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The World Grows More Dangerous by the Day The World Grows More Dangerous by the Day
My experience at the United Nations Security Council over the last five years has led me to see a harsh truth: The world is growing more dangerous and less predictable by the day. While the tectonic plates of power are shifting under our feet, driven in no small part by the combined effects of a technology revolution and the rise of China, we are also witnessing the return of heightened competitio...
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Robert Mueller speaks, but this shouldn't be his last word on Donald Trump Robert Mueller speaks, but this shouldn't be his last word on Donald Trump
In his first and last public appearance Wednesday as special counsel, Robert Mueller did a service to his country. True, in those fewer than 10 televised minutes, the famously reticent lawman didn't go beyond his 448-page report released last month. He took no questions. He said he was resigning and closing up shop. And he made plain his desire to let the report speak for itself. But Mueller re...
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The organisers of the Milan furniture fair have issued a manifesto about being more responsible and sustainable. The organisers of the Milan furniture fair have issued a manifesto about being more responsible and sustainable.
The organisers of the Milan furniture fair have issued a manifesto about being more responsible and sustainable. It’s time participants played along. April means more than showers to those in the design game but there will of course be a fair few finely honed faucets at Salone del Mobile, which kicks off in Milan next Tuesday. It’s the jamboree to end all (furniture-themed, northern Italian) ...
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Russia’s Arctic manoeuvres have landed it in hot water with Nato. Russia’s Arctic manoeuvres have landed it in hot water with Nato.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau hosted Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg in Ottawa this week where the meeting’s discussions centred on Russia. While election meddling has dominated recent headlines, Nato members have grown increasingly concerned about Russia’s naval activity in the Arctic. In response, Stoltenberg, flanked by Trudeau, announced that Nato is establishing a new ...
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Bookkeeper accused of taking almost $270,000 from church. Bookkeeper accused of taking almost $270,000 from church.
A former Gadsden church bookkeeper/treasurer/pianist was arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing almost $270,000 from a small church during her tenure there. Deborah K. Coker, 60, was charged with one count of first-degree theft by deception, Gadsden Detective Clark Thompson said. She has been released on $5,000 bond. Thompson said police investigated the theft of money during at 10-year per...
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Is a luxury US retail chain opening two new shops in Manhattan a bit of a, well, luxury? Nordstrom doesn’t think so. Is a luxury US retail chain opening two new shops in Manhattan a bit of a, well, luxury? Nordstrom doesn’t think so.
As many retailers retreat to online selling, Nordstrom is betting big on bricks and mortar. One of the last remaining retail dynasties, the multibrand monolith opens its first New York shop tomorrow. The secret to its success? Confidence, perhaps. “We are going to have a lot of unique things that you won’t be able to find in other Nordstrom stores or, frankly, any other store in the city,” say...
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Opinion: Donald Trump uses old tricks in shutdown talks with new Congress. Opinion: Donald Trump uses old tricks in shutdown talks with new Congress.
The US president's initial dealings with a divided Congress to end a partial government shutdown were typically Trump: double down on your demand, embarrass your own aides and blame the Democrats, writes Michael Knigge. Experience a strange sense of deja vu after witnessing President Donald Trump's strategy to end the partial government shutdown in his first encounter with a divided Congress? D...
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Opinion: Jim Mattis' exit leaves Donald Trump surrounded by yes-men. Opinion: Jim Mattis' exit leaves Donald Trump surrounded by yes-men.
Defense Secretary James Mattis' resignation, one day after Donald Trump's stunning move to pull all US troops from Syria, is consequential. But his exit is alarming and could make US foreign policy even more erratic. The list of former Trump officials is extensive, steadily growing — and includes many names one need not remember. But the name that will be added to the list by the end of Februar...
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Civil is nice, but winning elections is better. Civil is nice, but winning elections is better.
Everybody wants to go to heaven, the wise man observed, but nobody wants to die. It’s not a puzzlement. Everybody wants kind and gentle in our politics, but nobody wants to risk losing an election. That’s not such a puzzlement, either. The passing of George Herbert Walker Bush, a genuinely decent, kind and polite man, has caught the country up in a frenzy of good feelings, and some kind, gentle...
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Wayne Stayskal, cartoonist extraordinaire. Wayne Stayskal, cartoonist extraordinaire.
Google “Great American Political Cartoonists” and you will undoubtedly find the late Herbert Block (aka “Herblock”) of The Washington Post, (Paul) Conrad of the Los Angeles Times, Michael Ramirez of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and several other cartoonists whose work, if not their names, are familiar to newspaper readers. One name that will take more than a cursory search to find is Wayne Stay...
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