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President Trump, voices from across political spectrum remember Barbara Bush

President Donald Trump said that Barbara Bush (pictured) was a “was an advocate of the American family“ and said his and First Lady Melania Trump‘s thoughts and prayers [...]
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‘They Eat Money’: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption

“We were happy,” Mr. Ncongwane said, adding, in hindsight, “although we were happy for a crook.” In 2012, Mr. Zwane and agricultural department officials arrived in Vrede to promote the dairy farm project. Flanked by the council [...]
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Trump risks political blowback from his base on Syria

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President Donald Trump staked much of his 2016 campaign on vowing to solve problems at home instead of entangling the U.S. in conflicts abroad. Yet as president, he’s gone the other way, deciding to launch airstrikes against Syria this weekend [...]
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China’s tariffs test the political patience of farm country

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The Chinese market is especially crucial to American soybean farmers: China bought nearly 30 percent of America’s soybean production in 2017. | Charlie Neibergall/AP [...]
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Records show Trump aides plotted political win for Rick Scott

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announce at the Tallahassee International Airport on Jan. 9 that there will be no new offshore drilling in the [...]
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Cambridge Analytica, Trump-Tied Political Firm, Offered to Entrap Politicians

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The firm’s so-called psychographic modeling techniques, which were built in part with the data harvested from Facebook, underpinned its work for the Trump campaign in 2016, though many have questioned their effectiveness. Less noticed [...]
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Victims of Political Violence Want More Than Handshake From Kenyan Leaders

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Mr. Kenyatta won the August presidential vote, but in a historic ruling the Supreme Court nullified the result, citing irregularities, and ordered a second election. Mr. Odinga withdrew from the second vote, which was held in October, [...]
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Statues Across India Are Vandalized as Political Tensions Rise

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The opposition parties say the backers of B.J.P. and its allies foster a climate of intolerance and target other Hindus that oppose them, as well as religious minorities such as Muslims. But the B.J.P., which says the party is inclusive, [...]
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Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite

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The prosecutors have protected the identities of the witnesses, who are considered to be “of public interest.” Photo Antonis Samaras, a former prime minister, in Parliament on Wednesday. He is on a list of politicians [...]
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Kenya’s Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons

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Not long after, though, things fell apart. The elder Mr. Kenyatta became a pro-Western capitalist, entrenching the wealth of his family and his ethnic community from his presidential perch. The elder Mr. Odinga advocated sharing state [...]