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Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

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(Reuters) - The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs.
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Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse: Nikkei

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's board has approved a Chapter 11 filing for its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday - a move that would limit losses that have plunged the Japanese group into crisis.
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Police union warns Trump 'sanctuary city' cuts could risk safety

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the largest police union in the United States have warned President Donald Trump that he could endanger public safety if he follows through with cuts in federal grants to immigrant "sanctuary cities," the union's director told Reuters after a White House meeting.
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Trump tells lawmakers he expects deal 'very quickly' on healthcare

Reuters - πριν από 6 ώρες 13 λεπτά
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without offering specifics on how they would do it or what had changed since a healthcare reform bill was pulled last week for insufficient support.
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House Republicans reject bids to obtain Trump tax returns

Reuters - πριν από 7 ώρες 50 λεπτά
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled congressional panel rejected a bid by Democrats on Tuesday to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite warnings that Trump's business holdings could pose conflicts of interest as Congress turns to tax reform.
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British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.
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Exclusive: Afghans plan to double special forces from 17,000 as threats grow - sources

Reuters - πριν από 8 ώρες 6 λεπτά
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.
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Trump's funding request for U.S. border wall hits snag among some Republicans

Reuters - πριν από 8 ώρες 20 λεπτά
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.
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Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses

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(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job.
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House intel panel chief Nunes says he will not divulge his sources

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 23:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said on Tuesday he will not divulge - even to other members of his panel - who gave him intelligence reports that indicated President Donald Trump and his associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection.
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U.S. sees probable role in Mosul blast, probe under way

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 23:25
MOSUL, Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
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Thousands of water lines to be replaced in Flint settlement

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 23:09
(Reuters) - The state of Michigan will replace water lines serving at least 18,000 homes in Flint over the next three years under a settlement approved by a U.S. judge to address a 2015 crisis that exposed residents to lead in their drinking water.
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Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 22:57
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc released its first diversity report on Tuesday, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company - just as they are at many other technology firms.
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White House backs repeal of broadband privacy rules

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 21:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.
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North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: report

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 21:26
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite imagery of North Korea's main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday.
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Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for U.S. bankruptcy Tuesday: sources

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 20:28
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse Electric Co plans to seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Tuesday as it struggles to limit losses that have thrown its Japanese parent Toshiba Corp into crisis, people familiar with Toshiba's thinking said.
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Consumer confidence hits 16-year high in boost to economy

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 20:26
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence surged to a more than 16-year high in March amid growing labor market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, indicating the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year.
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Wells Fargo failed test of community lending, bank says

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 20:23
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. bank regulator has flunked Wells Fargo on a national scorecard for community lending, the lender said on Tuesday as it tries to repair its reputation after a phony-accounts scandal.
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U.S. House committee approves bill to increase scrutiny of Fed

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 20:21
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled committee of lawmakers approved a bill on Tuesday to allow a congressional audit of Federal Reserve monetary policy, a proposal Fed policymakers have opposed and which faces an uncertain path to final approval.
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Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done'

Reuters - Τρί, 2017-03-28 20:09
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republican leaders said on Tuesday they still intended to repeal and replace Obamacare after their White House-backed bill failed to get enough support and collapsed last week.
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