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Glencore prepares to pay up to $1.5 bln to settle U.S., UK, Brazil probes

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Glencore agrees settlements in U.S., Brazil Glencore Energy (UK) charged with bribery over oil operations UK sentencing hearing called for June 21 LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Glencore Plc (GLEN.L) said on Tuesday it anticipates paying up to $1.5 billion to settle accusations of bribery and market manipulation by U.S.,......

Manhattan return-to-office plans face persistent headwinds over COVID, safety

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The Empire State Building and New York’s skyline are seen from the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck in Midtown Manhattan, in New York City, New York, U.S., October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) – Efforts by financial......

U.S. Southern Baptists release scathing report on sexual abuse

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ATLANTA, May 22 (Reuters) – For decades, complaints of sex abuse by pastors and staff in the largest U.S. Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, were either ignored or covered up by top clergy, according to an internal report released on Sunday. The nearly 300-page report details how complaints were......

Vietnam sacks head of the country’s main stock exchange over “wrongdoing”

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An investor is seen reflected on stock market screens at a securities company in Hanoi, Vietnam, April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Kham Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HANOI, May 21(Reuters) – Vietnam has fired general director of its main Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the government said......

Putin promises to bolster Russia’s IT security in face of cyber attacks

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May 20 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the number of cyber attacks on Russia by foreign “state structures” had increased several times over and that Russia must bolster its cyber defences by reducing the use of foreign software and hardware. The websites of many state-owned companies......

U.S. says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Rusesabagina ‘wrongly detained’

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WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The United States has determined that Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” sheltering hundreds of people during the African nation’s 1994 genocide, has been “wrongfully detained,” the State Department said on Thursday. Rusesabagina, 67, was sentenced last September to 25 years in prison......

After delay, U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in Ukraine aid

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WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday sending the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law as Washington races to keep military assistance flowing nearly three months after Russia’s invasion. The......

ABN Amro shares fall as money-laundering provision boosts costs

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ABN AMRO logo is seen at the headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ABN Amro reports stronger-than-expected Q1 net profit Costs higher than anticipated Shares trade down 10% FY net interest income now expected at top......

Canon loses court challenge against EU fine over 2016 acquisition

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People are silhouetted against a display of the Canon brand logo at the CP+ camera and photo trade fair in Yokohama, Japan, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Fies Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Japanese camera and printer maker Canon (7751.T) lost its......

Authorities discover narco-tunnel on U.S.-Mexico border

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MEXICO CITY, May 17 (Reuters) – U.S. anti-narcotics agents have discovered a drug-smugglers’ tunnel running under the U.S.-Mexico border and equipped with a rail track, electricity and ventilation system, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The so-called “narco-tunnel” led from the Mexican city of Tijuana to a warehouse 300 feet......

California church shooter was licensed armed security guard

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17 (Reuters) – The Las Vegas man accused of killing one person and wounding five others in a burst of gunfire at a Taiwanese-American church luncheon in California on Sunday was licensed to work as a security guard who carries a gun, state records in Nevada show.......

Allianz to pay $6 billion in U.S. fraud case, fund manager charged

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NEW YORK/MUNICH, May 17 (Reuters) – Germany’s Allianz SE (ALVG.DE) agreed to pay more than $6 billion and its U.S. asset management unit will plead guilty to criminal securities fraud over the collapse of its Structured Alpha funds early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Allianz’s settlements with the U.S. Department of......

California church shooter was motivated by hate, politics

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May 16 (Reuters) – The man who killed a doctor and injured five others at a California Taiwanese church shooting at the weekend was a U.S. citizen born in China who hated Taiwan and drove from Las Vegas heavily armed for the attack, officials said on Monday. The suspect, David......

Shooting in California church kills at least one, wounds five

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LOS ANGELES, May 15 (Reuters) – Gunfire erupted at a Southern California church early on Sunday afternoon, killing at least one person and wounding five, and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The shooting occurred at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, a town of 16,000 that consists......

‘Copycat’ mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack

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Police officers secure the scene after a shooting at TOPS supermarket in Buffalo, New York, U.S. May 14, 2022. REUTERS/Jeffrey T. Barnes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 15 (Reuters) – An 18-year-old white man suspected of fatally shooting 10 people in a Black neighborhood in......

Biden balances anti-crime and reform agendas in message to police

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WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that police officers must deliver both effective crime deterrence and equal justice in a message that balanced two fraught political priorities as his law-enforcement reforms have stalled. Speaking at a memorial service at the U.S. Capitol for 563......

Suspect in racist shooting in Buffalo was detained for mental health check last year

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BUFFALO, N.Y., May 15 (Reuters) – A white teenager who fatally shot 10 people in a racist attack at a New York grocery store in a Black neighborhood had been taken into custody and given a mental health evaluation a year ago, but was released after roughly a day, authorities......

Italy prevents pro-Russian hacker attacks during Eurovision contest

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Spectators watch the final of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy, May 14, 2022. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, May 15 (Reuters) – Italian police thwarted hacker attacks by pro-Russian groups during the May 10 semi-final and Saturday final of the......

Ten killed in grocery shooting that police call racially motivated in Buffalo, N.Y.

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May 14 (Reuters) – An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three others at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, before surrendering to authorities, who called it a hate crime and an act of “racially motivated violent extremism.” Authorities said the......

Buffalo police respond to ‘mass shooting’ at grocery store, suspect in custody

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May 14 (Reuters) – Buffalo police were on the scene of a “mass shooting” at a grocery store on Saturday and a suspect was in custody, the Buffalo Police Department said on Twitter. The department said multiple people had been shot, but did not specify how many or the extent......

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