Political issues Headlines

  • Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

    At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest supporters.

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  • Egypt releases prominent activist blogger

    Egyptian authorities have released a prominent activist and blogger who had criticized the government after more than seven months of detention

    Washington Post
  • Iraq welcomes Nobel Peace Prize winner Murad

    Iraqi activist Nadia Murad is meeting with her country’s president in Baghdad after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence

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  • Ex-Argentina VP Boudou released from prison despite sentence

    A court in Argentina has released former Vice President Amado Boudou from prison under bail while he appeals a corruption conviction

    Washington Post
  • Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

    Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, claims the National Marine

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  • Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

    Pakistan's anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested

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