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HSBC top lawyer calls for new global anti-financial crime measures

Governments worldwide should pass new laws to facilitate the sharing of information between themselves and the private sector in order to better combat financial crime, HSBC's top lawyer told a banking conference in Geneva on Monday.<p>"Put simply, the way we do financial crime compliance is …

Corruption

Brazil's Senate ousts Dilma Rousseff in impeachment vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> Brazil's first female president is out of a job, but not barred from the ballot if she wants to run again.<p>The South American country's Senate voted 61-20 Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, finding her guilty of breaking budgetary laws in an impeachment trial.<p>Michel …

Brazil

Maine Governor Apologizes To Lawmaker, Vows Never To Speak To Press Again

After leaving an obscene voicemail for a state legislator, Maine Gov. Paul LePage has apologized to that lawmaker, waffled on whether he would consider resigning, and stood by his widely criticized comments characterizing drug dealers as overwhelmingly black and Hispanic.<p>LePage also has told …

Mental Health

Tourist towns of Phuket and Hua Hin in Thailand hit by fatal explosions

Thai police on alert for further attacks after multiple explosions on Thursday and Friday leave at least four people dead<p>A series of apparently coordinated blasts across Thailand, including in the tourism hotspots of Hua Hin and Phuket, have left at least four dead and dozens injured.<p>Police said 10 …

Thailand

These Are the End Times: 12 Memorable Closing Lines

Last week we reveled in some of literature’s most audacious opening lines; but this week we’ve become that impatient reader who flips straight to the last page. Sewing a story up neatly is almost as difficult as beginning one in the first place, but many authors have still managed to blow us away …