BBC News – Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users

Microsoft offers web browser choice to IE users. Microsoft has announced that millions of European Internet Explorer (IE) users will be able to choose a different browser starting March 1st….

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara forces storm Gbagbo residence – BBC

Forces opposing Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo tried to arrest him from his residence in Abidjan. Heavy fighting broke out around his compound, but forces loyal to Mr. Gbagbo’s rival…

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US seeks extradition of North Korean from Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The US is seeking the extradition of a North Korean man from Malaysia for alleged involvement in money-laundering in breach of sanctions against Pyongyang, a Kuala Lumpur court…

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US SEC fines World Acceptance Corp US$21.7 million for Mexican bribes

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo The U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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US Senate to vote this week on ‘skinny’ pandemic relief Bill, paycheck protection funds

WASHINGTON: The US Senate will vote on Wednesday (Oct 21) on a US$300 billion Senate Republican COVID-19 relief Bill that is far below the estimated US$2 trillion that Democrats have…

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US shale shippers will pay surcharge for Trump steel tariffs

HOUSTON: Plains All American Pipeline LP said on Friday it will tack on a fee for users of a new oil pipeline to pay for the cost of the Trump…

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US reviewing requests to export to Huawei with ‘highest scrutiny’: Commerce Department

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd “under the highest national security scrutiny,” since…

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US SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize…

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US services sector slows, new orders hit three-year low

WASHINGTON: US services sector activity slowed in July as new orders dropped to their lowest level in three years, suggesting the economy lost further momentum early in the third quarter….

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US slaps sanctions on Chinese paramilitary body in Xinjiang

WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday (Jul 31) imposed sanctions on a major paramilitary group with vast interests in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, accusing it of facilitating widespread abuses…

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