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Ex-Bitcoin official to plead guilty to Silk Road scheme

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to […]

International

China’s army changes tactics to prepare for war on a new battlefield

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new […]

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No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl

County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her…

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California passes ‘yes-means-yes’ campus sexual assault bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on…

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Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced: U.N.

Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance of Islamist militants or are having difficulty in reaching open…

International

North Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper…