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Millennial engagement: Youth are spurred by causes, not party loyalty

Millennials attend the IMF/World Bank Group’s Spring summit featuring young world leaders in Washington, D.C., in 2014. A new report suggests that millennials care less about party loyalty than previous generations and increasingly feel that the terms “liberal” and “conservative” fail to capture the diversity of contemporary political affiliations. The 2016 Millennial Impact Report, released Saturday, focuses on how millennials, broadly defined as those born between 1980 and 2000, engaged in the political process during the election year that led to Donald Trump’s presidency.

Damascus twin bombings kills dozens

Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims on Saturday killed 46 people in Damascus, most of them Iraqis, a monitoring group said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital.