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From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire

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Petrol stations set alight, bridges blown up and police stations torched are just a few of the ways crime bosses in Brazil are flexing their muscles from within the confines of their prison walls. The recent orders of destruction from the powerful inmates came after authorities led a crackdown on living conditions for those behind Read More

Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of U.S. House investigators

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump’s business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Deutsche Bank sign is seen on the floor of the Read More

Exclusive: Trafigura refuses to hand over emails in Brazil bribery case

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Commodities trader Trafigura has refused a judge’s order to hand over the email archives of two former executives in Brazil who are facing corruption charges over accusations they bribed officials at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro. FILE PHOTO: Trafigura logo is pictured in the company entrance in Geneva, Switzerland March Read More

Are age-based funds protecting U.S. investors close to retirement?

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) One of the biggest trends in retirement saving over the past decade has been the shift to target date funds – broadly diversified mutual fund products that automatically adjust the blend of stocks and bonds as your retirement date Read More

'A cruel game': Nazanin's husband hits out at arrest video

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Footage of a Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being arrested in Iran has been released as part of “cruel psychological game”, her husband has told Sky News. The footage, which was broadcast on Iranian state TV, shows the British-Iranian pushing a baggage cart along at Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran before handing her passport over to an Read More

Video shows moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested

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Footage has emerged for the first time of the moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran in April 2016. The video, which was broadcast on Iranian state TV, shows the British-Iranian detainee pushing a baggage cart along at the Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran before handing her passport over to an unidentified man. He Read More

FBI 'turned El Chapo's IT expert' to bring down drug lord

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Jurors in the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have heard recordings of his phone calls which prosecutors say the FBI intercepted and deciphered after turning his tech expert. An undercover agent met Cristian Rodriguez in 2010 while posing as a gangster who wanted to buy his own encryption system, and over Read More

Ecuador to audit Julian Assange’s asylum & citizenship as country eyes IMF bailout

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Ecuador has begun a “Special Examination” of Julian Assange’s asylum and citizenship as it looks to the IMF for a bailout, the whistleblowing site reports, with conditions including handing over the WikiLeaks founder. Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa tweeted an image of the letter he received from the State Comptroller General on December 19, which Read More

Special Report: Oil output goes AWOL in Venezuela as soldiers run PDVSA

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CARACAS (Reuters) – Last July 6, Major General Manuel Quevedo joined his wife, a Catholic priest and a gathering of oil workers in prayer in a conference room at the headquarters of Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA. The career military officer, who for the past year has been boss at the troubled state-owned oil Read More