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Beijing’s influence in European Parliament draws fresh scrutiny

Just over a year ago, a prominent European lawmaker urged newly elected peers to help him rid the bloc of “acrimonious competition” with China. On…

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Germany to get Christmas reprieve but coronavirus restrictions continue

BERLIN — Germany’s coronavirus restrictions will continue into the new year but be slightly eased over the festive period, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday. “We…

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Italy’s doctors face new threat: Conspiracy theories

Press play to listen to this article MILAN — From “heroes” to “terrorists.” In Italy, the doctors and nurses lauded for their exhausting, dangerous work in…

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Flournoy gets progressive boost in Biden’s search for Pentagon chief

“I would love to see her nominated for Secretary of Defense,” he added. Flournoy, a former undersecretary of defense for policy, also received an endorsement…

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Brian Deese likely pick for top White House economic post

People close to the transition argue that much of the criticism from the left on Deese is unfair. They say he has long supported progressive…

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House Dems subpoena ICE detention facility over allegations of medical abuse

Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., speaks at a news conference in Sept. 2020 to protest conditions at…

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Bruce Boynton, civil rights pioneer who inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, dies at 83

Despite his pivotal role, Boynton was not as well known as other civil rights figure. Yet both his mother and father were early civil rights…

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California has fewer hotels for homeless people as pandemic surges in state

Homeless U.S. veteran tents in Los Angeles, California. | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Thousands of homeless people staying in California hotels could soon return to the…

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Late complication tangles FTC’s decision on suing Facebook

But an in-house suit would also require the commission to vote on the case’s final resolution, long after Simons’ likely departure. And with no guarantee…

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Thousands of homeless people could soon be forced out of California hotels

Homeless U.S. veteran tents in Los Angeles, California. | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Thousands of homeless people staying in California hotels could soon return to the…

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