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Multiple Embassies Working To Help Paul Whelan, Accused Of Spying In Russia

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| Whelan was born in Canada and has since gained citizenship in the U.S., Britain and Ireland.

What's Coming In 2019? Global Thinkers Make Big, Bold Predictions


What will the next year bring? We asked experts for their forecasts on humanitarian aid, the refugee crisis, global health and other topics.

U.S. Seeks To Extradite 3 Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers For Fraud in Mozambique


The three were at the center of a scheme that loaned $2 billion to Mozambique for sham tuna fishing and naval projects.

South Carolina Deputies Will Face Charges In Drowning Deaths Of 2 Women


The deputies were fired last year after an internal investigation into their actions while transporting two patients for mental health care through floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.

Pennsylvania Makes A Case For Dairy With A Huge Butter Sculpture


The annual unveiling on Thursday doubled as an opportunity for state officials to plug milk and other products of the struggling dairy industry.

Sailboat From U.S. Teen's Doomed Round-The-World Attempt Found Drifting Off Australia


"My heart skipped a beat. It brought back many memories — good and not so good": Seeing her boat Wild Eyes brought back a flood of emotions, says Abby Sunderland, who's now 25.

Senate Confirms Trump's Census Bureau Director Nominee Steven Dillingham


In a unanimous voice vote on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed a new permanent head of the Census Bureau who will oversee the 2020 census and inherit seven lawsuits over a new citizenship question.

Despite Huge Backlogs, The Government Shutdown Halts Most Immigration Court Hearings


Hundreds of thousands await hearings in the already-congested system. Those delays could help some cases but hurt many others.


Judge Dismisses San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuit Against Facebook, Google, Twitter


Family members and victims of the 2015 mass shooting in California had accused the tech companies of knowingly supporting ISIS and helping the group spread its radical beliefs.