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West Side Story Says It All — ‘I Want to be in America’

The strength of the U.S. dollar is a serious underpinning, even though its price action has backed off recently after a year-to-date advance of around 10%. In the world of developed currencies, that increased valuation is huge. The chart below [...]
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Accuser’s story of attack roils plan for Kavanaugh vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn as Republican senators express concern over a woman’s private-turned-public allegation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and [...]
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AP FACT CHECK: Obama doesn’t always tell the straight story

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Former President Barack Obama’s recent denunciation of President Donald Trump’s treatment of the press overlooks the aggressive steps the Justice Department took to keep information from the public during his administration. [...]
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A Spy Story: Sergei Skripal Was a Little Fish. He Had a Big Enemy.

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“He missed Russia,” said Ross Cassidy, a burly former submariner who became one of his closest friends. Lisa Carey, another neighbor, observed the Russian on his daily rounds, walking to the Bargain Stop in his tracksuit to buy scratch [...]
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The Man Who Took On the Pope: The Story Behind the Viganò Letter

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ROME — At 9:30 a.m. last Wednesday, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò showed up at the Rome apartment of a conservative Vatican reporter with a simple clerical collar, a Rocky Mountains baseball cap and an explosive story to tell. Archbishop [...]
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Myanmar Dispatch: Myanmar Official Line: Rohingya Are Returning. But Cracks in That Story Abound.

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] On a government-led tour of repatriation centers and the surrounding countryside, the sanctioned narrative grew sticky with contradictions as witnesses spoke up. Source: NYT > World
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‘Still Can’t Believe It Worked’: The Story of the Thailand Cave Rescue

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] It took plastic cocoons and anti-anxiety pills, bravery and providence, to save the soccer team. “So many things could have gone wrong,” said one official. Source: NYT > World
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The secret story of how America lost the drug war with the Taliban

2 months ago | 0 comment
As Afghanistan edged ever closer to becoming a narco-state five years ago, a team of veteran U.S. officials in Kabul presented the Obama administration with a detailed plan to use U.S. courts to prosecute the Taliban commanders and allied [...]
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New York Times Wonders If It MAY Have Shit Bed A Tiny On That Little Trump-Russia Story Just That One Time

4 months ago | 0 comment
The New York Times has a CROSSFIRE HURRICANE of a scoopty scoop for you today, and it is that — hold on to your loved ones and put the pregnant women and children outside in a shed — it may have gotten a story wrong once, just a little [...]
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In Australia, Woman’s Story Sets Off Debate on Sexual Consent

4 months ago | 0 comment
Ms. Mullins told the news program she was on “autopilot,” wanting to get away. She said she thought, “Just do what he says, and then you can go.” She added: “I just kind of froze, you know. I was just trying to, like — and [...]