Stop the politics and honor the fallen

Put aside the insensitivity Trump showed soldier’s widow, and focus not on politics but on her pain and that of her children. These families of fallen deserve our respect, our sympathy, our quiet gratitude, writes John Kirby.

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Police: Suspect in 6 shootings in Maryland, Delaware, caught

A gunman who authorities say killed three people and wounded two others at his job in Maryland early Wednesday shot a sixth person at a Wilmington, Delaware, car dealership hours later, officials said.

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Trump biographer, Chicago Art Institute say Trump Renoir painting not real

President Donald Trump maintains that the Pierre-Auguste Renoir “Two Sisters (On The Terrace)” painting in his New York apartment is the original. But according to Trump biographer Tim O’Brien — and the Art Institute of Chicago — that may be fake news.

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Veterans dismayed by Trump’s urge to ‘punch back’ in feud

President Donald Trump’s controversial response to the deaths of four US soldiers has evolved into a politicized war of words with a Democratic congresswoman and — by extension, the widow of a fallen service member — sparking concerns that the US civilian-military divide may be at a crisis point.

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White House seeks to explain never released Niger statement

It’s not clear why it took President Donald Trump 12 days to publicly comment on the deaths of US troops killed in an ambush in Niger, but it wasn’t for lack of effort from some White House officials.

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Did Japan just ban tattoo artists?

Black is a color you won’t find on the walls of Ron Sugano’s tattoo parlor in the upmarket Meguro district of south-west Tokyo, where quaint geometric houses line quiet streets.

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