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‘We have a crisis’: Democrats at war over voter data trove

State parties have expressed bewilderment that the Democratic National Committee is expecting them to cede some control of one of their key assets — for what they consider to be nothing in return. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Elections A [...]

Newsom vows to withdraw Guard from border, seeks help for humanitarian crisis

Newsom has suggested he would take a far more interactive approach with the Mexican government and revive commissions and trade offices. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — A month [...]

Mexico’s Incoming Government to Discuss Options to Cope With Migrant Crisis

MEXICO CITY — Leaders of the incoming Mexican government, who are under pressure to deal with thousands of migrants at the border awaiting entry into the United States, plan to meet as early as Sunday to discuss options to cope with [...]

Marseille Dispatch: In a ‘French Detroit,’ a Housing Crisis Turns Deadly for Poor

MARSEILLE, France — The red-helmeted marine firefighter was firm. “Right,” he told the anxious families gathered around him, “we’re closing up the building.” Bewildered and frightened, they climbed the darkened, rickety [...]

Immigration crisis? The stats tell a different story

It’s true there were more border arrests in 2018 than in 2017, a development that prompted the president to level blistering criticism against Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen. But in 2017, border arrests had dropped to a historic [...]

Senior Saudi Prince Returns to Kingdom as Royals Confront Khashoggi Crisis

LONDON — A senior member of the Saudi royal family, who had feared returning to the kingdom, flew back to Riyadh from London on Tuesday in the most significant move in the royal family since the killing of the dissident Jamal Khashoggi. The [...]

Brazil Election: How Jair Bolsonaro Turned Crisis Into Opportunity

RIO DE JANEIRO — Had the blade slashed a bit more of Jair Bolsonaro’s abdomen, the evangelical preacher who came to see him in the hospital might have had to prepare a eulogy about his friend’s presidential hopes being dashed [...]

Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Turns Deadly

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s escalating political crisis turned deadly on Sunday when the bodyguard of a former cabinet minister fired on a crowd, killing at least one person and wounding two others, the police said. The former [...]

For Afghans, ‘Words Do Not Have the Strength’ to Speak of Existential Crisis

Muqadessa Ahmadzai, 25, is running in Nangarhar Province, where many districts are under threat from the Taliban or the Islamic State, and where the provincial capital, Jalalabad, has been wrecked by repeated suicide attacks. She says [...]

Fears of Maldives Crisis Ease After President Concedes Election Loss

MALÉ, Maldives — The Maldives’ Elections Commission on Monday declared a resounding presidential election victory for the opposition candidate, and after hours of tense waiting, the country’s authoritarian incumbent conceded [...]