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New bill renews US efforts to fund anti-corruption efforts abroad

New bill renews US efforts to fund anti-corruption efforts abroad

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

A new, bipartisan bill introduced in the House last week aims to help the U.S. pump up funding for anti-corruption efforts elsewhere - and help slow the rise of kleptocratic...
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Iran must pay a price for piracy

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Something should be smoldering in the Strait of Hormuz very soon. That something should be an asset of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy - the mullah regime's pirate...
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Rangers' Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin

Rangers' Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin

5 days ago   |   New York Post

Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube. In his native tongue, Panarin told Russian...
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What the 2020 Presidential Candidates Are Saying: July 16

7 days ago   |   Fortune

Bernie Sanders Says He Would Meet With Dictators Bernie Sanders said that as president he would sit down with authoritarian leaders like North Korea's Kim Jong Un or Russia's...
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'This Is What Authoritarian Regimes Do': MSNBC Guest Slams Trump's Attacks Telling Congresswoman to Leave the Country

7 days ago   |   Newsweek

"That's what we hear from authoritarian regimes around the world. It's not what we hear from democracies," Katty Kay warned.
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Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

8 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies...
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Hungary: Europe's Bad Boy

12 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

We investigate why Hungary, under its authoritarian leader Viktor Orban, has repeatedly clashed with the European Union.
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Biden to promise US return to forefront of world democracies

12 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising to refocus American foreign policy to combat the authoritarianism and global instability he says are...
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Why Turkey Turned Its Back on the United States and Embraced Russia

14 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Turkey's fraught relationship with the United States has been in a downward spiral for years. Divided over an ever-lengthening list of issues, from Turkish President Recep...
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In Tunisia, more women in office can make all the difference

17 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Electoral gender quotas can improve women's representation, even in democratizing and authoritarian regimes.
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Watch bison launch 9-year-old girl into the air at Yellowstone

Watch bison launch 9-year-old girl into the air at Yellowstone

A raging bull bison charged at and tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl several feet into the air at Yellowstone National Park. The shocking incident, which was caught on camera... Read more ...

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month. Read more ...

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims - as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from... Read more ...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman

The baby slipped from mom's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said. Read more ...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including...

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including road-tripping couple

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach them, authorities said. Read more ...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits...

Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

It is the administration's latest step to clamp down on the food stamps program, which covers 38 million Americans, and other public assistance services. Read more ...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party

“He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man,” Maggard said. Read more ...

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills. Read more ...

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech...

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition

The Department of Justice is preparing to open a broad probe into whether Amazon , Facebook , and other big tech companies are illegally harming their competitors, the... Read more ...

Suárez homers again, leads Reds overt Brewers 14-6

Suárez homers again, leads Reds overt Brewers 14-6

MILWAUKEE - Eugenio Suárez hit his third two-run home run in two games and the Cincinnati Reds battered Zach Davies for seven runs in a 14-6 rout over the Milwaukee Brewers on... Read more ...