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Portage mayor wants information blocked from federal trial

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) – An indicted northwestern Indiana mayor is maintaining that prosecutors used a confidential informant to improperly know they had more time to investigate the case. Attorneys for Republican Portage Mayor James Snyder [...]
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World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing [...]
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Nigerian Herders Face Threat From Farmers Competing for Land

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DAMINIYA, Nigeria — Hundreds of horned cattle wandered back to camp after a long day of grazing, their moos sounding more like wails. Manu Baka walked into the middle of the herd and lit a small campfire. Cows began to gather around [...]
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The Saturday Profile: A ‘Hillbilly’ From Arkansas, Doing Life in Qatar

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Senator Boozman wrote to Mr. Trump in March urging him to “raise the issue of Mr. Downs’ release” when the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, visited Washington in April. It is unclear if Mr. Trump mentioned the matter. Mr. [...]
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12-year-old girl from Honduras reunited with her family

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – A girl from Honduras has been reunited with her family in New Hampshire after she was separated from them by the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings. Twelve-year-old [...]
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Wreckage May Be From Endeavour, Ship That Explored World and Charted Australia

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SYDNEY, Australia — The Endeavour set off from England in 1768 and traversed a world that sailors’ maps had yet to document. The ship bounded through the Pacific Ocean, scraping up against the Great Barrier Reef and stopping in [...]
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Ray Izzo hangs Allan Fung sign from noose in Glocester, Rhode Island

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A sign for a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Rhode Island was hung Tuesday from a noose in front of a home. Cranston Mayor Allan Fung said that displaying his campaign sign in Glocester like that is disgusting and [...]
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After the Storm: Photos From Hong Kong, Battered by Typhoon Mangkhut

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Hong Kong is a city well prepared for typhoons, with a detailed warning system that alerts residents to the severity of any approaching storm so that they know how — and how quickly — to respond. But when Typhoon Mangkhut battered [...]
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Can Ethiopia’s New Leader, a Political Insider, Change His Country from the Inside Out?

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LOS ANGELES — On the morning of his first day of school, when he was 7, Abiy Ahmed heard his mother whispering into his ears. “‘You’re unique, my son,’” he recalled her saying. “You will end up in the palace. So when you [...]
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Spanish Parliament Votes to Exhume Franco from Monument He Had Built

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MADRID — The Spanish Parliament voted on Thursday to exhume the remains of Francisco Franco, the former dictator, from the underground basilica that he had built near Madrid, intensifying a debate over his legacy that continues 43 [...]