CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago on Monday sued to prevent the Trump administration from enforcing new policies that would withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that deny U.S. immigration officials access to local jails. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, said the federal policies force the nation’s third largest city to choose between its constitutional
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britons will be able to make social media platforms like Facebook (FB.O) delete information, including content published in their childhood, under government proposals that will bring data laws into line with new European regulations. Individuals will have more control over their data by having “the right to be forgotten” and ask for
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has been pictured sharing an unexpected embrace with a pink-haired supporter of opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a music festival. Clutching a cigarette in one hand and a drink in another, Cameron, former leader of the Conservative Party, appeared to be unaware that the
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LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators will hear final arguments for and against TransCanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) proposed Keystone XL pipeline this week before deciding whether to approve its route later this year, the last big hurdle for the long-delayed project after President Donald Trump gave it federal approval. The proposed 1,179-mile (1,897-km) pipeline linking Canada’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are
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(Reuters) – Justin Gatlin’s father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 meters World Championships gold medal. American Gatlin, who has served two suspensions for doping offences, ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell on Saturday by beating the Jamaican sprinter in his
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LONDON (Reuters) – America’s Tori Bowie delivered a finish line masterclass when she timed her dip perfectly to win the women’s 100 metres world championship gold in spectacular style on Sunday, leaving Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou with a consolation silver. The momentum of 26-year-old Bowie’ exemplary dip sent her sprawling onto the track but
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CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chicago will sue the Trump administration on Monday over threats to withhold public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, escalating a pushback against a federal immigration crackdown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Sunday. The federal lawsuit comes less than two weeks after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the U.S. Justice
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s second-biggest supermarket chain, Sainsbury’s (SBRY.L), is considering cutting 1,000 head office jobs as part of a drive to save 500 million pounds in costs, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. Sainsbury’s has recruited management consultants McKinsey to come up with cost reduction plans, and is likely to announce the number of job
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VALENCIA/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities suppressed a small rebellion at a military base near the city of Valencia on Sunday, arresting seven men who they say participated in a “terrorist attack” against the government of unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro. Earlier on Sunday a video circulated on social media showing a group of men
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One of the top officials at the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday that the agency’s heightened focus on policing leaks of classified information is not intended to put journalists in legal jeopardy. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein emphasized that the department’s renewed effort to prosecute leaks of classified information is not aimed
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian police said on Saturday they had arrested a 30-year-old man suspected of abducting a British model in Milan and threatening to auction her online unless a ransom of $300,000 was paid. Police said in a statement the 20-year-old Briton had arrived in Milan on July 10 for an alleged photo shooting
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