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Colby Itkowitz | The The Washington Post
Trump is the greatest negotiator. Belive him.

James B. Stewart | The New York Times
Why Trump’s Unusual Leadership Style Isn’t Working in the White House

Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Mercurial Trump Has Made Path Out of Shutdown Much Harder to Find

Dov Weinryb Grohsgal | The Washington Post
How to end the government shutdown — with neither side losing

Bob Bauer | The Atlantic
What Someone Needs to Explain to Trump About ‘National Emergencies’

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Emergency: Trump splits the GOP

Christian Caryl | The Washington Post
There’s a way to know if Russia threw the election to Trump

Erik Wemple | The Washington Post
President Trump is extremely accessible

Bill Pascrell Jr. | The Washington Post
Why is Congress so dumb?

John McWhorter | The Atlantic
Trump’s Typos Reveal His Lack of Fitness for the Presidency

Matt Quinn | The Atlantic
Amazon stands for nothing. That almost makes it beautiful.

International News

The New York Times
F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

Slate
The Shutdown Is Hurting Cybersecurity

The New York Times
U.S. Ambassadors Worldwide Are Summoned to D.C.

The Washington Post
Air traffic controllers get their first shutdown pay stub: $0.00 - More

The Atlantic
The Impact of the Government Shutdown Is About to Snowball

The Atlantic
The Most Remarkable Thing About Trump's Proposed National Emergency

The Harvard Gazette
Trump may be able to build his wall, Harvard analysts say, but then the ripples will widen

Bloomberg News
Trump Ends Shutdown Talks, Raising Odds He’ll Declare Emergency

The Atlantic
$5 Billion Could Buy a Lot of Border Security

ABC News
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launches 10 communications satellites

Wired
A Strange Kind of Data Tracks the Weather — and Pirate Ships

ABC News
American Paul Whelan formally charged with espionage in Russia

ABC News
Russia to let Canadian diplomats visit detained former U.S. marine

The Associated Press
Trump administration eyes disaster money to fund border wall

The Associated Press
Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800,000 won’t get paid - More

The Associated Press
Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

Bloomberg News
Trump's Shifting Shutdown Tests Obscure Law, Invites Challenges - More

The Associated Press
US approved thousands of child bride requests

BBC News
Texas Republicans fail to oust Muslim official over religion

The New York Times
Prosecutors Examining Ukrainians Who Flocked to Trump Inaugural

Bloomberg News
Trump Wishes Bezos Luck in His Divorce and Predicts ‘a Beauty’

Agence France-Presse
Angry Renault hits out amid new Ghosn allegations

Bloomberg News
Swedish Parties Reach Deal on Forming New Government

Bloomberg News
Poland Accuses Huawei Employee of Spying for China - More

The Associated Press
Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools

The Associated Press
Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

The Associated Press
Russia to let Canadian diplomats visit detained former U.S. marine

The New York Times
Russia Is Running Low on T-34 Tanks. It Found Help in Laos. - More

Bloomberg News
Crisis and Hope: A Country Guide to Africa's Top Political Risks

Slate
Pompeo Attacks Obama and Defends Trump in Cairo - More

Bloomberg News
Russian Diplomat’s Praise of Guinean Leader Sparks Outrage

Agence France-Presse
DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court

Slate
U.S. Begins Drawdown in Syria, but We Still Don’t Know What Trump’s Trying to Accomplish

The Associated Press
US official says troop withdrawal from Syria has started

Agence France-Presse
US begins pulling gear from Syria, but not yet troops

Bloomberg News
Most Israelis See Trump's Planned Syria Withdrawal as Harmful

Bloomberg News
Iranians May Be Behind Unprecedented Cyber Hacks

The Associated Press
Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

The Associated Press
China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon’s far side - More

The Associated Press
UN expert: N.Korea nuclear talks should include human rights

The Associated Press
Carlos Ghosn indicted for alleged breach of trust

Agence de Presse Reuters
USA : L'hypothèse d'un état d'urgence pour sortir du "shutdown" se renforce

Agence France-Presse
Trump défend son projet de mur à la frontière

Agence France-Presse
Trump à la frontière avec le Mexique : « Rien de tel qu'un mur »

Agence France-Presse
« Le Mexique n’allait pas signer un chèque pour le mur », dit Trump

Agence France-Presse
21 corps découverts près de la zone frontalière où s'est rendu Trump

Agence France-Presse
La sécurité du transport aérien aux États-Unis en question

Agence France-Presse
Le « shutdown » nuit au FBI

Agence France-Presse
Un élu républicain s'étonne que « suprémaciste blanc » soit perçu comme offensant

Agence France-Presse
Michael Cohen témoignera au Congrès le 7 février

Agence France-Presse
Le réchauffement des océans revu à la hausse

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : les autorités s'attendent à une mobilisation « plus forte » - Plus

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : la préfète du Cher interdit tout rassemblement dans le centre de Bourges

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un accord de sortie de la crise politique aurait été conclu en Suède

La Tribune
Washington a discrètement déclassé l’UE de son statut protocolaire

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump annule sa participation au Forum de Davos

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un employé chinois de Huawei arrêté pour espionnage en Pologne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les marins ukrainiens en Russie pourraient être échangés selon la presse

Agence de Presse Reuters
Enquête russe : Moscou demande des explications à Washington

Agence France-Presse
Soudan : appels à de nouvelles manifestations antigouvernementales

Agence France-Presse
Idleb, ultime bastion insurgé syrien, passe intégralement aux mains des jihadistes

Agence France-Presse
L’armée américaine procède à un retrait de matériel de Syrie - Plus

Agence France-Presse
À Bagdad après Pompeo, le ministre iranien du Pétrole refuse les sanctions

Agence France-Presse
Face à l’Iran, Pompeo appelle à « dépasser les vieilles rivalités »

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : l'eau commence à manquer à Kaboul

Agence de Presse Reuters
Rejet de l'appel de deux journalistes de Reuters en Birmanie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Aucune avancée sur les droits humains en Corée du Nord, dit l'Onu

Agence France-Presse
Ghosn, frappé par deux nouvelles inculpations, reste en prison - Plus

La Tribune
Une fidèle de Ghosn aurait reçu 500.000 euros à l'insu du conseil d'administration de Renault - Plus

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