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A growing number of towns around the world are offering homes to newcomers for almost free

An Italian town just began offering homes for less than $2. Elsewhere, similar programs have long been in place.
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A growing number of towns around the world are offering homes to newcomers for almost free

An Italian town just began offering homes for less than $2. Elsewhere, similar programs have long been in place.

Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, crashed his car. Rescuers say it’s ‘amazing people weren’t seriously injured.’

Prince Philip, 97, flipped his Range Rover on Thursday afternoon in a accident, under investigagtion, outside the Queen's Sandringham estate. Passersbys said Friday it was 'amazing' that the Queen Elizabeth's husband and the passengers in the other car were n
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Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, crashed his car. Rescuers say it’s ‘amazing people weren’t seriously injured.’

Prince Philip, 97, flipped his Range Rover on Thursday afternoon in a accident, under investigagtion, outside the Queen's Sandringham estate. Passersbys said Friday it was 'amazing' that the Queen Elizabeth's husband and the passengers in the other car were not seriously injured.

Most South Koreans think Moon, not Trump, is leading the way on North Korea talks

Polls suggest that South Koreans are happy with Preisdent Moon Jae-in's tactics but doubtful North Korea will actually give up its nuclear weapons.
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Most South Koreans think Moon, not Trump, is leading the way on North Korea talks

Polls suggest that South Koreans are happy with Preisdent Moon Jae-in's tactics but doubtful North Korea will actually give up its nuclear weapons.

A new push to end the Korean War? North Korean visit raises hopes.

The future of the two Koreas is still tightly tied to their past — in particular to a war in which the bulk of the fighting stopped 65 years ago.
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A new push to end the Korean War? North Korean visit raises hopes.

The future of the two Koreas is still tightly tied to their past — in particular to a war in which the bulk of the fighting stopped 65 years ago.

Rescuers begin digging new tunnels in frantic search for Spanish toddler trapped in well

Two-year-old Julen Rosello plummeted down a 360-foot borehole in the Spanish countryside Sunday. He has not been seen or heard since.
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Rescuers begin digging new tunnels in frantic search for Spanish toddler trapped in well

Two-year-old Julen Rosello plummeted down a 360-foot borehole in the Spanish countryside Sunday. He has not been seen or heard since.

Tiny Indian state proposes world’s biggest experiment with guaranteed income

Sikkim, known for banning plastic bags and pesticides, wants to set up a system of minimum guaranteed income for its small population.
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Tiny Indian state proposes world’s biggest experiment with guaranteed income

Sikkim, known for banning plastic bags and pesticides, wants to set up a system of minimum guaranteed income for its small population.

A toddler is stuck in a Spanish well. Rescuers can’t reach him, and his parents no longer hear him.

After Julen disappeared into the hole, his parents heard the echoes of his scream, then silence. On Wednesday, rescuers pulled up some of his hair.
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A toddler is stuck in a Spanish well. Rescuers can’t reach him, and his parents no longer hear him.

After Julen disappeared into the hole, his parents heard the echoes of his scream, then silence. On Wednesday, rescuers pulled up some of his hair.

Jason Spindler survived 9/11. Then he died at the hands of terrorists in Nairobi.

Jason Spindler was killed when al-Shabab militants attacked an upscale hotel in the Kenyan capital.
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Jason Spindler survived 9/11. Then he died at the hands of terrorists in Nairobi.

Jason Spindler was killed when al-Shabab militants attacked an upscale hotel in the Kenyan capital.

Here’s what the E.U. has to lose in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

“It’s hard for me to see how [no deal] would benefit the E.U. at all,” said Amanda Sloat, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
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Here’s what the E.U. has to lose in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

“It’s hard for me to see how [no deal] would benefit the E.U. at all,” said Amanda Sloat, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

The Russians know exactly what Putin and Trump talked about, but we probably won’t find out for decades

Russia likely has more detailed records of the Trump-Putin talks than the U.S. does. Years from now they may be declassified and the world may learn what they say.
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The Russians know exactly what Putin and Trump talked about, but we probably won’t find out for decades

Russia likely has more detailed records of the Trump-Putin talks than the U.S. does. Years from now they may be declassified and the world may learn what they say.

