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Lionel Barber resigns as editor of the Financial Times

The newspaper announced Tuesday that Barber would leave after 34 years spent on prestige assignments including Washington correspondent, Brussels bureau chief and editor. "It has been a rare privilege and pleasure to have the best job in journalism," Barber said in a statement. FT quickly appointed Khalaf as its new editor. She has worked at the magazine for 24 years …

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There is a surprisingly reasonable way to remove Trump from office

Getty Images In The Arena It would take only three Republican senators to turn the impeachment ballot into a secret ballot. It is not difficult to imagine what would happen then. By JULEANNA GLOVER November 12, 2019 Juleanna Glover has worked as an adviser to several Republican politicians, including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, John Ashcroft and Rudy Giuliani, and …

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Putin has enjoyed the US political chaos. He may now be afraid of Trump's violence

Of course, official accusations of involvement in the 2016 US presidential election, which swept Trump to his office, are officially rejected in Russia. But they are often referred to, even on serious television news programs, with a sarcastic wink. "Have you lost your mind that you want to remove OUR Donald Ivanovich," says Vladimir Soloviev, host of "Evening," a pro-Kremlin …

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Turkey's Erdogan warns that it may release ISIS prisoners back to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday issued a chilly threat to Europe to surpass sanctions on Ankaras unauthorized drilling in the Mediterranean: punish us and we release ISIS prisoners back to European countries. ISIS? "You should review your stance on Turkey, which holds so many IS members in prison and controls them in Syria," he told reporters. The Associated …

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Hillary Clinton criticizes Britain's decision to withhold Russia's report

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debate at CNN Brooklyn Navy Yard Democratic debate, New York, April 14, 2016. David Hume Kennerly | Stock Photos | Getty Images The British government's decision to delay the publication of a report on alleged Russian involvement in British politics has been slammed as "inexplicable and disgraceful" by former US presidential candidate Hillary …

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Israel kills a leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza airstrike

In Syria, state media reported that an attack at about the same time struck the house of a second Palestinian Jihad leader living in Damascus. Reports said the leader, Akram al-Ajouri, was not injured but his son and another were killed and 10 others injured. Israel declined to comment on the reports. In Gaza, the Israeli Defense Forces said they …

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Taliban release two kidnapped US university professors in prisoner exchange

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan and the Taliban have reached an agreement to release two US teachers, including one US citizen, in exchange for three Taliban members, the Afghan president said Tuesday morning. American Kevin King, who was abducted by the uprising in Afghanistan in August 2016. EL-EMARA Taliban via AP file President Ashraf Ghani said on national television Tuesday that …

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Hillary Clinton: "Shameful" for not publishing Russia's report

Media playback is not supported on your device Media texts Hillary Clinton: "Every person who votes in this country deserves to see that report before the election" It is "inexplicable and shameful" that the British government has has not yet published a report on alleged Russian involvement in British politics, Hillary Clinton has told the BBC. The report has formal …

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Evo Morales: Bolivia's former president accepts political asylum in Mexico

Morale's departure comes a day after his resignation as president – a move that followed military intervention amid mass protests triggered by allegations of "serious irregularities" during last month's election. Morales said in a tweet late Monday that he went to Mexico, but will soon "come back with more strength and energy." "Sisters and brothers, I go to Mexico, grateful …

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Israeli forces kill chief Islamic Jihad chief in Gaza strike | News

The Palestinian group Islamic Jihad has said that one of its commanders was killed in an Israeli strike at his home in the besieged Gaza Strip. The group's armed wing announced the death in a statement on Tuesday after Israel confirmed that it had targeted Baha Abu al-Atta, 42, in a strike. More: Separately, the Palestinian group said that Israel …

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