Tag Archives: Ireland

Jeremy Corbyn 'must put Labour leadership first'

Jeremy Corbyn must put leadership of the Labour party before his commitments to outside protest movements, Lord Prescott has said. The former deputy prime minister said there was a faction…

No further UK action over tabloid phone hacking allegations

LONDON (Reuters) – Prosecutors ended one of the biggest scandals in British journalism on Friday saying they would take no more action over phone hacking charges against two of the…

Former Odebrecht CEO formalises departure after six months in jail

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Marcelo Odebrecht, the former chief executive of Grupo Odebrecht, has formalised his departure from Latin America's largest engineering group after six months in prison on corruption…

Hosts take steps to limit carbon footprint of Paris talks

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Talking approximately cutting carbon emissions sure puts out a lot of carbon. That's the irony of drawing in 40,000 people, including heads of state, negotiators,…

Telegram messaging app acts to block Islamic State sites

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Telegram, a mobile messaging service that's been adopted as a promotional & recruitment platform by Islamic State, said it was taking action to block…

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In U.S. driver lawsuit, Uber must live with class action order for now

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday denied ride service Uber's request to immediately appeal an order approving class certification in a lawsuit filed…

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Presidential politics complicates life in the Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the presidential campaign, Sens. Marco Rubio & Ted Cruz are rising in the polls. Back in the Senate, their ambitions can sometimes cause a nuisance for…

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Noise heard on cockpit audio of crashed Russian plane

The cockpit voice recorder of the Russian plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula had been deciphered & "a noise" was heard in the last second of the recording, Egyptian investigators…

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Britain and France to cooperate to combat migrant smugglers

Britain & France are to strengthen police cooperation to dismantle people smuggling networks & combat undocumented migration, the French interior minister said on Monday. Bernard Cazeneuve & his British counterpart…

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German asylum talks falter as 15 more migrants drown off Greece

At least 15 migrants seeking to reach Europe drowned off Greece on Sunday as political talks in Germany, the EU's top destination for refugees, failed to produce a consensus on…