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 2021-10-16 07:00 

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Cooperation with China and Russia is the only way forward...

Putting aside power rivalries would require some painful compromises. But it's our best chance to address the world's problems....

 2021-10-16 01:38 

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US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike...

The US Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August....

 2021-10-15 20:51 

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FBI official fired under Trump wins back his pension...

Hours before he was scheduled to retire in 2018, Andrew McCabe, then the FBI's deputy director, was fired by the Justice Department, depriving him of his pension and prompting cheers from then-President Donald Trump, who had been hounding him over his...

 2021-10-15 01:33 

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US to restore full pension of FBI official fired under Trump...

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has won back his full pension as part of a settlement of his lawsuit arising from his firing during the Trump administration more than three years ago, his lawyers announced Thursday....

 2021-10-14 21:24 

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GOP leader Filippi: Rhode Island 'needs to kill' the Lifespan-CNE deal...

House Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi said Governor Dan McKee should "do his job and his job is to make sure the people of this state are going to benefit."...

 2021-10-13 23:43 

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For majority-Black Brockton, a proposal to keep its Senate district majority white has left some people of color feeling ignored...

Under maps unveiled Tuesday, Brockton would remain clustered with mostly white suburbs south of Boston, all of which its current senator — a white Democrat from Brockton who had previously been rapped by the Senate's ethics committee — han...

 2021-10-13 23:06 

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Jan. 6 committee preparing to aggressively enforce subpoenas, may target former Trump DOJ official this week...

The committee said it is seeking records and testimony from Jeffrey Clark, a Trump Justice Department official who sought to deploy department resources to support false claims of massive voting fraud in the 2020 election....

 2021-10-13 04:32 

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Britain escalates dispute with European Union over Northern Ireland...

Britain set itself on course for a new confrontation with the European Union on Tuesday by demanding the replacement of one of the most complex and vexing components of Brexit: the status of Northern Ireland....

 2021-10-12 19:16 

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FBI Boston division joins nationwide effort to increase awareness and reporting of hate crimes...

The FBI's Boston Division said Tuesday that it's joining a nationwide effort to increase awareness of hate crimes and encourage people to report such acts to law enforcement....

 2021-10-12 05:58 

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North Korea displays missile arsenal amid stalled talks...

"The U.S. has frequently signaled it's not hostile to our state, but there is no action-based evidence to make us believe that they are not hostile," Kim Jong Un said....

 2021-10-10 20:31 

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Iraqis' frustration over broken promises keeps voter turnout low...

A new electoral system made it easier this time for independent candidates to compete, but the vote was nonetheless expected to merely chip away at the edges of Iraq's troubles....

 2021-10-09 09:53 

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Taliban say they won't work with US to contain Islamic State...

The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the US to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan, staking out an uncompromising position on a key issue ahead of the first direct talks between the former foes since America withdrew from the country in ...

 2021-10-09 08:52 

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Banisadr, Iran's first president after 1979 revolution, dies...

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution who fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy, died Saturday. He was 88....

 2021-10-08 19:18 

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Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitri Muratov are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize...

The journalists, Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitri A. Muratov of Russia, were recognized for "their courageous fight for freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace."...

 2021-10-07 20:02 

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FBI returns to Randolph location for second straight day of digging...

The FBI returned to a property on Mitchell Street in Randolph for the second straight day Thursday in search of evidence in a criminal investigation....

 2021-10-06 18:12 

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FBI searching for evidence at Randolph property...

The FBI was seeking evidence in a criminal probe Wednesday afternoon at an address on Mitchell Street in Randolph, authorities said....

 2021-10-05 22:24 

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Bitcoin flirts with $50,000...

The gain brings prices to the highest since early September, when El Salvador rolled out the cryptocurrency as legal tender. Bitcoin rose as much as 2.8 percent in New York to touch $50,369....

 2021-10-05 20:03 

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Who will defend Iraq's courageous peacemakers?...

Hundreds of Iraqis called for normal relations with Israel. Now the haters are after them....

