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Chips are Down in Macau for America’s Casino Kings

Chips are Down in Macau for America’s Casino Kings(Bloomberg Opinion) — If any worsening of the trade war leads China to call for a boycott of U.S. companies, America’s casino kings will be sweating.



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It’s time to end America’s war in Afghanistan

It’s time to end America’s war in AfghanistanA child born on this date in 2001 – just before the terrorist attacks of 9/11 – is old enough to be fighting today in the war in Afghanistan. This week – almost 17 years after the war began – the Taliban attacked Ghazni, killing more than 100 Afghan army soldiers. The Taliban also overran a base, where they killed another 17 soldiers.



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Pres. Trump alienates America’s allies at G-7

Pres. Trump alienates America’s allies at G-7The President first battled Canada over tariffs and trade, and then stunned the world leaders by initially agreeing to sign a joint statement and then abruptly pulling his support.



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Peru to Maduro: You're still not welcome at Summit of Americas

Peru to Maduro: You're still not welcome at Summit of AmericasPeru’s new foreign minister said on Tuesday that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was still not welcome to attend a regional summit in Lima next week, upholding a decision by Peru’s disgraced former president. U.S. President Donald Trump and heads of state from across the Western Hemisphere plan to travel to Peru for the Summit of the Americas, which will celebrate the theme “democratic governance fighting corruption” from April 13-14. In his first speech as Peru’s foreign minister, Nestor Popolizio said Peru’s decision not to invite Maduro to the event reflects the view of a dozen countries that have been pressuring Venezuela to hold free and fair elections.



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Utah Just Passed America’s First ‘Free-Range Parenting’ Law

Utah Just Passed America’s First ‘Free-Range Parenting’ LawUtah has legalized a controversial child-rearing method known as "free-range



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McCabe firing could lead to a test of America’s political system

McCabe firing could lead to a test of America’s political systemA path to conflict may have been set in motion now that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.



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'We Just Had a Gun to Our Heads.' The Florida Shooting Survivors Are Transforming America’s Gun Debate

'We Just Had a Gun to Our Heads.' The Florida Shooting Survivors Are Transforming America’s Gun DebateThe massive youth uprising is a shift from the typical gun violence debates



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How Chloe Kim became America’s snowboarding superstar

How Chloe Kim became America’s snowboarding superstarChloe Kim started snowboarding when her father decided he wanted to learn — and by age 5, he says she was already better than him. “He was still falling off the chairlift and I was cruising by him,” she said.



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Tillerson warns against China, Russia engagement in Americas

Tillerson warns against China, Russia engagement in AmericasWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday warned countries in the Western Hemisphere to beware of Chinese investment, saying it is reminiscent of European colonialism. He also derided Russia for selling weaponry to unfriendly, authoritarian governments in the region.



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Ancient Infant's DNA Reveals New Clues to How the Americas Were Peopled

Ancient Infant's DNA Reveals New Clues to How the Americas Were PeopledAround 11,500 years ago, at a place that is now called the Upward Sun River, in the region that has since been named Alaska, two girls died. One was a late-term fetus; the other, probably her cousin, was six weeks old. They were both covered in red ochre and buried in a circular pit, along with hunting weapons made from bones and antlers. “There was intentionality in the burial ceremony,” says Ben Potter from the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, who uncovered their skeletons in 2013. “These were certainly children who were well-loved.”



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