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Trump to Nominate David Malpass to Lead the World Bank

WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to nominate David Malpass, the under secretary of the Treasury for international affairs, to head the World Bank, picking an outspoken critic of the institution who has pushed to overhaul its longstanding practices, administration officials said on Monday. The officials, who insisted on anonymity to …

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Depleted Nets Fall to Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the cold-shooting Nets, 113-94, on Monday night. The injury-depleted Nets missed 19 of their first 20 3-point attempts, making it another easy night for the Bucks, who have the best record in the N.B.A. at …

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Trumps Invite 13 Guests to State of the Union

The family of a couple who were killed by an undocumented immigrant; a police officer and synagogue member who survived a mass shooting in Pittsburgh; a woman who was granted clemency by President Trump; and a sixth-grader who has been bullied because he shares the commander-in-chief’s last name. These are …

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Who Is Venezuela’s Legitimate Leader? A Messy Dispute, Explained

Venezuela’s crisis has raised questions that could determine the country’s future — and that a far-off news reader could be forgiven for finding confusing. Juan Guaidó, the opposition leader, has declared that President Nicolás Maduro is illegitimate and has asserted himself as Venezuela’s interim president. So who is the legitimate …

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