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White House, GOP point to Democratic ‘resistance’ behind Kavanaugh ‘smear’

President Donald Trump led the offensive, telling reporters that the charges against Brett Kavanaugh “could be one of the single most unfair, unjust things to happen to a candidate for anything.” | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Share on [...]
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Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview

Jakub Kalensky, who leads efforts to counter disinformation at the head of a European Union unit in Brussels that analyzes Russian disinformation, said the two men’s story was so hard to believe that Russia’s “message may simply [...]
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McConnell works feverishly behind the scenes to save Kavanaugh

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is juggling the needs of a significant number of senators queasy over the prospect of confirming Brett Kavanaugh without hearing his accuser testify. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]
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Behind Trump’s obsession with social media suppression

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In public comments and private conversations with his allies, President Donald Trump has bashed the San Francisco tech elites who he believes worked in 2016 to get his political nemesis, Hillary Clinton, elected president. | Scott Olson/Getty [...]
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The Man Who Took On the Pope: The Story Behind the Viganò Letter

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ROME — At 9:30 a.m. last Wednesday, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò showed up at the Rome apartment of a conservative Vatican reporter with a simple clerical collar, a Rocky Mountains baseball cap and an explosive story to tell. Archbishop [...]
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Britain Suggests Russia Is Behind Latest Nerve Agent Case

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The authorities were still seeking a container that may have held the agent that poisoned two people, killing one of them. Source: NYT > World
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Pruitt leaves behind a long to-do list

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Scott Pruitt has left a lot of unfinished business for his successor. For all his reputation as a deregulatory crusader — the trait that helped him stay atop the Environmental Protection Agency through months of ethics scandals — Pruitt’s [...]
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Japan Executes Cult Leader Behind 1995 Sarin Gas Subway Attack

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Shoko Asahara, whose doomsday cult killed 13 people when it released sarin gas in the Tokyo subway, was hanged on Friday along with six followers. Source: NYT > World
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Who Is Behind Trump’s Links to Arab Princes? A Billionaire Friend

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The connections nurtured by the financier Tom Barrack look to have paid off handsomely for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — and for his business. Source: NYT > World
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Behind Armenia’s Revolt, Young Shock Troops From the Tech Sector

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YEREVAN, Armenia — At 26, Lilit Petrosyan had a lot going for her, with a combined master’s degree in sociology and pedagogy and a job she liked developing features for PicsArt, a globally successful app used to manipulate photographs [...]