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British police say 22, including children, killed in suicide attack at concert

MANCHESTER, England British police said 22 people including some children were killed in a suicide attack carried out by one man after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday. | Video

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Ford names Hackett as CEO to tackle car rivals, Silicon Valley

WASHINGTON/DEARBORN, Mich. Ford Motor Co abruptly named James Hackett as chief executive on Monday, responding to investors' growing unease about the U.S. automaker's slumping stock price and its ability to counter threats from longtime rivals and Silicon Valley. | Video

May 22 2017

South Korea's ex-leader Park abused power to gain bribes, prosecutor tells court

SEOUL South Korea's former leader Park Geun-hye abused her power and pressured companies to pay her tens of millions of dollars in bribes, a prosecutor told a Seoul court at the start of her corruption trial on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: U.S., Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radars - sources

TOKYO Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan's shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defense industry sources in Tokyo told Reuters.

Supreme Court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.

Politics, Election 2016 May 22 2017

Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives gave formal approval on Monday to a bill that would restrict bathroom access for transgender students in public schools, a measure that critics say promotes discrimination against such children.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. May 22 2017
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Trump sees to slash government spending in budget plan

WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday will ask Republicans who control the U.S. Congress - and federal purse strings - to slash spending on healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor as they push ahead on plans to cut taxes and trim the deficit.