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China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua | Reuters

May 04, 2016

China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua | Reuters

SHANGHAI China has arrested one of its top 10 most-wanted fraud suspects, who is accused of conspiring with others to swindle 35 million yuan ($5.4 million) in a telecoms scam, state news agency Xinhua has reported. Wen Longjian, 32, is accused of defrauding a corporate accountant by impersonating the head of a company on an instant messaging app last December, Xinhua said late on Tuesday, quoting the Ministry of Public Security. Wen evaded arrest after an earlier police operation detained 39 suspects and froze bank accounts containing more than 28 million yuan but was caught in China's southwestern province of Guangxi on Monday, the report quoted police as saying. #Economy #Business #Middle East #Taiwan #article
China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua | Reuters

May 04, 2016

China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua | Reuters

SHANGHAI China has arrested one of its top 10 most-wanted fraud suspects, who is accused of conspiring with others to swindle 35 million yuan ($5.4 million) in a telecoms scam, state news agency Xinhua has reported. Wen Longjian, 32, is accused of defrauding a corporate accountant by impersonating the head of a company on an instant messaging app last December, Xinhua said late on Tuesday, quoting the Ministry of Public Security. Wen evaded arrest after an earlier police operation detained 39 suspects and froze bank accounts containing more than 28 million yuan but was caught in China's southwestern province of Guangxi on Monday, the report quoted police as saying. #Economy #Business #Middle East #Taiwan #article
Kenyan court to hear case against alleged gay anal examinations | Reuters

May 04, 2016

Kenyan court to hear case against alleged gay anal examinations | Reuters

NAIROBI Two men are seeking a Kenyan court ruling declaring enforced anal examinations unconstitutional after they were subjected to such tests last year to see if they had been involved in gay sex, the men's lawyer said on Tuesday. Rights activists have condemned the examinations as inhuman and humiliating. #Economy #Business #science #markets #Africa #Kenya #Uganda
Cruz unleashes fury at Trump over Lee Harvey Oswald comment | Reuters

May 04, 2016

Cruz unleashes fury at Trump over Lee Harvey Oswald comment | Reuters

WASHINGTON Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz lashed out at rival candidate Donald Trump on the day of Indiana's primary on Tuesday, calling him a pathological liar, narcissist and bully after the front-runner linked Cruz's father to John F. Kennedy's assassin. "I'm going to tell you what I really think of Donald Trump. #United States #Economy #France #science #markets #Entertainment
Exclusive: Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Exclusive: Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal | Reuters

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Five months into the talks, several U.S. #Economy #India #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #article
Honduras arrests four suspects in killing of activist Caceres | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Honduras arrests four suspects in killing of activist Caceres | Reuters

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran police have arrested four people in connection with the killing of environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres, including an employee of a company whose project she helped block, the attorney general's office said on Monday. Caceres, 43, who fought to stop the construction of hydroelectric plants and mines on indigenous territory, was fatally shot in La Esperanza, Honduras, in early March, sparking domestic and international outrage. #Economy #Business #France #Health #Argentina #Entertainment #article
Honduras arrests four suspects in killing of activist Caceres | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Honduras arrests four suspects in killing of activist Caceres | Reuters

TEGUCIGALPA Honduran police have arrested four people in connection with the killing of environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres, including an employee of a company whose project she helped block, the attorney general's office said on Monday. Caceres, 43, who fought to stop the construction of hydroelectric plants and mines on indigenous territory, was fatally shot in La Esperanza, Honduras, in early March, sparking domestic and international outrage. #Economy #Business #France #Health #Argentina #Entertainment #article
Clinton courts Appalachian voters to counter Trump on trade | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Clinton courts Appalachian voters to counter Trump on trade | Reuters

WASHINGTON/CARMEL, Ind. U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with coal and steel workers in the Appalachian region on Monday in an effort to win over blue-collar voters in a part of the country with strong support for Republican Donald Trump. #United States #Economy #India #Middle East #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom
Incest, lack of sex education drive teen pregnancies in El Salvador | Reuters

May 03, 2016

Incest, lack of sex education drive teen pregnancies in El Salvador | Reuters

SAN SALVADOR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rape at the hands of relatives and a lack of sex education are driving pregnancies among girls in El Salvador, which is struggling to stem one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in Latin America, according to a top health official. More than a third of all pregnancies in the Central American nation are among girls aged 10 to 19, and girls as young as 9 have become pregnant, said Deputy Health Minister Eduardo Espinoza. Rape and incest at the hands of grandfathers, fathers and other relatives is often the cause of pregnancies in girls aged 10 to 14, although there are no official figures, Espinoza told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in an interview #United States #Economy #Middle East #science #Argentina #Entertainment