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Egypt's anti-graft tsar becomes public enemy number one

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Within three months, Egypt's anti-corruption chief Hisham Geneina has been fired, charged with spreading false information and tried. "It's as if uncovering corruption has become a crime," Geneina, who headed Egypt's Central Auditing Authority, says in his villa in a plush Cairo suburb. President Abdel Fattah...(more) 



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Volkswagen agrees $603 million settlement with U.S. states

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Volkswagen has agreed a $603 million settlement with dozens of U.S. states to resolve state consumer protection claims over the German carmaker's diesel emissions scandal, it said on Tuesday. Volkswagen in a statement said it had agreed with the attorneys general of 44 U.S. states, the...(more) 



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EU states mull giving EU citizenship to UK students after Brexit: Renzi

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British students enrolled in universities of European Union countries may be granted EU citizenship under a plan discussed by EU leaders after Britain's vote to leave the EU, Italy's prime minister said on Tuesday. "If a British student decides to spend two, three, four years in...(more) 




House Republicans fault US military response to Benghazi

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A report by the House Benghazi panel is faulting the military for its slow response sending resources to Benghazi, Libya, during deadly 2012 attacks on a U.S. outpost, despite clear orders from President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. 



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Polaneczky: Supreme Court saw through the Texas bull

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Monday's landmark abortion decision called the Texas law for what it was - a big, fat lie 



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EU leaders, NATO chief to meet in wake of British vote

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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief plans to attend Tuesday's European Union summit to discuss the security implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU and what the two organizations should do in response. 



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London Mayor Sadiq Khan wants 'full seat' at Brexit talks

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan rejected calls for London to secede from the rest of Britain after a national referendum in favour of leaving the EU but said he wanted a "full seat" at any Brexit negotiations. Khan also demanded more autonomy from central government, including on...(more) 



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Special EU-UK trade deal may be inevitable even if years in making

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By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - With no suitable ready-made deal, the European Union and Britain could face years of negotiations to find a settlement that balances London's wish to maximize access to EU markets with its demand to regain sovereignty and limit migration. The EU's...(more) 



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Osborne sees urgent need to establish new UK-EU relationship

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Britain urgently needs to establish a new relationship with the European Union, but should not serve its notice to quit the bloc until this new model had become clear, finance minister George Osborne told business leaders on Tuesday. "The truth is, for all of your businesses,...(more) 



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Dutch court approves extradition of suspected cyberbully

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An Amsterdam court has approved the extradition of a Dutch man to Canada, where authorities suspect him of a string of crimes against Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old girl who drew global attention to cyberbullying when she posted a YouTube video recounting her ordeal. She later took...(more) 



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Post-Brexit, Czech PM urges EU to respect states' rights

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By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka joined calls on Tuesday from central and eastern Europe to rein in the powers of the EU's executive Commission in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the bloc. Last week's 'Brexit' vote has alarmed...(more) 



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Police: Mom who killed daughters called 'family meeting' before shooting

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The mother who shot and killed her two daughters called a family meeting Friday before shooting the girls, police said on MonDisturbing new details were released Monday in a Katy shooting that left two young women and their mother dead          



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