Month: November 2018

(Reuters) – A former Dallas police officer was charged with murder on Friday for shooting an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she mistakenly entered instead of her own, prosecutors said. Officer Amber Guyger appears in a booking photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office, September 10, 2018. Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was aware of fraud allegations against an invention promotion company where he was an advisor and was slow to respond to government investigators probing it, documents released on Friday show. Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Joint Terrorism Task Force office in New
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon received a request on Friday from the Trump administration to extend its deployment of troops to the U.S. border with Mexico beyond a Dec. 15 authorization date to the end of January, officials said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Marines deploy concertina wire at the U.S. Mexico border in preparation for the
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FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos during the media day of the Salao do Automovel International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in California has granted preliminary approval to a $48 million settlement for investors who said Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) made false and misleading statements
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FILE PHOTO: Economist Paulo Guedes, future economy minister of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives for a meeting in Brasilia, Brazil November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police opened an investigation into incoming Economy Minister Paulo Guedes for alleged fraud tied to the pension funds of state-run companies, the Folha de
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prehistoric 15-foot-long (4.5 meters) whale that sucked prey into its mouth represents a key missing puzzle piece concerning the evolution of today’s huge filter-feeding whales, scientists said on Thursday. An illustration showing an artistic reconstruction of a mother and calf of Maiabalaena nesbittae nursing offshore of Oregon during the Oligocene, close
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign chair and convention manager Paul Manafort speaks at a press conference at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, U.S., July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will tentatively face sentencing on March 5, a federal judge
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FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Mexican Grand Prix – Qualifying Session – Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico – October 27, 2018. Williams’ Canadian driver Lance Stroll walks in the pits. Alfredo Estrella/Pool via Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Force India completed Formula One’s 2019 driver line-up on Friday with confirmation that 20-year-old Canadian Lance
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