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  • Saudi Attempts to Win Over Locals in Yemen Stir Anger

    Saudi Arabia is funding infrastructure and health projects in Yemen’s east to keep hostile forces, particularly Iran-backed Houthi rebels, from exploiting Yemen’s chaos. But locals bristle over what they call a Saudi “occupation.”

    WSJ
  • A win-win border barrier

    Forget the fearmongering and the President’s stunt visit to the nation’s southern border. Ignore the rancor and partisanship on Capitol Hill. Concentrate instead on this simple, sustainable solution that will end the border stand-off, put 800,000 desperate federal employees back to work, and achieve

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  • Mikaela Shiffrin misses historic win with defeat by Petra Vlhova

    She was targeting an historic eighth straight slalom victory, but Mikaela Shiffrin's winning streak came to an end with defeat by Petra Vlhova in Austria Tuesday. Shiffrin, 23, has dominated women's slalom skiing in recent years and has edged Vlhova into second in the first five races of this season, but the Slovakian gained some revenge in the Flachau night race. Vlhova, also 23, came from behind on the second run to win by 0.15 seconds to hand Shiffrin her first World Cup individual slalom...

    WPLG