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Virus Hits Foreign Farmhands, Challenging Canadians’ Self-Image

Virus Hits Foreign Farmhands, Challenging Canadians’ Self-Image

SIMCOE, Ontario — Three weeks after they began cutting asparagus in the thawing fields, Luis Gabriel Flores Flores noticed that one of his co-workers was missing. He said he found the man shivering with a…

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Supreme Court Hearing Presents a Big Stage, and Big Risks, for Harris

Supreme Court Hearing Presents a Big Stage, and Big Risks, for Harris

WASHINGTON — Just seconds into the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh in 2018, Senator Charles E. Grassley, then the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, was interrupted by a sharp demand to…

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Parties Offer Divergent Portraits of Barrett as Senate Opens Hearings

Parties Offer Divergent Portraits of Barrett as Senate Opens Hearings

The Senate on Monday will dive into an extraordinary week of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, with Republicans and Democrats offering two starkly divergent portraits of a nominee who would tilt…

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Trump’s Campaign Talk of Troop Withdrawals Doesn’t Match Military Reality

Trump’s Campaign Talk of Troop Withdrawals Doesn’t Match Military Reality

When President Trump said on Twitter last week that all American troops in Afghanistan might be home by Christmas, he was reiterating a goal that has eluded him for years — and most likely hoping…

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Kidnapping Plot Against Whitmer Becomes Part of Michigan Politics

Kidnapping Plot Against Whitmer Becomes Part of Michigan Politics

BAY CITY, Mich. — The fallout from a failed domestic terrorism plot to overthrow Michigan’s state government and kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has quickly become embedded in state politics and the presidential race in a…

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Eric Trump conceded that his father ‘lost a fortune,’ but dismissed questions about influence-peddling.

Eric Trump conceded that his father ‘lost a fortune,’ but dismissed questions about influence-peddling.

President Trump’s son Eric on Sunday angrily dismissed a New York Times investigation showing that more than 200 companies, special-interest groups and foreign governments obtained favors from the Trump administration while patronizing Mr. Trump’s properties,…

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For Trump, Defying Mideast Truisms Produced Breakthroughs and Backfires

For Trump, Defying Mideast Truisms Produced Breakthroughs and Backfires

JERUSALEM — He moved the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, breaking with those who said it would ignite the Muslim world. He withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and ordered the killing of a…

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How Rafael Nadal Won The French Open and His 20th Grand Slam Singles Title

How Rafael Nadal Won The French Open and His 20th Grand Slam Singles Title

Neither Novak Djokovic nor Roger Federer could resist Rafael Nadal on Sunday. Nadal made astonishingly quick work of them both in the French Open final, overwhelming Djokovic, the world’s No. 1 player, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5,…

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How Could Vote-by-Mail Impact the Election? Look at Michigan

By Kassie Bracken and Alexandra Eaton The coronavirus pandemic has made voting by mail one of the election’s most contentious issues. More than 25 states have expanded access to universal mail voting, a move President…

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Are Amazon Jobs Worth 1,400 Loads of Traffic? French Region Is Split

Are Amazon Jobs Worth 1,400 Loads of Traffic? French Region Is Split

FOURNÈS, France — On a sultry September morning, Claudie Cortellini headed into the vineyards to survey the grapes that go into her family’s heady Côtes du Rhône wines. In recent years, she has fought to…

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