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Founder of Italy’s Northern League found guilty in fraud case

MILAN Umberto Bossi, the founder of Italy’s opposition Northern League, was found guilty on Monday of illegally using party funds to pay for family...

Israel backs Hungary, says financier Soros is a threat

By Luke Baker | JERUSALEM JERUSALEM Israel’s foreign ministry has issued a statement denouncing U.S. billionaire George Soros, a move that appeared designed to...

Cypriot president says wants zero forces, guarantees from Turkey

By Michele Kambas | ATHENS ATHENS President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday he remained ready to negotiate a peace deal with estranged...

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Honda confirms 11th U.S. death tied to ruptured Takata air...

By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Honda Motor Co (7267.T) said on Monday it had confirmed an 11th U.S. death involving one of its...

Civil rights groups battle Texas Republicans in court on redistricting

By Jim Forsyth | SAN ANTONIO SAN ANTONIO Civil rights groups accused Texas Republicans of illegally drawing district maps with the intention of diluting...

Mayweather asks IRS for temporary reprieve

(The Sports Xchange) – Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather goes by the nickname “Money” but a lack of cash prompted him to file an appeal...

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Trump’s election panel puts hold on voter data request

By Julia Jacobs and Bernie Woodall

FBI director nominee Wray earned $9.2 million in law practice...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the FBI earned $9.2 million last year as a partner in an international law firm, where he...

Trump to nominate Quarles to be Fed’s top banking regulator

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Treasury official Randal Quarles to be the Federal Reserve’s top banking regulator, the White House...

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With new Camry, Toyota eyes bigger share of ailing U.S....

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Monday said it was committed to the ailing U.S. sedan market and that it expected a new model...

Jeep, Suzuki may have violated emissions rules: Dutch watchdog

By Toby Sterling | ZOETERMEER, Netherlands ZOETERMEER, Netherlands Dutch prosecutors said on Monday they will investigate possible misuse of vehicle emissions software by Suzuki...

Lawmakers urge SEC to stop Chicago Stock Exchange’s China deal

By John McCrank | NEW YORK NEW YORK Eleven members of Congress asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday to stop the...

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Tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoes

By Julie Steenhuysen | CHICAGO CHICAGO American technology companies are bringing automation and robotics to the age-old task of battling mosquitoes in a bid...

Toyota leads $14 million funding round for Israel’s Intuition Robotics

JERUSALEM Intuition Robotics, an Israeli developer of artificial intelligence robots for use by the elderly, said on Tuesday it raised $14 million in an...

China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

By Natalie Thomas | BEIJING BEIJING Sealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find...

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Jane Austen letter critiquing ‘prosy’ contemporary at auction

LONDON Jane Austen once wrote that a large income was the best recipe for happiness. Now a private letter written by the author to...

Eyeing sleepy office workers, China’s ‘sharing economy’ opens nap capsules

BEIJING For China’s sleep-deprived white-collar workers needing a place for a nap, a booming “sharing economy” offering a growing range of services has come...

Cambodian temple site gets UNESCO world heritage status

PHNOM PENH The U.N. cultural organization added an ancient temple site in Cambodia to its world heritage list, the government said on Sunday, bringing...