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White House wanted detainees released to ‘sanctuary cities’ to target Trump’s foes
According to Homeland Security officials and email messages reviewed by The Post, administration officials proposed moving detained immigrants to sanctuary cities at least twice in the past six months. But immigration authorities rejected the idea as inappropriate.
Assange eviction from embassy reflects political shift in Ecuador
A show of anti-U.S. defiance by a leftist leader collapsed with the expulsion of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the country’s new president.
 
Trump administration revived case against Assange after it languished for years
Focusing on a single charge against Julian Assange related to computer crimes is a deft way of fending off First Amendment concerns, analysts said.
 
Perspective: Traditional journalists may abandon Assange at their own peril
Even some free-press advocates believe he crossed a line, but prosecuting him may endanger those who rely on First Amendment protections.
 
Trumpian rhapsody: Hong Kong opera blends ping-pong, China and the long red tie
“Trump on Show” — called a bid at “Cantonese opera diplomacy” by its creator — offers something of a fever dream of politics, history and diplomacy framed around the current tensions between Washington and Beijing.
 
Trump likely to drop idea of Fed nomination for Herman Cain in face of Senate opposition
As word of a backlash from some Republican senators moved through the White House, the long odds of getting Cain confirmed for a Federal Reserve post became clear, according to people briefed on the talks.
 
 
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Opinions
Assange is not a free-press hero. He is overdue for personal accountability.
Is Julian Assange a journalist, or is he just an accused thief?
The Democrats’ new tax plan is their most efficient blueprint yet
Talk of a rising religious left is unfounded. It already exists.
Sorry, Mr. President, this country is not ‘full’
Democrats need an antidote to nationalism
 
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Powell maintains his distance from Trump in speech to House Democrats
The Federal Reserve chair said politics do not influence his decisions to raise interest rates, despite comments from the president who nominated him. 
 
WorldViews | Analysis
Sudan and Algeria’s dilemma: How to avoid turning into Egypt
Determined not to be the victims of the same forces of history, Algerians and Sudanese protesters are staying on the streets.
 
Rosenstein defends Barr’s handling of Mueller report
“He’s being as forthcoming as he can,” the deputy attorney general said of his boss in the first interview since the special counsel investigation ended.
 
Perspective
When women do it, it’s called a diet — or disordered eating. When tech bros do it, it’s a ‘biohack.’
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey revealed that he eats one meal a day — and nothing on weekends — and the business world’s response was reverential.
 
Measles response leads to culture collision in insular Jewish community in N.Y.
To trace the contacts of 285 measles victims, the city is sending disease detectives to interview ultra-Orthodox Jews known for their wariness of outsiders.
 
Trump administration’s new anti-Semitism envoy says BDS movement is anti-Semitic
Elan Carr, who was sworn in Thursday, said the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement denies the legitimacy of the Jewish state.
 
NASA study of Kelly twins shows harsh effects of space flight and a brutal return to Earth
Astronaut Scott Kelly says he didn’t feel normal until eight months after he returned from the International Space Station.
 
Post Reports | Listen Now
The U.S. case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Ellen Nakashima on Julian Assange’s arrest in London. Moriah Balingit on challenges for low-income Asian American students. Plus, Marian Anderson and the concert that changed America.
 

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