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Two Border Cities Share Russian History — and a Sharp European Divide

Advertisement IVANGOROD, Russia — Little divides the Russian town of Ivangorod and its Estonian twin, Narva, but a fairly narrow river. That, and a vast cultural chasm. If any more proof were needed, it came when the European Union decided ...

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Memories of Diana Reflect Britain’s Yawning Generational Divide

LONDON — Eating strawberries beside a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales, two teenagers debated when it was that the princess had died. Was it in 2000? Or more recently? The revelation that Diana died in 1997 – 20 years ...

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To Close Digital Divide, Microsoft to Harness Unused Television Channels

WASHINGTON — Silicon Valley has dreamed up hot air balloons, drones and constellations of mini-satellites to connect the world to the internet. Now Microsoft is adding its own moonshot to solve the digital divide into that mix. The software giant ...

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News Analysis: Despite Policy Divide, Europe Trip Seen by Buoyant Trump as High Point

HAMBURG, Germany — The rumble of police helicopters and armored riot trucks shook President Trump’s suite deep inside the convention center, but his staff found unexpected comfort as they watched on TV as protesters rampaged through the streets of Hamburg. ...

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