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What Trump has triggered in Syria, visualized

The forces of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad now have a more expansive geographical footprint than at any time over the past half-decade.
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Trump is reeling. But Democrats are still unsure which of their candidates can beat him.

Almost everything about the week was grounds for optimism for Democrats — except the Democratic debate, which quickly faded from view and, for some, simply added to questions about the party's fitness to win a general election.

Growing number of Republicans struggle to defend Trump on G-7 choice, Ukraine and Syria

One Republican, Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida, compared the situation to Watergate and did not rule out voting to impeach President Trump.
Trudeau’s Liberals are locked in a tight race with Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives as Canadians head to the polls Monday.
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Investigators found 38 current or former employees “culpable” of violating security procedures — none involving material that had been marked classified.
Jobs-focused college students are fleeing to STEM majors. But prominent economists say the world needs more storytellers — and that the economy does, too.
Michael Gargiulo was convicted of the murders of two women, including Ashley Ellerin, a former girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, as well as one count of attempted murder.
An unpredictable rivalry has arisen between two Democratic politicians — one who isn’t even running this cycle and another who is polling at barely one percent.
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