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Macron steps up his bid to save the Iran deal
Washington Post • Ishaan Tharoor
Indonesia oil well fire kills 10 people, destroys houses
Washington Post • Associated Press
Canada van victims include grandmother, avid volunteer
Washington Post • Associated Press
Australians commemorate 103rd anniversary of WWI battle
Washington Post •  Ap, Rod Mcguirk 
Three Mexican film students were killed, their bodies dissolved in acid, authorities say
Washington Post • Samantha Schmidt
New Guineans carved human bones into 'formidable, fierce-looking and beautiful' daggers
Washington Post • Ben Guarino
For Muslims, Supreme Court’s ruling on entry ban will be statement of America’s values
Washington Post • Abigail Hauslohner
Judge rules against letting Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child, go to the pope's hospital
Washington Post • Julie Zauzmer
9,000 Nepalis face deportation as Trump administration prepares to cancel residency permits
Washington Post • Nick Miroff
‘What makes it stop?’ Veterans lament the ongoing turmoil surrounding Trump’s pick for VA secretary
Washington Post • Emily Wax-Thibodeaux
 
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Macron steps up his bid to save the Iran deal
Washington PostIshaan Tharoor
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International Security, Oil & Gas
Indonesia oil well fire kills 10 people, destroys houses
Washington PostAssociated Press
At least 10 people were burned to death Wednesday after an apparently unregulated oil well in Indonesia’s Aceh province caught fire.
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International Security, World Politics
Canada van victims include grandmother, avid volunteer
Washington PostAssociated Press
An 80-year-old grandmother who loved Toronto sports teams nearly as much as her own family and a “brilliant” young woman who volunteered to build houses in the Dominican Republic were among the 10 people killed when a van plowed down a Toronto...
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International Security, World Politics
Australians commemorate 103rd anniversary of WWI battle
Washington Post Ap, Rod Mcguirk 
Thousands of Australians gathered at pre-dawn services on Wednesday to commemorate the moment when Australian and New Zealand Army Corps troops waded ashore at the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey 103 years ago in their first major battle of World War I.
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Three Mexican film students were killed, their bodies dissolved in acid, authorities say
Washington PostSamantha Schmidt
The disappearance of the three film students more than a month ago sparked protests across Mexico and the international filmmaking industry.
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International Security, World Politics
New Guineans carved human bones into 'formidable, fierce-looking and beautiful' daggers
Washington PostBen Guarino
A new study of tools made of human bones shows they were strong, sharp and built to last.
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International Security, World Politics
For Muslims, Supreme Court’s ruling on entry ban will be statement of America’s values
Washington PostAbigail Hauslohner
The fortunes of millions of noncitizens hang on whether the justices find Trump’s order an overreach. American Muslims will be watching, too: The president’s words and policies have “really shaken their faith in what America really stands for," one expert said.
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International Security, World Politics
Judge rules against letting Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child, go to the pope's hospital
Washington PostJulie Zauzmer
His parents want to keep their 23-month-old son on life support. A judge denied their request on Tuesday.
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Defense Policy, International Security
9,000 Nepalis face deportation as Trump administration prepares to cancel residency permits
Washington PostNick Miroff
The Nepalis were granted temporary protected status after an earthquake devastated their homeland three years ago.
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‘What makes it stop?’ Veterans lament the ongoing turmoil surrounding Trump’s pick for VA secretary
Washington PostEmily Wax-Thibodeaux
The fallout surrounding Ronny Jackson’s nomination is the latest in a series of letdowns dating back years, advocates say.
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