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Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Deepens as Government Misses Payment
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Puerto Rico's debt crisis moved into a more perilous phase for residents, lawmakers and bondholders Monday after the Government Development Bank failed to repay almost $400 million. The missed principal payment, the largest so far by the island, …

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Radical Iraqi Cleric Attempts To Overthrow Government
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Followers of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr overran the Iraqi parliament building Saturday in an apparent attempt to disrupt and overthrow the government led by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The Sadr movement, also known as the Sadr Trend, stormed the …

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Kuwait freedoms make austerity drive tricky for government
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KUWAIT A three-day strike by oil workers in Kuwait last month over pay reforms shows the government faces considerable opposition as it prepares to push through painful and controversial cuts to longstanding welfare benefits. Oil-exporting states …

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Adelaide City councillor questions Government's 'double standards' on food …
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An Adelaide City councillor says it is hypocritical of the State Government to remove restrictions on food vans if it does not offer subsidies to fixed businesses like it will with the taxi industry when Uber X enters the market.

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Syrians fear all-out government assault as bombs rain down
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Bombs continued to fall on the rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, but Russia refused to pressure President Bashar al-Assad's government to ease up on airstrikes that are terrifying residents. With only one exit route remaining, the …

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Government could ban BBC from showing top shows at peak times
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The BBC is on a collision course with the government over reported efforts to bar it from showing popular shows at peak viewing times. The culture secretary, John Whittingdale, is widely expected to ban the broadcaster from going head-to-head with …

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South Sudan finally has a new government—now it wants the money it was promised
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South Sudan's first vice president Riek Machar, left, and President Salva Kiir, right, shake hands following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Apr. 29. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin) …

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Ending Impasse, Irish Leaders Agree on a Government
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LONDON — The two biggest parties in Ireland on Friday overcame decades of enmity to cooperate on the creation of a minority government, ending weeks of deadlock after an inconclusive election in February. The agreement is the start of a unique …

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