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FTX founder charged in scheme to defraud crypto investors

Dec. 13, 2022 19:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government charged Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, with a host of financial crimes on Tuesday, alleging he intentionally deceived customers and investors to enrich himself and others, while playing a central role in the...

Violent attacks threaten Nigeria's upcoming 2023 elections

Dec. 09, 2022 05:37 AM EST

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Violent attacks targeting Nigeria’s election commission offices are raising concerns about the security of the West African country's upcoming elections in February. In the latest attack, assailants in southeastern Imo state set fire on Sunday to an office...

Eyeing power, UK Labour Party vows to abolish House of Lords

Dec. 05, 2022 09:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Monday pledged to scrap Parliament’s unelected upper house if it wins government as part of a raft if policies intended to stake out Labour's ground for the next election. The left-of-center party has been out of power since...