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‘Preparing for the worst’: Mueller anxiety pervades Trump world

President Donald Trump has been sequestered with his lawyers to discuss how to respond in writing to a series of special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions, only adding to the intrigue that something big is about to happen. | Brendan [...]

Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many injured, and firefighters [...]

Trump: ‘This was an anti-Semitic attack at its worst’

Mourners hold candles as they gather for a vigil in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Saturday. | Matt Rourke/AP Photo Pittsburgh Synagogue [...]

Live Briefing: Typhoon Mangkhut Live Updates: Philippines Braces for the Worst

Hundreds of bulldozers were made ready in the event of landslides, and rescue workers were being deployed across the country. In some cases, Mr. Duterte said, resources that had already been dispatched were being moved to get them out [...]

After Worst Kerala Floods in a Century, India Rejects Foreign Aid

MUMBAI, India — After devastating floods killed more than 400 people and engulfed entire towns in a southern state in India, the United Arab Emirates offered $ 100 million to help the recovery. The Indian government’s response: [...]

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World

The Interpreter: With Alex Jones, Facebook’s Worst Demons Abroad Begin to Come Home

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The social network’s links to violence and unrest may not be exclusive to developing countries like India or Myanmar, as some once argued. Source: NYT > World
Russia to Expel 60 U.S. Diplomats; Tensions Are Worst in Decades
The United States condemned the Russian retaliation. “With its regrettable, unwarranted decision today, it is clear that Russia is not interested in dialogue about issues that matter to our two countries,” the State Department spokeswoman, [...]
Pristina Journal: Not the Worst Hotel in the World, Perhaps, but ‘the World Is Very Big’
The city was then swarming with foreigners looking for a place to stay — Western journalists, military officers, aid workers and European officials. We had all rushed to Pristina to witness the end of Serb hegemony and the birth of [...]