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{FD} South Korea to hold vote in May to pick ousted President Park Geun-hye’s successor

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South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to question ousted President Park Geun-hye next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office, as the government announced that an election will be held on May 9 to pick her successor. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s advisers offer to resign after her ouster, reports say

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The senior advisers to ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye offered to resign on Monday, news reports said, three days after the country’s Constitutional Court formally ended her rule over a corruption scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korea’s disgraced president formally impeached by court

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In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened an already-serious national divide an… Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt’s Mubarak acquitted in final ruling on protester deaths during 2011 uprising

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Egypt’s top appeals court issued a final ruling Thursday that effectively acquits former President Hosni Mubarak on charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign. Continue reading

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{FD} Third person arrested in killing of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother

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Malaysian police said on Thursday that a third person has been arrested in connection with the apparent poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman arrested in killing of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother, Malaysian police say

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A woman carrying Vietnamese travel documents was arrested in Malaysia in connection to the apparent poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the exiled half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Continue reading

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{FD} Snowden uses report that Russia may turn him over as proof he is not spy

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Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security contractor who leaked classified material, said Friday that the report Russia is considering turning him over to the U.S. as a “gift” is evidence that he was never working for the Russian government. Continue reading

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{FD} Peruvian ex-President Alejandro Toledo remains fugitive, possibly in the U.S.

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Toledo is currently outside Peru and apparently was in Paris last weekend, although his usual residence is in the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian arrests spur questions over links to US hacking

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A series of high-profile arrests in Russia, purportedly including officers of the country’s secretive Federal Security Service and a cybersecurity expert, has intelligence officials on both sides of the Atlantic trying to unravel a mystery they suspect may be connected to Russian hacking in the U.S. Continue reading

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{FD} Top manager at Russia’s largest cybersecurity firm charged with treason

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A manager at Russia’s biggest cybersecurity firm in charge of investigating hacking attacker has been arrested, the company said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violence

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In Russia, giving one’s spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether. Continue reading

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{FD} ASSANGE BLINKS: Wikileaks founder retreats from extradition pledge

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange retreated Wednesday from his pledge to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency, arguing via his lawyers that what he was really asking for was an immediate pardon for the ex-Army analyst. Continue reading

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{FD} Will Wikileaks’ Julian Assange make good on his offer to turn himself in after Manning clemency?

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Last week, Wikileaks posted on Twitter that if President Obama granted Chelsea Manning clemency, its founder, Julian Assange would agree to be extradited to the U.S. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian FM says allegations of cyberattacks on US are fabricated

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A Russian official said Tuesday that allegations of Russian cyberattacks against the U.S. are fabricated. Continue reading

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{FD} Charges brought against Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernandez

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Fernandez will be processed for allegedly steering public contracts to millionaire businessman Lazaro Baez. Continue reading

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{FD} Alleged victims of pedophile priests say Pope Francis was made aware in 2014

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All the suspects are being held at a jail in Mendoza and have not spoken publicly since their arrest. Continue reading

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{FD} Doping report details ‘institutional conspiracy’ in Russia

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A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging “institutional conspiracy” that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale sample swapping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olym… Continue reading

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{FD} Top German spy warns of political cyberattacks, Russia links

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Germany’s foreign intelligence chief is warning of cyberattacks aimed at political destabilization as the country prepares for an election next year, and says evidence suggests Russian involvement in hacking during the U.S. campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} WADA to Russia: Accept doping blame, stop being obstructive

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Russia’s failure to acknowledge it operated a state-sponsored doping program, continued obstruction of testing and cyberattacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency were denounced on Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Ecuador says it has ‘temporarily restricted’ WikiLeaks founder Assange’s internet access

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Ecuador’s government acknowledged Tuesday that it has “temporarily restricted” internet access at its embassy in London for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s after the website published a trove documents from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} Dozens of Russian athletes banned from Rio so far in doping scandal

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At least 85 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country’s doping scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistani model’s brother says he killed her for ‘honor’

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The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for “family honor” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} Obscure case involving Obama, NJ limo driver sends shockwaves through Albania

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A federal case involving a New Jersey limo driver, the most powerful man in the world and the prime minister of Albania has drawn scant attention in the U.S., but it threatens to rock the southern European nation’s corridors of power. Continue reading

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{FD} US Justice Department opens criminal probe into doping by Russian athletes

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The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into state-sponsored doping by dozens of Russia’s top athletes, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to Fox News Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Panama Papers’ law firm raided by organized crime prosecutors

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Organized crime prosecutors raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm Tuesday looking for evidence of money laundering and financing terrorism following a leak of documents about tax havens it set up for wealthy international clients. Continue reading

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