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September 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Could Merkel's losses and populism's gains be theraputic for German democracy?

Could Merkel's losses and populism's gains be theraputic for German democracy?German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party fared far worse than expected in federal elections Sunday. The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) did far better than expected. Recommended: How much do you know about Germany?

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September 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported to Mosul, in northern Iraq. Ms. Murad, just 21 years o…

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September 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Trump pressures U.S. senators to back Republican healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare.

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September 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Bas…

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September 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Man spared death penalty for 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – Zachary Adams will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2011 kidnapping, rape and murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo after a plea deal on Saturday spared him from the death penalty.

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