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  1. recession
    Ending Lockdowns Won’t Revive the Economy“Reopening the economy” won’t make consumers feel economically or medically secure enough to spend the way they did before COVID-19 arrived.
  2. racism
    Trump’s Efforts to Free A$AP Rocky Showcase His Malleability — and OpportunismPresident Trump’s ability to get people out of jail is used to further his racist agenda. A$AP Rocky is no exception.
  3. international affairs
    The Threat Posed by Europe’s Far-Right Surge Is Much Bigger Than One ElectionGains by a right-wing party in Sweden weren’t as big as many feared, but a small win over extremism shouldn’t obscure the broader danger.
  4. select all
    Sweden Accidentally Leaks the Sensitive Info of Basically All Its CitizensHow do you say “Oops!” in Swedish?
  5. international affairs
    Suspect Arrested in Connection With Stockholm Truck AttackThe 39-year-old Uzbek man was known to authorities, but was not being actively monitored at the time of the attack.
  6. Hijacked Truck Plows Into Pedestrians, Killing at Least 3 in StockholmThe latest in a line of truck attacks hits the Swedish capital.
  7. international affairs
    Sweden Confused After Trump Cites Nonexistent Terrorist IncidentTrump’s fake Swedish news reflects a misleading right-wing narrative about refugee-perpetrated crime.
  8. Sweden Just Rolled Out the World’s First Electric HighwayE-trucks are twice as efficient as traditional engines.
  9. tragedy
    Sweden School Attack Being Treated As Hate CrimeTwo people were killed by the 21-year-old attacker.
  10. other countries’ embarrassments
    Swedish Politician’s Dick Pic Much More InnocentHe inadvertently posted it to Instagram while showing off a new tattoo.
  11. photo op
    Woman Steals Train, Plows It Into ApartmentsWe doubt the photo was her intent, but it really is cool.
  12. Eje Berglund on Sweden’s Gävle Goat and Why People Keep Burning It DownAn odd Swedish tradition.
  13. stand clear of the closing doors
    Swedish Man Is the World’s Worst Subway HeroHe robbed a drunk man who passed out on the tracks, then left him to die.
  14. sad things
    Pack of Wolves Kills Zoo Worker in SwedenThe wolves surrounded her when she entered the enclosure.
  15. international intrigue
    Sweden’s Twitter Account Took It a Little Far With the Nazi StuffAt first it was wacky, but now it might be over the line.
  16. international intrigue
    Sweden’s Official Twitter Account Is Off the RailsVisit Scandinavia!
  17. Your Next TV Will Be Made by IkeaNow you can wåtch all your favorite shöws.
  18. international intrigue
    Swedish Man Arrested for Trying to Split Atoms in His KitchenWas that wrong? Should I not have done that?
  19. loose lips
    Judge Rules That Julian Assange Can Be Extradited to SwedenBritish court orders Assange to appeal or be sent to Sweden in seven days.
  20. loose lips
    London Court Hears Arguments on Whether Assange Should Be ExtraditedYou didn’t think that was the last you were gonna hear about “sex by surprise,” did you?
  21. royals
    Princess Madeleine Finds East Village Prince CharmingEveryone, meet Chris O’Neill.
  22. loose lips
    Judge Denies Appeal, Julian Assange Freed on BailAssange should be out in a few hours.
  23. loose lips
    Julian Assange Remains in Custody While Prosecutors Plan to Appeal His Bail [Updated]He’s not free yet.
  24. loose lips
    Michael Moore Pledges $20,000 to Get Julian Assange Out of SolitaryAssange fights possible extradition and tries to secure bail in court today.
  25. wikileaks
    U.S. May Have to Beg Sweden for a Piece of Julian AssangeIf Assange is sent there, he could avoid extradition to the U.S.
  26. loose lips
    STDs, Broken Condoms, and ‘Sex by Surprise’: A Primer on the Charges Against AssangeThere may have been some translation issues.
  27. loose lips
    Julian Assange Arrested in Britain Over Swedish Sex Charges [Updated]More details emerge about Assange’s accusers; Senator Feinstein urges prosecution under the Espionage Act.
  28. wikirape
    Where in the World Is Julian Assange?Sweden wants to arrest him.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    WikiRape Case Back OnJulian Assange is being investigated for rape, again.
  30. conspiracy theories
    Julian Assange: Withdrawn Warrant ‘Clearly a Smear Campaign’Meanwhile, WikiLeaks is reportedly preparing to unleash another 15,000 military documents.
  31. julian assange
    Update: Assange Arrest Warrant Dropped As Wikileaks Warns of ‘Dirty Tricks’Good morning, Julian Assange.
  32. princess victoria
    Swedish Princess Marries Her Personal TrainerTheir love survived her royal father and the public.
  33. royals
    There’s a Swedish Princess Hiding Out in New York!She is healing her broken heart.
  34. tiger catches tail
    People: Elin Nordegren to Divorce Tiger WoodsBut not to worry! He still has that big project in Dubai going for him.
  35. tiger catches tail
    Woman Rushed to Hospital from Tiger Woods’s Home, Elin Nordegren May be Moving to Sweden [Updated]And that’s not all in today’s roundup of news about the beleaguered golfer.