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Trump’s acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings

Trump's acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings Matthew Whitaker was paid advisory board member for WPM Veteran: ‘I spent the money on a dream. I lost everything’ Matthew Whitaker [...]

Bahrain Opposition Leaders Sentenced to Life in Qatar Spying Case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A court in Bahrain on Sunday sentenced three senior opposition leaders to life in prison, overturning previous acquittals on charges of spying for Qatar. International rights group called the sentence [...]

Migrants Bring Cricket (and Victory) to Life in Northern France

Yet two years after the government cleared the “Jungle,” in October 2016, there are still frequent police raids on migrant camps, and the lives of many seem stuck in limbo. The number of migrants in the Calais area has since dropped [...]

German neo-Nazi Beate Zschäpe gets life for NSU murders

Zschäpe is found guilty of killing 10 people, being member of far-right group and bomb attacks A German court has found the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi trial guilty of killing 10 people – most of them migrants – [...]

John Bolton is living his best life

If his current level of influence is a dream come true for White House national security adviser John Bolton, it is a nightmare for the Washington diplomatic establishment. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo White House As his power and influence [...]

Scott Walker, in fight for political life, slow-walks Medicaid work rules

Gov. Scott Walker’s formal request to the Trump administration last year to overhaul Medicaid included provisions that were more aggressive than those sought by other GOP states. | Scott Bauer/AP Photo Health Care His hesitation [...]

Investment firm founder reflects on life in Oklahoma

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) – Tae Ham hadn’t been out to enjoy the nightlife of New York City in some time. He became a homebody after the birth of his second child. But on the evening of Aug. 12, Ham found himself relaxing at Mr. Purple, the [...]

The Saturday Profile: A ‘Hillbilly’ From Arkansas, Doing Life in Qatar

Senator Boozman wrote to Mr. Trump in March urging him to “raise the issue of Mr. Downs’ release” when the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, visited Washington in April. It is unclear if Mr. Trump mentioned the matter. Mr. [...]

Serena Williams Cartoon, Called Racist, Gets New Life on Paper’s Front Page

SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian newspaper has defended its decision to publish a provocative cartoon of the tennis star Serena Williams, using the image again — this time on its front page — and railing against “politically [...]

Kavanaugh’s life seems scripted for a Supreme Court role

WASHINGTON (AP) – Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems as carefully constructed as the Supreme Court arguments he will hear if he is confirmed to the high court. He checks all the boxes of the ways of Washington, or at least the way Washington [...]