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Leaving the EU presents a chance to adopt better regulation and more tax on tobacco.
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President-elect Biden hopes to restore America’s global leadership on issues like trade, but populists in both parties may make his job a lot harder.
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For much of American history, the only December holiday to be recognized in the White House was Christmas, but menorah lightings are now an annual tradition.
Wisconsin’s not so white anymore – and in some rapidly diversifying cities like Kenosha there’s fear and unrest
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