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Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Published 20/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank’s own anti-money laundering specialists and [more…]

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China

Published 20/05/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as “restricted to a limited space” even as she spent [more…]

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s [more…]

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help…

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help…

Published 18/05/2019

(Corrects title in 17th paragraph of this May 17 story to say “Chief Financial Officer” Meng Wanzhou, not “Chief Executive Officer”.) By Karen Freifeld (Reuters) [more…]

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Published 18/05/2019

(Reuters) - Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama [more…]

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Published 16/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months [more…]

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines

Published 16/05/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian court has ordered the country’s former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity [more…]