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How to turn the screws on North Korea now

The Trump administration says that if the upcoming summit between the United States and North Korea fails or doesn’t happen at all, the United States and its allies can go right back to the “maximum pressure” campaign that brought Kim Jong-un to the table in …

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Meghan Markle injecting much-needed life into the royal family

A new day is dawning in Britain. As the eyes of the world descend on Windsor Saturday, Meghan Markle, the exciting and independent 36-year-old American actress who is injecting red blood into the stodgy British royal family, is to stage a jailbreak from tradition. She’s …

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Another school shooting — and Washington’s done nothing since the last

Another day, another 10 victims — nine students and a teacher — shot to death, this time in a high school in the Houston suburb of Santa Fe. And another reminder that Washington, from President Trump on down, has failed to do anything about comprehensive …

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Listening skills: How a simple reporter beat the experts in 2016

You can observe a lot just by watching, said Yogi Berra. And you can learn a lot just by talking to people. Instead of talking at them. Salena Zito is a reporter, and in 2016 she hung out in bars and poolrooms talking to people, …

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Democrats’ Russia-probe obsession isn’t helping them with the voters

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the Democrat from Minnesota, uttered a forlorn sentiment at a Center for American Progress conference. She said Democrats can’t spend all their time bemoaning President Trump’s existence and that her voters care more about soybean exports than Russian bots. She’s right, but …

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Reining in social media, Israel as Mideast policeman and other comments

Conservative: The Case for Breaking Up Digital Giants People on the right are concerned, “and with good reason,” that big tech companies like Google and Facebook discriminate against conservatives, observes John Hawkins at National Review. This shouldn’t be a problem for government to solve, save …

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Bad news for green energy lovers: US oil & gas are booming

Another day, another spate of headlines about the growing mess at Tesla. Last week, the electric carmaker announced that its head of engineering, Doug Field, was taking a leave of absence to “spend time with his family.” That news came just a few days after …

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Here’s our chance to ditch talks with North Korea

Opportunity knocks, I say. Kim Jong-un’s sudden case of cold feet — North Korea’s warning that it may pull out of the Singapore Summit — could be the best outcome of this whole bizarre business. That’s because with each passing week it has become clearer …

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The Russia-Facebook election ‘scandal’ is a whole lot of nothing

Some of the smart editors over at The New York Times recently pulled together an interactive tool to help citizens better understand the depth of Russian infiltration into American institutions during the 2016 election. “See Which Facebook Ads Russians Targeted to People Like You” the …

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The Left’s reckoning, Albany corruption and other comments

From the right: How #MeToo Undermines #Resistance The Left made a significant mistake in 2016 by opposing Donald Trump on moral grounds, given their own candidate’s significant moral failings, asserts National Review’s David French. But the post-Hillary #Resistance was able to target Trump “unencumbered by …

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