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Your coffee is from where? California?

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Meet Jane, a climate scientist who fled Trump’s government.

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Merkel, after discordant G-7 meeting, is looking past Trump.

By ALISON SMALE and STEVEN ERLANGERMay 28, 2017BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Europe’s most influential leader, has concluded, after three days of trans-Atlantic meetings, that the...

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