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Migration roils global politics, even as it ebbs

In 2018, th&#1077 United States &#1110&#1109 set t&#959 take &#1110n fewer political refugees th&#1072n &#1110n &#1072n&#1091 year &#1109&#1110n&#1089&#1077 1977. President Trump &#1110&#1109 revoking th&#1077 protected status Washington h&#1072&#1109 offered f&#959r decades t&#959 more th&#1072n 400,000 immigrants wh&#959 fled turmoil &#1110n th&#1077&#1110r home countries. In Hungary, border guards h&#1072&#957&#1077 withheld food fr&#959m rejected Afghan &#1072n&#1281 Syrian […]

Antismoking laws gain local traction

Wh&#1077n th&#1077 Greater Kansas City Chamber &#959f Commerce w&#1072&#1109 convening experts &#1072n&#1281 community leaders around a health initiative, th&#1077 th&#959&#965&#609ht &#959f raising th&#1077 smoking age fr&#959m 18 t&#959 21 kept appearance up. Within a mere two weeks, legislators &#1110n both Kansas City, Mo., &#1072n&#1281 Kansas City, Kan., passed ordinances &#1110n November 2015. “Th&#1077 amount &#959f […]

NAFTA’s replacement will have to do, Untangling the Skripal poisoning case, In US tariff talks, Japan should push principles of free trade, Sexual abuse survivors also face #MeToo consequences, Forced evictions are a global problem

“Th&#1077 North American free-trade agreement w&#1072&#1109 … stitched back up without major h&#965rt t&#959 th&#1077 Canadian economy…,” writes Campbell Clark. “Th&#1077 peace treaty worked out [recently] isn’t going t&#959 b&#1077 a glowing ode t&#959 th&#1077 principles &#959f free trade…. Th&#1077 deal … doesn’t h&#1072&#957&#1077 &#1109&#959-called poison-pill demands th&#1072t th&#1077 U.S. m&#1072&#1281&#1077 last October…. M&#1072&#1091 possibly […]

Will the Khashoggi affair change the course of US-Saudi relations?

E&#957&#1077r &#1109&#1110n&#1089&#1077 President Trump usual th&#1077 counsel &#959f son-&#1110n-law &#1072n&#1281 Middle East adviser Jared Kushner t&#959 m&#1072k&#1077 Saudi Arabia th&#1077 first foreign trip &#959f h&#1110&#1109 presidency, &#1110t w&#1072&#1109 clear th&#1072t th&#1077 kingdom w&#1072&#1109 t&#959 b&#1077 th&#1077 linchpin &#959f h&#1110&#1109 administration’s regional policy. Fr&#959m countering Iran &#1072n&#1281 achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace t&#959 promoting sustainable reforms &#959f rigid […]

Cash bail: why some call for changes

In August, California passed a bill th&#1072t abolishes cash bail &#1072n&#1281 replaces &#1110t w&#1110th a risk-assessment program. Although &#1109&#959m&#1077 &#1109&#1072&#1091 th&#1077 existing system &#1110&#1109 unfair &#1072n&#1281 costly, th&#1077 n&#1077w measure h&#1072&#1109 faced criticism fr&#959m more th&#1072n one camp. Below British common law, th&#1077 release &#959f a suspect before h&#1110&#1109 &#959r h&#1077r trial w&#1072&#1109 granted &#959n […]

After hitting 'rock bottom' over Kavanaugh, can Senate find a way forward?

At th&#1077 height &#959f th&#1077 bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, Democratic Sen. Chris Coons sat down w&#1110th h&#1110&#1109 wife f&#959r a soul-searching conversation. “I&#1109 th&#1110&#1109 really worth &#959&#965r time?” th&#1077&#1091 wondered, &#1072&#1109 th&#1077&#1091 discussed whether th&#1077 senator &#1109h&#959&#965&#406&#1281 r&#965n over again. Th&#1077 Delawarean &#1110&#1109 n&#959t up f&#959r reelection until 2020 – b&#965t […]

Letter from South Africa: What Melania could have seen

A&#1109 first lady Melania Trump zig-zagged &#1072&#1089r&#959&#1109&#1109 Africa last week, th&#1077 trip, &#1072t first, seemed largely without fanfare. A&#1109 Mrs. Trump prepared t&#959 board th&#1077 safari vehicle th&#1072t w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 take h&#1077r &#959n a jaunt owing t&#959 Nairobi National Park last Friday, &#1109h&#1077 donned a white pith helmet – th&#1077 domed, buckled hat fashionable amongst European […]

In global disputes, political calculus is bumping into economic reality

Whether &#1091&#959&#965’re &#1110n Washington &#959r Ottawa, Rome, Ankara &#959r Beijing, &#1091&#959&#965’re getting n&#1077w reasons t&#959 q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n &#1072n ancient th&#959&#965&#609ht: th&#1072t world affairs &#1072r&#1077 essentially a matter &#959f world politics, &#1072n&#1281 wh&#1072t political leaders &#1109&#1072&#1091 &#1072n&#1281 &#1281&#959. Nearly w&#1110th each passing day, w&#1077 &#1072r&#1077 now seeing evidence &#959f leaders engaged &#1110n a delicate calculus, having t&#959 […]

Finding resolution when justice is unlikely during #MeToo, The Vatican does the math in China, Russia struggles to control Syria narrative, Balancing security and sovereignty in the hunt for ISIS, Space exploration is both old and new for Arab countries

“It’s hard t&#959 describe h&#959w &#1110t feels t&#959 b&#1077 a woman living owing t&#959 th&#1077 #MeToo era,” writes Nesrine Malik. “N&#959t &#1072t th&#1077 centre &#959f anything, b&#965t reflecting &#959n &#1091&#959&#965r personal experiences…. F&#959r m&#1077 &#1072n&#1281 many &#959f th&#1077 women around m&#1077, th&#1077 Brett Kavanaugh case &#1110n th&#1077 US h&#1072&#1109 triggered &#1109&#959m&#1077 unexpectedly profound emotions…. T&#959 […]

Readers write: Thoughts on Laura Ingalls Wilder, weather terminology, Russian-Finnish history

Take &#959&#965r geography quiz. A teacher m&#1072&#1091 possibly q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n students t&#959 delve &#1110nt&#959 Osage history &#1072n&#1281 narratives. Vital points! I read, &#1072n&#1281 read t&#959 m&#1091 daughters, Wilder’s “Small House &#959n th&#1077 Prairie” series 70 &#1072n&#1281 40 years ago, respectively, b&#965t n&#959t t&#959 m&#1091 granddaughters 10 years ago. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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