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U.S. global media agency demanded outlets return money for internet freedom projects

U.S. global media agency demanded outlets return money for internet freedom projects

9 hours ago   |   Politico

The U.S. Agency for Global Media has asked three of its outlets to return more than $3 million they were allocated to help people in countries like China and Iran access...
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US seizes virtual currency alleged to fund militant groups

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department said Thursday that it has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts that militant groups, including al-Qaida and the Islamic...
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U.S. Seizes Bitcoin Said to be Used to Finance Terrorist Groups

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

ISIS and other groups openly solicited virtual currency donations because they mistakenly believed that the transactions would be anonymous, officials said.
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3 Rajapaksas sworn into Sri Lanka's new Cabinet after vote

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's president swore into office a new Cabinet on Wednesday that includes two of his elder brothers and a nephew, after a landslide election victory...
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Thailand's New Economic Team Takes Charge as Growth Sputters

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Former banker Predee Daochai was inaugurated as Thailand's new finance minister in Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha's revamped Cabinet that's tasked to lead the country out of...
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Kennedy, Markey get personal in fiery U.S. Senate debate

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III left it all on the floor in a fiery debate Tuesday that marked one of their last opportunities to sway voters in their...
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Trump's Scottish and Irish golf resorts spur a new round of scrutiny on his businesses

Trump's Scottish and Irish golf resorts spur a new round of scrutiny on his businesses

2 days ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump appears to have inflated the value of his three golf resorts in Scotland and Ireland in documents filed with the U.S. government, according to a new...
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Kodak's federal loan in doubt after agency cites 'serious concerns'

Kodak's federal loan in doubt after agency cites 'serious concerns'

3 days ago   |   Politico

A planned $765 million federal government loan to support pharmaceutical production by Eastman Kodak is on hold after the agency reviewing the potential deal said it wanted to...
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Germany's finance minister run for chancellor in 2021 vote

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

BERLIN - Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party plans to name Finance Minister Olaf Scholz as its candidate to become chancellor in the country's national election next...
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German SPD Leadership Picks Scholz for Chancellery Candidate

4 days ago   |   Bloomberg

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has secured the backing of the Social Democratic leadership to run as the party's candidate for the chancellorship in next year's election.
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Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

The Democratic nominee for president now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when... Read more ...

Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida primary

Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida primary

The day before publicly opposing funding to accommodate an expected surge in Americans voting by mail in this year's presidential election, President Donald Trump requested a... Read more ...

Trump Plans To Give Convention Acceptance Speech From White House After All...

Trump Plans To Give Convention Acceptance Speech From White House After All: Report

“It's a place that makes me feel good, it makes the country feel good," the president told the New York Post. Read more ...

Do House Republicans Back Trump's Efforts to Block Mail-In Voting?

Do House Republicans Back Trump's Efforts to Block Mail-In Voting?

President Trump admitted on Fox that he's blocking U.S. Postal Service funding to prevent the expansion of mail-in voting during the pandemic Read more ...

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has acknowledged that he and U.S. military leaders warned Russian officials against offering bounties to militants for killing American and... Read more ...

Joe Biden: For The Next 3 Months, All Americans Should Wear A Mask When Outside

Joe Biden: For The Next 3 Months, All Americans Should Wear A Mask When Outside

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said every governor should mandate mask-wearing as a way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read more ...

Justice Department finds Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

Justice Department finds Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

The Department of Justice said Thursday that it has concluded Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian American and white undergraduate applicants. Following a... Read more ...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint...

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint Covid-19 briefing

Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris called on Thursday for every governor to mandate mask-wearing in public for at least the next three months, citing studies... Read more ...

Kushner confirms he met with Kanye West amid scrutiny of rapper's 2020 campaign

Kushner confirms he met with Kanye West amid scrutiny of rapper's 2020 campaign

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner confirmed Thursday that he had a “friendly discussion” with rapper Kanye West in Colorado last weekend, but did not say whether they... Read more ...

Supreme Court rules against GOP bid to restore R.I. ballot rules waived...

Supreme Court rules against GOP bid to restore R.I. ballot rules waived because of virus

The Supreme Court has rebuffed an effort by Republicans to block Rhode Island officials' agreement to waive mail-in ballot security measures due to the coronavirus... Read more ...