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China Is Confronting New U.S. Hostility. But Is It Ready for the Fight?

BEIJING — The Chinese leader, wearing a dark Mao suit, and the American president, in a black tuxedo, stood side by side with arms aloft at the Kennedy Center. Deng Xiaoping and Jimmy Carter smiled broadly as the orchestra played [...]
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Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) – Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But [...]
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In the Balkans, Russia and the West Fight a Disinformation-Age Battle

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SKOPJE, Macedonia — As Macedonians prepare for the most important vote in their nation’s history, scores of Facebook posts are urging voters to burn their ballots. Hundreds of new websites are calling for a boycott. And one news [...]
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Bob Menendez’s political fight for survival

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The latest Quinnipiac poll, released in late August, showed Sen. BobMenendez with just a six-point lead over challenger Bob Hugin, 43 percent to 37 percent. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> It wasn’t supposed to be like [...]
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Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island governor, wins Dem nomination; fight mirrors 2014 race

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Democratic governor won her party’s nomination for a second term in Wednesday’s primary, overcoming a spirited but poorly funded challenge, while the mayor of the state’s second-largest city [...]
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Fight to Retake Last ISIS Territory in Syria Begins

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A shifting attack strategy In Iraq and Syria, even with its territory greatly diminished, the Islamic State has persisted. Months after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared “final victory” over the group in 2017, three Iraqi provinces [...]
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‘We’re going to fight it like hell’

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*/ ]]> CHICAGO — Democratic Party officials are on the verge of greenlighting a Bernie Sanders-endorsed plan to weaken the influence of superdelegates in the presidential nominating process. But it won’t be pretty. As Democratic National [...]
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Ouster of Zuma Loyalist Bolsters South Africa’s Corruption Fight

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The country’s chief prosecutor, a close ally of ex-president Jacob Zuma, was told to step down, clearing the way for the Ramaphosa administration to take a tougher stance on graft. Source: [...]
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Democrats’ 2020 presidential fight gets an early dress rehearsal

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NEW ORLEANS — An unwieldy field of top Democrats clamored for critical ground in the run-up to the 2020 presidential primary over the weekend, courting progressive activists as they tilt toward a full-on campaign. In a three-day audition [...]
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Trump’s losing fight against Obamacare

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President Donald Trump can’t kill Obamacare, no matter how hard he tries. His administration’s latest threat to the law, unveiled Wednesday, expands the availability of short-term health plans that critics deride as “junk” [...]