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NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

(Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though...

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

KYOTO, Japan (Reuters) – A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a...

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced...

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers

(Reuters) – The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of...

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in...

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks – official

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks – official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump’s...

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy – sources

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with...

Volkswagen zooms ahead in extension of alliance with Ford to electric, automated cars

Volkswagen zooms ahead in extension of alliance with Ford to electric, automated cars

, NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development...

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker

LONDON (Reuters) – Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a...

Wall St. gains ground on rate cut hopes

Wall St. gains ground on rate cut hopes

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday after briefly crossing...