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5 French novels are finalists for $10,000 Albertine Prize

2 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

English-language editions of French novels drawing upon everything from immigration to Burundi's civil war to Nazism in the 1930s are finalists for the $10,000 Albertine Prize.
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Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

HONG KONG - Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that... Read more ...

Mike Pompeo Calls On Foreign Leaders To Unite Over Alleged Oil Attacks

Mike Pompeo Calls On Foreign Leaders To Unite Over Alleged Oil Attacks

“We are going to work to build out a set of countries that have deep vested interest in keeping that strait open to help us do that,” Pompeo said. Read more ...

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump

RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights - The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan... Read more ...

Trump Designs On Revamped Air Force One May Not Take Off

Trump Designs On Revamped Air Force One May Not Take Off

Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., has attached an amendment to the annual defense policy plan to keep Trump's designs on the next presidential plane within budget. (Image credit... Read more ...

Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

More than 600 companies - such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap - and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the... Read more ...

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police and protesters faced off Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government... Read more ...

Trump Campaign Fires Pollsters Over 'Fake Numbers'

Trump Campaign Fires Pollsters Over 'Fake Numbers'

President Trump's re-election campaign is saying sayonara to some of its own pollsters after their bad-news data leaked in recent days, NBC News reports. Trump denied this week... Read more ...

Celtics draft prospects: Point guards

Celtics draft prospects: Point guards

The Celtics have three first-round picks as well as the 52nd choice in Thursday's draft, and as even Danny Ainge has admitted, the Celtics have too many to use. But now that... Read more ...

Surprise Candidates Surge in Latest Dem Polling

Surprise Candidates Surge in Latest Dem Polling

A poll out of South Carolina reflects what's going on nationally: Joe Biden's numbers are dipping while Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg are gaining... Read more ...

Trump campaign parts ways with pollsters after leak

Trump campaign parts ways with pollsters after leak

The Trump campaign is cutting ties with three pollsters after damaging internal polling results were leaked to the media, according to a person familiar with the matter. The... Read more ...