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Apr 29, 2015

Russia withdraws authorization for opposition party

Russia has withdrawn the opposition Progress Party led by arch Putin foe Alexei Navalny from the list of authorized parties, the justice ministry announced on Tuesday. The decision came 10 days after the announcement of the creation of a new opposition movement, the Democratic ...

Lynch sworn in as U.S. attorney general

Apr 28, 2015

Lynch sworn in as U.S. attorney general

President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch, was sworn in at her new job on Monday, becoming the first African-American woman to hold the post. A career prosecutor known for trying high-profile anti-terrorism trials in New York, Lynch, 55, said she ...

Apr 26, 2015

Soccer team gaffe leaves Cameron with red face

Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to forget which soccer team he supported Saturday, drawing ridicule on social media just days ahead of an election in a country known for its love of sport. Cameron, a descendant of King William IV and an alumnus of ...

Apr 26, 2015

Russian hackers read Obama emails: report

Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system, The New York Times said Saturday. Earlier this month, U.S. officials admitted there was a cyber “event” late last year ...