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Australia drops charge against lawyer over spying claim

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Australia's new government on Thursday dropped the 4-year-old prosecution of a lawyer over his alleged attempt to help East Timor prove that Australia had spied on the then-fledgling nation's government during multibillion-dollar oil and gas negotiations in 2004.
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Democrats fail to overrule parliamentarian on insulin price cap as GOP votes no

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