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Kavanaugh faces his #MeToo test to reach Supreme Court

Since Anita Hill’s allegations rocked Clarence Thomas’s 1991 Supreme Court nomination, Republicans have braced for any suggestion they’re anything less than enthusiastic champions of women’s rights. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Kavanaugh [...]
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Nazi Collaborator or National Hero? A Test for Lithuania

SUKIONIAI, Lithuania — For the tiny village of Sukioniai in western Lithuania, the exploits of General Storm, a local anti-Communist hero executed by the Soviet secret police in 1947, have long been a source of pride. The village [...]
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Graham chairmanship would test Trump ties

2 months ago | 0 comment
Lindsey Graham has painstakingly developed a chummy relationship with President Donald Trump — but he may soon be the Senate’s point person on an issue that sharply divides them: immigration. The South Carolina Republican [...]
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Theresa May Narrowly Survives Yet Another ‘Brexit’ Test

2 months ago | 0 comment
[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

3 months ago | 0 comment
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

3 months ago | 0 comment
[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

4 months ago | 0 comment
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

4 months ago | 0 comment
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

4 months ago | 0 comment
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

5 months ago | 0 comment
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 [...]