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Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been charged over corruption allegations.A federal judge approved charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Ms Fernandez.It is alleged that her government steered public contracts to a businessman close to her family.Ms Fernandez …


Putin’s Hit Teams Of “Chechen Killers” Head For Syria

Having recently won the crucial battle for Aleppo, which has changed the layout of the ongoing Syrian proxy war between the Assad regime (with the Kremlin’s backing), and “rebel” forces including various Al-Qaeda elements (supported by the US-led alliance), hardly content with …


The Latest: Pence arrives home to Indiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential transition (all times EST):7:16 p.m.Several hundred well-wishers and a high school band greeted Vice President-elect Mike Pence when he landed in Indiana for the first time since Tuesday’s election.Fire trucks sprayed streams of …


Schock accused of vast criminal misconduct

The Justice Department accused former Rep. Aaron Schock of running his congressional office and campaign committee like a personal money-making operation in a stunning, 24-count criminal indictment Thursday.Federal prosecutors allege that Schock pocketed tens of thousands of dollars in improper mileage reimbursments, …


German company beats Rubik’s Cube trademark

Joe Mullin – Nov 10, 2016 11:20 pm UTC Iconic puzzle game Rubik’s Cube lost a major trademark battle earlier today, when the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a trademark on the shape of Rubik’s Cube is invalid.The court held …


The TpP is dead! Announced nearly an hour after Trump’s visit to Obama

The Senate’s soon-to-be-top Democrat told labor leaders Thursday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal at the center of President Obama’s “pivot” to strengthen ties with key Asian allies, will not be ratified by Congress.That remark from Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), …

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