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Italy’s Most Powerful Politician Joins Steve Bannon’s ‘Movement’

Mr. Salvini has shrugged those off as distractions. Mr. Bannon agreed, saying that by March the campaign for the European Parliament would be in full swing, with the intensity of the American presidential election in 2016, and that everyone [...]
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Beijing Dispatch: Was This Powerful Chinese Empress a Feminist Trailblazer?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Empress Cixi is most famous for building a fabulous pleasure ground, the Summer Palace, that attracts crowds of tourists. Was she also responsible for pulling China into the modern age? Source: [...]
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Afghan Forces Open Fire on Backers of Powerful Militia Commander

4 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Government forces opened fire Wednesday on supporters of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a defiant figure who was arrested after a run-in with army commanders. Source: NYT > World
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Jim Bakker Thinks Abortion Doctors More Powerful Than GOD

6 months ago | 0 comment
[embedded content] The Reverend Jim “Stop Being Surprised I’m Still Alive” Bakker offered a compelling reason to to ban abortion: We have to, because while God is almighty, he’s also kind of a klutz when it [...]
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The Most Powerful Lobbyist in Trump’s Washington

7 months ago | 0 comment
When Brian Ballard signed the lease last year for an office on the second floor of the Homer Building, a downtown Washington edifice that’s home to a number of lobbying firms, he promised himself he would stay in the space for five years. [...]
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A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga’s Parliament Homeless

8 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Storm damage in Nuku’alofa, Tonga’s capital, on Tuesday. Tropical Cyclone Gita was the strongest storm to hit the Pacific island nation in decades. Credit John [...]
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Martin Luther King Had A Dream: Of Great Big Powerful Pickup Trucks!

9 months ago | 0 comment
And when you get home, Bull Connor will help you wash your truck with a hose. Dodge Trucks ran what it hoped would be a very inspiring ad during the National Traumatic Brain Injury Festival yesterday, featuring a brief excerpt from King’s [...]
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North Korea’s New Missile Is Bigger and More Powerful, Photos Suggest

11 months ago | 0 comment
Kim Dong-yub, a defense analyst at the Seoul-based Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said North Korea appeared to have built the Hwasong-15 by upgrading the second stage of the Hwasong-14, which carries the missile through space after [...]
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How a powerful senator schooled Betsy DeVos

11 months ago | 0 comment
Several months ago, Sen. Lamar Alexander phoned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos with a message: Back off. Alexander, the Republican chairman of the Senate HELP Committee, was furious that a top DeVos aide was circumventing a new law aimed [...]
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China Unveils New Leadership, With Xi Jinping More Powerful Than Ever

12 months ago | 0 comment
That was a departure from the party’s carefully scripted transfers of power in recent decades and a possible signal that Mr. Xi intends to dominate Chinese politics beyond this next five-year term. Mr. Xi may also want more time to [...]