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Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like it

Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like itRepublicans trumpet the Green New Deal because they think the climate change plan that touts social justice is a losing proposition for Democrats.



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Thai Election Talk Turns to Economy After Princess Shock

Thai Election Talk Turns to Economy After Princess ShockKittiratt Na Ranong, a former finance minister and deputy leader of Pheu Thai — one of several parties backed by Thaksin along with Thai Raksa Chart — said his colleagues are “going forward in full gear” ahead of the March 24 vote. “People across Thailand have been feeling the effect of a bad economy,” he added. Thaksin’s camp is seeking to rally poorer voters who have helped his allies win every election in Thailand since 2001, drawn by policies such as cheap health care and crop price support.



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Acting Attorney General Says He Didn't Talk to Trump About Mueller Investigation in Tense Hearing

Acting Attorney General Says He Didn't Talk to Trump About Mueller Investigation in Tense HearingIt took just minutes for fireworks to emerge



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Afghans hope for peace but fear bloodshed as US, Taliban talk

Afghans hope for peace but fear bloodshed as US, Taliban talkAfghans harboured tentative hopes Sunday that talks between the US and Taliban leaders could end decades of conflict, despite fears an American withdrawal might unleash even more violence. American negotiators and the Taliban said Saturday the two sides had made substantial progress in the most recent round of talks in Qatar, promising to meet again to continue seeking a deal that could pave the way for official peace negotiations. The length and apparent progress in the ongoing talks are unprecedented, signaling that both Washington and the Taliban might see a path forward.



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Kentucky teen on confrontation with Native American: 'I'd like to talk to him'

Kentucky teen on confrontation with Native American: 'I'd like to talk to him'The Kentucky high school student seen in a “Make America Great Again” hat during a confrontation with an elderly Native American protester on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial says he wishes it never happened, but isn’t sorry for standing his ground.



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Zimbabwe Says Tweet About Palace Coup Talk Was Fake

Zimbabwe Says Tweet About Palace Coup Talk Was FakeBloomberg erroneously reported earlier that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesman, George Charamba, dismissed rumors of a palace coup, citing a tweet from the account. Charamba does not have a Twitter account, Regis Chikowore, principal director at the information ministry, said by phone.



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Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisorIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would discuss Iranian ambitions in neighbouring Syria when he meets Sunday evening with US national security advisor John Bolton in Jerusalem. Bolton arrived in Israel on Saturday night for talks on the future of Syria in the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all US forces there. The announcement has concerned Israel and other US allies in the region, and Trump has since spoken of “slowly” sending troops home “over a period of time”.



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Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fianceDENVER (AP) — An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman urged her fiance to speak with investigators, saying Friday that police believe he is the last person to see the 29-year-old "face to face" since Thanksgiving.



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What Facebook Really Doesn’t Want You to Talk About

What Facebook Really Doesn’t Want You to Talk AboutIn Tuesday’s hearing at the ludicrously named International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘fake news’ in London, it became clearer than ever what the social network giant is trying to keep out of the public discussion: antitrust. Instead, Richard Allan, Facebook’s European lobbying chief, took questions, and the committee ensured there was an empty seat behind a placard with Zuckerberg’s name on it — a barely disguised effort to generate a photo opportunity for the morning newspapers. Allan seemed willing to give ground on regulation, but with caveats.



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Finnish President: I Didn't Talk To Trump About Raking To Prevent Wildfires

Finnish President: I Didn't Talk To Trump About Raking To Prevent WildfiresThe president of Finland said Sunday that he didn't recall mentioning the use



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