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Cash floods into battle for control of Congress

But this isn’t the 2020 cycle. Armed with WinRed and an energized small-dollar donor base, House Republicans have narrowed their financial gap. Of their roughly three dozen most vulnerable incumbents, 15 raised over $500,000, a much stronger showing than in the first months of the 2019. That’s not a good sign for House Democrats, who …

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Gucci heir says ‘House of Gucci’ film is ‘stealing the identity of a family’

The Gucci family is not happy with Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci film. Patrizia Gucci, who is the great-grandchild of Guccio Gucci, told the Associated Press that she is worried the film “goes beyond the headline-grabbing true-crime story and pries into the private lives of the Guccio Gucci heirs.” “We are truly disappointed,” Gucci told …

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Britain’s princes William and Harry grieve their grandfather’s death

A popular prince’s return. Two brothers, once close but now estranged. A grandmother in deep mourning for her spouse of more than seven decades. A strait-laced father whose open grief over his own father’s passing provides a rare glimpse of his inner life. Yet again, life imitates “The Crown.” Saturday’s funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip, …

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Bobby Brown Talks About Son Bobby Jr.’s Drug Use Before Death

Bobby Brown said he felt “guilty” about late son Bobby Brown Jr.’s involvement with drugs before his death during an appearance on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk on Wednesday, April 14. “I’ve been through my time, and I know that my time played a part in my son feeling he could test something. You know? And I feel …

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China leads gains in Asia-Pacific as tech shares in Hong Kong rebound

SINGAPORE — Shares in China led gains in Asia-Pacific during Wednesday trade as Chinese tech stocks listed in the city jumped. By the market close in mainland China, the Shanghai composite gained 0.6% to 3,416.72 while the Shenzhen component advanced 1.55% to 13,728. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index also saw robust gains as it climbed …

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Two territories with few friends but each other

Somaliland’s mission in Taiwan opened in September last year Both Taiwan and Somaliland appear to be fully functioning states which proudly declare their independence yet neither is recognised internationally and now, as Mary Harper reports, they are moving closer together. “Welcome to our humble office,” says Chou Shuo-Wei Amir, the Third Secretary at Taiwan’s diplomatic …

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Bella Hadid: Model and . . . Future Olympian?

Bella Hadid, the 18-year-old younger sister of Gigi, has been somewhat overshadowed by her 20-year-old sibling, who is the reigning fashion-world darling (along with best friend Kendall Jenner) and burgeoning tabloid fixture (thanks to her relationship with Joe Jonas and membership in Taylor Swift’s girl squad). But Bella, in recent weeks, has seen her profile …

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Israel’s suspected attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear site complicates US-Iran talks

A mysterious power outage occurred at one of Iran’s most important nuclear facilities on Sunday in what reports indicate was likely an act of cyber-sabotage carried out by Israel — and it could have serious ramifications for the future of the floundering 2015 nuclear deal. The New York Times, citing intelligence sources, reports that what …

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Dems kick off a tricky nationwide sales job on Biden’s Covid aid plan

“A lot of families were struggling before Covid,” said a third woman at the table, Cheryl Miles, a local housing advocate whose nonprofit has seen surging demand even in some of the state’s wealthiest counties. Houlahan is one of more than 80 House Democrats who returned home this spring recess for a high-stakes legislative promotional …