ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether Russian agents tried to hack the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Office of the Attorney General said on Saturday, broadening the scope of alleged espionage against institutions in Switzerland. FILE PHOTO – A woman walks into the head office for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec,
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland on Saturday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died. It diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, but forecasters said the 350-mile-wide storm’s slow progress across North and South Carolina could leave much of
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(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Florence is slowly weakening over eastern South Carolina but is causing catastrophic flooding in North and South Carolina, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Saturday. A man drives his vehicle around the Union Point Park Complex through floodwaters as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Florence plowed into the Carolinas and lumbered slowly inland on Friday, knocking down trees, gorging rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leaving five people dead before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc. Though Florence’s shrieking winds diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, forecasters
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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s vast financial services industry must never again be the “master of the economy”, the opposition Labour finance spokesman will say on Saturday in a speech accusing bankers of profiting from speculation at the expense of ordinary people. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, speaks at a conference on alternative models
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force said on Friday it had chosen Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites worth up to $7.2 billion, part of a major effort to modernize the GPS constellation of satellites. FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin’s logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in
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The Seattle Seahawks officially announced the signing of linebacker Mychal Kendricks on Friday, more than a week after he pled guilty to insider trading. Dec 10, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Mychal Kendricks (95) and Los Angeles Rams tight end Tyler Higbee (89) move in for a fourth quarter fumble at
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LONDON (Reuters) – London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, declaring itself fur-free for the first time as an increasing number of designers seek to burnish their ethical credentials. The five-day trade event, the second leg of the month-long spring/summer 2019 catwalk season, has fewer big names than New York, Milan and Paris, but draws
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a dramatic turnaround that deals the U.S. president a setback. After months of refusing to assist Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry into Russian interference and possible coordination between Trump campaign members and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another $200 billion of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. Shipping containers are seen at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday hailed steps by the new Congress to cut the salaries of government officials, part of a raft of measures he promised to battle corruption and inequality. Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives to his campaign headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico September 13,
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