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As far back as one can trace, political art has been problematic but ultimately necessary, as it forces art outside of its comfort zones and connects artists with the world.As an artist living in exile, I have often found myself crossing the art world’s thin red line, not deliberately but because political reality is what has defined my life.

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The special counsel says President Trump’s former national security adviser has provided “substantial assistance” and deserves a light sentence.5, 2018ImageMichael Flynn pleaded guilty to a single count of lying to the F.

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While we’re tracking the approach of the British Parliament’s vote on Brexit, we enlisted our London-based correspondent Ellen Barry to take over the top of your daily briefing.”ImageCreditPatrick ChappatteUp to this point, the fate of Brexit was between two relatively predictable players, Britain and the E.

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It took many false starts and missed opportunities before the opposing sides agreed to come together and offered us a glimmer of hope to restart a peace process in Yemen.I believe that this week’s meeting in Sweden can bring good news for Al Hudaydah, and for the people of Yemen.

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Put simply, Americans miss Bush because we miss the WASPs — because we feel, at some level, that their more meritocratic and diverse and secular successors rule us neither as wisely nor as well.“Those who are mourning the passing of the old Establishment should mourn its many failures, too,” he writes.

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1 gigatons of planet-warming emissions in 2018, led in large part by China, the United States and India.Published OnMarch 30, 2017CreditCreditMark Ralston/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesChina produces 27 percent of global emissions, according to the report.

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The United States has become a central player in global oil markets.Since then, Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s de facto leader, has coordinated with Russia, once a rival, and both have benefited.

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From England to Mauritius, here are the 21 beaches deemed the most awe-inspiring by beach inspectors.The lagoon impressed the beach inspectors with its crystal clear waters.

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Apart from the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” the complex also honors Memphis’ rich musical history across different genres, including rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly, R&B and blues and soul.Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, US





The former home of the rock and roll star is a 14-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Multiply that number by 100 to find out your rewards value,' the site suggests.The same CBS news story says a hotel with a lower rating may be more apt to giving deals.

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Be prepared, you're going to see him everywhere and you're probably going to develop a soft spot for him.And It's Glamorous at the Hotel D'Angleterre




The poshest glogg in town is poured at the glittering Hotel d'Angleterre.

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The World Travel Awards announce top vacation spots for 2019





Believe it or not, 2018 is coming to a close.No worries, there's plenty time to plan for your next vacation, and the World Travel Awards have got you covered.

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If snow flurries warm your heart while everyone around you is settling down for a long winter's nap: We relate.Instead, it's Olympians you'll likely spot in the working-read: no fake chalets-ski village.

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Rescue teams were unable to resuscitate a Japanese exchange student who drowned Tuesday while taking a tour near Green Island in Australia.© Flickr
Green Island Beach.

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Authorities are demanding that Ryanair pay thousands of UK customers they owe compensation to after flights were canceled and delayed over the summer due to staff strikes.The airline argues that financial compensation is not required under European Commission Regulation 261/2004 for flight disruptions resulting from airline staff strikes.

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What is that travelers really want on vacation?(photo via haveseen/iStock/Getty Images Plus)
The sex-related statistic was merely one of the findings from the Wyndham survey.

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We tapped a few of the country’s leading wine experts to give us the lowdown on the most interesting, unusual, and unexpected wine regions.The island of Pico is where most Azorean wine grapes are grown, using volcanic rocks to create low barriers that protect the vines from the harsh island winds.

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Floating Hotels That Are Simply Magical





For many of us, the perfect sun-drenched, beach vacation is often still rooted firmly on the ground.Though, for travelers who are craving more sea and less sand, a floating hotel may be the answer to your landlocked blues.

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We may be a bit biased, but nothing quite compares to Christmastime in New York City.So we tapped our NYC editors to share their favorite things to do in the city during December, whether its sipping the best hot chocolate in town or watching a modern take on the Nutcracker.