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 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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US abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court

ST LOUIS, Missouri: Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday (Aug 26) to stop the…

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US blocks more Chinese tech firms on national security concerns

WASHINGTON: The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities on Friday (Jun 21) in a new move against Beijing’s supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting…

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US may have downed two Iranian drones last week: CENTCOM commander

WASHINGTON: A US warship may have brought down two Iranian drones in a stand-off in the Gulf last week that Iran has disputed, the commander of regional forces said on…

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US property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia’s restructuring plan

FILE PHOTO: CEO of Arcadia Group Ian Grabiner arrives at County Hall in central London, Britain June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Philip Green’s fashion empire Arcadia Group on Tuesday…

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