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Alan Cowell

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Alan Cowell is a London-based correspondent for the New York Times and the author of The Paris Correspondent: A Novel of Newspapers, Then and Now and the forthcoming Permanent Removal.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May threw down a gauntlet today, calling an early election for June 8 in an effort to gain strength for negotiations on Brexit — leaving the European…

British PM Theresa May calls for snap general election in June

British Prime Minister Theresa May threw down a gauntlet today, calling an early election for June 8 in an effort to gain strength for negotiations on Brexit — leaving the European…

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Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspapers, has avoided jail time in the phone hacking scandal that caused an uproar in England.

Hacking Scandal

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspapers, has avoided jail time in the phone hacking scandal that caused an uproar in England.

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A Ugandan tabloid newspaper today published a list of what it calls the nations 200 most significant homosexuals.

Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Legislation

A Ugandan tabloid newspaper today published a list of what it calls the nations 200 most significant homosexuals.

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