Politics

Barbara Furlow-Smiles attends the 2020 Sisters’ Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on March 08, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Robin L. Marshall | Getty Images A former diversity manager at Facebook and Nike was sentenced to five years and three months in prison for stealing more than $5 million from those companies that had been
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Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, center, during a campaign rally in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, April 25, 2024. Modi doubled down on his attacks against the main opposition party by using language critics say sows division between the country’s Hindu majority and Muslim minority. Photographer: Prakash Singh/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg
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Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico walks during the European Council summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels, on April 18, 2024.  Kenzo Tribouillard | Afp | Getty Images Slovakia’s populist Prime Minister Robert Fico is in a stable but “very serious” condition following surgery after an assassination attempt, a health official said Thursday. “His condition
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The Department of Justice on Wednesday announced the indictment of two brothers who graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for allegedly stealing $25 million in cryptocurrency within roughly 12 seconds. The DOJ said the brothers —James Peraire-Bueno and Anton Peraire-Bueno — plotted the “first-of-its-kind” crypto fraud involving Ethereum blockchain over several months. Their father
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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in China this week is the latest sign of deepening strategic ties between both sides.    Putin will make a two-day state visit to China from Thursday at the invitation of Xi, it was announced on Tuesday. This will be the Russian leader’s first overseas trip
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Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) speaks during a House Committee on Oversight and Accountability hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 28, 2023. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The House Oversight Committee’s top Democrat asked oil executives to reveal whether former President Donald Trump had proposed a “quid-pro-quo” arrangement to them at
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U.S. President Joe Biden meets Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 leaders’ summit in Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 14, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Biden administration announced stiff new tariff rates Tuesday on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports. The White House said the tariff hikes were necessary to protect
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President Biden is taking action to protect American jobs from Chinese cheating in markets like steel and semiconductors. Read the biggest developments from Michael Cohen’s testimony.   The White House announced via a fact sheet: Today’s actions to counter China’s unfair trade practices are carefully targeted at strategic sectors—the same sectors where the United States
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Sen. Robert Menendez arrives at the federal courthouse in Manhattan, New York City, May 13, 2024. Fatih Aktas | Anadolu | Getty Images A judge on Monday admonished attorneys about playing legal games shortly after they convened for the start of the federal bribery trial of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. “There’s been too much gamesmanship
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