How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

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How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

It was an uncomfortable moment. Mohamed bin Hammam, who until last week was the head of Qatar’s secretariat of soccer diplomacy, was being grilled by a trio of former Qatar Football Association executives who…

Thanksgiving 2018: The Top 20

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Thanksgiving 2018: The Top 20

Thank God, Thanksgiving is here! Despite the dry air, unseasonably cool temperatures, and a few winter storms that will kick off the holiday with an icy mix in the Northeast, it still seems like…

APEC summit coverage: What you need to know

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APEC summit coverage: What you need to know

Here’s everything we know about what’s happening in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit this week. And we’ll be keeping you updated on the summit on Twitter: Meeting of world leaders in Vietnam’s Danang. President…

Buffy Sainte-Marie stamps

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Buffy Sainte-Marie stamps

Canada Post has announced the upcoming 2019 Kathy Spicer National Stamp Collection will recognize Buffy Sainte-Marie with a very special stamp. The country has a long history of celebrating its Indigenous peoples. Buffy Sainte-Marie…

Mumps and measles: an open thread

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Mumps and measles: an open thread

Have the outbreaks of measles, mumps and rubella been contained or are they still spreading? This event, held in Tower Hamlets, is an opportunity for community leaders to talk to public health, NHS staff…