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Theresa May Narrowly Survives Yet Another ‘Brexit’ Test

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mrs. May won in Parliament by just six votes, relieving some of the pressure on her. But the path ahead remains perilous, with signs of gridlock mounting. Source: NYT > World
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‘A cesspool of deviancy’: New claims of voyeurism test Jordan denials

New allegations in the Ohio State University sexual abuse scandal are threatening to intensify the political firestorm facing its onetime assistant wrestling coach, powerful GOP Rep. Jim Jordan. A half-dozen ex-wrestlers told POLITICO they [...]
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Turkey Election Will Test Love for Erdogan’s Megaprojects

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] A proposed canal would open a new trade route and cement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s legacy. But critics warn that he is overreaching as the economy stalls. Source: NYT > World
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North Korea Razes Missile Test Facility Ahead of Meeting With Trump

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Jeffrey Lewis, a North Korea specialist at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Calif., tweeted that the test stand was used to test missile cold ejections, not for flight tests. He said he would strongly dispute [...]
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Trump abandons loyalty test in midterm primary endorsements

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President Donald Trump is tossing aside his habit of punishing his past doubters, and is increasingly embracing Republicans running in state and congressional races whether or not they supported him in 2016. The list includes [...]
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Spain Is Next to Test Europe’s Stability as Rajoy Faces No-Confidence Vote

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MADRID — After a bumpy week in Italian politics sent financial markets reeling, Spain is next up to test the stability of southern Europe, as its prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, may face a no-confidence vote by Friday. Unlike Italy, [...]
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Maralinga Journal: Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: a Test Site for Atom Bombs

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Maralinga, which means “thunder” in the extinct Aboriginal language Garik, is an unlikely tourist destination. It is hot and arid, and at 700 miles west of Adelaide it is difficult to reach. When tours started in 2016, the village [...]
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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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Democrats face key test of Trump-era suburban strategy

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Illinois Republican Rep. Peter Roskam (pictured) won 59 percent here last cycle, but Democrats are confident President Donald Trump’s unpopularity creates opportunities [...]
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Democrats’ strong-arm strategy faces big test in Texas

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HOUSTON — The opening primaries of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday feature the first critical test of national Democrats’ strategy for handling the crowded primaries that could threaten the party’s chances of winning control [...]