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Four years into voyage and close to land, tanker crew still stuck aboard


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Asylum-seekers stuck in Cyprus’ cramped camp want out


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Driver stuck in snow burns to death after repeatedly revving SUV’s engine


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Health workers stuck in snow give drivers vaccine


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Bidens left stuck outside White House on Inauguration Day after ‘petty’ final Trump act


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India asks China to help 39 sailors stuck at Chinese ports


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5 years and counting: Ex-treasure hunter still stuck in jail


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INSIGHT-Arrested Hong Kong protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forward

INSIGHT-Arrested Hong Kong protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forwardDerek Tai was arrested outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building last June, early in the city’s anti-government protests, which have seen millions join demonstrations over the past seven months. Tai, a soft-spoken 21-year-old philosophy major, was one of the first protesters to be arrested. In past cases, defendants have been sentenced to eight months.



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Merkel Coalition Partners Stuck in Doldrums After Shift to Left

Merkel Coalition Partners Stuck in Doldrums After Shift to Left(Bloomberg) — The new leftist leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats have failed to give Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partners a lift in the polls.The SPD were stuck on 13% in the final Insa survey of the year for Bild newspaper, the same as the previous week and down from 20.5% in the most recent general election in 2017. Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc gained one point to 28%, while the SPD again trailed the Greens and the far-right Alternative for Germany, stable on 21% and 15% respectively.In an attempt to revive their fortunes, the Social Democrats this month picked Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken as co-leaders, scuppering a rival bid by Finance Minister and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz.The new team endorsed policy demands as a condition to remain in government that would ease years of fiscal discipline under Merkel and Scholz, boost infrastructure spending, lift the minimum wage and step up efforts to tackle climate change.But the shift to the left has apparently failed to win back the voters who have abandoned the party in droves over the past decade as the Greens and AfD gained support.Insa head Hermann Binkert suggested that, as things stand, there’s little point in the SPD putting forward a candidate to take over from Merkel when she finishes her term in 2021 — if her government survives that long.\–With assistance from Chris Reiter.To contact the reporter on this story: Iain Rogers in Berlin at irogers11@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Chad Thomas at cthomas16@bloomberg.net, Andrew Blackman, Raymond ColittFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.



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If Bernie Sanders is stuck in D.C. for an impeachment trial, AOC could campaign for him

If Bernie Sanders is stuck in D.C. for an impeachment trial, AOC could campaign for himA prolonged impeachment trial in the Senate would sideline as many as five Democratic presidential hopefuls in the run-up to the first votes in the 2020 race. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez could play a key role for the Vermont senator.



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