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Syria, Latvia, Oxfam: Your Tuesday Briefing

Syria, Latvia, Oxfam: Your Tuesday Briefing

Our correspondent in the city of Kobani writes about how Kurdish fighters are using the veneration of the war dead as a potent recruiting tool. (And in a not-very-subtle act of defiance, Turkey renamed the U.S. Embassy’s street in Ankara after its military offensive in Syria against Kurdish forces.) _____ …

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Little Italy Is Very Little, and Not Very Italian

Little Italy Is Very Little, and Not Very Italian

Dr. Scelsa said that in the early 1920s, a tenement apartment could be rented in the area for $10 a month — less than today’s neighborhood Nova sandwich. Today, a three-bedroom apartment at 133 Mulberry Street, a condo project that appears to have been cobbled together from three tenement buildings, …

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Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat

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“Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world,” he said in the video. “Washington sends immigrants a message of exclusion.” Mr. Trump backed Mr. Romney’s 2012 run for president, an endorsement that the nominee said meant a “great deal,” but that served as something of a high point in their …

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