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FP'S GUIDE TO NIGERIA'S ELECTION

Articles to read ahead of a crucial vote.

MEET ‘CHARMING KITTEN,' THE IRANIAN HACKERS LINKED TO AIR FORCE DEFECTOR

Monica Witt fled to Iran and was indicted for espionage-alongside an Iranian hacking luminary.

 
 
 

PAKISTAN HAS NO MORE EXCUSES FOR SUPPORTING TERRORISM

A murderous attack in Kashmir rocks relationships throughout Asia.

AMERICAN HELD IN MOSCOW A PRISONER TO PAPERWORK

Paul Whelan's family can't discuss his case with the U.S. Embassy until he returns a signed waiver.

 
 
 

PAELLAS FOR THE PEOPLE

On the podcast: How chef José Andrés feeds the needy around the world.

SLOUCHING TOWARD SECESSION IN NIGERIA

Apathetic voters are planning to boycott this weekend's election-and may inadvertently boost the country's most fervent separatists.

 
 
 

WESTERN LEADERS ARE PROMOTING DICTATORSHIP, NOT DEMOCRACY, IN EGYPT

Emmanuel Macron's visit to Cairo and Donald Trump's cheerleading have bolstered Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he faces popular protest over...

PARAGUAY IS A FISCAL PARADISE FOR TERRORISTS

The South American country needs to do a better job patrolling its financial system-or face the consequences.

 
 
 

LABELING ELECTIONS ‘GOOD ENOUGH' LETS AFRICAN LEADERS GET AWAY WITH FRAUD

Setting the bar too low for African democracies, as the international community did in Madagascar, encourages electoral manipulation...

NO, THE PENTAGON IS NOT WORKING ON KILLER ROBOTS-YET

A strategy plan for using AI is more focused instead on firefighting and preventative maintenance.

 
 
 

IRAN'S ECONOMY IS CRUMBLING, BUT COLLAPSE IS A LONG WAY OFF

Things will only get worse under Trump's sanctions, but China, India, and other countries are still defiantly buying oil.

TRANSFORMATION IN IRAN WILL COME FROM WOMEN

On the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a former political prisoner assesses the prospect of change in Iran.

 
 
 

JARED KUSHNER AND THE ART OF HUMILIATION

Trump's son-in-law has become known as a deal-maker. But with the Palestinians his approach appears to be take-it-or-leave-it.

AFGHAN WOMEN ARE ‘NOT WILLING TO GIVE UP THEIR RIGHTS'

In an interview, Afghanistan's first female ambassador to Washington sets a hard line for Taliban peace talks.

 
 
 

HOW BEIJING COULD UNMAKE HOWARD SCHULTZ'S BILLIONS

Corporate interests and political power are a dangerous mix for a wannabe president.

THE NEXT U.S. PRESIDENT SHOULD REJOIN THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Here's how.

 
 
 

TRUMP IS AMERICA'S FIRST NARCISSIST-IN-CHIEF

The United States has never had a military leader as bold, naive, and arrogant as the current president.

CAMEROON USED TO WELCOME REFUGEES. NOW IT FORCIBLY EXPELS THEM

Nigerians fleeing violence at home are being kicked out of northern Cameroon and being sent back to areas terrorized by Boko Haram.

 
 
 

RUSSIANS LOWER THEIR STANDARDS

Life may be getting harder in Russia, but Putin doesn't care.

ITALY'S POPULISTS HAVE LOST THEIR LUSTER. THEY'RE LOOKING TO FRANCE TO WIN IT BACK

Five Star used to be a protest movement; now it's the establishment. By bashing Emmanuel Macron and embracing the yellow vest uprising,...

 
 
 



One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A...

Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis'

Rep. Earl Blumenauer plans an emergency resolution on global warming in response to Trump's action over a border wall. Read more ...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so strangers would pay his bill

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Trump Admits He 'Didn't Need To' Declare National Emergency

Trump Admits He 'Didn't Need To' Declare National Emergency

The president's declaration of a national emergency over his border wall will likely end up in court. Read more ...

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Gallery Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215: Best photos view 7 images It was an anti-climactic ending to what could've been a heavyweight barnburner Friday at... Read more ...

Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question

Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question

The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country... Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

It would amount to a virtual life sentence for the former Trump campaign chairman. Read more ...

Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera

Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis... Read more ...

Eyeing Sunday Snow

Eyeing Sunday Snow

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