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No one, or at least no member of Congress, says malarkey more than Joe Biden does. Its connotation is avuncular and proudly old-fashioned.
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As Iran And Iraq Simmer, Giants Of Shiite World Vie For Influence
The separation of religion and state is splitting the Shiite world, pitting the supreme leader of Iran, a theocracy, against Iraq’s grand ayatollah.
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Australia’s fires may prompt new cooperation on environmental policy, many hope, in a coal-dependent country where views on climate change diverge.