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American’s torture complaint rests with monetary fund | On The Record

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Welcome to Monday, the 22nd anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s public acknowledgment that he had misled people about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Should an International Monetary Fund board ...

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Lawyers finish second in highest paid jobs

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Lawyers trail physicians in pay leads news summary including efforts to lower fines, Egyptian court sentences blogger and jailed sect leader tries to speak.

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Terrorism charges stay against extradited Egyptian, federal judge rules

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday refused to toss out terrorism charges facing an Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain and said she’ll decide during a trial next year whether government references to al-Qaida being led by ...

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Inside the First Amendment: Internet access means trouble for dictators

More than 2 billion people across the globe have Internet access and there are some 5 billion mobile-phone subscriptions, according to the 2010 Human Rights Report released this month by the U.S. Department of State. As we saw in Tunisia ...

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