Month: November 2017

DUBAI (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to “consider the risks” when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud attends the opening ceremony
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies before a Senate Appropriations
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday called for a tariff-rate quota on imported Samsung and LG brand washers after appliance giant Whirlpool Corp urged the imposition of “global safeguard” limits on its South Korean rivals to stop them from flooding the American market with cheap machines. The logo of Samsung Electronics
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters. A confidential State Department “dissent” memo not
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LONDON (Reuters) – Players will have an additional five seconds between points at next year’s Australian Open but time-wasters will have nowhere to hide thanks to the introduction of shot-clocks. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic serves during his final match against Britain’s Andy Murray at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 31, 2016.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Department of Homeland Security violated two court orders in the days after U.S. President Donald Trump issued a temporary travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, according to the department’s watchdog. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)
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HARARE (Reuters) – Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman. FILE PHOTO – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe gestures at an election rally in the
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(Reuters) – A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. FILE PHOTO: San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Mayor Ed Lee announce they have filed a lawsuit against President Donald
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Monday’s National Basketball Association games: Nov 20, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives to the basket past Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes (40) and guard Dennis Smith Jr. (1) during the second half at the American Airlines Center. The Celtics defeat the Mavericks 110-102.
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