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The Saturday Profile: A ‘Hillbilly’ From Arkansas, Doing Life in Qatar

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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Serena Williams Cartoon, Called Racist, Gets New Life on Paper’s Front Page

SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian newspaper has defended its decision to publish a provocative cartoon of the tennis star Serena Williams, using the image again — this time on its front page — and railing against “politically [...]
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Kavanaugh’s life seems scripted for a Supreme Court role

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems as carefully constructed as the Supreme Court arguments he will hear if he is confirmed to the high court. He checks all the boxes of the ways of Washington, or at least the way Washington [...]
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A life of courage, politics came down to 1 vote for McCain

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WASHINGTON (AP) – For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate of President Donald Trump’s long effort to repeal [...]
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The life and career of John McCain, in photos

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McCain gives a thumbs-up April 25, 2007, as he boards his campaign bus after a rally in Portsmouth, N.H. McCain had officially announced his bid for the presidency with a campaign rally that kicked off a four-day tour with stops in South Carolina, [...]
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Life in Turkey Now: Tough Talk, but Fears of Drug Shortages

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The lira’s plunge, exacerbated by a dispute with the U.S. over a detained pastor, has exposed growing economic pressures that some economists say could be near a breaking point. Source: NYT [...]
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Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The students left villages for the capital city to pursue an education and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. A suicide bombing ended all that. Source: NYT > World
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Manafort trial day 4: Accountant concedes possible wrongdoing, Manafort’s double life

2 months ago | 0 comment
People wait in line to enter the Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse to attend the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in Alexandria, Va. | Mark Wilson/Getty [...]
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U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that if the family and doctors agree, they do not need a court’s permission to let a patient in a persistent vegetative state die. Source: NYT > World
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Trump advisers quietly begin thinking about ‘life after Sarah’

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says publicly that she has no plans to leave the administration, but that hasn’t stopped some people close to President Donald Trump from contemplating “life after Sarah.” Planning for [...]