President Trump and former president Barack Obama as well as a Hollywood actress and a retired NBA star were among those making last-ditch pitches to voters in the high-stakes Senate campaign between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The outcome is likely to set the stage for the 2018 midterms.
Those in President Trump’s orbit have deliberated over how to defend against more than a dozen women who have leveled allegations against him — while also taking seriously claims of sexual assault and harassment and not seeming to dismiss women.
As counsel for the world’s highest-profile client, every move and utterance by President Trump's lawyers in the Russia probe has been scrutinized — and the criticism has been unkind. But the president has bonded with them and by most accounts is satisfied.
Christian Paasch, president of the Virginia Parents Organization, a fathers-rights group, and his wife, Kristen. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
Christian Paasch, president of the Virginia Parents Organization, a fathers-rights group, and his wife, Kristen. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
Legislatures in more than 20 states are weighing measures that would encourage shared parenting — even when parents disagree. The legal push is a result of years of lobbying by fathers’ rights advocates who feel alienated from their children and burdened by child support obligations.
The conditions in the North Korean prison camps “are as terrible, or even worse, than those I saw and experienced in my youth,” Thomas Buergenthal said after hearing from former prisoners and guards. Buergenthal is one of three jurists who have concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should be tried for crimes against humanity.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has played the role of sober and dependable partner, while President Trump has sparked outrage across the region, most recently with his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The late-night television host scolded Congress for letting funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program expire, leaving millions of children in danger of losing health insurance.
The subway attack — which left the suspect, Akayed Ullah, an immigrant from Bangladesh, wounded and three other people with minor injuries — rekindled debates about terrorism, public safety and immigration.
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The exodus could be a problem for the president for the simple reason that only Republicans like him.
Army Sgt. Charles Jenkins spent almost four decades in North Korea before he was freed in 2004, two years after his wife, a Japanese citizen who had been abducted by the regime in 1978.
Faisal with his cousin Sajid, who rushed him to the hospital when he was hurt. (Showkat Nanda/Post)
Faisal with his cousin Sajid, who rushed him to the hospital when he was hurt. (Showkat Nanda/Post)
It has been well over a year since more than 70 died and thousands were injured in anti-government protests in Indian-administered Kashmir. India’s security forces fired pellets to control the crowd. One of those pellets robbed Faisal Ahmed Dar of 93 percent of sight in his left eye.
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Electric engines don’t require oil changes, have far fewer moving parts and rarely break down, eliminating much of the maintenance that repair shops rely on.
Political journalist Ryan Lizza vigorously denied the allegations, saying he was dismayed the New Yorker characterized “a respectful relationship” with a woman he dated as inappropriate. He called the decision to terminate him “a terrible mistake.”
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