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Report: Blacks, Latinos at Risk of Undercount in 2020 Census

ORLANDO, Fla. — Emily Bonilla is worried her district in metro Orlando will be undercounted during next spring's once-in-a-decade head count of everybody in the United States because of who lives there: new arrivals, immigrants, the poor, renters and rural res...
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US Sanctions to Hit Iran’s Metals Industry, a Major Employer

TEHRAN, Iran — U.S. sanctions have targeted Iran's government, its paramilitary forces and the oil exports that fund them. Now they are hitting its vital steel, aluminum, copper and iron industries. "I don't think (the U.S.) can, or wants to fight Iran ... ...
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Afghan Leader Holds Council to Set Agenda for Taliban Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president opened a grand council on Monday of more than 3,200 Afghans seeking to agree on a common approach to peace talks with the Taliban, but the gathering may further aggravate divisions within the U.S.-backed government....