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What would a Russia-NATO war look like? Russia’s wargaming it right now.

Washington Post Headlines - 7 min 59 sec ago
NATO expressed concern about the size of the war games, which Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally observing.
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South Korea exempts women from the draft. Is that fair?

Washington Post Headlines - 7 min 59 sec ago
Growing North Korean threat sparks debate over expanding South Korean draft to women.
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Hurricane Maria heads for Leeward Islands

Washington Post Headlines - 7 min 59 sec ago
Warnings were posted for the Caribbean areas coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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Refugees Invited By Charity Make Themselves At Home In Trump's Childhood Abode

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 34 min ago

Oxfam brought four refugees to tour Trump's boyhood home in Queens, N.Y., which had been available for rent through Airbnb to make a point about immigration.

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41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 34 min ago

The states' attorneys general are banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths.

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What do Germans really think of Angela Merkel? Look to cabaret for answers.

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago
Cabaret theater, an old Berlin art form, is giving new insight into how Germans see Angela Merkel as they prepare for Sunday elections that will decide whether her 12-year run in office extends to 16.
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Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago
Congo President Joseph Kabila declared Tuesday that “justice must be done” as he opened a peace conference in the bloody Kasai region where thousands of people have died in a year of fighting among government troops and militias.
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The Latest: French president calls US climate move a mistake

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago
The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):
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At UN, Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago
President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.
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It’s been 50 years since Britain left. Why are so many African judges still wearing wigs?

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 36 min ago
The debate over the legacy of colonialism in Africa rages on.
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Powerful Earthquake Shakes Mexico On 32nd Anniversary Of Deadly Temblor

NPR Headlines - 2 hours 56 min ago

The magnitude 7.1 quake Tuesday roiled Mexico City, rattling buildings and prompting people to flee into the streets. Residents had marked the 1985 quake by participating in drills earlier in the day.

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Women's Roles In Gangs

NPR Headlines - 3 hours 12 min ago

One teenager reveals how the possibility of power drew her in.

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Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions

NPR Headlines - 3 hours 31 min ago

Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different than the last one that failed.

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Could The Trump Presidency Lead To An Era Of Democratic Renewal?

NPR Headlines - 3 hours 41 min ago

Journalists E.J. Dionne and Norm Ornstein say that a new wave of political activism springs from the fact that Trump is unfit for office. Their new book (with Thomas Mann) is One Nation After Trump.

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Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

NPR Headlines - 4 hours 16 min ago

Martin Schulz's main handicap is that his party spent 8 of the last 12 years in coalition with the German chancellor's party, and their policies are barely distinguishable from each other.

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Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil

NPR Headlines - 4 hours 34 min ago

By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.

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Why Hillary Clinton thinks the U.S. election was similar to Kenya's flawed vote

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 38 min ago
Clinton notes that a controversial data firm worked for the winning candidates in both elections.
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WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 38 min ago
"Plot twist,” says Edward Snowden, but some others aren't convinced.
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Armenians in France vow to help Nagorno-Karabakh military

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 38 min ago
A charity created by Armenians living in southern France says it will purchase winter field uniforms for the military in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.
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Kenya’s judges who nullified election face ‘savage’ threats

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 38 min ago
Attempts to intimidate Kenya’s Supreme Court judges after they nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election have been “unlawful and savage in nature,” the nation’s judiciary said Tuesday, as ruling party supporters protested outside the court demanding the judges’ removal.
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