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Turkey removes 3 pro-Kurdish mayors from office

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – In a new government crackdown on a pro-Kurdish party, Turkey on Monday removed from office the elected mayors of three cities in the mostly Kurdish-populated southeast region over their alleged links to rebels, replacing [...]

Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change

CHICAGO (AP) – Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from [...]

Soldier from India awarded citizenship after long delay

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. Army Specialist Hiren Korat had enlisted in the Army three years ago as part of a program [...]

‘It’s Like a Beehive Coming After Me’: Portraits From a Political Spectacle

DES MOINES—Every four years, politics and pork chops collide in a uniquely Iowan tradition, when a parade of presidential hopefuls turn an iconic state fair into a national spectacle. For the hundreds of thousands of Iowans who congregated [...]

Oakland police cite FBI agent after gun stolen from vehicle

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Officials say police issued a citation to an FBI agent last month after the agent’s gun was stolen from a parked vehicle in Oakland. The East Bay Times reports the Oakland Police Department used a 2016 state law [...]

Leftist Atop Argentina Race Moves From Kirchner’s Shadow. Will His Policies Follow?

BUENOS AIRES — As Argentina this week endured a market free-fall at the prospect of President Mauricio Macri’s losing the coming presidential election, the mastermind of the strategy that may well defeat him has remained largely [...]

Israel bars Omar, Tlaib from entering country, as Trump lashes out

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were slated to arrive in Israel this weekend, but President Donald Trump had lobbied Israeli leaders to bar them from entering the country. | J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share [...]

O’Rourke plots return from 2020 sidelines

Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke started strong when he announced his presidential bid, but he soon flatlined in public opinion polls and saw his fundraising fall off. | Chris Covatta/Getty Images 2020 elections Persistent calls [...]

Cuccinelli defends his Statue of Liberty poem revisions: It refers to ‘people coming from Europe’

Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli doubled down on his revisions to the Statue of Liberty immigration poem Tuesday by saying it was referring to “people coming from Europe.” Mr. Cuccinelli garnered [...]

Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear

SRINAGAR, Kashmir — On the streets of Srinagar, Kashmir’s biggest city, security officers tied black bandannas over their faces, grabbed their guns and took positions behind checkpoints. People glanced out the windows of their homes, [...]