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
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
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
(Reuters) – CBS News said on Tuesday it had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women. FILE PHOTO: CBS news host Charlie Rose departs after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in the Manhattan
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
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.
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)
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
(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
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook (FB.O) to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. FILE PHOTO: Visitors use their smartphones underneath the logo of Tencent at the Global Mobile
LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks opened lower on Tuesday and the euro hit an eight-day low against sterling as a governing crisis in Germany weighed on markets. The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach The pan-European Stoxx 600 index opened down
(Reuters) – Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O‘Reilly. FILE PHOTO – The 21st Century Fox logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months. Rohingya refugee children carry supplies through Balukhali refugee camp
(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.
(Reuters) – CBS Corp’s TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp’s customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A Dish Network receiver hangs on a house in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Dish said in a statement that CBS rejected its offer