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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a 1977 U.S. law, bars payoffs to foreign officials by companies. Its global reach has helped fight corruption. But the law has critics, including President Trump.

Right-wing movements favoring anti-immigrant platforms have gained ground in much of Europe. Italy is no exception. Some neo-fascist groups are aiming for parliamentary seats in next year's election.

In his new book, food historian David Downie takes readers on a gourmet jaunt through time to reveal how the French capital became a gastronomic powerhouse. (Hint: You can thank Rome.)

Many U.S. businesses say they're treated unfairly in China. And there are concerns about Chinese acquisitions of U.S. companies.

President Trump says the Texas shooting shows that mental health is a "problem of the highest order." This comes amid a debate about mental illness, guns, and his own record on mental health programs.

There's been another delay in the high profile federal conspiracy trial against anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates in Nevada. Bundy, two of his sons and another militiaman are accused of leading an armed standoff against federal agents near the Bundy ranch outside Las Vegas in 2014. The Bundys refuse to recognize federal control of public land.

Seven Twitter users have sued President Trump claiming he has violated their First Amendment rights. Now, some constitutional scholars have joined the suit, which challenges Trump's practice of blocking critics from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter feed. The suit maintains that Trump's feed is a "public forum" and that users should not be blocked from seeing and responding to his tweets simply because they disagree with his views. The government responds that critics have plenty of others ways of reacting to Trump's tweets.

A poll asked: When you were growing up, were you encouraged to apply to college, discouraged from applying or was this never discussed?

Scientists have developed a computer model that breaks through a key test used to tell a human from a bot. Text-based CAPTCHAs, a rough acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart, are groups of jumbled characters along with squiggly lines and other background noise.

In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency as a businessman and reality TV star with no political or military experience. He said that being president would change him, but what impact has his time in office had?




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