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Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis

    'I won everything': How Trump is impressing voters of all stripes
    'I won everything': How Trump is impressing voters of all stripes
    “Actually, I won everything,” Donald Trump said this week, after his victory in South Carolina and before his rout in Nevada. “I won short...
    Clinton and Trump go into caucuses leading key poll
    Clinton and Trump go into caucuses leading key poll
    The likely next president of the United States appeared on stage in Iowa on Saturday night as huge crowds of enthusiastic supporters were joined by...
    Peacekeepers probed for rape, killing
    Peacekeepers probed for rape, killing
    UN peacekeepers shot dead a 16-year-old boy and his father, and raped a 12-year-old girl in the Central African Republic, Amnesty International has alleged....
    Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century
    Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century
    Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez ,...
    Democrats in the deep end
    Democrats in the deep end
    President Barack Obama's Democratic Party awoke on Wednesday to the political equivalent of a pounding hangover; a wave of defeats in the United...
    More troops, fire power for Israel
    More troops, fire power for Israel
    Israel said on Thursday it was calling up another 16 000 reserves following a security Cabinet meeting that decided to keep up military...
    Roundabout way to a swing state
    Roundabout way to a swing state
    Tommy's, a barbershop in a wealthy suburb of northern Atlanta, looks like a shrine to the Grand Old Party. Portraits of Republican dignitaries line...
    Philip Seymour Hoffman dies of suspected heroin overdose
    Philip Seymour Hoffman dies of suspected heroin overdose
    The body of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Oscar for his role in Capote, was discovered in his apartment after a suspected heroin...
    Secret steps to Middle East peace
    Secret steps to Middle East peace
    Palestinian and Israeli negotiators have agreed that "all issues are on the table" in their renewed effort to resolve the Middle East...
    CIA to ship arms to Syria
    CIA to ship arms to Syria
    The CIA could begin shipping arms to Syria in the coming weeks, after two US congressional panels cleared the way for the controversial transfer of...
    Relief at voices of trapped miners
    Relief at voices of trapped miners
    The words of Luis Urzua came over a crackling line, but were uttered with the professional calm of a man in control. "Shift foreman speaking."