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‘Not a Flag to Wave’: Pope Criticizes Political Use of Christianity

‘Not a Flag to Wave’: Pope Criticizes Political Use of Christianity

‘Not a Flag to Wave’: Pope Criticizes Political Use of Christianity ‘Not a Flag to Wave’: Pope Criticizes Political Use of Christianity ROME — Pope Francis on Tuesday rejected in stark terms the use of the cross as a political tool, an apparent swipe at nationalist forces in Europe and beyond that have used the imagery of Christianity for personal …

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India’s I.C.M.R. Is a ‘Political Weapon’ Under Modi, Some Scientists Say

India’s I.C.M.R. Is a 'Political Weapon' Under Modi, Some Scientists Say

India’s I.C.M.R. Is a ‘Political Weapon’ Under Modi, Some Scientists Say India’s I.C.M.R. Is a ‘Political Weapon’ Under Modi, Some Scientists Say NEW DELHI — The forecast was mathematically based, government-approved and deeply, tragically wrong. In September 2020, eight months before a deadly Covid-19 second wave struck India, government-appointed scientists downplayed the possibility of a new outbreak. Previous infections and …

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Texas Forbids Political ‘Censorship’ by Social Media Companies

Texas Forbids Political ‘Censorship’ by Social Media Companies

Texas Forbids Political ‘Censorship’ by Social Media Companies Texas Forbids Political ‘Censorship’ by Social Media Companies The governor of Texas signed a bill on Thursday banning social media platforms from removing posts because of the political views expressed in them, a measure that is likely to draw significant legal scrutiny after a similar law was blocked by a judge in …

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Abortion Arrives at the Center of the American Political Maelstrom

Abortion Arrives at the Center of the American Political Maelstrom

Abortion Arrives at the Center of the American Political Maelstrom Abortion Arrives at the Center of the American Political Maelstrom WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s decision not to block a Texas law sharply curtailing abortions abruptly vaulted the issue to the forefront of American politics on Thursday, reshaping the dynamics of elections in California this month, in Virginia in November …

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Andrew Cuomo’s Political Future – The New York Times

Andrew Cuomo’s Political Future - The New York Times

Andrew Cuomo’s Political Future – The New York Times Andrew Cuomo’s Political Future – The New York Times The pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign is building. President Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and every member of New York’s Democratic congressional delegation have said the governor should step down, after an investigation by the state attorney general concluded that Cuomo …

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Fires in Turkey Turn Political as Erdogan Comes Under Attack

Fires in Turkey Turn Political as Erdogan Comes Under Attack

Fires in Turkey Turn Political as Erdogan Comes Under Attack Fires in Turkey Turn Political as Erdogan Comes Under Attack ISTANBUL — As Turkey battles its worst forest fires in decades, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under ferocious attack for his handling of the disaster, as well as his broader management of a country that was already battered by an …

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Former ‘Bridgegate’ villain seeks political resurrection People Bridgegate Chris Christie Republican Democratic

Former ‘Bridgegate’ villain seeks political resurrection People Bridgegate Chris Christie Republican Democratic Former ‘Bridgegate’ villain seeks political resurrection People Bridgegate Chris Christie Republican Democratic Bridget Kelly wants to talk about “Bridgegate ” Not by choice, but because she understands that the traffic scandal that roiled New Jersey politics is something she carries like a bad tattoo. The former aide to …

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Leftist teacher, political novice, is Peru’s president-elect Cabinet European Union Mexico City Harvard University Lima

Leftist teacher, political novice, is Peru’s president-elect Cabinet European Union Mexico City Harvard University Lima Leftist teacher, political novice, is Peru’s president-elect Cabinet European Union Mexico City Harvard University Lima A teacher in one of the poorest communities in the Andes who had never held office is now Peru’s president-elect after officials in the South American country declared him the …

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Pedro Castillo, Leftist Political Outsider, Wins Peru Presidency

Pedro Castillo, Leftist Political Outsider, Wins Peru Presidency

Pedro Castillo, Leftist Political Outsider, Wins Peru Presidency Pedro Castillo, Leftist Political Outsider, Wins Peru Presidency LIMA, Peru — His parents were peasant farmers who never learned to read. As a child, he walked hours to school, before becoming a teacher himself. Then, two months ago, he burst onto Peru’s national political scene as an anti-establishment candidate with a captivating …

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Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president Department of Homeland Security Miami Senate Joe Biden Washington

Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president Department of Homeland Security Miami Senate Joe Biden Washington Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president Department of Homeland Security Miami Senate Joe Biden Washington They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing a growing …

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