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Merkel allies brace for big setback in German state election

This weekend’s state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year, and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s struggling government in Berlin

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Sense of impunity emboldens autocrats to get rid of enemies

Dictators and autocrats have always sought to silence dissenters, even ones that flee abroad to escape their grasp

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If you refuse to feel bad about lying, no one can make you tell the truth.

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Are 68,000 people a day ‘trafficked right in front of our eyes’? Nope.

A nonprofit group placed an ad in an airline magazine touting a figure based on bad math and faulty assumptions.

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U.S. and Chinese leaders agree to meet next month, in first direct talks since August

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The verdict in Maryland capped off a complicated case in which both sides agreed that the defendant fatally struck the victim but disagreed over whether a crime was committed.

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Half of Americans of European descent could potentially be identified through genetic genealogy data.

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Ohio State has pledged to begin a comprehensive esports program that will combine academic study in addition to video gaming competitions.

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The court said it was "arbitrary and racially biased." The order makes Washington the 20th state to abandon capital punishment.

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Alex Cora's first year as a manager was a smashing success. Next up: hopefully knocking off his old team.

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Conor McGregor teammate denies inciting Khabib Nurmagomedov with anti-Muslim slur

"I have never and would never denigrate anyone's religion," said Dillon Danis, McGregor’s jiu-jitsu coach and an MMA fighter in his own right, who was the target when Nurmagomedov leaped from the cage at UFC 229.

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Conor McGregor teammate denies inciting Khabib Nurmagomedov with anti-Muslim slur

"I have never and would never denigrate anyone's religion," said Dillon Danis, McGregor’s jiu-jitsu coach and an MMA fighter in his own right, who was the target when Nurmagomedov leaped from the cage at UFC 229.

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The man, who has serious mental-health issues, is accused in a 2016 attack in Prince George’s County that led to the friendly-fire killing of an undercover narcotics officer.

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U.S. ranks 25th for men and 32nd for women when it comes to helping residents reach their potential

Portugal, Italy, Slovenia and 20 other nations rank higher than the United States on a new economic indicator from the World Bank.

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What’s on TV tonight: ‘Supernatural’ returns

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 | “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat” with Samin Nosrat premieres on Netflix.

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