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Reuters News - 8 hours ago

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama's Supreme Court on Friday approved a third investigation against ex-president Ricardo Martinelli, this time on suspicion he issued illegal pardons to allies while in office between 2009 and 2014. Martinelli, who ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will both be staying over at Romney's ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a stat ...more

Reuters News - 9 hours ago

By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The United States arrive at the Women's World Cup final battle-hardened and seeking revenge, while Japan enter Sunday's match determined to retain the trophy they denied the Americans four years ago. ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year.Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Longtime Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb, a prominent figure credited with shaping Las Vegas' modern history, has died.Lamb, who was the basis for one of the lead characters of the short-lived CBS television show "Vegas," died F ...more

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By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - The hardest moment, the ultimate test have been overcome already and whatever else the season throws at Lewis Hamilton, the double Formula One world champion feels more than equipped to handle ...more

Reuters News - 10 hours ago

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organize a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northea ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Tr ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill late Friday that allows certain public agencies to buy up to $400 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes as the government of the U.S. territory seeks more cash amid a worsening e ...more