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As First Woman to Win ‘Original Score’ Award Solo, ‘Joker’ Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Makes History at Golden Globes

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(NEW YORK) — Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir made history by becoming the first woman in 19 years to win best original score at the Golden Globes, and the first ever woman to win the award solo. “This is truly — I’m speechless,” Guðnadóttir said onstage Sunday. She was the sole female nominee, besting Randy Newman […]

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‘We Promise to Continue Down Martyr Soleimani’s Path.’ Huge Crowds of Mourners in Tehran Attend Funeral For Qasem Soleimani

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(TEHRAN, Iran) — Weeping amid wails from a sea of mourners, Iran’s supreme leader on Monday prayed over the remains of a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, an attack that’s drastically raised tensions between Tehran and Washington. The targeted killing of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani drew a […]

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Lincoln Chafee Files to Run for President

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Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee has filed to run for president as a Libertarian. The former governor of Rhode Island on Sunday registered the “Lincoln Chafee For President” campaign committee with the Federal Election Commission, online records showed. A fundraising website linked to the FEC filing states, “Lincoln Leads with TRUTH.” Chafee moved to […]

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Here’s What’s at Stake in Taiwan’s Presidential Election

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As the only place in the Chinese-speaking world where people can choose their top political leader, it’s unsurprising that elections in Taiwan embody democracy at its unbridled messiest: febrile, rambunctious and dripping in color. This year is no different. The island of 23 million heads to the ballot box on Saturday following a campaign dominated […]