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Saturday, Jun 23

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Populist wave, 'crisis overload' weaken global voices for ...

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Not that long ago, Western governments took human rights seriously enough to send their soldiers into Kosovo to protect civilians from the threat of ethnic ...

Friday, Jun 22

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Cell signal: What high court ruling may mean for future of ...

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The US Supreme Court ended the week with a decision that updates privacy protections for the digital age. In a 5-to-4 decision the justices ruled in favor ...

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Turkey election: Does Kurdish leader jailed as 'terrorist ...

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For years Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has presided over intense crackdowns on civil society and opponents of all stripes. The goal was to ...

A nonviolent movement challenges Pakistan’s military ...

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In countries where military figures still hold the reins of power through fear, such as Egypt or Thailand, public criticism of the regime comes mainly from ...

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Florida airport to begin scanning faces of international passengers

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Orlando International Airport will employ face scanners for passengers on arriving and departing international flights, a move that airport authorities claim will speed up customs, while privacy advocates worry about the lack of formal…

US farmers, desperate for help, increasingly turn to ...

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What does US immigration policy have to do with the blueberries you buy? Well, if it weren’t for foreign farmhands, some growers would have to watch ...

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Finding common ground at a fiddlers' festival in Idaho ...

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Dwindling numbers and stylistic differences are threatening the future of a beloved fiddlers' festival in Idaho. The solution may lie in something ...

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On US-Mexican border, the rules change, but human impulses don't

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When Joyce Hamilton heard that people were lined up in 100-degree heat on the bridge connecting Reynosa, Mexico, with Hidalgo, Texas, she went to them. She carried water and snacks, umbrellas and fans. On a second visit she found a longer…

Thursday, Jun 21

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A journey along the shoals of a gentrifying L.A ...

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The tale of Los Angeles’s Frogtown is a familiar drama of gentrification: Abandoned buildings become renovated lofts, old warehouses are reborn as ...

AP test debate: How much world history should high ...

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When the College Board announced in May that it was changing the breadth of the AP World History test, it prompted a backlash from teachers and students. The ...

War games 'very provocative'? To S. Korea, so is calling ...

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President Trump may have offered to call off the South Korea-US military exercises North Korea abhors to underscore the role of trust in diplomacy. But to ...

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As OPEC watches nervously, Russia and Saudi Arabia create ...

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Russia is trying to be friends with everyone at once, and wielding growing influence as a global giant in weaponry and oil production. Some of its success ...

Why nations are not alone in fighting graft - CSMonitor.com

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Yet these days, such news also shows that countries like Romania are not battling corruption alone. Global norms on transparency and accountability are being better ...

Thailand takes first step toward total ban of e-waste ...

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Thai authorities, who began a series of raids last month on factories accused of illegally importing and processing electronic waste, say they may use special powers ...

With aging populations, companies rethink opportunities ...

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The demographic trend is no secret: The populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. That means workforces are ...

Cuba loosens grip on media, allows for more independent ...

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Minutes after a plane carrying 113 people crashed on takeoff from Havana airport, Cuban state media was filled with minute-by-minute updates, cellphone video from the ...

Wednesday, Jun 20

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In wave of new cities, promise and pitfalls for black middle class

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Often newly formed cities are largely white and more affluent than the surrounding county. Stonecrest, near Atlanta, is part of a countertrend, as communities of color aspire to shape their own destiny. Although they represent a modest…

Trump flip on family separation underscores 'chaos' in ...

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Until Wednesday, President Trump defiantly insisted that only Congress could solve the crisis of family separations at the US-Mexican border, triggered by ...

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US exits UN rights body: Principled, or another retreat ...

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For decades the United States has championed individual rights and values around the world. But on Tuesday the US announced it was withdrawing from the ...

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Macedonia renamed: Countries' name-changes try to 'clean ...

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Czechia. eSwatini. And now, the Republic of North Macedonia: another update to the world’s list of countries. On Sunday, Macedonia and Greece signed an ...

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In Italy, how one cooperative is trying to counter the ...

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The organization Beyond the Dreams provides a glimpse into Italy’s challenges, which on one hand are distinctive and yet resonate far beyond its borders ...

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My tuna fish revelation - CSMonitor.com

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Poor, underrated canned tuna, lambasted as a cheap dish or simply a fast one. I never suspected that, in creative hands, it could be elevated to a pièce ...

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Free speech advocates sound alarm over EU copyright proposal

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A potential EU law would restrict links to news outlets and impose content filters on user uploads, raising age-old questions about how much control copyright holders should exert over their content.

Tuesday, Jun 19

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One answer to the bee crisis: Turn everyone into backyard ...

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In Switzerland, two scientists have found a way to engage the public in the effort to preserve bees – and pollination. They’ve designed kits that allow ...

Vote-buying in Turkey? Price is high, satisfaction not ...

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A $5.5 billion social benefits package that likely will stress Turkey's economy is being interpreted as a sign that President Erdoğan and his party could be in ...

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Cooperative communities keep Spanish seniors cared for ...

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Time was, when you grew old in Spain you lived with your children. And their children. Everybody looked after each other. But in Spain, as in so many other ...

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In Sierra Leone-UK mining case, a new attempt to measure ...

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Pursuing justice can be hardest when cases cross international boundaries – in contrast to an ever-more globalized economy. But something as simple as a ...

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Record 68.5 million people displaced in 2017, UN reports ...

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An average of more than 44,000 people per day were displaced from their home countries in 2017, setting a record high for the fifth year, according to the United Nations.

Supreme Court: gerrymandering arguments must prove harm to ...

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Democrats hoped a Wisconsin case would be the vehicle the US Supreme Court would use to strike down highly partisan gerrymandering of electoral maps. When ...

Young Nigerians choose to fight Boko Haram with books ...

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Northeastern Nigeria is a place of suddenly interrupted lives. Nearly 3 million people have been uprooted since the Islamist movement Boko Haram began its ...