China executes thousands of people every year. But the exact number is a state secret.

A death sentence to a convicted Canadian drug trafficker highlights how few details are known about capital punishment in China.
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China executes thousands of people every year. But the exact number is a state secret.

A death sentence to a convicted Canadian drug trafficker highlights how few details are known about capital punishment in China.

As Trump pushes for a wall, authorities keep finding drug tunnels under the U.S.-Mexico border

“These tunnels underscore the futility of the current debate” over the border wall, said David Shirk, an international relations professor at the University of San Diego.
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As Trump pushes for a wall, authorities keep finding drug tunnels under the U.S.-Mexico border

“These tunnels underscore the futility of the current debate” over the border wall, said David Shirk, an international relations professor at the University of San Diego.

U.S. ambassador in Berlin warns Germans about Russian gas pipeline, triggering applause elsewhere

U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell increased pressure on German companies over the weekend.
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U.S. ambassador in Berlin warns Germans about Russian gas pipeline, triggering applause elsewhere

U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell increased pressure on German companies over the weekend.

The world’s oldest person record stood for decades. Then came a Russian conspiracy theory.

A Wikipedia war, troll accounts, vague threats. How Russian researchers sparked an international science scrum between East and West.
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The world’s oldest person record stood for decades. Then came a Russian conspiracy theory.

A Wikipedia war, troll accounts, vague threats. How Russian researchers sparked an international science scrum between East and West.

As Maduro clashes with opposition, Washington engages in ‘careful little dance’ with Venezuela

Washington has called Maduro's mandate illegitimate butstopped short of cutting diplomatic ties.
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As Maduro clashes with opposition, Washington engages in ‘careful little dance’ with Venezuela

Washington has called Maduro's mandate illegitimate butstopped short of cutting diplomatic ties.

One year after going viral, China’s ‘Ice Boy’ has a new home and warmer school

After his teacher posted a photo of him arriving at school with his head covered in icicles, Wang Fuman shot to Internet fame as “Ice Boy” or “Snowflake Boy.” His circumstances have improved since.
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One year after going viral, China’s ‘Ice Boy’ has a new home and warmer school

After his teacher posted a photo of him arriving at school with his head covered in icicles, Wang Fuman shot to Internet fame as “Ice Boy” or “Snowflake Boy.” His circumstances have improved since.

‘The last power these men have over women’: Fate of Saudi teen sheds light on male guardianship laws

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun earned a large social media following after she was almost deported from Thailand.
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‘The last power these men have over women’: Fate of Saudi teen sheds light on male guardianship laws

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun earned a large social media following after she was almost deported from Thailand.

The black hole in Pompeo’s Middle East speech: Saudi Arabia

The secretary of state barely mentioned the Saudi kingdom. He also made no mention of its crown prince or slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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The black hole in Pompeo’s Middle East speech: Saudi Arabia

The secretary of state barely mentioned the Saudi kingdom. He also made no mention of its crown prince or slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Meghan Markle is taking over two of Queen Elizabeth’s gigs

Kensington Palace said the choices, including four organizations in all, reflect Meghan's interest in the arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare.
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Meghan Markle is taking over two of Queen Elizabeth’s gigs

Kensington Palace said the choices, including four organizations in all, reflect Meghan's interest in the arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare.

In the world’s ‘happiest countries,’ an increasing number of young people don’t feel well at all

Australia became the latest country to announce new efforts to combat the growing problem this week.
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In the world’s ‘happiest countries,’ an increasing number of young people don’t feel well at all

Australia became the latest country to announce new efforts to combat the growing problem this week.