GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of violence appeared to abate after Palestinians said a ceasefire had been reached. Palestinian policemen loyal to Hamas stand guard at the site of a Hamas-run insurance office after it
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, disavowed his guilty plea in a book released on Tuesday, claiming he was unfairly pressured into cutting a deal. FILE PHOTO – George Papadopoulos speaks at the American Priority conference in Washington D.C., U.S. December 8,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights in an election boost for visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, prompting a sharp response from Syria, which once held the strategic land. With Netanyahu looking over his shoulder at the White House, Trump signed a proclamation officially
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday first-quarter profit would likely miss market expectations due to falls in chip prices and slowing demand for display panels, in an unprecedented statement ahead of its earnings guidance. FILE PHOTO – Attendees at Samsung Electronics Co LtdÕs Unpacked event test out the company’s new devices
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese video-streaming service iQIYI Inc is looking to raise $1.05 billion in convertible bonds, the latest example of the growing popularity of the instrument among newly listed Chinese tech companies. The logo for Chinese streaming platform iQiyi Inc., is displayed on a screen during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Former coaches from the University of Southern California and Georgetown University were among a dozen people who pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that they participated in the largest college admissions fraud scheme uncovered in U.S. history. Gordon Ernst, Georgetown University’s former head tennis coach facing charges in a nationwide college
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to concerns about possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause severe illness in some people. FILE PHOTO: Avocados are on display for sale at the wholesale market “Central de Abastos” in Mexico City, Mexico January
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