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Washington Post

Opposition strike paralyzes parts of Venezuela as fears of violence mount
Washington Post
CARACAS, Venezuela — An anti-government strike paralyzed large sections of Venezuela on Thursday as the nation risked spiraling into a deeper crisis ahead of a vote that many fear could move the country further down the path of authoritarian rule.
Fear And Fury In Venezuela, As Strike Protesting 'Dictatorship' BeginsNPR
Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in VenezuelaReuters
For reasons good and bad, Trump may intervene more in VenezuelaThe Hill (blog)
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12:42pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Los Angeles Times

Trump's war with his Justice Department: Just his latest with major institutions and alliances
Los Angeles Times
It would be hard to find someone more loyal to President Trump than Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions. He was the first senator to grab a cherry-red “Make America Great Again” cap and endorse Trump for president, when few in Washington took Trump seriously.
Trump Made Several Misleading Claims in Times InterviewNew York Times
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he plans to stay in role, despite Trump's comments about himWashington Post
Under Tillerson, Exxon Showed 'Reckless Disregard' for Russia Sanctions, Says TreasuryNBCNews.com
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06:40pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Washington Post

India's new president rose from poverty to high office
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — A few weeks ago, relatively few people in India had heard of Ram Nath Kovind. But on Thursday the country's Parliament and state leaders selected the low-caste septuagenarian to be India's president, the constitutional head of state. Born ...
India's New President, Until Now Little-Known, Vows To Represent Less FortunateNPR
India picks BJP-backed politician as new presidentAljazeera.com
Celebrations in dalit communities over Ram Nath kovind's victoryEconomic Times
CNN -BBC News -The Hindu -Times of India
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08:49am Thu, July 20, 2017

Los Angeles Times

Syria rebels blindsided by US move, say jihadists to benefit
Reuters
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said on Thursday a U.S. decision to halt a covert CIA programme of military aid would mark a big blow to the Syrian opposition and risked allowing jihadists to tighten their grip over the insurgency. Rebels who ...
What the demise of the CIA's anti-Assad program meansWashington Post
Syrian rebels say they feel 'betrayed' by the US ending its aidPRI
No Longer Arming 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels Is Good For AmericaThe Daily Caller
Military Times -U.S. News & World Report -New York Times -San Francisco Chronicle
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01:22pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Washington Post

Qatar's investigation of cyberattack stops just short of naming suspects
Washington Post
Qatar said Thursday that interference with its government media sites that culminated in a late-May cyberattack that sparked an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf began more than a month earlier, when hackers first infiltrated its network ...
US to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord - sourcesReuters
Diplomatic crisis triggers only minor Qatar economic forecast cuts: Reuters PollNew York Daily News
The Clash Between Qatar And Saudi Arabia Is Bullish For The Oil MarketForbes
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06:13pm Thu, July 20, 2017

The Mercury News

Latest: Chief: No problems with Minneapolis cop's training
ABC News
Family and friends gather on Sydney's Freshwater Beach, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, following a candlelight vigil, where they threw hundreds of pink flowers into the ocean for Justine Damond who was shot by a Minneapolis last weekend. Damond ...
Australian woman's death "should not have happened," police chief saysCBS News
Australian woman 'didn't have to die': Minneapolis police chiefReuters
Family of woman shot by Minneapolis police want changesThe Mercury News
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06:19pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Washington Post

Two of six African teens who went missing from robotics competition are in Canada, DC police say
Washington Post
Hordes of teenagers displaying colors and flags from 157 countries cheered wildly in DAR Constitution Hall on Tuesday afternoon, exhausted and exhilarated from two days of robotics competitions. Somewhere on the packed auditorium floor, six teenagers ...
No foul play: Burundi robotics teens likely meant to vanishABC News
Burundi Teens Missing After Robotics Competition in DC Seen Crossing Into CanadaTIME
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after US contest -policeReuters
New York Times -New York Daily News -New York Post -Slate Magazine (blog)
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02:37pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Forbes

World Leaders Must Accept The Reality Of A Nuclear North Korea And Work From There
Forbes
Some national leaders surround themselves with “yes-men,” toadies who agree with anything they do. Wiser leaders choose advisors who speak up when needed. And then there's South Korea's Moon Jae-in, who wants to be his own “no-man.” In recent ...
Push for UN Sanctions on North Korea Hung Up on Definition of an ICBMBloomberg
Fox News Poll: 68 percent of voters are concerned about war with North KoreaFox News
US Navy chief asks Chinese counterpart for help on North KoreaReuters
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01:02pm Thu, July 20, 2017

Washington Post

Why Japan's first lady was probably not snubbing President Trump
Washington Post
President Trump's exclusive interview with the New York Times on Wednesday touched on plenty of weighty topics, including the Republicans' unsuccessful attempts to pass a health-care bill and what would constitute a “red line” in the Russia ...
Excerpts From The Times's Interview With TrumpNew York Times
Keynote Address - Her Excellency- Madame Akie Abe, First Lady of JapanYouTube
High-Level Symposium on Coastal Resilience - Global Partnerships Forum: NewsroomGlobal Partnerships Forum: Newsroom
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05:27pm Thu, July 20, 2017