OUIDAH, Benin —Less than a mile from what was once West Africa’s biggest slave port, the departure point for more than a million people in chains, stands a statue of Francisco Félix de Souza, a man regarded as the father of this city.
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It may seem like a modern fairy tale, but the upcoming wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle will come with some mundane hurdles.
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The letter arrived for Peter Hirschmann with a postmark from Nuremberg, Germany, where he and his family had escaped from Nazis nearly 80 years ago. The words, neat script in three pages, brought the 92-year-old resident of Maplewood, N.J., to tears.
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BEIJING — No part of the world seems too small, too near or too far for China’s globe-trotting president, Xi Jinping.
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Standing in the bay of a speeding Wakandan jet, a member of the African nation’s special forces unit – the Dora Milaje – advises their king, T’Challa: “Don’t freeze.” Calmly, the leader replies “I never freeze.” He’s assured, regal, radiating a near subzero-temperature sense of cool.
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Rusty Rodgers did not fit everyone’s image of a law enforcement officer, particularly in deeply conservative northeast Florida.
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