Apple Security Chief Offered iPads to Police as a Bribe for Gun Permits, Prosecutors Allege

Apple Inc.’s head of security has been indicted on bribery charges for a scheme in which prosecutors allege he offered iPads to secure gun permits…

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U.S. Justice Department Ends Oversight of Brazil’s Odebrecht

An independent monitor has certified Odebrecht SA’s antibribery compliance program, the Brazilian construction company said. The certification closes a 3½-year monitorship that was imposed on…

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U.N. Panel Rebukes Japanese Prosecutors in Handling of Ghosn Case

Japan’s detention of Carlos Ghosn for more than four months with limited access to legal counsel was arbitrary and violated the former automobile titan’s human…

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Befriended by Trump, Populists in Europe’s East Brace for Change

Populist and authoritarian politicians in Central Europe, who viewed President Trump as a valuable ally, are bracing for the incoming Biden administration’s new stress on…

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Cargill’s CEO on Preventing Covid-19 Surge From Disrupting the Food Supply

David MacLennan steered one of the world’s biggest food suppliers through Covid-19’s world-wide spread in the spring. Now he is bracing for another surge. Cargill…

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Chinese Dissidents Back Trump’s Claims of Election Fraud

HONG KONG—Some of China’s most influential dissidents and human-rights activists based in the U.S., who approve of the Trump administration’s tough line on Beijing, have…

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A Covid-19 Vaccine Could Unleash Pent-Up Demand, Bringing Along Inflation

Inflation could be poised for a comeback. Some economists are starting to embrace the idea that a prospective Covid-19 vaccine could allow people to once…

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Afghan Capital Hit by Barrage of Rockets as Pompeo Meets Taliban Leaders in Qatar

KABUL—A barrage of rockets struck central Kabul on Saturday morning, hours before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to meet Taliban and Afghan government negotiators…

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