WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI said on Wednesday it had “grave concerns” about the accuracy of a top-secret House Intelligence Committee memo alleging anti-Trump bias within the Justice Department, challenging President Donald Trump’s pledge to release it. But a few hours after the rare public rebuke by the top U.S. law enforcement agency, a Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market its iQOS electronic tobacco product as less risky than cigarettes, according to statements both senators provided to Reuters. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois and Richard Blumenthal of
(Reuters) – The New Jersey city of Bayonne has agreed to a $400,000 settlement with a local Muslim group that will allow a planned mosque to proceed, ending a lawsuit that accused officials of illegally rejecting the zoning application. “It is in the best interest of our city that we settle this case,” Mayor Jimmy
(Reuters) – The University of Iowa is removing Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn’s name from a vision research institute amid sexual misconduct accusations against him, the university said on Wednesday. The university said in a statement that it will be the first time it has removed a donor name from a building or institute.
CROZET, Va. (Reuters) – A passenger train carrying Republican members of the U.S. Congress to a retreat in West Virginia slammed into a garbage truck on Wednesday at a rural Virginia road crossing, killing one person on the truck, authorities said. No major injuries were reported among the lawmakers or staff on the train, the
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese videogames maker Nintendo Co Ltd said on Thursday it would team with U.S. film studio Illumination Entertainment to produce an animation film using its Super Mario Bros characters. The film would be distributed by Universal Pictures, President Tatsumi Kimishima said at a meeting with analysts on son Thursday. The launch date
(Reuters) – Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) profit and revenue beat expectations as demand surged for its chips used in smartphones and cars, but an earnings forecast for the current quarter fell below analysts’ estimates due to tepid mobile sales in China. China’s smartphone market in 2017 was weaker than expected with 4G handset shipments down