Tag Archives: United States

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NY attorney general seeks halt to daily fantasy sports in state

By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) – New York State's top prosecutor on Tuesday filed for a temporary injunction that would shut down daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings & FanDuel in the…

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Two more Paris attackers identified: prosecutor

French prosecutors said Monday they had identified two more attackers involved in the bloody assault on Paris, including one previously charged in a "terrorist" case. The 28-year-old Samy Amimour was…

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Emirates urges caution on EU-level aviation agreement with Gulf countries

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has written to several European governments expressing concern that its flying rights could be frozen if the European Commission is allowed to…

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Romania PM designate set to announce cabinet on Sunday

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos will announce a cabinet of technocrats on Sunday with a limited, one-year term & benefiting from broad-based support in parliament, the acting…

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YouTube Music is a great music-video app _ if you pay up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you were going to reinvent MTV for a mobile generation, you'd probably come up with something like YouTube Music. It's a video-first music service that…

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U.S.-led strikes target Islamic State oil revenues – Pentagon

By Idrees Ali & Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-led air strikes in Syria have inflicted "significant damage" to Islamic State's ability to fund itself, the Pentagon said on Friday….

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Former Motorhead Drummer Phil Taylor Dies

Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, the former drummer of heavy metal band Motorhead, has died at the age of 61. Taylor died on Wednesday & an announcement was made on Facebook…

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Lufthansa cabin crew says more strikes possible

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa's main cabin crew union could stage further strikes if management does not alter its stance towards employees, its head said on Friday. Marching with other Lufthansa…

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Veneto Banca posts 770 million euro nine-month loss on writedowns

MILAN (Reuters) – Unlisted Italian cooperative lender Veneto Banca posted a nine-month net loss of 770 million euros (546 million pounds) as it continued to clean up its balance sheet…

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UN peacekeepers in C. Africa hit by new sex allegations

The UN mission in the Central African Republic was hit with new allegations Wednesday that its peacekeepers sexually abused several women & girls, some of whom are now pregnant. "MINUSCA…