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‘Mean Girls’ Meet The Royals: Obama Invited To Party, Trump Not Cool Enough

The British government is facing a controversy surrounding the decision that Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle will invite former President Barack Obama to their spring wedding ceremony but that President Trump won’t make the invite list. Such a royal snub may ​trigger relations between the two ‘Special Relationship’ allies ​to waver ​even more. “Harry has made it clear he wants the Obamas at the wedding, so it’s causing a lot of nervousness,” the Sun reported, citing a senior government official. “Trump could react very badly if the Obamas get to a ​royal wedding before he has had a chance to… Keep Reading

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Pinochet-Loving “Brazilian Trump” Emerges As Frontrunner In Nation’s 2018 Presidential Election

Jair Bolsanaro, a outspoken and controversial conservative Brazilian Federal Deputy, has continued his rise in recent weeks towards the top of the polls for the South American country’s 2018 presidential election. Although similar right-wing populist figures have emerged in parts of Europe and Asia over the last years, Latin America has been generally resistant to this trend, due to resentment among much of the populace towards the legacy of the right-wing strongmen such as Bolivia’s Hugo Banzer and Chile’s Augusto Pinochet that dominated the continent during the Cold War era. However, Bolsanaro, a former military officer, has proudly embraced this… Keep Reading

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