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The Recent Storm of Contract Dysfunction

Word is bond. That’s the phrase that keeps coming to mind for me amidst the two most prominent political stories of the day — the Stormy Daniels affair and the latest push to restrict gun rights. Now, “word is bond” is urban slang shorthand [...]
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Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

“He stands up for us,” said Peggy Lohse, 36, a single mother of three. Until recently, groups of young migrant men had sometimes elbowed their way to the front of the line, Ms. Lohse recalled. She went home empty-handed more than [...]
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A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga’s Parliament Homeless

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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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Progressives storm Democratic primaries

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Progressive insurgents are launching challenges to Democratic members of Congress in some of the country’s bluest districts, sparked by deep frustration with the party establishment and anti-Trump anger. Most of the challengers are long [...]
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Militants Storm Indian Army Base, Killing Soldiers and a Civilian

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Photo Police officers securing an area of a military base in the Jammu and Kashmir region on Saturday. Credit Jaipal Singh/European Pressphoto Agency [...]
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ACLU to storm 2018 midterms

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The American Civil Liberties Union, rarely an active player in national campaigns, is jumping into the 2018 midterms with plans to spend upward of $ 25 million promoting ballot initiatives and issues in contested races across the country. Soaring [...]
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Tropical Storm in Philippines Kills Scores and Leaves Dozens Missing

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Photo Rescuers evacuated residents during heavy flooding in Cagayan de Oro city in the Philippines on Saturday. Credit Reuters MANILA — A tropical [...]
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Papua New Guinea’s Police Storm Manus Island Refugee Camp

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The Papua New Guinea authorities’ aggressive move, which Australia’s immigration minister confirmed was taking place, represented an escalation of the conflict over the Manus center. It comes three weeks after Australia officially [...]
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Harvey Weinstein’s Italian Friend Is Now in the Eye of a Media Storm

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“That’s absolutely not true. I completely deny it. It’s false,” Mr. Lombardo said in another interview in his lawyer’s office in Rome, a city where he said he had done great work bringing movies and a lot of money to Miramax. He [...]
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Barcelona: A Global City in the Eye of a Separatist Storm

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Though the bloc has turned a cold shoulder to Catalonia’s independence movement, its mere existence makes it easier for Catalans to envision themselves as a small but independent state enveloped by the larger union. For some Catalans, [...]