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  • Giorgia Meloni is rising star on Italy’s far-right stage

    ROME (AP) - Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini's once-bold demeanor has turned nervous and edgy since his failed bid to become premier this summer, giving an opening on Italy's political stage to his junior ally, the energetic leader of the post-fascist Brothers of Italy party. Giorgia Meloni's far-right party has

    The Washington Times
  • Judge who blocked Trump immigration rule says it’s ‘repugnant to the American Dream’

    The policy would deny residency to aspiring immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance.

    Global News
  • Lawsuits around US seek to block Trump’s public charge rule

    NEW YORK (AP) - The scene is playing out in courtrooms from coast to coast - federal judges being asked to block a new Trump administration policy scheduled to take effect next week that would deny legal permanent residency to many immigrants over the use of public benefits. Almost a

    The Washington Times
  • What’s Weirder: Glenlivet’s Tide Pods or Le Creuset’s Star Wars Collection?

    Last week we saw two absolutely incredible product introductions, and I’m having trouble picking a favorite. First, there were Glenlivet’s cocktail capsules that immediately reminded the entire internet of Tide Pods. And then there was Le Creuset’s Star Wars collection of cookware, including a Darth Vader dutch oven, R2-D2 cooker, a Han Solo in carbonite roasting pan, and a “hand-painted, special-edition Tatooine™ Round Dutch Oven, inspired by the desert planet with captivating binary...

    kottke.org