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      Earlier this year, Noa Pothoven, an anorexic and depressed Dutch girl, attempted to receive state-supported euthanasia. She was refused on account of her age, and decided to starve herself. The state, faced with a self-starving anorexic girl, decided to condone her actions and helped her die in palliative care.
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    • President Trump walks off after delivering a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in D.C.
      Ali Vaez, director of Crisis Group's Iran desk, does not seem to know his history very well. Consider Vaez's Thursday tweet suggesting that Iran wouldn't be blowing stuff up in the Gulf of Oman if President Trump were only nicer.Tweet
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    • Britain's Conservative Party lawmaker Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks during the official launch of his leadership campaign in London.
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