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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in Parliament to form a new government that is “strong, stable and formidable.
'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

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White House lawyer Kate Todd in running for high court seat

White House lawyer Kate Todd in running for high court seat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump didn't have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court: he's been considering one of his own lawyers.
Court papers: Woman wrote 'give up' in ricin note to Trump

Court papers: Woman wrote 'give up' in ricin note to Trump

WASHINGTON — A Canadian woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election,” according to court paper
State auditor: UC wrongly admitted well-connected students

State auditor: UC wrongly admitted well-connected students

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California “inappropriately admitted" at least 64 wealthy, mostly white students over the past six years as “ favours to donors, family, and friends," according to an audit released Tuesday that found hundreds more q
Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions

Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Grappling with a weakened economy and the Middle East's worst coronavirus outbreak, Iran's president delivered a defiant and fiery speech Tuesday to the U.N.
Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over helicopter crash photos

Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over helicopter crash photos

LOS ANGELES — Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorized photos of the crash that killed her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and seven
Lennon's killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

Lennon's killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

ALBANY, N.Y. — The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a "despicable” act.
Ranked choice voting in Maine a go for presidential election

Ranked choice voting in Maine a go for presidential election

PORTLAND, Maine — Ranked choice voting will be used for the first time in a presidential race in the U.S. under a ruling Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Court, which concluded a GOP-led petition drive intended to prevent its use came up short.
Complaint flushed: No charge in toilet election display

Complaint flushed: No charge in toilet election display

MASON, Mich. — A prosecutor in Michigan has flushed a complaint about a toilet that was promoted as a place to drop absentee ballots.
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