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Jared Kushner's charmed life is about to come to a screeching halt | Walter Shapiro Now that he is ensnared in an FBI investigation, his life in the coming months and maybe years will be a study in miseryPerhaps Jared Kushner really believed that his New York real-estate skills set him up to bring peace to the Middle East, solve the opio
The Guardian | 15 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Political prisoner freed thanks to Trump is hoping he'll save others Aya Hijazi learned three years ago that being an American citizen can get you thrown in jail on trumped-up charges in Egypt a country that claims to be a staunch American ally and accepts billions of dollars in US aid. Then she learned that being an Ameri
New York Post | 19 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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On Memorial Day, also recall the valor of those who fight Memorial Day inspires mixed emotions: pride in the valor of those who gave their lives in the cause of freedom; sorrow that such self-sacrifice should have been necessary. Pride in past valor may be best expressed in the St. Crispins Day speech from Henry
New York Post | May 29, 2017 02:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How we fail veterans with mental illness As we commemorate our honored fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, I ask my fellow New Yorkers to take note of the roughly 20 veterans who commit suicide every day. The mental-health issues many of our veterans face is a serious problem that must be addressed
New York Post | May 29, 2017 02:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mr. Trumps travel ban is offensive and imprudent. But is it really unconstitutional? Do the statements made on the campaign trail form a legitimate basis for motivation?
Washington Post | May 29, 2017 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Today, let us remember those who acted selflessly Far from home, they gave their lives to keep their compatriots safe.
Washington Post | May 29, 2017 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brazils elite is being eaten alive by corruption And its scandal is spreading across Latin America.
Washington Post | May 29, 2017 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on the JFK centenary: more keys on his piano | Editorial There was much more to Americas 35th president than his youth, his style and his tragic deathEven on Monday, 100 years after John F Kennedys birth, it is hard to imagine Americas 35th president as an old man. Everything about JFK is overshadowed by the la
The Guardian | May 28, 2017 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Donald Trump's embarrassing gaffes deliver a potent political good: distraction | Francine Prose As we chuckle over footage of Trumps latest faux pas, his fellow Republicans continue to work to undermine and dismantle our most basic freedomsDuring Donald Trumps state visit to the Middle East and Europe, Americans have been playing a sort of bleak par
The Guardian | May 28, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Right-wing provocateurs say they are being silenced. Cry me a river | Christian Christensen Its hard to sympathise when arch-capitalists such as Bill OReilly, Katie Hopkins and Sean Hannity find themselves at the receiving end of corporate savageryThere is a delicious irony when free market zealots become victims of the very system they celebrat
The Guardian | May 28, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend