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French President Emmanuel Macron visits the vandalised Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, eastern France, on Tuesday. French residents and public officials from across the political spectrum geared up Tuesday for nationwide rallies against anti-Semitism following a series of anti-Semitic acts, including the swastikas painted on about 80 gravestones at the Jewish cemetery. Photograph: Frederick Florin/ AP

For generations after the second World War, anti-Semitism remained a taboo in Europe – a disease that appeared to afflict only the most irrelevant big(...)

Sir Anthony is seeking to have his bankruptcy case in the Bahamas recognised by US Bankruptcy Court.

After hearing oral arguments Monday, a judge in Pittsburgh has given attorneys in a case involving bankrupt Sir Anthony O’Reilly time to file addition(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly:  The one-time billionaire is seeking a declaration in a Pittsburgh court   to prevent Sabina Vidunas reopening her long-running civil action against him seeking damages. File photograph: David Sleator

Sir Anthony O’Reilly’s former personal nurse is seeking to block recognition of his Bahamas bankruptcy in the US by claiming that the centre of his ma(...)

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers leads a gathering in Hanukkah songs outside the Tree of Life synagogue on the first night of Hanukkah, on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018. Photograph: Gene J Puskar

Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill is a bustling, leafy neighbourhood of locally owned shops and large residential brick homes where residents are busily shov(...)

A self-driving Volvo which Uber was testing crashed in Arizona last year.

When assessing who is more prone to be sceptical of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, age is not a significant factor. Generation Z (...)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. Photograph: Elsa/Getty

Week 10’s main takeaway: Cowboys muddle NFC play-off picture, show life in win against Philadelphia The Cowboys have been one of the most frustratin(...)

A woman cries during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, on Thursday. Photograph: Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images

A man who survived last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas was among the 12 people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bar in southern California on (...)

Detail of a cartoon by Rob Rogers, who was sacked after 25 years  on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette because his cartoons were regarded by his employers as targeting Trump disproportionately and as too critical of him
Cartoonists take on Trump
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  • November 8, 2018, 10:12

At times when politics becomes surreal – and they are by no means rare times – words fail us and we need cartoons or other forms of satire to give exp(...)

Voters in the United States go to the polls today in midterm elections that could profoundly affect the dynamics of Washington politics for the remainder of the Trump presidency. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Voters in the United States go to the polls today in midterm elections that could profoundly affect the dynamics of Washington politics for the remain(...)

Mac Miller:  the Pittsburgh rapper  died on  September 7th, 2018, at his home in California’s San Fernando Valley. He was 26. Photograph: J. Emilio Flores/The New York Time

Mac Miller, the popular Pittsburgh rapper who died in September at 26, suffered an accidental fatal overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol, accordi(...)

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