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Donald Trump leaning on issue of race to win a second term in 2020

President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term. Every successful modern presidential campaign has been built on the notion of addition, winning over voters beyond core supporters. But Trump has chosen division on the belief […]

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US detains immigrant after he spends year in Seattle church

An immigrant who has spent the past year inside a Seattle church to avoid being deported to Mexico was detained Wednesday after presenting himself to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The arrest prompted protests from a crowd of supporters who had accompanied Jose Robles, 44, to ICE offices in the suburb of Tukwila, where […]

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Notre Dame came far closer to collapsing than anybody knew

Some of what went wrong that night has been reported in the French media. Now, The New York Times conducted scores of interviews and reviewed hundreds of documents to reconstruct the missteps — and the battle that saved Notre Dame in the first four critical hours after the blaze began. Authored by Elian Peltier, James […]

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French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill

French President Emmanuel Macron's and his centrist Party, En Marche, supported the construction of a modern spire, to make a "contemporary architectural statement." France’s Parliament voted on Tuesday in favour of a law to restore the damaged roof of Notre Dame Cathedral, after a fire destroyed its spire in April. At issue for lawmakers was […]