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Larry Hogan to fight Maryland gerrymandering despite Democrat legislature

Larry Hogan to fight Maryland gerrymandering despite Democrat legislature

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Having spent his first four years dialing back the tax and spending increases of his Democratic predecessor, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will kick off his second term this week looking to make big changes to the way politics are done in the state.
Mike Pompeo Mideast trip a string of tricky geopolitical challenges

Mike Pompeo Mideast trip a string of tricky geopolitical challenges

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrapped up an eight-nation Middle East tour Monday by defending Saudi Arabia as a key strategic partner in isolating Iran.
Tamika Mallory refuses to condemn Louis Farrakhan on ‘The View’

Tamika Mallory refuses to condemn Louis Farrakhan on 'The View'

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Women's March national co-chair Tamika D. Mallory's attempt to tamp down anti-Semitism concerns prior to next weekend's march may have backfired.
Trump World Bank pick could reverse climate change focus

Trump World Bank pick could reverse climate change focus

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All eyes are on President Trump to see whether he will use the vacancy to shift the multilateral lender's focus from fighting climate change to providing developing nations with cheap, reliable fossil-fuel energy.
Trump blamed for shutdown, border wall plans fall flat

Trump blamed for shutdown, border wall plans fall flat

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President Trump's prime-time plea to Americans to support his plans for a border wall fell flat, and the public increasingly blames him for the government shutdown.
Poland is horrified by the murder of Gdansk’s mayor

Poland is horrified by the murder of Gdansk’s mayor

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ON THE AFTERNOON of January 13th Pawel Adamowicz (pictured), the mayor of Gdansk on Poland’s Baltic coast, had been out on the street collecting money for an annual charity fundraiser. Hours later, he was stabbed on stage at the charity’s evening gala, a knife plunged deep into his chest by a lone attacker. People queued…
The migrant surge on America’s border slowed long ago

The migrant surge on America’s border slowed long ago

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AMERICA’S GOVERNMENT has now been shut down for nearly a month over Donald Trump’s signature campaign promise to build a wall along the United States-Mexico border. Mr Trump says a wall is needed in order to stop people pouring into the country illegally. In fact, the tide had slowed long before he made his pledge.…
Our coverage of the American government shutdown

Our coverage of the American government shutdown

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The current impasse is now the longest in the country’s history
The contradictions of Brazil’s foreign policy

The contradictions of Brazil’s foreign policy

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“IN BRAZIL PAST glory is more frequently associated with diplomacy than with military feats,” notes Rubens Ricupero, a former minister, in his monumental history of his country’s dealings with the world. This legacy is above all the achievement of the Baron of Rio Branco, the foreign minister from 1902 to 1912, who through peaceful negotiation…
Facing Reality in Afghanistan

Facing Reality in Afghanistan

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Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard transfer Capt. David A. Wisniewski’s casket to a caisson while HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly overhead during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Aug. 23, 2010. Wisniewski died July 2, 2010, from injuries suffered during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. (Credit: SSgt Gina Chiaverotti-Paige/Public…