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Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

HONOLULU — A Hawaii lawmaker said yesterday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allow.....»»

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Gambia s defense chief won t fight, supports Barrow

BANJUL — Gambia's chief of defense forces pledged his allegiance to the country's new president yesterday, a major shift as mediation continued to persuade t.....»»

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Timing of Mexico drug lord s extradition seen as political

MEXICO CITY — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the US marks the probable end of the career of Mexico's most notorious drug cartel b.....»»

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IS in Syria destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra

BEIRUT — Islamic State militants have destroyed parts of the second-century Roman amphitheater and an iconic monument known as the Tetrapylon in Syria's hist.....»»

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Melee near Trump s parade route as police, protesters clash

WASHINGTON — Protesters registered their rage against the new president yesterday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grena.....»»

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On his first day, Trump begins to set up his administration

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House and began setting up his new administration on yesterday, signing a bill th.....»»

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Russian political elites revel in Trump s inauguration

MOSCOW — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration yesterday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States,.....»»

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Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton.....»»

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Another inaugural tradition – prayer – under fire over Trump

NEW YORK — For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the.....»»

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Protesters make their mark on Trump s inauguration

WASHINGTON — Calling out Donald Trump on climate change, race, his treatment of women and more, protesters pitching diverse causes but united against the inc.....»»

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Trump s big day underway: Tea with Obamas, then the oath

WASHINGTON — Following the path of inaugurations past, Donald Trump paid visits to church and the White House on Friday as the real estate mogul and reality.....»»

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As Trump takes the oath, many voters still can t believe it

On the morning 19 months ago when Donald Trump descended the escalator in his glitzy Manhattan tower, waving to onlookers who lined the rails, many Americans.....»»

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Mexican drug lord El Chapo Guzman is extradited to US

MEXICO CITY — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin who twice made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run as the countr.....»»

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10 promises Trump made for his first day

WASHINGTON — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he w.....»»

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Trump steps into security bubble; will he bring his phone?

WASHINGTON — A few hours after President-elect Donald Trump was briefed by intelligence officials about Russian meddling in the election, an Associated Press.....»»

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Turkish lawmaker chains self to rostrum, sparks new brawl

ANKARA — A Turkish legislator handcuffed herself to parliament's rostrum on yesterday to protest against a reform package that would give President Recep Tay.....»»

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Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

PENNE — Rescue workers reported no signs of life yesterday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy......»»

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Osama bin Laden worried that Iran put tracking chip in sons

WASHINGTON — Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons, according to a doc.....»»

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Senegal: Troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to go

DAKAR - Senegalese troops charged into neighboring Gambia late yesterday to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jam.....»»

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Polish police release protesters photos, seeking identities

WARSAW — Poland's interior minister defended the decision to post photos of some anti-government protesters to illustrate the country's "zero tolerance for b.....»»

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