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The EU is a Great Idea That has Gone Awry

As we watch Britain going through the paroxysms relating to Brexit, it is easy to view its decision to leave the European Union as an act of foolishness, a self-inflicted wound that will impoverish Britons for years to come. Europe is Britain's largest market,...
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From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of Detained Iran Newscaster

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. authorities, is a familiar face on its English-language channel. "When I got familiar wit...
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US Service Members Killed in Syria Blast

BEIRUT — A number of U.S. service members were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw t...
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APNewsBreak: US Approved Thousands of Child Bride Requests

WASHINGTON — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admissi...