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German state vote triumph boosts Merkel’s center-right bloc


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Game of Thrones couple triumph in battle … against conservation officials


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House set to vote on virus relief, Biden on cusp of triumph


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Sorrow and triumph, an Auschwitz survivor's journey back to a former hell

Sorrow and triumph, an Auschwitz survivor's journey back to a former hellJona Laks could smell the burning flesh as she walked towards death at the Auschwitz crematorium. The Nazis murdered more than one million people at Auschwitz, nearly all of them Jews. Laks was about 14 when she was transported to Auschwitz in 1944 with her twin sister Miriam and older sister Chana from the Jewish ghetto of Lodz in Nazi-occupied Poland.



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The dream is dead: Johnson election triumph breaks UK 'remainer' hearts

The dream is dead: Johnson election triumph breaks UK 'remainer' heartsAfter all the arguments and all the mass marches, opponents of Brexit faced a stark truth on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election landslide: there will be no second referendum and divorce from Europe is inevitable. With the Conservatives set to win their largest parliamentary majority since 1987, Johnson will be able to push his divorce deal through parliament, allowing Britain to leave the EU next month. It will be Britain’s most significant geopolitical move since World War Two.



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Chaos behind them, chaos ahead, Republicans savor a moment of triumph

Chaos behind them, chaos ahead, Republicans savor a moment of triumphPaul Ryan, as 2017 wound down, looked like a man who had dodged a meteor strike. The Republican House speaker from Wisconsin, in fact, looked like a man who had been relieved of a great weight at his weekly press conference in the final days of his party’s push to pass a massive tax cut through Congress. Most days were consumed with the tweet-inspired chaos that has become the norm in Donald Trump’s Washington.



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Philippine environment chief dumped as miners triumph

Philippine environment chief dumped as miners triumphPhilippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez was sacked on Wednesday when lawmakers rejected her appointment, in a big victory for the mining industry which she had accused of corruption and abuse. Lopez sent shockwaves through the industry during her 10 months as environment chief, seeking to shut down roughly two-thirds of the nation’s existing mines and banning any new open-pit operations. With the Philippines being the world’s biggest supplier of nickel ore and a major source of copper, Lopez’s campaign had impacted global prices.



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