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Facebook hires State Department lawyer as general counsel

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FILE PHOTO: Jennifer Newstead, Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, attends a hearing for alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity between Iran and the U.S., at the International Court in The Hague, Netherlands August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw (Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Monday named the legal adviser to the U.S. Read More

Assange arrest shows Moreno ‘CIA asset,’ turning country into ‘vassal’ state – Ecuador’s former FM

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The decision of Ecuador’s government to terminate Julian Assange’s asylum is “savagery” and has heavily damaged the dignity of the county, which caved in to the US as if it was its “vassal,” former FM Ricardo Patino told RT. The former official, who is a vocal supporter of the WikiLeaks co-founder, believes the arrest of Read More

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

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(Reuters) – U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the West. A Huawei logo is pictured during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 16, 2019. Read More

Tesla’s Elon Musk, SEC get another week to work out deal on Twitter use

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will get another week to settle a dispute over Musk’s use of Twitter, a federal judge ruled Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives at Manhattan federal court for a hearing on his fraud settlement with the Read More

Grounded Jet Airways’ shares sink, rivals race to grab airport slots

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MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Jet Airways shares plunged on Thursday, battered by worries about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, while carriers such as SpiceJet rushed in to plug a supply gap in the wake of their rival’s demise. Once India’s largest private airline, Jet halted all flight operations indefinitely on Wednesday evening after Read More

Italian banking major to pay hefty US fine for Iran sanctions-busting

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European subsidiaries of Italy’s biggest bank UniCredit have pleaded guilty to US charges of violating sanctions against Iran and other countries. The lender has agreed to pay $1.3 billion to settle the six-year probe. UniCredit’s units in Germany, Austria and Italy admitted to illegally moving of hundreds millions of dollars via the US financial system Read More

Italy’s UniCredit to pay $1.3 billion to settle U.S. sanctions probe

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(Reuters) – Italy’s top bank UniCredit SpA and two subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.3 billion to U.S. authorities to settle probes of violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran and other countries, U.S. authorities said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Unicredit bank logo is seen in the old city centre of Siena, Italy June 29, 2017. Read More

UniCredit Group to pay $1.3 billion, German unit to plead guilty in U.S. sanctions resolution

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FILE PHOTO: Unicredit bank logo is seen in the old city centre of Siena, Italy June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo (Reuters) – UniCredit Group, Italy’s biggest bank by assets, has agreed to pay $1.3 billion to U.S. authorities to settle probes of violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran and other countries, U.S. authorities said Read More

UniCredit to pay $1.3 billion and plead guilty in U.S. sanctions probes

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FILE PHOTO: Unicredit bank logo is seen in the old city centre of Siena, Italy June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo (Reuters) – UniCredit, Italy’s biggest lender, will pay $1.3 billion to U.S. authorities to settle probes of violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran and other countries, U.S. authorities said on Monday. The lender will Read More