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HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe court to rule Friday on opposition’s vote challenge

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court said it will rule on Friday after hearing the main opposition party’s challenge to the results of last month’s presidential election, the first without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Police barricaded streets in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday amid high tensions over the case which will decide … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe court to rule Friday on opposition’s vote challenge

WASHINGTON  | Fed looks to ease rule that limits risky bank trading

WASHINGTON  — The Federal Reserve is preparing to ease a rule aimed at defusing the kind of risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial meltdown. The Volcker Rule, crafted by regulators 4 1/2 years ago, changed the way the biggest U.S. banks do business. It bars banks’ risky trading bets for their … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Fed looks to ease rule that limits risky bank trading

Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists’ prison terms

HONG KONG /January 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Three Hong Kong activists will have to wait to learn the outcome of their final appeal Tuesday to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014’s massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city. Judges at Hong Kong’s top court said they would issue their decision at … Continue reading Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists’ prison terms

Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won’t be put to death

SALT LAKE CITY / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A deal has been reached that will spare the life of a dog ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that generated criticism from the Humane Society of Utah. Lindsy Bray, the owner of the Australian Shepherd named Dexter, agreed … Continue reading Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won’t be put to death