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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Catholic hospice in Cesano Boscone on May 9, 2014, after serving his first day of community service for tax fraud. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds In Cautionary Tales

Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: People think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.

Chris Stewart, the attorney for Walter Scott's family, answers questions Sept. 10 during a news conference after a bail hearing for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, S.C. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Walter Scott Family's Lawyer Says People Shouldn't Lose Hope After Mistrial

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Radio talk show host Alex Jones speaks during a rally in support of Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18. Brooks Kraft/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio Conspiracy Theorist Claims Ear Of Trump, Pushes 'Pizzagate' Fictions

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Michael Lewis is also the author of The Big Short, Liar's Poker and Flash Boys. Tabitha Soren/W. W. Norton & Company hide caption

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Are You Of Two Minds? Michael Lewis' New Book Explores How We Make Decisions

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If you haven't had at least seven hours of sleep in the last 24, you probably shouldn't be behind the wheel, traffic safety data suggests. Katja Kircher/Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Catholic hospice in Cesano Boscone on May 9, 2014, after serving his first day of community service for tax fraud. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds With Cautionary Tales

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A billboard for the Trump Tower Mumbai luxury residential apartment complex is seen next to a busy road in Mumbai in June. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation And Questions

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks to the media during a briefing on Capitol Hill in September. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

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Ennio Morricone's new recording with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Morricone 60, is out now. Jelmer de Haas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Morricone 60': An Orchestra-Infused Look At A 60-Year Career

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