(Reuters) – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month stemming from an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer data tampering tied to his political fund-raising, prosecutors said. FILE PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appears in a police booking photo in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., February 22, 2018.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In its federal lawsuit in Manhattan, the Democratic National Committee said that top officials in Trump’s campaign conspired with the Russian
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LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) – Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, aiming to put pressure on politicians ahead of November’s midterm elections. Timed to coincide with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, students
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YEREVAN (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Armenian opposition supporters rallied on Friday for an eighth consecutive day against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister and demanded an early parliamentary election. Demonstrators block the entrance of the Armenian government building during a protest after parliament voted to allow former president
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday signaled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump’s personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit over her alleged affair with the U.S. president, but stopped short of putting it on hold. U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen leaves federal court in
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) – Shohei Ohtani is turning Angels Stadium in Anaheim into a favored destination for Japanese tourists and expats looking to see their beloved countryman in action as he shines in his first season in the Major Leagues. Apr 17, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) prior
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will consider compensating members of the “Windrush generation” of post-War Caribbean immigrants who may have suffered after being wrongly labelled as illegal entrants, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a news conference to mark the end of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German prosecutors may widen an investigation into auto supplier Robert Bosch [ROBG.UL] over its suspected involvement in emissions test cheating to include dealings with Fiat (FCHA.MI), Ford (F.N), General Motors (GM.N) and Hyundai (005380.KS), according to the Stuttgart public prosecutor’s office. FILE PHOTO: A Bosch logo is pictured in Renningen near Stuttgart,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain is increasing by nearly 20 percent the number of staff within its finance ministry who are focused on detecting and investigating breaches of international economic sanctions, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to deliver his half-yearly update on the
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Insurgents in the last area outside Syrian government control near Damascus agreed on Friday to withdraw, but the army’s bombardment continued pending a full surrender deal, state media and a war monitor reported. The development heralds another advance for President Bashar al-Assad’s push to retake remaining enclaves and strengthen his position around
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(Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) said Friday that quarterly profit from continuing operations more than tripled, helped by strength in its aviation and healthcare businesses, and sending its shares sharply higher in premarket trading. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past a General Electric (GE) facility in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army bombarded jihadists in the last area outside government control near Damascus on Friday, as President Bashar al-Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves. Smoke rises from Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus, Syria April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho On state television, large puffs of smoke could be seen appearing
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