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    UNESCO Labels Israel an “Occupying Power”
    May03

    UNESCO Labels Israel an “Occupying Power”

    UNESCO today voted in favor of a resolution which describes Israel as an “occupying power” and denies its sovereignty over occupied Jerusalem. Twenty-two countries voted in favor of the resolution which was submitted to UNESCO’s Executive Board by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan. UNESCO passes resolution calling...

    Celebrating Communism at the New York Times
    May03

    Celebrating Communism at the New York Times

    On Sunday night I was up late writing, and so on Monday I slept right up until the moment I was awakened, sometime around midday, by the blaring sound of a marching band in the street. I didn’t need to look out the window to know what was going on. The music was The Internationale. The date was May 1. In the small Norwegian town where I...

    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour
    May03

    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour

    We are in an unprecedented era in American politics. Part of that unprecedented era is Hillary’s defeat tour. A victory tour makes sense. Instead Hillary is conducting a defeat tour in which she marches around “taking responsibility” for losing the election before blaming the FBI’s Russian misogyny for her defeat. Say what...

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?
    May03

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader...

    13 times Eurovision got super political
    May03

    13 times Eurovision got super political

    It’s been a tense run-up to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, everyone’s favorite night of glitz, glamour and novelty trampolines. Russia’s proposed act, Julia Samoylova, fell foul of a Ukrainian travel ban because she’d visited occupied Crimea, causing her country to withdraw from the contest, rather...

    Vox Sentences: Marine Le Pen lifted a speech … from another presidential candidate
    May03

    Vox Sentences: Marine Le Pen lifted a speech … from another presidential candidate

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews, Naomi Shavin, and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. An unarmed black teenager killed by police; France’s...

    How the U.S. Air Force Trains for a War with Russia (or Russian Fighters)
    May03

    How the U.S. Air Force Trains for a War with Russia (or Russian Fighters)

    Dave Majumdar Security, A Flanker was spotted engaged in a dogfight over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, range with against an F-16. As the United States Air Force continues its struggle with fielding enough aggressor aircraft for its combat aircraft crews to train against, contractors are stepping up to the plate. In some cases, contractors...

    Putin, Merkel spar over election meddling; Trump, Putin talk
    May03

    Putin, Merkel spar over election meddling; Trump, Putin talk

    Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were “simply rumors” that were being used as part of the political fight in Washington. U.S. intelligence agencies say they have definitive evidence that Russia was behind the hacking of...

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day
    May03

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day

    The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution, which UNESCO brought up for a vote on Israel’s Independence Day, was backed by the Palestinian Authority and calls on the Jewish state to reject any sovereignty in the...

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July
    May03

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July

    In a phone call Tuesday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump discussed meeting face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Hamburg this July – a detail that was omitted from the White House’s brief readout of the call. The news of the potential meeting on the sidelines of the G20 conference in Hamburg, the...