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July 22, 2019

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Buttigieg impact felt in US beyond his White House dream

Buttigieg impact felt in US beyond his White House dream

The unprecedented campaign of Pete Buttigieg, with husband and potential first gentleman Chasten at his side, is shaking up politics and promises to change perceptions of same-sex marriage -- and what it means to be a family in America.The Buttigiegs are the m

Tiny Australia bird stalls divisive coal mine project

Tiny Australia bird stalls divisive coal mine project

A tiny finch flew into the centre of Australia's bitter environmental politics Friday when local authorities blocked the construction of a contentious coal mine until the rare bird is protected.The Indian-backed Adani mine in the northeast of the country has

Jailed Russian agent slams 'absurd' conviction

Jailed Russian agent slams 'absurd' conviction

Maria Butina, the only Russian arrested and convicted in the three-year investigation of Moscow's interference in US politics, on Tuesday called her conviction absurd and a "disgrace" for American justice.Butina, a 30-year-old gun activist, spoke to Russian

Abascal, busting Spain's 'traitors' to resurrect far-right

Abascal, busting Spain's 'traitors' to resurrect far-right

Raging against the "traitors of Spain" and the "cowardly right-wing", Santiago Abascal has managed to resurrect the far-right that had been relegated to the margins of politics since the death of dictator Francisco Franco.His far-right party Vox came fifth