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The U.S. has more climate skeptics than anywhere else on earth. Blame the GOP.

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
In most other countries, global warming just isn't a political issue.
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Venezuela’s universities feel the sting of economic and political crisis

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
Top private and autonomous public schools are being hit hardest as the government takes aim at them.
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The millennial who could be Italy's next leader

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
"Now is the moment of young people in Europe."
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Russian veto ends U.N. probe of chemical weapons use in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
The U.S.-written proposal centers in part on an April sarin gas attack that left dozens dead.
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A ‘proud resister’ called for Trump and Franken to resign and Moore to bow out. The Pentagon retweeted it.

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
The message was 'erroneously retweeted content that would not be endorsed by the Department of Defense.'
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The Zimbabwe military is discovering it may not be so easy to remove Mugabe

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
Neighboring countries are looking dimly at the use of a coup to oust an unpopular leader.
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China says it hasn’t dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 13 min ago
The U.S. policy to entice North Korea away from its nuclear and missile program is not entirely clear.
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Lebanon’s PM Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 42 min ago
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri left Saudi Arabia for France early Saturday, two weeks after declaring his resignation from the kingdom and sparking speculation that he was forced to do so.
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Lebanon PM says he is leaving Saudi Arabia, heads to airport

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 42 min ago
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said early Saturday that he was heading to the airport in Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to leave for France, two weeks after declaring his resignation from the kingdom and sparking speculation that he was forced to do so.
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Russia again vetoes a UN resolution to extend the mandate of experts investigating chemical weapons in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 44 min ago
Russia again vetoes a UN resolution to extend the mandate of experts investigating chemical weapons in Syria.
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The Latest: Again, Riyadh asks citizens to leave Lebanon

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 44 min ago
The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon’s crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation (all times local):
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Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 44 min ago
Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela’s socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday. The flight was an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of Venezuela’s most prominent opposition leaders.
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Notorious Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dead at 87

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 44 min ago
Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Salvatore ‘Toto’ Riina died early Friday in a hospital while serving multiple life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down the Cosa Nostra. He was 87.
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Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 44 min ago
Russia has vetoed a U.N. resolution that would extend for 30 days the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
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Chief Of Puerto Rico's Power Authority Resigns Under Fire

NPR Headlines - 7 hours 39 min ago

A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.

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Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 39 min ago

One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole Franzen)

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Congress Is Continuing To Address Sexual Harassment Issues

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 40 min ago

NPR's Elise Hu speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and co-author of One Nation After Trump about how allegations of sexual harassment are being handled in the political sphere and the tax overhaul efforts in Congress.

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Critics Say Tillerson Is Gutting The State Department In His Re-Design Efforts

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 40 min ago

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is running into opposition in Congress as he tries to cut the budget and the staff at the State Department. Longtime Ambassadors are sounding the alarm too.

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A Re-Evaluation Of Bill Clinton's Behavior After The Harvey Weinstein Scandal

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 40 min ago

In the post-Weinstein era, today's progressives and feminists are re-evaluating former President Bill Clinton's behavior and coming to different conclusions than their older counterparts did in the late 90s. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Ezra Klein, editor of Vox, about what's being said, and about his take on Clinton's past.

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Female Voters In Alabama Speak Out For And Against Roy Moore

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 40 min ago

Alabama may be among the most Republican states in the nation, but will the allegations of sexual assault push some Republican women away from their party's U.S. Senate candidate, Roy Moore?

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