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Nov 25, 2016

Canada to let more expats vote

Canada’s Liberal government introduced a bill Thursday to increase voter eligibility, including rolling back a measure that excluded more than 1 million expatriates from voting in 2015. Maryam Monsef, the minister for democratic institutions, told a news conference the reforms will “break down unnecessary ...

Trump taps billionaire investor Ross for commerce secretary

Nov 25, 2016

Trump taps billionaire investor Ross for commerce secretary

Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered the “king of bankruptcy” for buying beaten-down companies with the potential to deliver profits, is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for commerce secretary, a senior transition official said. The official isn’t authorized to publicly discuss the matter and requested ...