FEODOSIA, Crimea (Reuters) – Two more gas turbines appear to have been delivered to Russian-controlled Crimea, according to two Reuters reporters who saw the equipment at the port of Feodosia, potentially deepening a row over sanctions compliance in which Germany’s Siemens has become embroiled. Reuters has no independent confirmation the equipment on the dock was
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BELFAST (Reuters) – Annual parades in Northern Ireland that frequently trigger sectarian violence passed peacefully on Wednesday with little sign the province’s political crisis is increasing tensions on the streets. A power-sharing coalition between pro-British Protestant unionists and Irish Catholic nationalists collapsed in January and the protracted political impasse raised fears that inter-community relations might
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German military’s aviation safety chief has launched a new initiative against cyber threats, citing research that he said shows hackers can commandeer military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about 5,000 euros ($5,700). A defense ministry spokesman told Reuters that development of new “aviation cyber expertise” would cover everything
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BOSTON (Reuters) – A post-doctoral associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was arrested on Wednesday on charges he engaged in insider trading ahead of news that Sibanye Gold Ltd planned to acquire Stillwater Mining for $2.2 billion, prosecutors said. Fei Yan, 31, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Massachusetts after federal prosecutors
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his eldest son as “innocent” following emails that showed Donald Trump Jr. welcomed Russian help against his father’s rival in the 2016 presidential election, deepening the controversy over purported Russian meddling. Trump Jr. released a series of emails on Tuesday that revealed he had eagerly
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ROMA – “Mentana, come fa a immaginare che facciamo un governo con Silvio Berlusconi? Quale è stato l’ultimo governo a cui Berlusconi ha votato la fiducia? Letta. Quello prima? Monti. Al mio governo non ha mai votato la fiducia”. A dichiararlo il segretario del Partito Democratico, Matteo Renzi, a “Bersaglio mobile” su La7, rispondendo a
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Il rampollo di casa Trump, Donald Trump Jr. è, suo malgrado, al centro di una nuova vicenda gravitante intorno a quella serie di attività sospette e di relazioni fumose che sembra leghino alcuni membri dell’entourage dell’attuale Presidente, chiaramente col benestare di quest’ultimo, e il governo russo. In questo caso il figlio
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ROMA – La riduzione dei lavoratori delle banche andrà avanti e dovrà essere accompagnata da un taglio delle remunerazioni “a tutti i livelli”. A dirlo il governatore della Banca d’Italia, Ignazio Visco, secondo cui “dal 2008 il numero dei dipendenti è sceso del 12%. È un processo destinato a proseguire, anche con il ricorso a
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di PIERO CHIMENTI – In occasione del prossimo venerdì, in cui sarà celebrato il funerale del piccolo Bradley, morto ad appena 6 anni, grande tifoso del Sunderland, la Bradley Lowery Foundation ha lanciato l’iniziativa per chi non potrà partecipare alle esequie del piccolo di indossare la maglia della propria squadra del cuore nella propria attività
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LONDON (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up. The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10
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PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s relationship with Emmanuel Macron got off to an awkward start, with a jaw-clenching handshake at a summit in Brussels before the French president rebuked the U.S. leader for his stance on climate change. The two men would appear to have little in common. Trump, 71, is an anti-globalist elected
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The mastermind of the Bridgegate lane closure scandal that helped derail New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions could avoid prison when he is sentenced in federal court on Tuesday. David Wildstein, 55, a former executive at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, provided the key evidence that
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Olympic bobsledder Nadezhda Paleeva has been banned for two years for a violation of anti-doping whereabouts rules, Russia’s national anti-doping agency RUSADA said. The announcement comes as Russia is stepping up efforts to rehabilitate RUSADA, which was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in 2015 over evidence of state-sponsored doping
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By Sylvia Westall | DUBAI DUBAI U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks on Wednesday after the four labeled a U.S.-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns. Any resolution of the dispute has to address all
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