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Moguls and Arab States Are Big Donors to Clinton Charity
By PETER BAKER and CHARLIE SAVAGE 1:30 PM ET
Lifting a cloak of secrecy, former President Bill Clinton disclosed the names of more than 200,000 donors to his foundation as part of a deal with the Obama transition team.
Iraqi Arrests Extend Beyond Key Ministry
By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON and TAREQ MAHER 50 minutes ago
The Iraqi Ministry of the Interior confirmed that 23 of its officials had been arrested and also said the arrests extended into other security ministries.
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South Korea Trade Fight Gets Ugly
By MARTIN FACKLER 1:03 PM ET
Sledgehammers, crowbars and fire extinguishers took the place of debate as opposition lawmakers tried to block the advance of a contentious free trade deal.
Bush Weighs ‘Orderly’ Bankruptcy for Automakers
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A Bush spokeswoman said that no decision had been made but that a soft landing through a bankruptcy is an option.
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By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM 12:42 PM ET
Federal authorities plan to announce indictments of mob figures in several murders on Thursday.
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