(Reuters) – A federal judge sentenced former U.S. intelligence contractor Reality Winner on Thursday to more than five years in prison after she admitted leaking to a media outlet a top secret report on Russian interference in U.S. elections, her attorney said. FILE PHOTO: Combination photo showing Reality Winner, the U.S. intelligence contractor charged with
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(Reuters) – Hayley Wickenheiser, winner of four Olympic gold medals with the Canadian women’s ice hockey team, has joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as the assistant director of player development, the National Hockey League club said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Canada forward Hayley Wickenheiser watches teammates during a women’s ice hockey team practice at the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance President Donald Trump’s pick to head the federal consumer watchdog despite criticism from Democratic senators. FILE PHOTO: Kathleen Laura Kraninger testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to be director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Capitol Hill
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), China’s biggest e-commerce firm, topped first-quarter revenue estimates on Thursday, but said investments in its food delivery business would continue to weigh on profits. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File
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(Reuters) – Former U.S. intelligence contractor Reality Winner, who pleaded guilty to illegally leaking to a media outlet a top secret report on Russian interference in U.S. elections, was due to be sentenced on Thursday in Georgia. FILE PHOTO: Combination photo showing Reality Winner, the U.S. intelligence contractor charged with leaking classified National Security Agency
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s government has banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for the country’s planned 5G mobile network, citing risks of foreign interference and hacking. A Huawei shop is pictured in Singapore August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su The move, following advice from security agencies, signals a hardening of
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Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of ninth inning off Seranthony Dominguez to give the Washington Nationals an 8-7 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Aug 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman (11) watches his walk-off two run homer during the ninth
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against suggestions that a plea deal struck by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated Trump in a crime. “As the president has said, we’ve stated many times, he did nothing wrong. There are no charges against him,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – Hawaii residents scrambled for water and ramen noodles in stores on Wednesday as Hurricane Lane bore down on the U.S. islands and authorities urged people to prepare for “life threatening” floods and landslides. Though the hurricane weakened slightly as it spun across the Pacific Ocean, it remained a powerful Category 4 storm,
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CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stubbornly clung to power on Thursday as senior ministers deserted him, saying he would hold a second leadership vote on Friday if he received a letter signed by the majority of the ruling Liberal party. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reacts during House of Representatives Question Time
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(Reuters) – A 24-year-old farm worker accused of killing an Iowa college student who vanished while jogging made a first court appearance on Wednesday as the case reignited a national debate over illegal immigration and crime. Cristhian Rivera, who was led into Poweshiek County Court handcuffed and dressed in black-and-white striped prison garb, was ordered
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CANBERRA (Reuters) – Besieged Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership looked doomed on Thursday after three of his senior ministers announced they had tendered their resignations and called for a second leadership vote. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reacts during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 21, 2018. Picture
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