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Why Did the Taliban Free an Imprisoned Afghan Police Officer?

She Killed an American in 2012. Why Was She Freed in the Taliban Deal?

Why Did the Taliban Free an Imprisoned Afghan Police Officer? Why Did the Taliban Free an Imprisoned Afghan Police Officer? Under Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. peace envoy, the American government has been willing to take dramatic steps, even in the face of opposition from the military and law enforcement, to extricate the United States from its longest war and bring …

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How Parler, a Chosen App of Trump Fans, Became a Test of Free Speech

How Parler, a Chosen App of Trump Fans, Became a Test of Free Speech

How Parler, a Chosen App of Trump Fans, Became a Test of Free Speech How Parler, a Chosen App of Trump Fans, Became a Test of Free Speech Parler grew slowly until early 2020, when Twitter began labeling Mr. Trump’s tweets as inaccurate and some of his supporters joined Parler in protest. After November’s election, Parler grew even more quickly …

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Emmanuel Macron, Free of Covid-19 Symptoms, Leaves Isolation

Emmanuel Macron, Free of Covid-19 Symptoms, Leaves Isolation

Emmanuel Macron, Free of Covid-19 Symptoms, Leaves Isolation Emmanuel Macron, Free of Covid-19 Symptoms, Leaves Isolation PARIS — A week after he first tested positive for the coronavirus, President Emmanuel Macron of France has stopped isolating himself because he no longer shows symptoms, a statement from the Élysée Palace, his official office, said on Thursday. Throughout his quarantine, Mr. Macron …

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Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide

Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide

Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide Tech Solution Gives Blind Runner Hope to Run Free of a Guide The camera was going to shake constantly. The sunlight would change, making a yellow line look different at noon from the way it did at dawn. And what would happen when leaves blew onto the line, …

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U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’

U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ U.K. Lawmaker Under Fire for Calling UNICEF’s Free Meals a ‘Political Stunt’ LONDON — Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Conservative British lawmaker who serves as leader of the House of Commons, has provoked anger by criticizing a UNICEF program that is set to provide free meals to children in Britain …

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The Vaccines Are Supposed to Be Free. Surprise Bills Could Happen Anyway.

The Vaccines Are Supposed to Be Free. Surprise Bills Could Happen Anyway.

The Vaccines Are Supposed to Be Free. Surprise Bills Could Happen Anyway. The Vaccines Are Supposed to Be Free. Surprise Bills Could Happen Anyway. When Americans receive a coronavirus vaccine, federal rules say they shouldn’t have to pay anything out of pocket. Congress passed legislation this spring that bars insurers from applying any cost sharing, such as a co-payment or …

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‘Free Papua Movement’ Intensifies Amid Escalating Violence

‘Free Papua Movement’ Intensifies Amid Escalating Violence

‘Free Papua Movement’ Intensifies Amid Escalating Violence ‘Free Papua Movement’ Intensifies Amid Escalating Violence BANGKOK — It has been 59 years since separatists in the Indonesian territory of West Papua raised their red, white and blue flag and declared independence. The region has been in conflict ever since. This month, the United Nations Human Rights Office called on all sides …

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Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free

Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free

Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s most infamous rapist was released on Saturday after serving 12 years in prison, sparking angry demonstrations and anonymous death threats that led to an increased police presence outside the predator’s home. Protesters gathered outside …

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Ralf Rangnick Is Soccer’s Most Intriguing Free Agent

Ralf Rangnick Is Soccer's Most Intriguing Free Agent

Ralf Rangnick Is Soccer’s Most Intriguing Free Agent Ralf Rangnick Is Soccer’s Most Intriguing Free Agent Though Germany’s relationship with Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig, the teams with which Rangnick is most intimately associated, remains uneasy, nobody holds his lack of playing career against him anymore. “If you look at the Bundesliga, the vast majority of coaches did not play at …

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The Kremlin Is Offering Russians Free Vaccines, but Will They Take Them?

The Kremlin Is Offering Russians Free Vaccines, but Will They Take Them?

The Kremlin Is Offering Russians Free Vaccines, but Will They Take Them? The Kremlin Is Offering Russians Free Vaccines, but Will They Take Them? MOSCOW — Aleksei Zakharov, a Moscow economics professor, got the Russian coronavirus vaccine injected into his upper arm over the weekend. Getting the shot was an easy decision, he said — not because the Russian government …

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