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November 9, 2018 11:54 PM Trump Brushes Aside Questions About Mueller Probe

President seeks to distance himself from his acting attorney general, who has criticized the investigation WASHINGTON—President Trump appeared to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker as controversy continued over his appointment as acting attorney general, with some conservative legal scholars questioning whether it was constitutional. When Mr. Trump 75

November 8, 2018 5:46 AM A Japanese Medical School Will Admit Dozens of Women Rejected by a Sexist Exam

A medical school in Japan has agreed to admit more than 60 women after they were rejected by a discriminatory policy reportedly designed to weed out female applicants. Japan’s Tokyo Medical University admitted in August that it had been reducing female applicants’ entrance exam scores for more than 10 years in order to limit the number of women studying 85

November 7, 2018 9:26 PM Top Senate Democrat Schumer: Whitaker should recuse himself from Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who was appointed by President Donald Trump after he fired Jeff Sessions, should recuse himself from oversight of the Russia probe. “Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation 126

November 7, 2018 6:58 PM Italy's antitrust opens probe into Ryanair's, Wizz Air's hand luggage policies

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s antitrust said on Wednesday it was opening a probe against Ryanair (RYA.I) and Wizz Air over their new hand luggage policies. The regulator last week requested for the two low cost airlines to suspend a new policy according to which only very small bags would be let on board for free, charging passengers for trolleys. The investigations 90

November 7, 2018 9:01 AM Keith Ellison elected Minnesota AG despite domestic abuse allegations

DNC chair Tom Perez won't say if he believes the domestic abuse claims against the Minnesota Democrat. Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison has been elected as the state Attorney General, fending off his Republican opponent in an election mired with domestic abuse allegations. Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, defeated 128

November 6, 2018 4:26 PM U.S. ends safety probe into nearly 50,000 U.S. Ford police vehicles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is closing an investigation into nearly 50,000 Ford Motor Co (F.N) Explorer Police Interceptor vehicles over reports of sudden brake failures, it said on Tuesday, without seeking a recall. The probe, opened in April 2015, was prompted by reported incidents of front brake hose failure 94

November 2, 2018 2:47 PM Soyuz rocket failure: Russia blames botched launch on mistake during assembly

A US-Russia mission to the International Space Station hit a snag on Thursday when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin malfunctioned during its ascent and the two-person crew made an emergency landing. A Russian space investigation has blamed a damaged sensor for forcing a Soyuz rocket to abort 142

November 1, 2018 12:18 AM Brazil's Bolsonaro taps astronaut, courts judge for cabinet

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro set about staffing his new administration on Wednesday, naming an astronaut as science minister while a top anti-corruption judge mulled a job offer. Bolsonaro won the presidential race on Sunday, easily overcoming his leftist opponent with a vow to kneecap violent drug gangs 80

October 30, 2018 12:48 PM General Electric says regulators expand probe into power unit writedown

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission had expanded its probe of GE’s accounting to include a $22.8 billion writedown of goodwill from GE’s power division. GE also put its first price tag on blade failures in its newest gas turbine model, which failed recently at a plant in Texas.. GE said it had set aside 83

October 30, 2018 12:43 PM Spanish FA vice president arrested as part of corruption probe

Spanish football association (RFEF) vice president Andreu Subies was arrested on Tuesday morning as part of a police operation that previously included former president Angel Maria Villar resigning on corruption charges. Subies, the former president of the Catalan Football Federation (FCF), joined the RFEF in May after Luis Rubiales was appointed president 65