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Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency
May 21st, 2018. 10:53 PM

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is being questioned by anti-corruption police about a graft scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him

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The Latest: Firm defends role in Harrisburg incinerator deal
May 21st, 2018. 4:43 PM

A Pennsylvania law firm is defending its role in a trash incinerator project that nearly bankrupted Harrisburg

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The Latest: After defeat, Venezuela opposition vows to unite
May 21st, 2018. 1:41 PM

Venezuela's two main opposition coalitions are pledging to unify the nation's fragmented anti-government movement and push for a new election later this year

The Latest: After defeat, Venezuela opposition vows to unite
The Latest: Maduro claims 'historic' Venezuela victory
May 21st, 2018. 1:37 PM

Venezuela's official election results give President Nicolas Maduro a larger percentage of the vote than any other candidate running for head of state since 1958

Nicolas Maduro
Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier
May 21st, 2018. 1:16 PM

Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier

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Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill
May 21st, 2018. 11:20 AM

Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday

Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill
The Latest: Spain, too, denounces Venezuela election
May 21st, 2018. 10:08 AM

The government of Spain is adding its voice to a chorus of international condemnation of Venezuela's presidential election

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Europe wary as Italy moves toward populist government
May 21st, 2018. 5:28 AM

Italy's president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League for consultations that could lead to the first populist government in the euro-zone's third largest economy

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Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019
May 20th, 2018. 9:59 AM

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

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Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal
May 18th, 2018. 1:53 PM

Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer
Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica
May 18th, 2018. 10:34 AM

Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection

Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica
Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee
May 17th, 2018. 1:26 PM

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns says that the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee

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New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools
May 17th, 2018. 12:16 AM

New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip

Grant Robertson
New Zealand plans to spend billions on hospitals, education
May 16th, 2018. 10:29 PM

New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip

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The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'
May 16th, 2018. 4:04 PM

The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content

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Foxconn selects company with close ties to Walker
May 14th, 2018. 6:32 PM

Foxconn Technology Group selects company led by Republican megadonor with close ties to Gov. Scott Walker to develop master plan for its massive campus in southeastern Wisconsin

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Christie legacy gets a boost from sports betting ruling
May 14th, 2018. 3:01 PM

The Supreme Court decision allowing sports betting in New Jersey gives former Republican Gov. Chris Christie a long-sought victory and a chance to redefine his legacy

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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack
May 11th, 2018. 10:47 PM

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack as votes were being reported in this month's primary

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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack
May 11th, 2018. 8:49 PM

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack as votes were being reported in this month's primary

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NRA sues Gov. Cuomo over what it calls blacklisting campaign
May 11th, 2018. 5:35 PM

The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulatory agency for what it says is a blacklisting campaign to prevent firms from doing business with the gun owners' group

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