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At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor. More than 100 others were injured in the attacks in Maaret al-Numan in southern Idlib province, which caused widespread destruction and buried Read More

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources

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FILE PHOTO: Attendees walk past a Facebook logo during Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc (FB.O) as early as this week of its investigation into Read More

Equifax’s $700 million data breach settlement spurs calls for new rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple Read More

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal

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VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal (Reuters) – More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk. Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante So far Read More

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine: SEC

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FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft sign is shown on top of the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19,2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery Read More

Portuguese fires under partial control, weather raises concerns

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Trees are seen after a forest fire near the village of Cardigos, Portugal July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal (Reuters) – Fires that swept across central Portugal for nearly 48 hours were under partial control on Monday, but adverse weather conditions are raising concern they will flare up again. The last of Read More

Libya’s NOC lifts force majeure on Sharara crude loadings

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London — Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Monday it has lifted the force majeure on Sharara crude oil loadings from the Zawiya terminal after the country’s largest oil field was shut in for two days following the closure of a valve by an unidentified party. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Political pawns? Wives of French police officers demand govt action amid suicide epidemic

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Rising street violence coupled with government inaction has created intolerable conditions for France’s police force, according to wives of officers who spoke with Ruptly. Their concerns come amid a spike in police suicides. Weekly Yellow Vest demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron’s austerity measures have strained France’s police force, which was already experiencing fatigue due to Read More

Masked assailants attack Hong Kong protesters in subway

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked people making their way back from the rally in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who Read More