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Dzongsar Monastery Journal: A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody

The driver of the police car that took us back to Kangding wore a Yankees cap, which he turned backward at one point. The officer in the front seat synced his mobile phone to the police radio and sang along, karaoke style, to a popular [...]
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Kills More Than 100 in China This Year

“It’s often the case that by the time medical workers break into the door, it’s already too late,” Yang Shixiong, the director of an emergency medical center in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi, told China National Radio. “Every [...]
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Tourists may be jailed for a year in Cambodia for dancing “pornographically”

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Cambodia is in the midst of an international PR controversy after it charged 10 Westerners with producing pornographic pictures on their social-media accounts. The scandal began when Cambodian authorities arrested nearly 90 foreigners during [...]
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‘He has to be normal’: Trump’s State of the Union aims for unity after a polarizing year

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President Donald Trump plans to set aside his fire-and-fury rhetoric to deliver a conciliatory message in his first State of the Union address, using the televised speech to reach voters beyond his base in an election year marked by intense [...]
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Source: Trump ordered special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired last year

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President Donald Trump argued internally that Robert Mueller had a series of conflicts of interest that prevented him from conducting a fair investigation, the New York [...]
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Last year set a bloody record for anti-LGBTQ homicides

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The organization says that it found “the highest number of anti-LGBTQ homicides in our 20-year history of tracking this information,” reporting a total of 52 such murders in 2017 — effectively one a week. In terms of single-incident [...]
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Is this the year Georgia turns blue?

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Emboldened by statewide victories last year in Virginia and Alabama, Democrats are setting their sights this fall on another Deep South prize once thought to be out of reach: Georgia’s governorship, a seat the party hasn’t held in more [...]
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Mike Pence Says U.S. Embassy Will Open in Jerusalem Next Year

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That approach has been welcomed by many Israelis, while rankling with Palestinians, whose political and religious leaders have refused to meet Mr. Pence. In his speech to the Parliament, Mr. Pence spoke in glowing terms of the long alliance [...]
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Today Marks Either The 500 Year Or One Year Anniversary Of Trump’s Presidency. Hard To Tell!

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As of today, it has been approximately 500 billion years since Trump first took the oath of office. We are weary, we have forgotten what it is like to not have agita — and yet somehow we soldier on, scandal after scandal, the odds that we [...]
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Trump’s first year in office averaged dismal 38 percent approval rating

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President Donald Trump is approaching the one-year mark in office, and despite his best attempts to “Make America Great Again,” Trump is wrapping up with a 38 percent average approval rating. That average speaks to Americans’ [...]