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It’s ‘One Tough Year’ After Hurricanes Tore Through British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, B.V.I. — Every morning, Helen Penn wakes up to the clamor of power drills and hammers. From her hillside home, she sees construction trucks clogging the streets below and tourists spilling out of cruise ships that have slowly [...]
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Corey Stewart on Kavanaugh nomination: ‘It’s time to vote’

LYNCHBURG — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart on Thursday said that “it’s time to vote” on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and that Americans want to move forward. Mr. Stewart, who is challenging Democratic Sen. [...]
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Trump says it’s not fair to count thousands of Hurricane Maria deaths. Researchers say he’s wrong.

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump accused unnamed Democrats of adding deaths “for any reason, like old age” to the death count. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images By MATTHEW CHOI 09/13/2018 05:31 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on [...]
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With anonymous op-ed, it’s Times vs. Times

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
The op-ed raised a host of ethical and journalistic questions many have never considered before, including for journalists who work for the New York Times. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> [...]
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‘It’s open season on the president’: Anonymous op-ed unleashes fresh West Wing meltdown

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The hunt for the mole began as soon as The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration official declaring that many in the government are working to thwart the president [...]
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Donald Trump says it’s ‘disgraceful’ Bruce Ohr still at DOJ

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
President Trump on Wednesday launched another attack against longtime Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, saying it’s “disgraceful” he still has a job at the department. The president’s tweet comes one day after Mr. Ohr testified [...]
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‘It’s the only excuse they’ll need’: Legal blows fuel impeachment fears

1 month ago | 0 comment
*/ ]]> President Donald Trump and his allies were armed with a quick response to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s guilty verdict – it had nothing to do with Russian collusion, and nothing to do with Trump. But Michael Cohen’s [...]
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Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The president’s decision, announced in a tweet, raised the possibility of further tariff escalations with China and other countries whose currencies are falling against the dollar. Source: [...]
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Taiwan Dispatch: Taiwan Baseball? It’s ‘Hot Noisy,’ and Ingrained in National Identity

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Baseball is one of the most potent instruments of soft power in this small but spirited bastion of democracy. And what goes on in the stands is unlike anything seen, or heard, in America. Source: [...]
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Forget Pepsi vs. Coke, Now It’s Trump vs. Koch

2 months ago | 0 comment
When I was a kid, one of the biggest “battles” in American culture was Pepsi vs. Coke. Pepsi even issued its famous “Pepsi Challenge,” where it invited people to take a blind taste test to see which cola they preferred. My family actually [...]