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A Quiet Revolution: More Women Seek Divorces in Conservative West Africa

MARADI, Niger — He didn’t hit her. He didn’t yell. He didn’t cheat, as far as she knows. It was just that, less than two years into their marriage, Zalika Amadou’s husband had changed. He’d become far too neglectful and [...]

The Interpreter: After a Rocky 2018, Populism Is Down but Far From Out in the West

LONDON — President Trump’s push for a border wall hints at a problem that populist leaders are facing across the Western world. After a year of setbacks, populist leaders and parties are trying to rejuvenate their fortunes by revitalizing [...]

Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia announced on Saturday that it now recognizes West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and will move its Tel Aviv embassy once a peace settlement is reached. “Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem, being [...]

Kelly and Nielsen opposed border order in fiery West Wing debate

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen argued against signing the declaration which would grant the military broad authority at the border. | Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images Defense The two squared off against [...]

Airbnb Ends West Bank Settlement Listings, Causing Uproar in Israel

Settler leaders called Airbnb’s decision “anti-Semitic.” In a measure of the depth of the dispute over the territory, one Palestinian leader said Airbnb had not gone far enough. Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine [...]

Convicted West Virginia Supreme Court justice stepping down

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice who was recently convicted of 11 federal charges is stepping down just ahead of a special legislative session to consider his removal, the governor’s office says. It [...]

Beth Walker to become West Virginia chief justice

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Beth Walker will become the West Virginia Supreme Court’s chief justice on Jan 1. The court announced the unanimous decision Monday following an administrative conference. As chief justice, she’ll become the [...]

Vice President Pence, Morrisey ask West Virginians to vote

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence has made his second stop in West Virginia in the past three months to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey. This time, he also urged residents to vote in the upcoming [...]

Harris advisers plot 2020 strategy: ‘The SEC primary meets the West Coast offense’

While Sen. Kamala Harris has yet to announce she is running for president in 2020, all signs point in that direction. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Elections The California senator hasn’t announced she’s running yet, but a potential [...]

West Virginia’s voting experiment stirs security fears

Cybersecurity and election integrity advocates say West Virginia is setting an example of all the things states shouldn’t do when it comes to securing their elections. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> West Virginia is [...]