Month: November 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Flag from Haiti is pictured in a local store as a woman walks under rain
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SINGAPORE(Reuters) – SoftBank Group’s (9984.T) multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say. FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer’s world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet. FILE PHOTO: Former head of Paraguayan Football Association and
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LINCOLN, Neb./CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald Trump, but leaving its future shrouded in legal and market uncertainty. The 3-2 vote by the Nebraska Public Service Commission
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – The head of the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee (HNC) resigned on Monday, nearly two years after he was picked to chair the Saudi-backed umbrella group that brings together the armed and political opposition to President Bashar al-Assad. Riad Hijab, chief coordinator of the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee (HNC), attends a
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LINCOLN, Nebraska/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built. FILE PHOTO — A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska March 10,
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