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US foreign policy giants on Trump’s Iran policy

US foreign policy giants on Trump’s Iran policy

A group of US foreign policy figures, including former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, have described President Donald Trump’s policies toward Iran as not only ineffectual but also potentially contributory ...

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On Hurricane Maria anniversary, Puerto Rico is still in ruins

On Hurricane Maria anniversary, Puerto Rico is still in ruins

In August, a team of New York Times journalists visited Punta Santiago, a small town in Puerto Rico near where Hurricane Maria made landfall one year ago. We documented the ...

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A University of Michigan professor refused to help a student study abroad in Israel in support of the Palestinians

A University of Michigan professor refused to help a student study abroad in Israel in support of the Palestinians

A University of Michigan professor refused to help a student study abroad in Israel because of an academic boycott against the country — and claims he’s getting death threats for ...

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Florida Democrat congressional candidate dies suddenly

Florida Democrat congressional candidate dies suddenly

April Freeman, a Democrat running for Congress in Florida, has died suddenly of an apparent heart attack, according to her husband. She was 54. David Freeman announced the death on Monday, ...

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This woman shared her own sexual assault experience in an effort to force senators to take the Kavanaugh allegations

This woman shared her own sexual assault experience in an effort to force senators to take the Kavanaugh allegations

This woman bravely shared her own sexual assault experience in an effort to force senators to take the Kavanaugh allegations seriously. n July, then-anonymous professor and research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme ...

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Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill

Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill

National protests against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh escalated on Monday with more than 120 people arrested on Capitol Hill, celebrities weighing in on social media, and nationwide walkouts. Capitol ...

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Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sign trade deal

Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sign trade deal

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a signing ceremony for a new United States-Korea trade deal following a bilateral meeting at the United Nations Monday afternoon. ...

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Brett Kavanaugh accuser: ‘My fear will not hold me back from testifying’

Brett Kavanaugh accuser: ‘My fear will not hold me back from testifying’

Ahead of her much-anticipated appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford is telling lawmakers that “fear will not hold me back from testifying” against Supreme Court ...

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Trump says he will not consider statehood for Puerto Rico

Trump says he will not consider statehood for Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump has been criticised as “insensitive” and “disrespectful” after saying he does not support the idea of recognising Puerto Rico as a US state because the mayor of San Juan is “incompetent”. The president ...

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‘I’m not going anywhere’: Kavanaugh in emotional Fox interview

‘I’m not going anywhere’: Kavanaugh in emotional Fox interview

Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s embattled Supreme Court nominee, spoke out Monday in an extraordinary and emotional interview with Fox News, saying, “I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone” and insisting, “I’m not ...

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