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The American delegation in Poland was put in an awkward position as career bureaucrats sought to advance the Trump administration’s coal-friendly agenda while the State Department tried to offer constructive contributions to the Paris agreement that the president loathes. Whichever American presence prevails could decide the summit’s success.
The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.
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The busiest period for contacts between Russia and Trumpworld? From the primaries to the convention.
“It was this last gift we could give to somebody that we love.”
— Michael Schmiedicke, owner of Strong Oaks Woodshop in Front Royal, Va.
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— Andy Del Gallo, stone carver for Eastern Memorials in Washington
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— Nubia Fasil, owner of Convention Floral in Washington
“I always make a point to listen to the eulogies. Often, it’s the fruit of the well lived, but invariably, it’s the fruit of the well loved.”
— Jeff Herbert, bagpipe player based in Montgomery Village, Md.
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Volunteers in Barkin Ladi, Nigeria, speak with a herder in October about getting permission before his cows enter farmland.
Volunteers in Barkin Ladi, Nigeria, speak with a herder in October about getting permission before his cows enter farmland.
A stream in Nigeria’s Gashish District, where more than 200 people were killed in June by men thought to be cattle herders.
A stream in Nigeria’s Gashish District, where more than 200 people were killed in June by men thought to be cattle herders.
Volunteer peacekeepers stand guard.
Volunteer peacekeepers stand guard.
A cattle herder shakes hands with a farmer in October as volunteer peacekeepers mediate a dispute about cattle intruding on farmland.
A cattle herder shakes hands with a farmer in October as volunteer peacekeepers mediate a dispute about cattle intruding on farmland.
The country’s police and security forces are underequipped and underpaid, so vigilante groups have proliferated out of necessity. They fill a giant law enforcement vacuum, but they also represent a homegrown approach to peacekeeping.
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The president and some Republicans are insisting on $5 billion for the border wall ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline.
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The only way Brexit wouldn’t be a worse deal would be if the deal wasn’t Brexit in any meaningful sense of the word.
The retiring Utah Republican became the latest lawmaker to defend the president in the wake of a new legal filing directly implicating him in efforts to buy women’s silence.
Meng Wanzhou’s arrest has roiled markets and is at risk of devolving into a broader political dispute.
Few in Trump’s White House have a history with him that dates as far back as Stephanie Grisham’s. Her role has drawn attention for her acerbic statements directed at those who have crossed the first lady and her husband.
After weeks of violence, the French president acknowledged the anger driving the demonstrations.
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