 2021-10-05 16:10 

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FBI raids offices of New York City police sergeants union...

Federal agents raided the offices of a New York City police union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the Long Island home of its bombastic leader, who has clashed repeatedly with city officials over his incendiary tweets and hard-line tactics....

 2021-10-05 12:56 

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Russia is sending a film crew to space. Here's how to watch...

The first dog in space. The first man and woman. Now Russia is about to clinch another spaceflight first before the United States: Beating Hollywood to orbit....

 2021-10-04 10:08 

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Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen now 12 as storm churns in Oman...

The death toll from Cyclone Shaheen rose to 12 on Monday while other fishermen from Iran remained missing as the storm moved further inland into Oman and weakened....

 2021-10-01 19:23 

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North Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile, 4th recent test...

North Korea said Friday it test-fired a new anti-aircraft missile, the fourth weapons launch in recent weeks that experts say is part of a strategy to win relief from sanctions and other concessions....

 2021-10-01 02:35 

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RI Political Cooperative cuts ties with state Senate candidate over social media posts...

Jennifer Jackson had been announced as the co-op challenger to Senator Dawn Euer, a Newport Democrat who sponsored the Act on Climate....

 2021-09-30 23:10 

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Facebook prioritizes 'greed' over children, senators say...

"Facebook has shown us once again that it's incapable of holding itself accountable," said Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut Democrat who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee's consumer protection panel....

 2021-09-30 22:08 

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Online Tiananmen museum is blocked in Hong Kong as Internet curbs widen...

HONG KONG — Access to an online museum commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre appeared to be blocked in Hong Kong, the latest regression for Internet freedoms and a strike against a symbol of what distinguished the city from mainland China....

 2021-09-29 22:27 

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Evergrande sells $1.5 billion stake in a bank to help settle debts...

The move comes as Evergrande, which has unpaid bills totaling more than $300 billion, missed an interest payment on a US dollar bond last week....

 2021-09-29 21:53 

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Republicans at odds over infrastructure bill as vote approaches...

WASHINGTON — Business groups and some Senate Republicans — working at cross-purposes with Republican leaders in the House — have mounted an all-out drive to secure GOP votes for a bipartisan infrastructure bill before a final vote Thursd...

 2021-09-29 20:08 

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Marine officer who criticized senior leaders on Afghanistan is now in the brig...

A Marine lieutenant colonel who publicly criticized the Biden administration for last month's chaotic evacuation of American and allied troops and civilians from Afghanistan is now in a military brig for violating a gag order last weekend, his parents...

 2021-09-29 04:05 

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Taiwan aims to ease residency rules for people fleeing Hong Kong...

The new rules, which also make it easier for students to gain permanent residency after completing advanced degrees in Taiwan, could take effect as soon as early next year....

 2021-09-29 01:42 

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US CDC admits it raised Hong Kong's COVID risk rating in error...

The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it mistakenly flagged Hong Kong as a growing risk for coronavirus when it raised its travel warnings for the city and Singapore earlier this week....

 2021-09-28 23:53 

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Russia opens extremism probe against Navalny and his allies...

The investigation is the latest step in a multipronged crackdown on the Kremlin's most ardent foe and his team....

 2021-09-28 13:40 

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It's a big day for Senator Reed and Secretary Gina Raimondo in Washington, D.C....

The R.I. senator will lead a hearing at 9:30 a.m. on the Biden administration's sloppy military withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the commerce secretary is speaking about the infrastructure bill....

 2021-09-28 04:23 

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Pentagon leaders to face Congress on Afghan pullout decision...

In their first public testimony since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, top Pentagon leaders will face sharp questions in Congress about the chaotic pullout and the Taliban's rapid takeover of the country....

 2021-09-28 02:58 

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North Korea fires short-range missile to sea in latest test...

In an emergency National Security Council meeting, the South Korean government expressed regret over what it called "a short-range missile launch" by the North....

 2021-09-27 16:23 

The Boston Globe

Killings soared nearly 30% in 2020, with more slayings caused by guns, FBI data show...

