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    French teen Dodin nabs first WTA title in Quebec City
    Sep20

    French teen Dodin nabs first WTA title in Quebec City

    MONTREAL — France’s Oceane Dodin, ranked 132nd in the world, won her first WTA title Sunday in her first final, defeating American Lauren Davis 6-4, 6-3 in Quebec City. Dodin, 19, fired eight aces in the one-hour, 38-minute contest to cap a dream week. She had twice reached the second round of major tournaments in 2015, but until this week...

    Responding To Today’s Global Refugee Crisis: How Will History Judge Us?
    Sep20

    Responding To Today’s Global Refugee Crisis: How Will History Judge Us?

    As the UN General Assembly gathers in New York for its first-ever High Level Meeting on Large Movements of Migrants and Refugees and the Obama Administration hosts a Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, a diplomatic spotlight is on the scale and severity of the current global refugee crisis. In the face of unprecedented levels of forced...

    In US: After bomb blasts, Clinton says Trump helps Islamic State to recruit
    Sep19

    In US: After bomb blasts, Clinton says Trump helps Islamic State to recruit

    The incidents, just days after the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, put the United States' most populous city on edge. Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday accused Republican rival Donald Trump of helping Islamic State militants recruit more fighters as bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey made national security a top concern...

    Darfur and U.S. Presidential Campaigns: Making Genocide Disappear  (with a “Political Postscript”)
    Sep19

    Darfur and U.S. Presidential Campaigns: Making Genocide Disappear (with a “Political Postscript”)

    by Eric Reeves In both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, the Darfur region of western Sudan was an unlikely but entirely appropriate topic. After all, the U.S. Congress had–in a remarkable bipartisan, bicameral vote in July 2004–declared that what was occurring in Darfur at the hands of the Khartoum regime was...

    Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing of Aleppo reported
    Sep19

    Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing of Aleppo reported

    Syria’s military declared a week-long ceasefire over on Monday and air raids were reported in Aleppo, even as officials from the United States and Russia met behind closed doors in Geneva to try to extend the truce. Syrian or Russian warplanes bombed rebel-held areas in the city of Aleppo and nearby villages, the Syrian Observatory for...

    John Stetch, on playing solo, and being back in New York City
    Sep19

    John Stetch, on playing solo, and being back in New York City

    There isn’t another jazz pianist like the five-time Juno nominee John Stetch. Who else but the Edmonton-raised New Yorker tackles everything from the blues to Chopin to Ukrainian folk to free improvising to TV show themes in the course of a night? A latecomer to his instrument, Stetch, 50, fashioned his own aesthetic, knitting together the...

    Vladimir Putin’s Big Win
    Sep19

    Vladimir Putin’s Big Win

    NEWS BRIEF Russian President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party won a huge victory in the country’s parliamentary election Sunday, but voter turnout was low compared to the last election four years ago.More than 90 percent of votes were counted by Monday morning, and Putin’s party had won 54 percent of the vote in elections...

    Clinton on Combatting Terrorism: ‘I Know How to Do This’
    Sep19

    Clinton on Combatting Terrorism: ‘I Know How to Do This’

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast herself Monday as the most qualified to combat terrorism in the U.S. after a weekend of violent attacks in three states. Going after rival Donald Trump, she argued that his anti-Muslim rhetoric is helping Islamic militants, including ISIS, recruit new fighters. The Democratic presidential candidate...

    Clinton touts her anti-terrorism bona fides after bombing
    Sep19

    Clinton touts her anti-terrorism bona fides after bombing

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Hillary Clinton cast herself Monday as the most qualified to combat terrorism within the U.S. and abroad after weekend attacks in three states rattled Americans. The Democratic presidential candidate touted her national security credentials at a hastily scheduled press conference outside her campaign plane, denigrating rival...

    Terror attacks complicate Obama’s refugee push
    Sep19

    Terror attacks complicate Obama’s refugee push

    UNITED NATIONS — The New York-area hunt for an Afghan-born bombing suspect has cast a pall on this week’s gathering of international leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, a session U.S. President Barack Obama plans to use to rally support for helping the world’s refugees. Instead, the search Monday for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami...