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October 27, 2017 5:12 PM Strippers, surveillance and assassination plots: The wildest revelations in the JFK Files

Donald Trump didn’t order everything related to John F. Kennedy’s assassination declassified. Even so, the thousands of pages published online Thursday describe decades of spies and surveillance, informants and assassination plots. WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the release of more than 2,800 records related to the John F. Kennedy assassination 14

October 27, 2017 2:18 AM Released JFK files show frantic days after assassination, covert efforts to upend Castro

President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others. "I have no choice," Trump said in a memo, citing "potentially irreversible harm" to national security if he were to allow 14

October 21, 2017 8:19 PM Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech Republic election

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic billionaire to become its next prime minister. With virtually all votes counted, the Czech Statistics Office said Saturday 44

July 3, 2017 5:10 PM Macron says he will lift France's state of emergency

VERSAILLES, France — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to lift a state of emergency that has been in place since 2015, but also to harden permanent security measures to fight Islamic extremism and other threats. Laying out his political, security and diplomatic priorities at an extraordinary joint session of parliament at the chateau of Versailles 27

July 3, 2017 2:28 PM French President Macron pledges to lift state of emergency

VERSAILLES, France -- French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to lift a state of emergency that has been in place since 2015, but also to harden permanent security measures to fight Islamic extremism and other threats. Laying out his political, security and diplomatic priorities at an extraordinary joint session of parliament at the chateau of Versailles 22

March 13, 2017 7:40 PM The Geert Wilders Effect and the national election in the Netherlands

At the Boulevard, a popular pub in the Overschie neighborhood on the northern edge of Rotterdam, the regulars, all older white men, sat at the bar when I visited one late afternoon this month. Willem, a craggy, blue-eyed construction manager nursing a beer, summed up his worries, and those of a great many Dutch people, about the consequences of immigration 23

January 29, 2017 6:52 PM Tim Kaine slams White House 'Holocaust denial' over statement that didn't mention Jews – but Team Trump says it was being 'inclusive' of gays, gypsies, priests and the disabled

White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks said Saturday that Trump meant to be 'inclusive' of other groups that suffered and perished under Adolf Hitler's regime. About 5 million non-Jews died in the Nazi purges, including 1 million Roma Gypsies, 2 million Polish gentiles, and countless gays, Catholic priests, blacks, communists, Jehovah's witnesses, trade 12

January 25, 2017 5:00 AM 'In the lion's den': Trudeau defends oilsands statements at Calgary town hall

'We have to manage the transition off fossil fuels,' PM says, even evoking his predecessor's name Prime Minister Trudeau faced questions from a raucous Calgary crowd Tuesday night with attendees angrily demanding answers for how he'd help the troubled oilpatch, and if he'd rescind his comments about "phasing out" the oilsands. Roughly 1,700 people — many of them students 18

December 17, 2016 7:44 PM Obama Confronts Complexity of Using a Mighty Cyberarsenal Against Russia

The idea of exposing Mr. Putin’s links to oligarchs was set aside after some aides argued that it would not come as a shock to Russians. Still, there are proposals to cut off leaders in Mr. Putin’s inner circle from their hidden bank accounts in Europe and Asia. There is an option to use sanctions under a year-old executive order to ban international 19

December 17, 2016 2:09 AM Election questions leave US distrustful, like other nations

WASHINGTON — Americans’ enduring confidence that their elections are unimpeachably fair is teetering. Welcome to what much of the world calls reality, especially Russia’s neighbors. While the United States cites its popular votes and peaceful transitions of power as examples of its democratic vigor, elections results elsewhere can entail a hint or heavy 10