U.S. attorney general shakes up prisons bureau after Epstein death

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 21:49
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced a new leadership team at the federal Bureau of Prisons in a shake-up of the agency in the wake of financier Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide inside a federal jail in New York City.
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U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF treaty exit

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 21:47
The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).
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Canada's Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of suspected Islamist

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 21:32
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Monday from his Conservative rival in the October election over Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship.
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Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 21:09
New York City police fired a white police officer on Monday over the July 17, 2014, killing of a black man with a prohibited chokehold.
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Washington cannot influence China's decisions on Hong Kong- Global Times tabloid

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 19:23
The United States cannot influence China's decisions in handling the situation in Hong Kong, China's influential state-controlled tabloid Global Times said late on Monday.
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Top CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 19:18
Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the world's largest airline, said on Monday.
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General Electric renews defense against charges of bogus accounting

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 19:17
General Electric Co further defended itself on Monday against fraud investigators who said last week the Boston-based conglomerate had failed to put aside money to cover $29 billion in potential insurance losses and had improperly counted profit from subsidiary Baker Hughes as its own.
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Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 19:14
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it will be harder for the United States to make a trade deal with Beijing if protests in the Chinese-ruled city turned violent.
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New York police to announce fate of officer in Eric Garner chokehold death: lawyer

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 19:00
New York police will reveal on Monday the fate of the white police officer who used a deadly chokehold while arresting Eric Garner in 2014, the officer's lawyer said, in a case that fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Wall Street rallies on stimulus cheer, trade optimism

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 18:45
U.S. stocks surged on Monday, building on previous session's rally, fueled by growing hopes that major economies would act to prop up slowing growth, while technology stocks got a lift from trade optimism.
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U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 18:37
The United States will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy components from U.S. companies to supply existing customers, but also moved to add more than 40 of Huawei's units to its economic blacklist.
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Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 18:25
Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast.
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Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 18:18
Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the United Nations over the appointment of an officer who has been accused of serious human rights violations.
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Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 18:16
An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences".
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U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 17:58
The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.
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Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 17:48
Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.
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Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 17:39
Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
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Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 17:23
For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge.
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UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 16:29
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not.
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Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security

Reuters - Δευ, 2019-08-19 16:26
Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday.
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