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Barbara Lee looks to seize her moment

Rep. Barbara Lee has long been on the political periphery, but the party may now be coming around to her. After finishing two votes shy of breaking into House Democratic leadership in 2016, the left-leaning California Democrat is counting [...]
Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe
The anti-abortion movement believes it’s one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning Roe v. Wade, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning challenge. From Iowa to South Carolina, [...]
Syrian Rebels, Backed by Turkey, Seize Control of Afrin
He said that many of the Kurdish troops had abandoned their guns. “The fighters left their weapons behind,” he said. “We found many on the ground and in the trash.” “For the time being, we’re trying to deal with the [...]
Saudis Said to Use Coercion and Abuse to Seize Billions
To leave the Ritz, many of the detainees not only surrendered huge sums of money, but also signed over to the government control of precious real estate and shares of their companies — all outside any clear legal process. The government [...]
Dems seize on guns — with lessons from immigration fight
The last time Donald Trump publicly pushed for a big bipartisan deal, it ended badly for Democrats — with no action on immigration and their base furious. They’re determined it won’t happen again. Story Continued Below Democratic leaders [...]
Trump critics seize on developer ties to infrastructure plan
President Donald Trump’s critics are already lining up to undercut his infrastructure proposal — the purported bipartisan centerpiece of Tuesday’s State of the Union speech — as a giveaway to his well-connected friends [...]
India’s Gay Rights Activists Seize Momentum After Landmark Ruling
“Women’s sexuality is not talked about, not discussed, nothing, ever,” Ms. Gopalan said. On gender issues, there have been recent legal changes in India. In 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that transgender people could choose to be [...]
Republicans seize on dossier revelations to counter Russia probes
Republicans mounted a counterattack this week against the drumbeat from multiple investigations into Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election, seizing on revelations of Democratic ties to a now-famous dossier on Donald Trump’s alleged Russian [...]
Article 155: The ‘Nuclear Option’ That Could Let Spain Seize Catalonia
The article allows the government to intervene in one of Spain’s regions if its autonomous government “fails to fulfill the obligations imposed upon it by the Constitution or other laws, or acts in a way seriously prejudicing the [...]
Iraqi Forces Are Said to Seize Oil Sites and Airport Outside Kirkuk
Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the coalition in Baghdad, said all American forces in the area were watching the situation, but were out of the fighting. He said force protection measures had been imposed to ensure their safety. “We [...]