Ukraine call points to a president convinced of his own invincibility

The push by President Trump and his personal attorney, Rudolph W. Giuliani, to influence the newly elected Ukrainian leader reveals a president apparently eager to wield the power of the United States to taint a political foe, confident that no one could hold him back.

‘A diplomatic disaster’: Ukraine leaders feel trapped between warring Washington factions

Whether it gives in to President Trump or rejects his demand for an inquiry into Hunter Biden, Ukraine could jeopardize ties with its most important security backer.
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Warren edges Biden, takes her first lead in prized Iowa poll

The poll from the Des Moines Register, CNN and Mediacom has Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at 22 percent. Former vice president Joe Biden fell by 3 percentage points to 20 percent.
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She lived on a historically black D.C. block for 40 years. Now she’s being pushed out.

Sanathera Price is among thousands of people being displaced in the nation’s capital by warp-speed gentrification. Outside her window, millennials speed down the sidewalk on scooters as construction workers transform surrounding properties.
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Antonio Brown’s relationship with the Patriots unraveled as off-field behavior took a more disturbing turn

The process that brought about the end of Brown’s short tenure with the Patriots began on the evening of Sept. 10, the day after the team announced a one-year contract.
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Aceyson “Ace” Ahmad, 26 months, was beaten in Southeast D.C. His mother’s boyfriend is on trial.
The brief interruption in service came only a couple of days after the reopening of the landmark.
Commuters say the parking garage at the station is covered in urine and graffiti, emboldening errant gangs of teens to harass passersby.
The Bowser administration is opposing a historic designation for Barry Farm Dwellings on the property that once hosted freed slaves.
Stephen Strasburg dominated for seven innings, but Washington’s six-run rally in the 10th made the difference in Miami.
The new tactic revealed a simmering anger toward a small group of tycoons and cronies who have accumulated enormous wealth and political clout, often through cozy relationships with the mainland.
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In a country that has been stressed to the max over the past decade, tobacco is the main vice. Nearly 2 in 5 Greeks 15 and older smoke daily, the highest rate in Europe.
Diners on the Amtrak Crescent train on Sept. 9. (Harrison Keely)
Diners on the Amtrak Crescent train on Sept. 9. (Harrison Keely)
The rail operator will switch to prepackaged meals and ease restrictions on serving times. Amtrak says the change is driven by the desire to save money and lure younger riders.
Uighurs living abroad say they have heard reports of jail and asset seizures for family members who sent money to relatives overseas. The effort appears aimed at cutting off Uighurs in China from relatives outside the country, analysts say.
The Bulldogs beat the Fighting Irish on Saturday night in Athens, a win to which their crowd absolutely contributed.
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