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Bangkok Dispatch: Seeking ‘a Good Afterlife,’ and Not Just for Humans

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Thailand’s capital, with little green space and deadly reptiles, is not ideal for pets. But owners spoil their dogs and cats in life — and often cremate them in a Buddhist ceremony when [...]
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He’s Supposed to Marry a Japanese Princess. Just Don’t Call Him Her Fiancé.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Princess Mako’s road to marriage has not been easy, and now the Japanese government is taking issue with calling the man she plans to marry her “fiancé.” Source: NYT > [...]
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‘I was just doing my job,’ Coats says, defending Russian election meddling findings

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Dan Coats said he had a “good relationship” with Donald Trump, but Coats’ comments were nonetheless part of a series of contradictions between the nation’s [...]
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News Analysis: Just Sitting Down With Trump, Putin Comes Out Ahead

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] By attacking Europe and starting a trade war with America’s closest allies, President Trump has already advanced the agenda of President Vladimir V. Putin, analysts say. Source: NYT > World
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Merkel Survives, Just. But for How Much Longer?

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The German chancellor has emerged from a spectacular two-week rebellion with her government intact but her authority further diminished Source: NYT > World
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It’s not just abortion: 5 issues likely to be affected by Kennedy’s exit

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When it comes to issues like abortion and affirmative action, it has seemed for years that Justice Anthony Kennedy was holding back the tide. Now, his retirement may unleash a crashing wave. The departure of the relatively moderate Kennedy [...]
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‘He’s just become too angry’: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette publisher defends firing cartoonist

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covers a key area in a critical swing state that helped elect Trump president in 2016. | POLITICO Screengrab LAKEVILLE, Conn. — The publisher [...]
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Russia Wants to Play Nice With Foreigners. Just Not Too Nice.

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] As officials tried to ensure a warm welcome for World Cup fans, a lawmaker warned that women should avoid sex with foreigners, especially those from other races. Source: NYT > World
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Mexico Could Press Bribery Charges. It Just Hasn’t.

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Since then, the case has made few advances, with even basic information requests languishing for months, according to two other people who have reviewed the latest case files. But the stronger investigation in Mexico, begun early last [...]
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Elizabeth Warren Just Might Have A Shot At Reelection

2 months ago | 0 comment
Donald Trump struggles with “God Bless America.” Elizabeth Warren can lip-synch “Come To My Window” Sometimes we have to remind ourselves that Elizabeth Warren is actually a first-term US senator. She’s been such an influential figure, [...]