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January 2, 2019 7:05 PM U.S. fired tear gas into Mexico early on New Year’s Day

TIJUANA, MEXICO—U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the early hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that about 45 migrants got through the first layer of fencing but turned back when they saw the border patrol’s presence 118

December 31, 2018 8:55 PM Vatican officials resign amid crisis period for the Pope

VATICAN CITY—The Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, and his deputy resigned abruptly Monday amid an overhaul of the Vatican’s communications operations and a crisis period in Pope Francis’ papacy. The departures of Burke and his deputy, Paloma Garcia Ovejero, signalled that the problems associated with Francis’ reform of the Vatican bureaucracy had come to a head, and at a very bad time: The pope is struggling 119

December 24, 2018 2:20 PM French prime minister defends police targeted by protesters

In the incident, during the sixth straight weekend of protests by the grassroots movement protesting high taxes and other economic problems, an officer pulled a gun after protesters kicked over his motorcycle. He did not fire it, but the move prompted a surge of anger by demonstrators hurling paving stones and other projectiles that drove the officer 124

December 19, 2018 3:59 PM Fifty-three journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018

“The context for the crisis is varied and complex, and closely tied to changes in technology that have allowed more people to practice journalism even as it has made journalists expendable to the political and criminal groups who once needed the news media to spread their message,” the committee said in its report. Time magazine last week recognized 126

December 7, 2018 7:58 PM China readies Chang’e-4, its moon lander, for launch

The instruments will probe the structure of the rocks beneath the spacecraft, study the effects of the solar wind striking the lunar surface. Chang’e-4 will also test the ability of making radio astronomy observations from the far side of the moon, without the effects of noise and interference from Earth. According to the Xinhua News Agency, Chang’e- 117

November 15, 2018 3:40 PM The Front Runner’s 1980s politics can’t keep pace with Trump era

In these Trumpian days of shock-a-minute presidential peccadillos, Jason Reitman’s dramatic recreation of Gary Hart’s 1988 flameout as a leading White House contender, thanks to his dallying aboard the bad ship Monkey Business with ex-model Donna Rice (Sara Paxton), might seem like the quaintest of fairy tales. But with Hugh Jackman strongly conjuring 116

November 14, 2018 5:29 PM Fox News will support CNN’s lawsuit against Trump over suspension of Jim Acosta’s press credentials

“Secret Service passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized,” Wallace said. “While we don’t condone the growing antagonistic tone by both the President and the press at recent media avails, we do support a free press, access and open exchanges for the American people.” The suit filed Tuesday says the suspension of Acosta’s credentials 100

October 26, 2018 9:53 PM Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman

His return to power as prime minister could signal that Sri Lanka is sliding back to an era of violence against political opponents, critics and journalists, observers said. The move was an unexpected turn after weeks of controversy over allegations of an assassination plot against the president. A police informant and self-described Sri Lankan anti-corruption 109

October 25, 2018 10:32 PM Freeland, Trudeau defend media as Trump tweets about U.S. mail bombs

“This is absolutely reprehensible and Canada really we extend as a government, and I think I can probably speak for the country when I say this, our tremendous sympathy and support for the people who have been targeted and a categorical condemnation,” she said. Trump, who has been accused many times of stoking anger against the media calling journalists 105

October 19, 2018 2:17 PM Pompeo warns Panama against doing business with China

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he had warned President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama about doing business with China, criticizing Chinese state-owned enterprises that engage in “predatory economic activity.” As his plane left Panama City, Pompeo recounted his talks with Varela and local journalists. Clearly concerned 94