Putin and Hungary’s Orban helped sour Trump on Ukraine

President Trump’s effort to pressure Ukraine for information he could use against political rivals came as he was being urged to adopt a view of that country as hopelessly corrupt by its regional adversaries, including Russian President Vladi­mir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, U.S. officials said.

Trump slams Democrats, tells Republicans to ‘get tougher’ as allies criticize his impeachment response

The president’s erratic behavior is raising alarm among GOP lawmakers, donors and advisers who have called for a more disciplined strategy.

Facebook takedowns show new Russian activity targeted Biden, praised Trump

The company said it disabled a network of accounts originating in Russia that posed at times as locals in swing states to post on divisive political issues.

Trump says a limited number of troops will remain in Syria after ordering a complete withdrawal

“I don’t think it’s necessary, other than we secure the oil,” President Trump said of a U.S. military presence. It was the second time this year that he announced a complete withdrawal, only to walk it back under heavy bipartisan criticism.
A marine biologist helps a newborn sea turtle reach the sea on Cape Verde’s Boa Vista island. (Danielle Paquette/The Post)
A marine biologist helps a newborn sea turtle reach the sea on Cape Verde’s Boa Vista island. (Danielle Paquette/The Post)

The warming climate is making baby sea turtles almost all girls

Around the world, rising temperatures pose a threat to the species. On the tiny West African island nation of Cape Verde, 84 percent of youngsters are female, a July report shows.

Cracks in Trump’s Republican firewall

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They have served as an opportunity for the president to invite in the press to boast of his own accomplishments, lash out at his critics and to hear the praise flow forth from advisers seated around the table.
The two British men linked to a cell suspected of involvement in the killing of American and British hostages in Syria were transferred to U.S. military custody in recent weeks.
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Her son is a pro gamer. Here’s how she came to understand the world of esports.

It took “negotiations” and education, but the mother of a professional Overwatch League player has gotten a good grasp of a world some view with skepticism.
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As waters rise, so do concerns for sports teams along coast

The Oakland Athletics want to build a new ballpark on the water. How do they make it economically viable when threats such as sea level rise are inevitable?

How a crumbling bridge is sparking a conversation about reparations

The south side of Syracuse, N.Y., was devastated when a highway section went up. Now that there’s talk of taking it down, residents think they should be protected — and compensated for the damage the highway inflicted on the community.
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