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Nebraska election opens with races for governor, Senate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Polls have opened in Nebraska as voters statewide prepare to decide on races for governor, Congress and whether to expand the state’s Medicaid system. Ballots can be cast until 8 p.m. Tuesday. One measure in the [...]

Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Opens for First Time in 20 Years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Astebeha Tesfaye went to visit friends in Eritrea, and had to stay 20 years. “I was going to take the bus the next day,” he said by phone on Tuesday, “but I heard that the roads were blocked, and that [...]

International Criminal Court Opens Door to a Rohingya Inquiry

In a surprise ruling, judges at the International Criminal Court said Thursday that they could exercise jurisdiction to investigate the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from their homes in Myanmar as a crime [...]

Trump, Welcoming a ‘Terrific Relationship,’ Opens Talks With North Korea’s Leader

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The meeting is the most improbable geopolitical courtship in recent memory, opening an unpredictable chapter between the United States and North Korea. Source: NYT > World
Portal To Hell Opens In White House Lawn. Obama Never Had One Of Those.
OK, so maybe it wasn’t only where the M happened to be. Donald Trump is apparently doing such a great job of draining the swamp (and piping its denizens straight into his administration) that the lawn of the White House is developing a sinkhole. [...]
U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem: 9 Things to Know About the City
An Economic Divide About 76 percent of the Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem live below the poverty line compared with about 23 percent of Jewish residents. In the Arab neighborhoods, the average monthly income is 40 percent lower [...]
Canada Struggles as It Opens Its Arms to Victims of ISIS
The head of the settlement agency in Toronto, Mario Calla, said that it had been relying on family doctors to find psychological help for their refugee patients, and that the organization was introducing a support group now. In Calgary, [...]
Trump Opens Door, Just Slightly, to Talking With North Korea
It was not clear why Mr. Yun had decided to retire so suddenly. He did not immediately return a request for comment. Heather Nauert, spokeswoman for the State Department, said in a statement that Mr. Yun was retiring “for personal reasons” [...]
U.S. Opens Door to North Korea Talks, a Victory for South’s President
The United States, they said, would reiterate its demands that North Korea make concessions and did not plan to offer any in return. As of now, there are no plans to cancel or further delay joint military exercises by the United States [...]
Door Opens for Women to Run for Office. But Will They Be Allowed In?
Only half of them belong to her United National Party. The rest are all independent candidates, joined with Ms. Hettiarachchi in the cause of seeing more female leaders in a society where some developmental indicators have been improving [...]