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Slovenia Elections Tilt Another European Country to the Right

“I will say what I have said already before: We are for solidarity, but we are against stupidity,” he said, advocating a policy of discouraging migrants from coming to Europe by improving conditions in their own countries. Since the [...]
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‘This is the weirdest race in the country’

FULLERTON, Calif. — Gil Cisneros and Andy Thorburn, two millionaire Democratic candidates for a battleground House district in Southern California, had been attacking each other so ruthlessly that party leaders encouraged them to meet at [...]
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Trump says mass shootings have been ‘going on too long in our country’

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President Donald Trump, who briefly alarmed gun-rights activists by suggesting aggressive measures after the shooting in Parkland, Fla., did not specify what sort of actions [...]
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Baby Breitbarts to pop up across the country?

2 months ago | 0 comment
In March, Congresswoman Diane Black, a top candidate for governor in Tennessee, put out a campaign ad that seemed at first glance to be utterly textbook: a scene of President Donald Trump embracing her played while a quote from a local news [...]
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‘Their Country Is Being Invaded’: Exodus of Venezuelans Overwhelms Northern Brazil

2 months ago | 0 comment
Since February, in collaboration with the United Nations, the Brazilian Army has been building temporary shelters with spacious white tents across the city. By the end of May, it hopes to have 11 shelters with a capacity for some 5,500 [...]
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China’s tariffs test the political patience of farm country

3 months ago | 0 comment
The Chinese market is especially crucial to American soybean farmers: China bought nearly 30 percent of America’s soybean production in 2017. | Charlie Neibergall/AP [...]
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My 72-Hour Safari in Clinton Country

3 months ago | 0 comment
On a recent March morning, as a nor’easter walloped an idyllic Brooklyn street with snow, members of the Park Slope Food Coop ambled inside, shopping for bargains on broccolini and organic wheatgrass. I was here under somewhat false pretenses, [...]
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In China’s Coal Country, a Ban Brings Blue Skies, Cold Homes

4 months ago | 0 comment
Many coal stoves were removed before new furnaces were installed, leaving tens of thousands of people shivering without heat when winter’s first cold snap arrived earlier than normal. Then, with so many districts switching to natural [...]
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Fake Country Carved From Catalonia Means to Mock Separatism

5 months ago | 0 comment
The Tabàrnia initiative went viral on social media shortly after Dec. 21, when Catalonia’s separatist parties retained their narrow parliamentary majority, winning 70 of the 135 seats in the Catalan Parliament, in a snap election called [...]
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Deadly Fire Undermines South Korean Leader’s Vow to Make Country Safer

5 months ago | 0 comment
Like other rural towns in South Korea, Miryang has seen its population rapidly age in recent decades as its young have abandoned farming and migrated to cities. Miryang residents who have used the hospital reported that its intensive [...]