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Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

/ Mar 23, 2018

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

Imagine: A pay-per-view steel-cage fight featuring Donald "Kick His A—" Trump versus Joe "Beat the Hell Out of Him" Biden. Price to tune in? Enough to eliminate the government's deficit. The Republican president and the former Democratic vice president are trading fighting words over who'd ...

Mar 13, 2018

Komae mayor accused of repeated sexual harassment

The mayor of Komae, western Tokyo, was asked by members of the city assembly Monday to call in outsiders to investigate allegations that he sexually harassed female workers at the municipal office. In a letter addressed to Komae Mayor Kunihiko Takahashi, the six assembly members ...

Confusing power with powerlessness

/ | Mar 10, 2018

Confusing power with powerlessness

by Michael Hoffman

"We're all terrified. It's like living in a mass grave." It's an underground shelter. "No water, no food, no ventilation, no toilets. Explosion after explosion. It never stops." The civil war in Syria grinds on. Noncombatants are powerless, helpless, living as if dead, if not ...