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Senator Robert Menendez D New Jersey

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Menendez to face corruption charges

Federal prosecutors are expected to charge Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on Wednesday with using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts , people briefed on the case say.

The case, brought by the...

Kim-Ki Jong

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Man accused in U.S. envoy stabbing charged

Kim Ki-Jong, the man accused of stabbing U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert in South Korea last month, was charged with attempted murder Wednesday, an official with the Seoul Central District Court said.

Kim has also been charged with assaulting a foreign ...

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McDonald's will test all-day breakfast

McDonald's is giving late sleepers and big breakfast fans something to smile about by serving McMuffins all day, everyday at some locations.

Iran nuke talks

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Iran nuclear talks go beyond deadline

International talks to reach a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear program have run past their Tuesday deadline and into another day, deepening uncertainty over whether a deal will be reached.

The negotiations are seen as a crucial effort to use d...

Gay marriage, same-sex marriage

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Tokyo district OKs same-sex partnerships

One of Tokyo's most prominent districts has taken a small, but potentially significant step to recognizing same-sex unions in Japan.

The government of Shibuya ward, one of the capital's most famous shopping and trendy entertainment districts, passed ...

Nigeria election winner

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Nigeria: Buhari beats Goodluck Jonathan

Africa's most populous country has a new leader -- and he's got a spate of obstacles ahead of him.

Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election, the country's Independent National Electoral Commission said. He defeated incumbent Goodluck ...