gun limits after El Paso mass shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have become chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire [...]

Report: India sends back ex-Maldives vice president

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – India on Saturday sent back a former Maldives vice president who sought asylum after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid police questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds, a news [...]

Biden bites back: Key moments from the second Dem debate

“You’re dipping into the Kool-Aid and you don’t even know the flavor,” Sen. Cory Booker said of former Vice President Joe Biden. | Paul Sancya/AP Photo 2020 democratic debates Biden didn’t attack any candidates directly in [...]

Fight back, pick policy fights, bring Twitter charm to life: What each Dem needs out of Wednesday’s debate

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticized at home for the time he’s spending away, but he’s still not having much of an effect on the primary conversation. He’s focused heavily on President Donald Trump, who he calls “ConDon” [...]