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Shunned During Her Period, Nepali Woman Dies of Snakebite

Shunned During Her Period, Nepali Woman Dies of Snakebite

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Every month when her period came, Tulasi Shahi was sent to stay in her uncle’s hut, the one where he keeps his cows tied up, in a village in the Dailekh district in western Nepal. This month …

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Family believes Vietnamese suspect in North Korean leader’s brother’s death was duped

Family believes Vietnamese suspect in North Korean leader’s brother’s death was duped

NGHIA BINH, Vietnam — The family of a Vietnamese woman identified as a suspect in the death of the half brother of North Korea’s ruler confirmed Tuesday that she is their relative, but said they believe she didn’t knowingly participate …

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Australian Journalist’s Trump Teardown Goes Viral Amid Interest in G-20

Australian Journalist’s Trump Teardown Goes Viral Amid Interest in G-20

In an Australian news broadcast that seems to have resonated with Americans, a political journalist delivered a scathing evaluation of President Trump’s performance last week at the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany.

The journalist, Chris Uhlmann, said …

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Drones can help count birds by their song

Drones can help count birds by their song

Ornithologists have to spend great amounts of time in the field listening for bird calls and watching in order to complete surveys of bird populations in an area and there are some areas that are hard for a human to …

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Supreme Court Struggles Over Cross-Border Shooting

Supreme Court Struggles Over Cross-Border Shooting

U.S. federal agents escort former Los Angeles police officer Henry Solis after being handed over by Mexican immigration officials at Reforma border crossing bridge in Ciudad Juarez May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The Supreme Court struggled over a case …

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England’s Joe Marler: stepping away from Tests in 2016 helped me on field

England’s Joe Marler: stepping away from Tests in 2016 helped me on field

England’s Joe Marler says his spell in self‑imposed Test exile last year has rejuvenated him and improved his life on and off the field as he prepares to pack down against an Italy team now coached by his former Harlequins …

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Political Road Map: There’s a new twist on the horizon for the legacy of Proposition 13

Political Road Map: There’s a new twist on the horizon for the legacy of Proposition 13

A home for sale in Arcadia last May. A new state report says baby boomers could soon be selling homes that haven’t been on the market in decades. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images)

America’s annual display of pyrotechnics has …

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Trudeau defends multimillion payout to ex-Gitmo inmate

Trudeau defends multimillion payout to ex-Gitmo inmate

1 of 2 Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, 30, is seen in Mississauga, Ont., on Thursday, July 6, 2017. The federal government has paid Khadr $10.5 million and apologized to him for violating his rights… (Colin Perkel/The Canadian Press …

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Steve Lopez wanted to talk to 18 students with $1 million to spend on an election. Then his invite was yanked

Steve Lopez wanted to talk to 18 students with $1 million to spend on an election. Then his invite was yanked

Students at Garfield High School. (Christina House / For the Times)

When Los Angeles high school students get a chance to spend $1 million or more on a political campaign, that’s pretty interesting, right?

I thought so, and managed to …

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H-1B visa program: Here is why US President Trump should keep door open to high-skilled immigrants

H-1B visa program: Here is why US President Trump should keep door open to high-skilled immigrants

The H-1B visa program that’s used to bring high-skilled temporary workers to the U.S. has suffered from fraud and abuse, as Trump has said. (Reuters)

Donald Trump’s latest harsh immigration orders leave little doubt about how he and his administration …

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