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Trump confirms interest in buying Greenland in ‘large real estate deal’

Donald Trump has confirmed he is interested in buying Greenland, saying it would be “essentially a…

Cedric Benson, 36, Former Running Back, Dies

Cedric Benson, a running back who was a dominant force for the University of Texas before…

Jack Whitaker, Emmy-Winning Sportscaster, Dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, an Emmy-winning sports broadcaster for more than three decades whose specialty was elegant, graceful…

Julián Castro’s Obama Moment

The night before Julián Castro delivered the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention for…

One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

KABUL, Afghanistan — One minute, it was a wedding — nearly a thousand guests packed under…

After Gloomy Talk of No-Shows, Signs of Optimism for U.S.A. Basketball

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Trump ‘looking at’ buying Greenland, adviser confirms

Donald Trump’s economic adviser has confirmed that the US president “wants to take a look at”…

Accusations Against Plácido Domingo Divide the Opera World

For half a century Plácido Domingo has been one of opera’s most beloved figures: a heartthrob…

Terrorists Turn to Bitcoin for Funding, and They’re Learning Fast

SAN FRANCISCO — Hamas, the militant Palestinian group, has been designated a terrorist organization by Western…

Blackface, Staple of Arab Comedy, Faces Surge of Criticism

CAIRO — On the Libyan comedy show, the punch line was in the baby carriage. An…

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle.

As Hong Kong seethes with protests against China’s rule, Beijing is increasingly pressuring the business world…

A Summer of Angst in One of the World’s Safest Countries

BERLIN — Germany ranks in international studies as one of the safest, most peaceful countries in…

Migrant Ship Stranded Off Italy in ‘Crisis,’ Aid Group Says

ROME — An aid group operating a search-and-rescue ship that has been stranded off the coast…

U.F.C.: Stipe Miocic and Nate Diaz Return With Big Wins

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his…