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The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Four US presidents belonged to the party while in office. It emerged in the 1830s as the immediate successor to the National Republican and Anti-Masonic Parties, and was also rooted in the tradition of the Federalist Party. Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System from the early 1840s to the mid-1860s. It originally formed in opposition to the policies of Preside
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Migrants vow to re-form caravan, continue north toward US

Herald-Whig - 21 Oct 2018
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — About 2,000 Central American migrants who circumvented Mexican police at a border bridge and swam, forded and floated across the river from Guatemala decided on Saturday to re-form their mass caravan and continue ...
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Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Herald-Whig - 21 Oct 2018
"We have to get Haddad elected," he said, acknowledging that he didn't vote for him in the first round because he'd "lost faith" in the Workers' Party as a result of the corruption scandals it has been involved with. The left-leaning party governed ...
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Australia's ruling coalition forced into minority government

Herald-Whig - 20 Oct 2018
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's ruling coalition was forced into minority government on Saturday after a massive swing against its senior partner, the Liberal Party, in a by-election for the seat of the prime minister the party itself had dismissed. In a ...
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Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok dies at 80

Herald-Whig - 20 Oct 2018
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s, has died at 80. Current Dutch Prime ...
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Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suite

Herald-Whig - 21 Oct 2018
JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity. Less than three months after walking out of prison ...
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Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Herald-Whig - 20 Oct 2018
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union, saying that Russia is violating the pact and it's preventing the U.S. from developing new ...
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The Latest: Germany says hold Khashoggi's killers to account

Herald-Whig - 20 Oct 2018
During a party conference in the eastern state of Thuringia on Saturday, Merkel referred briefly to Saudi Arabia and "the terrible events" surrounding Khashoggi's slaying on Oct. 2 saying "still nothing has been cleared up." She added that "of course ...
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Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence

Herald-Whig - 20 Oct 2018
Nevada's races are at the center of the political universe again this year: The U.S. Senate race is a pivotal one for determining whether Republicans maintain control of that chamber, and whichever party wins the governor's seat will have veto power ...
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Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

Herald-Whig - 18 Oct 2018
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as "Mother Mushroom," was arrested in October 2016 and sentenced to 10 years ...
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Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

Herald-Whig - 19 Oct 2018
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring — complete with a sermon-style call-and-response — as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the exclamation point ...
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Republican party shows political cowardice

The Kingston Whig-Standard - 13 Oct 2018
The Republican party of the United States was for many years one of the truly remarkable institutions of the western world. It had produced leaders such as Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan. Whether or not one agreed with their ...
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As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

Herald-Whig - 16 Oct 2018
That was the kingdom's message when it warned Washington and President Donald Trump against imposing sanctions over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. resident. Trump, who bragged at rallies about his business dealings ...
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Malaysia ex-deputy PM charged with graft, money laundering

Herald-Whig - 19 Oct 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former deputy prime minister was charged Friday with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering involving millions of dollars in another graft investigation against leaders ousted in elections earlier this ...
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Chief justice stresses independence in Minnesota speech

Herald-Whig - 17 Oct 2018
Our role is very clear: We are to interpret the Constitution and laws of the United States and ensure that the political branches act within them." Roberts cited some landmark decisions that he said the Supreme Court would have decided differently if ...
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Alaska lieutenant governor resigns over comments

Herald-Whig - 17 Oct 2018
As part of the arrangement, supported by state Democrats, Walker changed his party affiliation from Republican to undeclared and Mallott, a Democrat, abandoned his gubernatorial ambitions to be Walker's running mate. They narrowly won. On Tuesday, as ...
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The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast trip

Herald-Whig - 17 Oct 2018
ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local):. 6:30 a.m.. The International Monetary Fund says its managing director Christine Lagarde ...
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'Vietnam' by Max Hastings is masterful account of the war

Herald-Whig - 15 Oct 2018
His 900-page work chronicles Vietnam's tragic history from Ho Chi Minh's proclamation of an independent state after the 1945 Japanese surrender to the collapse of the South Vietnamese regime 30 years later after the United States cut off ground and air ...
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China says camps for Muslims lead them to 'modern' life

Herald-Whig - 16 Oct 2018
BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray — a depiction that analysts said bore troubling colonial overtones. The ...
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People priced out of Salinas, California, look to the ballot

Herald-Whig - 18 Oct 2018
SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom ...

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