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Amazon signs deal with British spy agencies to boost use of AI for espionage -FT

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The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, October 6, 2021 REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Oct 25 (Reuters) – Britain’s spy agencies have given a contract to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host classified material in a deal aimed at boosting the use of data......

Egypt’s President Sisi ends state of emergency for the first time in years

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CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Egypt’s state of emergency will be lifted for the first time in years, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday. Egypt imposed a state of emergency in April 2017 after deadly bombings of churches and has since routinely extended it at three-month intervals, despite an......

U.S. State Department to establish new cyber bureau led by ambassador

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State Department spokesman Ned Price speaks at the State Department in Washington, DC, U.S. August 18, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Monday it plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy that will be led by a......

China to investigate energy index providers in bid to tame coal prices

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China thermal coal prices close down 7% on Monday NDRC says it will probe coal and energy index providers Says coal stocks at power plants up 17 mln T from end-Sept Urges coal firms to strictly meet contractual obligations BEIJING, Oct 25 (Reuters) – China said on Monday it will......

Latest Russian cyberattack targeting hundreds of U.S. networks -Microsoft

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Smartphone is seen in front of Microsoft logo displayed in this illustration taken, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Russian-based agency behind last year’s massive SolarWinds cyberattack has targeted hundreds more companies and organizations in its latest wave of attacks on U.S.-based computer systems,......

‘You beat me’: Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord caught

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Dairo Antonio Usuga David, alias “Otoniel”, top leader of the Gulf clan, is photographed after being captured, in Bogota, Colombia October 23, 2021. Picture taken October 23, 2021. Colombian Police/Handout via REUTERS NECOCLI, Colombia, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The man Colombia describes as the world’s most dangerous drug trafficker told......

Armorer, assistant director in focus of Baldwin movie set shooting probe

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An aerial view of the film set on Bonanza Creek Ranch where Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun on the movie set of the film “Rust” in Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S., in this frame grab taken......

Democrats ‘pretty much there’ on social spending bill -Pelosi

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WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Democrats have almost reached an agreement on a pared-down social spending bill that contains some of U.S. President Joe Biden’s priorities and plan to vote on that and an infrastructure bill in the coming week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday. “I think we’re......

Former Credit Suisse security head targeted in Swiss regulator’s investigation

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Switzerland’s national flag flies above the logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland April 18, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse’s (CSGN.S) former head of global security services is one of three people targeted in a new investigation announced last......

‘Vibrant’ cinematographer remembered as police probe Baldwin shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct 23 (Reuters) – The crew was setting up a difficult shot during filming on the New Mexico set of “Rust”, and the movie’s cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, wasn’t quite satisfied. She turned to Lane Luper, a member of the camera crew, who suggested some adjustments that she found......

Colombia armed forces capture top drug trafficker Otoniel -sources

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BOGOTA, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Dairo Antonio Usuga, known as Otoniel, Colombia’s most sought after drug trafficker and leader of the Clan del Golfo, was captured on Saturday during an operation carried out by the country’s armed forces, military and police sources confirmed. Colombia had offered a reward of up......

Gang shootout in northern Mexico leaves four dead -officials

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MEXICO CITY, Oct 23 (Reuters) – A car chase and shootout between gang members and law enforcement near Mexico’s northern border left three members of the powerful Gulf Cartel dead along with one bystander, officials said on Saturday. The incident began on Friday evening in the border city of Matamoros,......

Turkey’s Erdogan orders 10 ambassadors declared ‘persona non grata’

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ISTANBUL, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors — including from the United States, Germany and France — ‘persona non grata’ for calling for the release......

U.S. Democrats narrow differences on Biden’s agenda, mull billionaire tax

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WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Democrats are closing in on a deal on President Joe Biden’s social and climate-change agenda by narrowing their differences over healthcare and other issues, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after a White House meeting on Friday. “We had a very positive meeting......

Epic Games opposes Apple’s effort to pause antitrust trial orders

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Smartphone with Epic Games logo is seen in front of Apple logo in this illustration taken, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Oct 22 (Reuters) – “Fortnite” creator Epic Games on Friday opposed Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) efforts to put on hold orders handed down in an antitrust trial as a......

China passes law to cut homework pressure on students

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Children leave a school in Shekou area of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China April 20, 2021. REUTERS/David Kirton SHANGHAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the “twin pressures” of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the official Xinhua news agency said on......

U.S. appeals court hints at support for Rio’s Resolution copper mine

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U.S. Supreme Court takes up Texas abortion case, lets ban remain

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Oct 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on Nov. 1 a challenge to a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on the procedure and lets private citizens enforce it – a case that could dramatically curtail abortion access in the United States if......

Ex-Giuliani associate Parnas found guilty of violating U.S. campaign finance law

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NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A federal jury on Friday convicted Lev Parnas, a one-time associate of Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, of violating U.S. campaign finance laws during the 2018 elections. Parnas, a Ukraine-born American businessman and his former associate Igor Fruman were accused of soliciting......

Turkey’s Halkbank can be prosecuted over Iran sanction violations, U.S. appeals court rules

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