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The Presidency Is in Crisis. Why Are Financial Markets Still So Calm?

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The following is an excerpt from Daniel Gross | May 16, 2017 | Slate.com |

The U.S. body politic—our political markets—is in a near-constant state of Trump-induced hysteria. The outrages and mind-scrambling moments come so fast and loudly these days …

France Elects Emmanuel Macron

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The following is an excerpt from Nytimes.com | May 7, 2017 |

The decisive election of Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old political neophyte committed to the European Union, economic reform and traditional liberalism, as president of France offered powerful relief to …

ESPN Layoffs Reportedly To Begin This Week, Could Be Larger Than Expected

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The following is an excerpt from Matt Bonesteel | April 25, 2017 | Thewashingtonpost.com |

ESPN is set to begin its latest round of layoffs, with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch reporting via Facebook that employees could be informed starting Wednesday. …

The Little-Known Tweets That Prove Trump Is Right About Susan Rice and Wiretapping

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The following is excerpt from Ben Mathis-Lilley | April 4, 2017 | Slate.com |

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, assistant deputy White House press secretary Sean Hannity, and President Trump himself are among those who've suggested that Donald Trump's …

Bob Dylan Finally Accepts Nobel Prize, Months After Ceremony

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The following is an excerpt from BBC.com | April 1, 2017 |

Bob Dylan has accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, more than three months after the awards ceremony, Swedish media report.

He received his medal at a private event …

Russia Asks Syria To Halt Bombing During UN Peace Talks

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The following is an excerpt from AFP.com | February 22, 2017 |

Russia has called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop his bombing campaign while peace talks take place this week, but a political breakthrough on the six-year war …

After Promising To Release His Tax Returns, Trump Aide Says He Won’t Because ‘People Didn’t Care’

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The following is an excerpt from Paul Blumenthal | January 22, 2017 | Huffingtonpost.com |

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump will not release his tax returns because “people didn’t care” about it during the election, one of his top aides …

Mike Pence Claims There Was No Contact Between Russia And Trump During The Campaign

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence whisper as Trump's lawyer Sheri A. Dillon speaks during a press conference at Trump Tower in New York, NY on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Photo by

Judge: Doctors Have “Religious Freedom” to Refuse to Treat Trans Patients, Women Who’ve Had Abortions

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The following is an excerpt from Mark Joseph Stern | January 3, 2017 | Slate.com |

In the waning hours of 2016, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor unleashed a bizarre ruling that fundamentally alters the balance between medical treatment and …

Aleppo Evacuations Again Suspended After Deadly Attack

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The following is an excerpt from AFP.com | December 18, 2016 |

Evacuations Sunday of fighters and civilians from the devastated Syrian city of Aleppo were postponed until further notice after gunmen attacked buses for a similar operation from two …

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