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India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes [...]

Disney’s Video Streaming May Help Shareholders Have Magical Days

Disney’s video streaming service that its Chairman and CEO Bob Iger said would roll out later this year may lift the company’s stock price when it starts providing the company’s best content directly to its customers. The Walt Disney [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

96 Days Later, Nonstop Church Service to Protect Refugees Finally Ends

It was one of the longest religious ceremonies ever recorded, lasting for more than three months and involving nearly 1,000 pastors and priests. But on Wednesday afternoon, a Dutch church’s nonstop 96-day vigil finally came to an [...]

Thousands in Greece Protest Macedonia Deal Days Before Parliament Votes

ATHENS — Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Athens on Sunday, days before the Greek Parliament was to vote on ratifying an agreement to rename the country’s northern neighbor North Macedonia. Former Prime Minister Antonis [...]

Stranded Migrants Are Finally Brought to Shore After 19 Days

LONDON — A group of 49 migrants stranded at sea after being refused entry to any European port in late December, in a case seen as emblematic of the region’s increasingly hard-line approach to immigration, was finally allowed to [...]

9 days in, White House still seeking a shutdown message

Talks to reopen the government are virtually nonexistent as the partial shutdown enters its second full week. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Government Shutdown President Donald Trump continues trying to blame Democrats, as lawmakers [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Attn. Mr. President: 6 days until Speaker Pelosi

Presented by */ ]]> House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) arrives to a Democratic caucus meeting on Dec. 11. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO DRIVING THE DAY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN … DAY 7 … NANCY PELOSI will be speaker [...]

‘I’m okay with a shutdown’: Inside the chaos of the House GOP’s last days

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) would not comment on his Thursday morning exchange with President Donald Trump. But his success in getting the president to threaten a deal without money for a border wall speaks for itself. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Congress Trump [...]

‘Incredible deal’ or face-saving punt? How the next 90 days must save the U.S.-China agreement

The outcome from Saturday’s meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping sets up a challenging time frame for China. | Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> BUENOS [...]