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Guatemala court backs UN ant-graft chief against president

Guatemala court backs UN ant-graft chief against president

GUATEMALA CITY — In a blunt rebuke to President Jimmy Morales, Guatemala's constitutional Court ordered that the head of a U.N.
Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

CAIRO — Echoing some of President Donald Trump's rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of "fake news" they say is meant to sow division and undermine the rule of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Barack Obama's return: good or bad for Democrats?

Barack Obama's return: good or bad for Democrats?

WASHINGTON — Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test.

Driving lesson ends with car landing in a swimming pool

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. — A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool.
Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

BEIJING — One of China's most prominent figures in global finance says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by clamping down on exports of goods needed by American companies, according to news reports Monday.
At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — Vendors selling everything from car batteries to "kangaroo essence" health pills have descended on Pyongyang for an international trade fair.

Amazon launches small business shop

NEW YORK — Amazon wants you to shop small. The online retailer launched a new section of its site Monday called Amazon Storefronts, which only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.
Sotomayor tells kids: Reading helped me reach Supreme Court

Sotomayor tells kids: Reading helped me reach Supreme Court

NEWARK, N.J. — Justice Sonia Sotomayor says reading helped her reach the Supreme Court. Sotomayor on Sunday celebrated the release of her two children's books by speaking to parents and children at the Newark Public Library in New Jersey.