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Fighting corruption – Economics focus

Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor’s Picks. OUT of every dollar Uganda allocated to education in 1995, just 20 cents reached the country’s schools. The rest was lost to local patronage politics. In Zhanjiang, one of China’s coastal cities, a smuggling ring wrested control of the city’s […]

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Brett Kavanaugh’s record on EPA rules worries environmental groups – The Denver Post

Brett Kavanaugh’s record on EPA rules worries environmental groups – The Denver Post

Environmental groups were not going to be happy with anyone President Donald Trump picked for the Supreme Court. But the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh has them especially worried. A conservative who would replace the more moderate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh has a record of slapping back Environmental Protection Agency regulations during his 12 years […]

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Rick Gates becomes Paul Manafort trial focus

Rick Gates becomes Paul Manafort trial focus

Defense attorneys for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort last week made a point of asking trial witnesses about Rick Gates’ intelligence, signaling a key element in their strategy to pin blame on Mr. Manafort’s former business partner for what federal prosecutors say was massive bank and tax fraud. As the trial enters its second […]

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