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Even some allies of President Trump are mad at the latest twists in the U.S.-China skirmish. Here’s a rundown of the many ways China appears to have gotten the upper hand.
Sabika Sheikh, 17, left Karachi, Pakistan, with dreams of being a diplomat and working to empower women. Gunned down at Santa Fe High School in Texas, she’s returning to her family in a casket. At her funeral — the first of 10 for the victims — the community said goodbye to her and the dreams she represented.
The widely expected outcome, decried by critics as a grab for dictatorial powers, gives Maduro a second six-year term. The United States says it will not recognize the results and may consider additional sanctions. Venezuela is now facing near-total societal collapse.
A surge of migrants, which has put pressure on Canada’s asylum system, has been a boon for companies during a time of low unemployment.
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A 28-year-old facing a heavy prison sentence was forcibly returned to the country in March. As the kingdom inches forward with reforms, it is clamping down on activists amid an increasingly oppressive environment for those who call for change.
A man whose son died in a mosque bombing now prays at home. For a shopkeeper who saw a boy detonate a bomb in front of his shop, the mere sight of a backpack terrifies him.
“If turns out to be true, he will be terminated,” a manager at the Virginia store said. The allegations marked another clash in a culture war over the Boy Scouts of America’s expansion of rights to gay members.
The agent, based in Montana near the border with Canada, questioned and held the women for 35 to 40 minutes, they said.
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