Politics

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former President Donald J. Trump attend a security briefing with state officials and law enforcement at the Weslaco Department of Public Safety DPS Headquarters before touring the US-Mexico border wall on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Weslaco, TX. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Abraham George is
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The rollout of the Biden administration’s CHIPS Act award money has so far focused on providing major awards for major companies, with just four leading-edge semiconductor manufacturers receiving the lion’s share of the $33 billion that has been allocated to this point. Now, with $6 billion remaining, the focus is shifting to sending smaller awards
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Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said he and his family members were not involved  in any “corrupt practices.” Last month, Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption Commission said Mahathir was among individuals being investigated over a corruption probe that involved his sons, according to Reuters. Mahathir’s sons — Mirzan and Mokhzani — were in January ordered to declare
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Sam Edwards | Getty Images The ex-husband of a former BP mergers and acquisitions manager was sentenced to two years in federal prison for insider trading that netted him $1.76 million after he eavesdropped on her work calls about the oil giant buying another company. The ex-husband, Tyler Loudon, also was sentenced to one year
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Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum as Vivek Ramaswamy, left, watches at a campaign rally at The Margate Resort in Laconia, New Hampshire, Jan. 22, 2024. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images If former President Donald Trump taps North Dakota Gov. Doug
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Former US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the Waukesha Expo Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin, US, on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.  Daniel Steinle | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Trump campaign announced Tuesday it will start accepting cryptocurrency donations, casting the move as one of solidarity with opponents of “socialistic government control”
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ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 29: Former U.S. President Donald Trump Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the California GOP convention on September 29, 2023 in Anaheim, California. Presidential candidates set to speak at the convention include former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, and entrepreneur, Vivek Ramaswamy. The
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Barbara Furlow-Smiles attends the 2020 Sisters’ Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on March 08, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Robin L. Marshall | Getty Images A former diversity manager at Facebook and Nike was sentenced to five years and three months in prison for stealing more than $5 million from those companies that had been
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Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, center, during a campaign rally in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday, April 25, 2024. Modi doubled down on his attacks against the main opposition party by using language critics say sows division between the country’s Hindu majority and Muslim minority. Photographer: Prakash Singh/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg
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Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico walks during the European Council summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels, on April 18, 2024.  Kenzo Tribouillard | Afp | Getty Images Slovakia’s populist Prime Minister Robert Fico is in a stable but “very serious” condition following surgery after an assassination attempt, a health official said Thursday. “His condition
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