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Palestinians bring out flags & DONKEYS to show disdain for Trump’s Mideast conference (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank marched and clashed with police to protest a US-brokered conference in Bahrain, where business delegations from the Middle East and beyond discuss Washington’s plan for Palestine. Thousands took to the streets to condemn the conference, which began in the city of Manama on Tuesday with a workshop dubbed ‘Peace Read More

Slack: Why is this loss-making tech firm worth $20bn?

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Another tech start-up made a blockbuster debut on the US stock market last week, with shares in Slack ending the week more than 40% higher. That values the Silicon Valley-based business at $20bn, not bad for a messaging app that was only publicly released in 2014 and has never turned a profit. So why were Read More

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More

Supreme Court invalidates law banning foul language trademarks

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 11, 15.) FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” Read More

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader’s insider trading guilty plea

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying recent changes in the law meant there were not enough facts to support the plea. FILE Read More

Slack: Shares surge as messaging app joins the stock market

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Shares in messaging app Slack surged 49% as the company became the latest tech start-up to join the stock market. Slack set a guide price of $26 a share, but rose 60% at the start of trading before easing back to finish at $39. The company chose a direct listing on the stock market, rejecting Read More

Canadian oil industry dismayed as contentious energy bills become law

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Two pieces of legislation opposed by Canada’s oil and gas industry that fulfill Liberal government promises to protect the environment will become law on Friday. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland listens during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy, in Washington, U.S. June 20, Read More

Iran refrained from targeting US plane with 35 on board flying beside downed drone – commander

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The commander of the Iranian Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps claims that the downing of a US drone was a warning to an American military aircraft that was flying alongside its UAV. Brigadier General Hajizadeh told state TV that the main reason for shooting down the drone, which marked a serious escalation Read More

Iran refrained from targeting US plane with 35 on board flying with downed drone – Iranian commander

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The commander of Iran’s Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps claims that the downing of a US drone was a warning to an American military aircraft flying alongside. Brigadier General Hajizadeh told state TV that the main reason for shooting down the drone, which marked a serious escalation in tensions with the US, Read More

Man guilty of running depraved sex cult which branded women

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By Hannah Thomas-Peter, US correspondent A man who ran a secret sex cult with help from Smallville star Allison Mack has been found guilty of sex trafficking, possession of child pornography, extortion and racketeering. In 1998, 58-year-old Keith Raniere founded a self-help company called NXIVM (pronounced nex-ee-um) in Albany, upstate New York. But during his Read More