Gary Locke’s modesty irritated Communist officials. As a parting gift, they called him ‘banana man’ — yellow skin, white inside.
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In a country that depends on migrants, a referendum to restrict immigration reflects hardening European views on the issue.
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The late, great leader left money to his schools, his staff and his political party.
At first it was just the messages. Then they started to call.
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