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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One of the top officials at the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday that the agency’s heightened focus on policing leaks of classified information is not intended to put journalists in legal jeopardy. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein emphasized that the department’s renewed effort to prosecute leaks of classified information is not aimed
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian police said on Saturday they had arrested a 30-year-old man suspected of abducting a British model in Milan and threatening to auction her online unless a ransom of $300,000 was paid. Police said in a statement the 20-year-old Briton had arrived in Milan on July 10 for an alleged photo shooting
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government issued new guidelines on Sunday requiring manufacturers of internet-connected vehicles to put in place tougher cyber protections to ensure they are better shielded against hackers. The government said it was concerned that smart vehicles, which allow drivers to do things such as access maps and travel information, could be
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WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) – Pollution from illegal marijuana farms deep in California’s national forests is far worse than previously thought, and has turned thousands of acres into waste dumps so toxic that simply touching plants has landed law enforcement officers in the hospital. The volume of banned or restricted pesticides and illegally applied fertilizers in
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DUBAI (Reuters) – UAE investigators looking into the cause of the 2016 Emirates [EMIRA.UL] crash at Dubai International Airport have found no mechanical issues with the aircraft prior to the incident. Investigators were “working to determine and analyze the human performance factors that influenced flight crew actions during the landing and attempted go-around”, a United
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LONDON (Reuters) – Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 meters title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past. What was meant to be a glorious celebration of the departure of
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats on Sunday rejected NATO’s target of spending 2 percent of economic output on the military, and blasted German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservatives for kowtowing to the demands of U.S. President Donald Trump. With just over a month to go before national elections, SPD leader Martin Schulz and
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fox News on Saturday suspended host Eric Bolling following a media report that he sent sexually inappropriate text messages to colleagues, marking the third high-profile harassment case to rock the conservative, highly rated cable news outlet. Bolling’s lawyer called the claims “untrue and terribly unfair.” “Eric Bolling has been suspended pending
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LONDON (Reuters) – The government launched a review on how best to reduce long-term energy bills for households and business on Sunday, prompted in part by concern that high electricity costs could damage industrial competitiveness. The government said it was still committed to reducing emissions of greenhouse gases in line with its existing legal commitments,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s second-biggest supermarket chain, Sainsbury’s (SBRY.L), is considering cutting 1,000 head office jobs as part of a drive to save 500 million pounds ($652 million) in costs, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. Sainsbury’s has recruited management consultants McKinsey to come up with cost reduction plans, and is likely to announce the number
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has the unenviable task of exploring U.S.-Russian cooperation following Washington’s latest sanctions on Russia and Moscow’s expulsion of U.S. diplomats. Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet this weekend at a regional forum in Manila, their first face-to-face talks since President Donald Trump reluctantly signed
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(Reuters) – Chicago police were preparing to interrogate two university officials who were arrested in California on Friday and charged with a fatal July stabbing that investigators believe stemmed from a domestic dispute. Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of Britain’s Oxford University, are in custody in California and are expected
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(Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday took over the investigation of an early-morning bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis that caused no injuries. Anti-Muslim incidents have risen sharply in the United States over the past year, according to a review by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which offered a $10,000 reward for
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO. Nicolas Maduro, presidente del Venezuela ed erede di Hugo Chàvez, è riuscito ad operare l’insediamento dell’Assemblea Costituente, pagata con sangue venezuelano, che scriverà la Costituzione “bolivariana” di una nazione presto inglobata dal potere presidenziale monolitico, con opposizioni e contrappesi istituzionali semplicemente spazzati via dall’equivalente politico di un colpo di scopa. La spirale
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“Per declinare l’idea di ‘Sistema’, si operò in quattro direzioni: la responsabilità, l’efficienza, la legalità, la trasparenza. Quattro architravi utili oggi a misurare i risultati ottenuti. Quella scommessa è stata vinta? Sì, il bilancio è ampiamente positivo” ha dichiarato il presidente del Consiglio, Paolo Gentiloni, nel messaggio indirizzato al Comparto intelligence, in occasione del decennale
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Premier League Burnley’s pre-season friendly match with Bundesliga club Hannover was abandoned at half-time following crowd trouble from the visiting German supporters. Burnley said in a statement on Twitter that the game had been abandoned “on police advice” and home supporters were asked to leave the stadium. Media reports said the
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