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EXCLUSIVE Bankman-Fried’s FTX, parents bought Bahamas property worth $121 mln

FTX unit bought 7 condos in high-end resort for “key personnel” Bankman-Fried’s parents named owners of $16.4 mln vacation home Bankman and Fried tell Reuters: Seeking to return deed to FTX NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, his parents and senior executives of the failed cryptocurrency exchange bought at least 19 […]

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BUSINESS

Crypto exchange Binance helped Iranian firms trade $8 billion despite sanctions

$7.8 bln of trades were via Iran’s biggest crypto exchange Nobitex Revelations come amid U.S. Justice Department probe into Binance Binance says is not a U.S. company, but has taken proactive steps to limit exposure to the Iranian marketplace LONDON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Crypto giant Binance has processed Iranian transactions with a value of […]

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Lafarge pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State, will pay U.S. $778 million

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) – French cement maker Lafarge pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a U.S. charge that it made payments to groups designated as terrorists by the United States, including Islamic State. The admission in Brooklyn federal court marked the first time a company has pleaded guilty in the United States to charges […]

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WORLD

U.S., Canada deliver armored vehicles to Haitian police to fight gangs

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – U.S. and Canadian military aircraft on Saturday delivered tactical and armored vehicles and other supplies to the Haitian National Police (HNP) to help combat criminal gangs that have worsened a humanitarian crisis in Haiti. “This equipment will assist the HNP in their fight against criminal actors who are fomenting violence […]

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EXCLUSIVE Russia is prepared to quit Black Sea grains deal, writes to UN with demands

GENEVA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Moscow has submitted concerns to the United Nations about an agreement on Black Sea grain exports, and is prepared to reject renewing the deal next month unless its demands are addressed, Russia’s Geneva U.N. ambassador told Reuters on Thursday. The agreement, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey in July, […]

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Residents search for missing after Hurricane Ian rips through Florida’s Gulf Coast

VENICE, Fla., Sept 29 (Reuters) – Rescue workers and residents of Florida’s Gulf Coast searched for missing people and picked up the pieces from wrecked homes on Thursday after Hurricane Ian tore through the area with howling winds, torrential rains and raging surf. One of the mightiest storms to hit the U.S. mainland in recent […]

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Exclusive: Trump nominee Claver-Carone voted out at IDB, threatens legal action

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday voted to fire […]

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Crowds cheer King Charles ahead of address to nation mourning queen

Queen, 96, died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland New King Charles III greets crowds in London ‘She’s all we ever knew’ says mourner Tributes pour in from around the world She was ‘the queen’ to us, says France’s Macron LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – King Charles was greeted by cheering crowds outside Buckingham Palace on […]

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Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen had reigned for 70 years Family had gathered at her Balmoral home Son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham […]

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China announces fresh military drills around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced fresh military drills on Monday in the seas and airspace around Taiwan – a day after the scheduled end of its largest ever exercises to protest against last week’s visit to Taipei by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theatre Command said it would conduct joint […]

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