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A humbled Macron tries the common touch to win back France

  • Sep 14, 2019

The warehouse that French President Emmanuel Macron visited was hundreds of miles and a world away from the prestige of the G-7 summit he hosted a few weeks earlier. And the people Macron was trying to win over this time weren’t heads of state like President Donald

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be honored at state funeral

  • Sep 14, 2019

African heads of state and envoys are gathering to attend a state funeral for Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe, whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains. The service and viewing of the bod

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Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

  • Sep 13, 2019

Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say. Footage showed flames and huge palls of smoke over Abqaiq, site of Aramco's largest oil processing plant. A second drone attack also started

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Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of Trump asylum rule

  • Sep 12, 2019

The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The justices’ order

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Extreme E: Jamie Chadwick to race in climate change series

  • Sep 12, 2019

Williams development driver Jamie Chadwick is one of three women signed up to drive in Extreme E, which kicks off in Greenland in 2021. Chadwick joins fellow Briton Katherine Legge and touring car driver Mikaela

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Justify Failed a Drug Test Before Winning the Triple Crown

  • Sep 12, 2019

On June 9, 2018, a colt named Justify thundered home to the full-throated cheers of a capacity crowd to win the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and claim horse ra

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'Films must be honest about tragedy': the director putting dementia on screen

  • Sep 12, 2019

It’s easy for people to say, ‘We should all care for our loved ones’,” says Kristof Bilsen “But what happens when you can’t?” For his new documentary, 

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Why is Joe Biden leading the polls? Because electability is a real thing

  • Sep 12, 2019

Joe Biden sits squarely atop an unwieldy Democratic presidential field, and is the only challenger who appears comfortably competitive when pair

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