It's the largest one-year increase since the federal government began compiling national figures in the 1960s....

 2021-09-27 13:21 

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US travel rules close door on those fully vaccinated with Russia's Sputnik V...

The United States announced last week that it would soon open its doors to foreign travelers vaccinated against COVID-19. But the new rules, set to take effect in November, appear to also shut out millions who have received two doses of Russia's Sputn...

 2021-09-27 06:49 

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Shadow contracts, smoke, mirrors keep the lights out in Iraq...

In the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City, glossy election campaign posters are plastered alongside jungles of sagging electrical wires lining the alleyway to Abu Ammar's home....

 2021-09-27 00:41 

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As first Afghan families arrive in Mass. this weekend, state faces historic humanitarian challenge...

As the first two families fleeing Afghanistan arrived in Massachusetts over the weekend, the state is gearing up for what advocates said will be a historic resettlement effort here for at least 1,100 people who will need help with housing, health care, ed...

 2021-09-26 21:10 

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United Nations and Afghanistan's Taliban are figuring out how to interact...

It's been little more than a month since Kalashnikov-toting Taliban fighters in their signature heavy beards, hightop sneakers, and shalwar kameezes descended on the Afghan capital and cemented their takeover. Now they're vying for a seat in the c...

 2021-09-26 21:00 

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For Schumer and Pelosi, the challenge of a career with no margin for error...

WASHINGTON — Last week, as all outward appearances suggested gridlock on Capitol Hill, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the majority leader, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were in perpetual motion, grasping to salvage their $3.5 trillion social po...

 2021-09-25 21:50 

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Grocery workers have borne the brunt of the pandemic. Now supermarket shootings are on the rise...

According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, shootings at grocery stores have risen in recent years. Between 2000 and 2020, 78 people were killed in 28 such incidents, FBI data shows....

 2021-09-25 17:19 

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Among those who marched into the Capitol on Jan. 6: an FBI informant...

As scores of Proud Boys made their way, chanting and shouting, toward the Capitol on Jan. 6, one member of the far-right group was busy texting a real-time account of the march....

 2021-09-24 23:17 

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Why Democrats pushed an abortion vote now...

"It will hopefully serve as a way to get pro-choice Democrats out to vote the next time around," said Jim Manley, a Democratic strategist who worked with the late Senator Ted Kennedy and former Senate majority leader Harry Reid....

 2021-09-24 20:56 

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Grassley, 88, says he will seek another Senate term...

The decision by Grassley, who has served in Congress since Jimmy Carter's presidency, boosts Republican prospects for holding the seat next year, when control of the chamber will be at stake....

 2021-09-24 14:46 

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Unruly JetBlue passenger departing from Boston chokes flight attendant, attempts to force his way into cockpit, FBI says...

As many as seven crew members worked together to restrain the passenger....

 2021-09-24 02:36 

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House passes defense bill with commission to investigate Afghanistan failures, mandate that women register for draft...

The House on Thursday approved its version of the annual defense authorization bill, giving a hefty bipartisan endorsement to open an independent investigation of US failures in Afghanistan, require women to register for the draft, and overhaul how the mi...

 2021-09-23 21:43 

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Taliban official: Strict punishment, executions will return...

One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of their harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public...

 2021-09-23 21:00 

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Afghan Uyghurs fear deportation as Taliban cozy up to China...

Ibrahim's parents fled political turmoil in China for Afghanistan more than 50 years ago. At that time, Mao Zedong had unleashed the Cultural Revolution, and life was upended for many Uyghurs, the mostly Muslim ethnic group in Xinjiang that included I...

 2021-09-23 06:30 

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Casting about for a way forward on Afghanistan...

The Taliban have promised the world to uphold women's rights and have an obligation to protect those rights under international law. Yet a core notion that fuels recruitment within the Taliban is the demonization of the West....

 2021-09-23 03:46 

The Boston Globe

How Spotlight revealed the secret deal between Whitey Bulger and the FBI...

Two Spotlight projects, a decade apart, showed how the notorious gangster used his status as a secret FBI informant to murderous ends....

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