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Here's What You Need To Know About Germany's Election 21.9.2017 NPR News
Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set to return for a fourth term as Germans head to the polls Sunday. But who her coalition partners will be, and how influential a far-right party will be, are unclear.
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Here’s why you should pay attention to this weekend’s German election 21.9.2017 Washington Post: World
In this occasional series, we take a look at what is at stake in the upcoming German election.
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The Energy 202: Hurricanes are dominating the news. But forest fires are raging out West. 20.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Hurricanes are dominating the news. But forest fires are raging out West.
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Democrats should steal these good tax reform ideas 19.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Democrats should steal these good tax reform ideas
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The Trump administration has yet to fill some crucial federal posts for Colorado, the region 17.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Eight months into the Trump administration, a slate of top federal jobs in Colorado and the West remains unfilled -- a hiring delay that touches everything from the environment to criminal justice and one which local leaders and activists said hampers their ability to work with the White House.
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The U.N. pledged to improve the lives of the world's most needy. Enacting that plan is another matter 17.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It’s been two years since the United Nations adopted 17 goals aimed at fighting poverty and inequality, protecting the environment and fostering peace.

The target year for achieving those goals is 2030, but that’s little time, given the scope of the agenda, and experts note formidable obstacles...

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In California's Capitol, the real battles are often between the Assembly and the Senate 17.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When it comes to politics, most people think in terms of red versus blue, with Republicans fighting Democrats.

But in California’s Statehouse, the battle line often is between red and green, the colors of the carpets in the Senate and Assembly chambers.

Over the years, the mood has ranged from...

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18-year-old man arrested in connection to London subway blast 17.9.2017 L.A. Times - World News

Police in Britain said they had arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday in the port city of Dover suspected of involvement in Friday’s terrorist attack on a London subway train when a bomb partially exploded, setting a crowded train car on fire and injuring 29 people.

The apparent breakthrough in the...

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The Daily 202: Trump’s DACA ‘deal’ is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions 15.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
POTUS called his AG an ‘idiot’ in Oval Office eruption after Mueller was appointed, according to a new report.
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Pete Domenici, former GOP senator from New Mexico, dies at 85 13.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday. He was 85.

Domenici died at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, Pete Domenici Jr., said....

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The Health 202: Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns 11.9.2017 Washington Post
The Health 202: Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns
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Norway wrestles with EU ties, national values before vote 9.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Norway’s upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers.
Norway wrestles with EU ties, national values before vote 9.9.2017 AP Business
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) -- Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers....
Norway wrestles with EU ties, national values before vote 9.9.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway’s upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. While Britain looks to Norway for inspiration in its divorce from the EU, some in Oslo […]
New Mexico Democrats push feds to limit drilling near Chaco 8.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are pushing federal officials to uphold an agreement that limits oil and gas leasing on public land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The Bureau of Land Management previously agreed to defer all leases within a 10-mile radius around the park as the agency […]
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Democrats Have the Green Party Blues 7.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The party’s environmental extremism puts it at odds with working people whose aspiration is prosperity.
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Donald Trump Woos Democratic Senator With Another Tax Speech Light On Details 7.9.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp joined the president at an event in her home state.
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The Energy 202: EPA cuts funding to newspaper reporting on it 6.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Some think it had to do with the publication's coverage.
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The Energy 202: EPA takes page from Trump media playbook 5.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
It went after an AP reporter over the weekend.
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Why is whataboutism having a moment? 29.8.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A media environment that rewards it, steep partisanship and the Internet.
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