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Supreme Court to review Trump’s border wall funding and ‘Remain in Mexico’ program

The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.
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Supreme Court to review Trump’s border wall funding and ‘Remain in Mexico’ program

The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.

U.S. held secret talks with Syria over missing American journalist, sanctions and U.S. military presence, Syrian newspaper reports

Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.
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U.S. held secret talks with Syria over missing American journalist, sanctions and U.S. military presence, Syrian newspaper reports

Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.

A year after Evo Morales fled, Bolivian socialists seek return to power

The capital was calm as Bolivians cast ballots in the special election. Last year’s vote was marred by allegations of fraud and street violence.
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A year after Evo Morales fled, Bolivian socialists seek return to power

The capital was calm as Bolivians cast ballots in the special election. Last year’s vote was marred by allegations of fraud and street violence.

Despite its 10-day assault in Helmand, Afghan Taliban accuse U.S. military of violating February accord

Since Trump’s call for an early troop withdrawal, Taliban peace negotiators have hardened their position.
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Despite its 10-day assault in Helmand, Afghan Taliban accuse U.S. military of violating February accord

Since Trump’s call for an early troop withdrawal, Taliban peace negotiators have hardened their position.

Israel ordered a second lockdown in response to coronavirus resurgence. It’s not going so well.

Compliance has plummeted in the face of public skepticism, confusion and complacency.
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Israel ordered a second lockdown in response to coronavirus resurgence. It’s not going so well.

Compliance has plummeted in the face of public skepticism, confusion and complacency.

Despite 10-day assault in Helmand, Afghan Taliban accuses U.S. military of violating February accord

After Trump’s call for an early troop withdrawal, Taliban peace negotiators have hardened their position.
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Despite 10-day assault in Helmand, Afghan Taliban accuses U.S. military of violating February accord

After Trump’s call for an early troop withdrawal, Taliban peace negotiators have hardened their position.

Covid-19’s first wave largely missed southern Italy. The second wave is hitting it hard.

More vulnerable southern regions had months to prepare, but they are being tested by a record-setting number of new cases.
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Covid-19’s first wave largely missed southern Italy. The second wave is hitting it hard.

More vulnerable southern regions had months to prepare, but they are being tested by a record-setting number of new cases.

Spanning years during drug wars, U.S. indictments claim cartels had reach into Mexico’s top security ranks

The two cases raise strike at the core of the U.S.-Mexico parternship against powerful trafficking networks.
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Spanning years during drug wars, U.S. indictments claim cartels had reach into Mexico’s top security ranks

The two cases raise strike at the core of the U.S.-Mexico parternship against powerful trafficking networks.

Japan wants to shred its paper habit. Could it finally leave the fax behind?

Two Japans: One futuristic, one addicted to paper, personal stamps and faxes. The new government aims to change that.
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Japan wants to shred its paper habit. Could it finally leave the fax behind?

Two Japans: One futuristic, one addicted to paper, personal stamps and faxes. The new government aims to change that.

For the ‘New Wonders of the World,’ 2020 was a quiet year

Here’s how the “New Wonders of the World,” picked in a 2007 survey by the Swiss New7Wonders Foundation, have been affected by the pandemic.
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For the ‘New Wonders of the World,’ 2020 was a quiet year

Here’s how the “New Wonders of the World,” picked in a 2007 survey by the Swiss New7Wonders Foundation, have been affected by the pandemic.

What China gains if Trump wins

Even before the pandemic hit, there was a view in China that the United States was a waning power. Now, officials in Beijing see what’s unfolding in America as part of an acceleration of American decline.
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What China gains if Trump wins

Even before the pandemic hit, there was a view in China that the United States was a waning power. Now, officials in Beijing see what’s unfolding in America as part of an acceleration of American decline.

Teacher in Paris suburb decapitated, allegedly after showing cartoons of prophet Muhammad in class

The killing comes amid the historic trial of 14 alleged accomplices in the 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper that had published cartoons of Muhammad.
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Teacher in Paris suburb decapitated, allegedly after showing cartoons of prophet Muhammad in class

The killing comes amid the historic trial of 14 alleged accomplices in the 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper that had published cartoons of Muhammad.

Thai pro-democracy demonstrations persist in face of protest ban

Riot police used water canons and tear gas to try to disperse protesters, at least 20 of whom have been arrested in recent days.
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Thai pro-democracy demonstrations persist in face of protest ban

Riot police used water canons and tear gas to try to disperse protesters, at least 20 of whom have been arrested in recent days.

More than 700 coronavirus-positive women gave birth at a single hospital. Here’s what it learned.

Women were referred from all over Mumbai, India’s financial capital, to BYL Nair Charitable Hospital.
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More than 700 coronavirus-positive women gave birth at a single hospital. Here’s what it learned.

Women were referred from all over Mumbai, India’s financial capital, to BYL Nair Charitable Hospital.