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Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama slammed adversaries in Russia and Syria — and political foes at home — while defending the use of diplomacy over force in his address to the U.N. Monday. In a speech at times defensive and accusatory, Obama sought to use his favored weapon — oratory — to beat back Read More…

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Caribbean nation threatening eviction of ethnic Haitians

Racism is flaring its ugly head again on the island of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For decades, thousands of Haitians have crossed over into the more affluent Dominican Republic to seek better economic opportunities.  Over the years, some of these Haitians stayed, had families and made new lives Read More…