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Dems grit their teeth and cheer for Trump on North Korea

Democrats face a political minefield ahead of President Donald Trump’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: how to root for success for a president they usually want to see flounder. Trump is reportedly reevaluating the [...]
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When Trump attacks, Democrats shut their mouths and pray

Jon Tester was on his farm in rural Montana when his phone rang with the news: It was his chief of staff, informing him that the president of the United States had just called for his resignation on Twitter. The Montana Democrat [...]
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Gebeng Journal: China’s Last Cave Dwellers Fight to Keep Their Underground Homes

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The county government wants the residents of Zhong cave to move to a nearby block of housing: low-slung, white-walled farmhouses with wooden window frames that were completed nearly 10 years ago. Officials say that residents have not [...]
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Japan Moves to Ease Aging Drivers Out of Their Cars

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GOTSU, Japan — Before Atsumu Yoshioka, 81, decided to give up driving, there were signs it might be time. During a visit to a shrine in rural Shimane Prefecture in western Japan, Mr. Yoshioka, a retired furniture maker, forgot to [...]
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Trump Admin Wants To Let Teens Fall Off Roofs So They Can Feed Their Teen Families

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You’re sure this is certified safety equipment? The Trump administration promised us it would make America rich by getting rid of burdensome government regulations, and wow, has it ever come through! Coal mines are now allowed to destroy [...]
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On This Chinese TV Show, Participants Have Nothing to Lose but Their Chains

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BEIJING — Regal orchestral music strikes up, a computer-animated train races by and an old man with a bushy white beard looms onto the television screen. Then the studio audience applauds as an effervescent host opens an episode of [...]
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Precious Metals Investors Should Protect Their Assets and Lives

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The adage about investors losing their shirts understates the reality for precious metals speculators, who not only can lose their assets but even their lives. Greed has led unscrupulous people to prey on investors who are too trusting. As [...]
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‘Their Country Is Being Invaded’: Exodus of Venezuelans Overwhelms Northern Brazil

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Since February, in collaboration with the United Nations, the Brazilian Army has been building temporary shelters with spacious white tents across the city. By the end of May, it hopes to have 11 shelters with a capacity for some 5,500 [...]
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Diamond And Silk Lie To Congress Like It’s Their Damn Jobs

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Why the hell are we being subjected to this hot mess of a hearing starring the two women we hoped against hope would go away after 2016? Are there no actual issues that the House Judiciary Committee could be working on besides helping Diamond [...]
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Senators hold their fire against vulnerable home-state colleagues

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In one competitive Senate election after another this year, incumbents are getting a pass from their home-state colleagues from the opposite party. It’s a rare vestige of bipartisan harmony in a chamber where that used to be the norm. Though [...]