(Reuters) – Russia is allowing thousands of fresh North Korean laborers into the country and granting new work permits in potential violation of U.N. sanctions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Over 10,000 new North Korean workers have registered in Russia since September, the paper said (on.wsj.com/2KlfyJO), citing records from the Russian Interior Ministry.
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LISBON (Reuters) – Temperatures in Spain and Portugal soared to near record highs on Friday as part of Europe’s heatwave and governments put emergency services on alert for forest fires. People walk across the Millennium Bridge in central London, Britain, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Iberia’s heatwave, caused by hot air from North Africa, is
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The British Navy’s flagship amphibious assault ship HMS Albion arrived in Tokyo on Friday extending Britain’s naval presence in East Asia to four months as London deepens military ties in a region it considers vital to global security and economic prosperity as it exits the European Union. HMS Albion, a British Royal
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – An accountant who prepared tax returns for U.S. President Donald Trump’s onetime election campaign chairman Paul Manafort resumes trial testimony on Friday, after saying on Thursday that Manafort never told him he had foreign bank accounts. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding
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BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – In the cramped former home of Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, about thirty young engineers sit elbow-to-elbow, working to attract the next million users for DingTalk, Alibaba’s workplace communication software. Employees work at DingTalk office, an offshoot of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office said on Thursday that prosecutors were reviewing a sexual assault case involving Backstreet Boys’ singer Nick Carter. Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys poses at 30th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Hollywood, California April 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The case was presented to the
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company’s stock jumped 2.9 percent to end the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s top aides said on Thursday that Russia is behind “pervasive” attempts to interfere in upcoming U.S. elections, in a rejection of denials of meddling that Russian President Vladimir Putin made directly to Trump. Trump’s national security team, including intelligence director Dan Coats and national security adviser John Bolton,
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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations. The administration billed the proposed rollback from Obama-era fuel
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