Tag: CLJ

  • New York judge approves Congressional map, throwing Democrats into disarray

    People fill out ballots during voting in the New York primary election at a polling station in the Brooklyn borough of New York, New York, U.S., June 22, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 21 (Reuters) – A New York judge has approved a new Congressional map that […]

  • Lebanon’s stimulus package includes cancellation of central bank debt and discounts for depositors

    Lebanese President Michel Aoun leads a final cabinet meeting before the government enters a gatekeeper status at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon May 20, 2022. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – The Lebanese government plans to cancel “a large part” of the central […]

  • Musk denies sexually harassing flight attendant on private jet

    Elon Musk speaks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to denounce claims in a news report that he sexually […]

  • Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • After delay, US Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid to Ukraine as it sent the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law as Washington rushes to maintain military aid nearly three months after Russia invaded. The Senate voted 86 to […]

  • Google’s Russian subsidiary to file for bankruptcy after bank account seizure

    May 18 (Reuters) – Google’s Russian subsidiary is considering filing for bankruptcy after authorities seized its bank account, making it impossible to continue operations, a Google spokesman said on Wednesday. Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) Google has been under pressure in Russia for months for not removing content Moscow deems illegal and for restricting access to […]

  • US accuses casino magnate Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent […]

  • Allianz to pay $6 billion in US fraud case, fund manager charged

    NEW YORK/MUNICH, May 17 (Reuters) – Germany’s Allianz SE (ALVG.DE) has agreed to pay more than $6 billion and its U.S. asset management unit will plead guilty to criminal securities fraud following to the collapse of its Structured Alpha funds earlier this year. Covid19 pandemic. Allianz’s settlements with the US Department of Justice and the […]

  • California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police

    May 16 (Reuters) – The man accused of killing a doctor and injuring five others in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset by Sino-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday. The suspect, David Chou, 68, chained the doors and placed glue in the locks of […]

  • U.S. Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz and drops campaign finance restriction

    WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions, striking down as a free speech violation part of a 2002 bipartisan law challenged by Republican Senator Ted Cruz that federal officials had touted as an anti-corruption safeguard. . The justices, in a 6-3 decision, found that a $250,000 […]