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Trump Administration Hosting New Greenland Talks With Denmark, Focused on ‘Presence’ and ‘Investments’

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(Bloomberg) — Three months after Donald Trump’s efforts to buy Greenland were rebuffed, talks targeting the island are being resumed, this time with a focus on investments and security. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to meet with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to discuss the strategically important […]

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How We Chose the 2019 TIME 100 Next

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IDEAS Edward Felsenthal is the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of TIME. When we first published our TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people 15 years ago, it was dominated by individuals who rose through traditional power structures: heads of state, CEOs of public companies, actors from big-budget blockbusters, leaders of global foundations. What has […]

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Former Rival Tim Ryan Endorses Joe Biden’s White House Bid

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Congressman and failed presidential contender Tim Ryan of Ohio announced Wednesday morning that he is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination. In an interview with TIME, Ryan cited as reasons for his endorsement Biden’s ability to connect with blue-collar voters and to lure industrial midwestern states, like Ohio, back into […]

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‘The Mind Is Our Most Powerful Muscle.’ Inside the Sicilian ‘Self-Defense’ Class Trying to Tackle Intolerance

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When Aurora Lo Porto noticed an alarming escalation of racist attitudes on social media in Italy during the past two years, she felt the impulse to act. The medical student had noticed that in her once-welcoming hometown of Catania, Sicily, neighbors and acquaintances had started speaking about immigrants only through harmful stereotypes and unverified data. […]