Colin Dwyer

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North Korean Economy Suffered Sharpest Drop In 2 Decades, South Says

Friday, July 20, 2018

Not since 1997 has the country's gross domestic product shrunk at such a large rate in a single year, according to a report by the Bank of Korea. And the bank says sanctions are responsible.

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Game, Set, Marathon: Anderson Wins Record-Shattering Wimbledon Semifinal

Friday, July 13, 2018

Kevin Anderson needed more than six and a half hours to beat his American opponent, John Isner. It was easily the longest match that late in a major tournament in men's tennis history.

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Ousted Premier Returns To Face Corruption Sentence — And A Pakistan Riven By Violence

Friday, July 13, 2018

Nawaz Sharif and his daughter were arrested upon arrival. With less than two weeks till elections, Pakistan is reeling from political violence, including an attack Friday that killed scores of people.

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Ireland Expected To Become World's First Country To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The lower house of parliament OK'd the bill, which is likely to sail through the upper house too. "We are ready to think and act beyond narrow short-term and vested interests," one lawmaker vowed.

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Majority Of Youngest Migrants Reunited With Parents, Trump Administration Says

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Out of 103 children under 5, officials say that 57 have been returned to their parents and that the rest are ineligible. But it's up to a judge to decide whether they've complied with the court order.

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After Achieving 'Mission Possible,' Thai Boys Seen Recovering Happily In New Video

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

During weeks spent in darkness, the soccer players and their coach gained fans and lost weight because they had little food. But officials said Wednesday they appear "strong in mind and heart."

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NFL Players Union Files Grievance Over League's New National Anthem Policy

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The league aimed to end controversy by requiring players on the field to stand for the anthem. But the players association says the rule "infringes on player rights."

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Judge Rejects Trump Administration's Bid To Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Justice Department had requested changes to a settlement that bars the detention of children for more than 20 days. But a judge dismissed the move as a "cynical attempt" to shift responsibility.

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Trump Administration Will Miss Deadline To Reunite Migrant Kids Under 5 With Parents

Monday, July 09, 2018

Of the 102 young children in custody, the Justice Department says at least 54 will return to their parents by Tuesday as ordered by a court. But a judge still voiced optimism about "real progress."

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Reuters Reporters To Face Trial In Myanmar After Covering Rohingya Massacre

Monday, July 09, 2018

Despite international outrage, a Myanmar court has ruled that a case can proceed against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were arrested while reporting on the killings of 10 Rohingya men last fall.

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Get To Know Andrew Wheeler, Ex-Coal Lobbyist With Inside Track To Lead EPA

Friday, July 06, 2018

The agency's next acting chief has drawn praise as a capable administrator. But critics still say the transition from Scott Pruitt is a bit like "going from a train wreck to a house on fire."

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Nawaz Sharif, Ousted Pakistani Leader, Sentenced To 10 Years For Corruption

Friday, July 06, 2018

Sharif's daughter and son-in-law also got prison terms Friday over the scandal that doomed his premiership last year. It's unclear when the Sharifs, who are in London, would serve their penalties.

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China Says U.S. Has Begun 'Largest Trade War' In History, Retaliates With Tariffs

Friday, July 06, 2018

At midnight, U.S. tariffs took effect on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods — and Beijing responded quickly. The tit for tat marks a significant escalation in the countries' trade dispute.

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Trump Administration Renews Temporary Protected Status For Some Yemenis

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The move, which gives another 18 months of protection from deportation, comes after the Department of Homeland Security declined to do so for nationals from several other countries in the past year.

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'Shoah' Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, Seeker Of Truths Without Name, Dies At 92

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The French documentarian died Thursday in Paris. He leaves behind his monumental 1985 film on the Holocaust, which bears a Hebrew name as elusive of definitions as the historical truths he sought.

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After Euphoria, A Daunting Task: How To Rescue Thai Boys From Complex Cave System?

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Rescuers found 12 boys and their coach Monday, more than a week after they went missing. But now authorities are grappling with finding a way to get them out alive.

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After Delay, Trump Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Annapolis Attack

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

President Trump proclaimed the gesture "as a mark of solemn respect" for five people killed at the Capital Gazette newsroom. The White House had initially declined to do so, according to the city.

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Merkel's Fragile Coalition Teeters On Edge Of Migration Question

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The German chancellor hopes to find some answers to that question at a European Union summit beginning Thursday. The parties she counts as allies have been deeply divided over how to treat newcomers.

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A Brief History Of Anthony Kennedy's Swing Vote — And The Landmark Cases It Swayed

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

For 30 years the justice has been known for breaking ties between the Supreme Court's liberal and conservative blocs — which means Kennedy has played a key role in many major cases. Here's a look.

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Libyan Militant Gets 22-Year Sentence For Role In Benghazi Attacks

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Ahmed Abu Khatallah was charged in the 2012 assault that killed four Americans. He was acquitted of murder, but his terrorism-related convictions could have meant life in prison.

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