Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul
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Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency

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Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy
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Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors

UNM regents vote to uphold contested athletics cuts
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UNM regents vote to uphold contested athletics cuts

Regents at New Mexico's flagship university are scheduled to consider again a proposal to shore up the finances of its troubled athletics department by eliminating some sports

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads
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US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release
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Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel

Mexico's AMLO says public should decide fate of new airport
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Mexico's AMLO says public should decide fate of new airport

Mexico's president-elect says that a decision about whether to cancel a Mexico City airport project should be left to the public

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The Latest: UNM regents vote again to cut sports

University of New Mexico regents have voted again in favor of cutting men's soccer and other sports teams in an effort to get spending under control within the school's troubled athletics department

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest
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Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

Feud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees

Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat
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Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions.

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News outlets challenge Maryland online ad law

News outlets are challenging a new Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads