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Biden vows to nominate Black woman to U.S. Supreme Court by end of February

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Biden vows “rigorous” search for Breyer’s successor President wants Senate to “move promptly” on nominee WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said he plans by the end of February to nominate a Black woman to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a historic first......

Court dismisses claims Robinhood wrongly restricted “meme stock” trades

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The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, U.S., July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 27 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court on Thursday dismissed......

Dubai regulator fines Abraaj founder Naqvi $136 million

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Arif Naqvi, founder and Group CEO, Abraaj Capital, and Co-Chair of the Governors Meeting for Investors 2010 attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Dubai’s financial regulator......

Intel scores major win as court scraps $1.2 bln EU antitrust fine

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Jan 26 (Reuters) – Intel on Wednesday won its fight against a 1.06-billion-euro ($1.2 billion) EU antitrust fine that the U.S. chipmaker was handed 12 years ago for stifling a rival, in a major setback for EU antitrust regulators. The judgment by Europe’s second-top court in support of Intel’s arguments......

Three U.S. states, D.C. sue Google over location-tracking

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WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect......

Google faces lawsuits over location-tracking practices from U.S. states

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WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy......

UK lawmaker says she was sacked from ministerial job for her ‘Muslimness’

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MP Nusrat Ghani speaks during a session in Parliament in London, Britain May 12, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK’s first Muslim minister says her faith......

Confused Tsitsipas beats Paire without realising it

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MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Stefanos Tsitsipas staved off the incendiary Benoit Paire to reach the Australian Open fourth round on Saturday after a tough 6-3 7-5 6-7(2) 6-4 but was oblivious that he had won after converting match point. Paire dunked a forehand into the net on the first......

U.S. charges Texas man for threatening Georgia election officials

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Charges mark first case brought by federal task force created to fight wave of intimidation against election workers Election threats task force was formed after Reuters reported deluge of death threats in Georgia and other battleground states Suspect’s targets included Georgia Gov. Kemp, Secretary of State Raffensperger – source WASHINGTON,......

Amazon could face claims by U.S. agency over union supporter’s firing

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A labor board official found merit to claims that firing was unlawful Complaint will be issued unless Amazon settles Company was accused of interfering with Alabama union election Jan 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc may soon face claims from a U.S. labor board that it unlawfully fired a vocal union......

U.S. judge blocks Biden federal employee COVID vaccine mandate

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WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – A judge in Texas ruled on Friday that President Joe Biden could not require federal employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and blocked the U.S. government from disciplining employees who failed to comply. It was the latest setback to White House efforts to require......

U.S. panel probing Jan. 6 attack seeks interview with Ivanka Trump

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WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ panel investigating the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday requested an interview with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House aide Ivanka Trump. In a letter to Ivanka Trump, lawmakers said they were......

Georgia prosecutor requests special grand jury in Trump election probe

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Jan 20 (Reuters) – The prosecutor for Georgia’s biggest county on Thursday requested a special grand jury with subpoena power to aid her investigation into then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to influence the U.S. state’s 2020 election results. In a letter to Fulton County’s chief judge, first reported by the Atlanta......

U.S. charges Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over diverted Ryanair flight

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A Ryanair aircraft, which was carrying Belarusian opposition blogger and activist Roman Protasevich and diverted to Belarus, where authorities detained him, lands at Vilnius Airport in Vilnius, Lithuania May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Andrius Sytas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Four Belarusian......

UK government accused of ‘blackmail’ to keep scandal-plagued Johnson in power

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Senior lawmaker says lawmakers were targeted Johnson pledges to fight on Wakeford said he was threatened over a vote Not aware of any evidence, says Downing Street LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – A senior Conservative lawmaker accused the British government on Thursday of intimidating and attempting to “blackmail” those lawmakers......

Evergrande’s offshore bondholders say to consider enforcement action

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A partially removed company logo of China Evergrande Group is seen on the facade of its headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China January 10, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Jan 20 (Reuters) – An ad hoc offshore creditors group of China......

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Trump bid to keep Capitol attack records secret

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WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to block the release of White House records sought by the Democratic-led congressional panel investigating last year’s deadly attack on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters. The decision means the documents,......

NY AG seeks testimony from Trump, his children over financial dealings

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during his first post-presidency campaign rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio, U.S., June 26, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 18 (Reuters) – New York Attorney General Letitia James said late on Tuesday......

Giuliani, other pro-Trump lawyers hit with subpoenas over Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The congressional committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol issued subpoenas on Tuesday to three lawyers who joined former President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful attempt to overturn his election defeat: Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell and Jenna Ellis. The House of Representatives committee......

Puerto Rico gets green light to end five-year bankruptcy

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Jan 18 (Reuters) – The judge overseeing Puerto Rico’s nearly five-year-long debt restructuring process has approved a debt adjustment plan that is intended to revitalize the commonwealth’s economy and reduce its $135 billion in liabilities. U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved the plan in an order filed on Tuesday,......

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