Month: May 2022

Macron’s new government grapples with rape allegations against minister

Damien Abad, France’s newly appointed minister for solidarity and disabled people, is facing intense scrutiny following accusations of rape from two women,…

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Zelenskyy tells Davos: We want more sanctions and more weapons

DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday urged the global community to impose further sanctions on Russia, as he…

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Shell consultant quits, says company causes ‘extreme harm’ to planet

A Shell consultant resigned Monday with a searing email accusing the oil giant of “failing on a massive planetary scale”…

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The profound impact of giving American families a little more cash

The profound impact of giving American families a little more cash

Allina Diaz and her 6-year-old daughter, Journey, chat on the patio of their Jefferson, Maine, home on May 6. |…

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Appease and enable: The West’s disastrous Russia and Turkey policies

Cengiz Aktar is a professor of political science at the University of Athens and an essayist. His latest book “The…

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The progressive push to oust the last anti-abortion House Democrat, explained

The progressive push to oust the last anti-abortion House Democrat, explained

Rep. Henry Cuellar speaks during a congressional meeting on the US/Mexico border in 2018. | Bonnie Jo Mount/Washington Post via…

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From patient to doctor: Portugal makes bid to lead the bloc’s bailout fund

From patient to doctor: Portugal makes bid to lead the bloc’s bailout fund

Among the four countries jockeying to lead the eurozone bailout fund, Portugal is crafting a unique pitch: It already had…

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Biden vows to defend Taiwan with U.S. military if China invades

Biden suggested that the U.S. would go further on behalf of Taiwan than what it has done for Ukraine.

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<div>12 Asian nations join negotiations on Biden's signature economic initiative for the region</div>

12 Asian nations join negotiations on Biden’s signature economic initiative for the region

The White House said Monday that it had reached an agreement with a dozen Indo-Pacific nations to participate in negotiations…

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Biden vows to defend Taiwan with US military if China invades

U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily to defend Taiwan if the island was invaded…

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ECB’s Christine Lagarde signals July and September rate hikes

FRANKFURT – The European Central Bank is set to raise interest rates in July and September, President Christine Lagarde said…

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House Dems shun primary fight against anti-abortion incumbent

House Dems shun primary fight against anti-abortion incumbent

House Democrats have vowed to do whatever it takes to protect abortion rights. But there’s one step many don’t want…

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Dem-allied groups drop an A-bomb on Mastriano to start Pa. gov race

Dem-allied groups drop an A-bomb on Mastriano to start Pa. gov race

Democrats and allied groups are launching a $6 million digital, television and voter mobilization campaign attacking GOP Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate…

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<div>State Democrats, abortion-rights activists 'incredibly frustrated' with federal inaction</div>

State Democrats, abortion-rights activists ‘incredibly frustrated’ with federal inaction

State-level Democratic officials and abortion-rights advocates are discouraged by how little their allies in Congress and the White House have…

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Why liberal Los Angeles might reelect its conservative sheriff

Why liberal Los Angeles might reelect its conservative sheriff

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva rode a wave of progressive energy to become the first Democrat and…

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From patient to doctor: Portugal makes bid to lead the bloc’s bailout fund

Brussels keeps debt rules lifted, but recommends fiscal prudence

The European Commission Monday proposed to extend a moratorium on EU fiscal rules until the end of 2023, but kept…

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