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U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

Dec 18, 2014

U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Iran calls nuclear talks "very useful"; next meeting in Jan

Dec 18, 2014

Iran calls nuclear talks "very useful"; next meeting in Jan

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that he had had "very intense" and "very useful and helpful" nuclear negotiations with major powers in Geneva. Araqchi, speaking to reporters at the end of closed-door talks, said there was an agreement to continue nuclear talks "next month" at a venue to be decided. The U.S #Yahoo! #content #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #cnt
Uber curbs "God View" access as privacy concerns mount

Dec 17, 2014

Uber curbs "God View" access as privacy concerns mount

(Reuters) - Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns. God View, which lets the company see all Uber cabs in a city and waiting customers who have hailed cars, is now available only to "employees working in operations or other areas, like fraud prevention," Uber said in a letter to Senator Al Franken. ( 1.usa.gov/13uxNHU ) Uber was asked to clarify its privacy policy and the use of the tracking tool by the Minnesota senator, who is also the chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, last month #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Ex-Madoff manager sentenced to six years prison for fraud

Dec 16, 2014

Ex-Madoff manager sentenced to six years prison for fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former manager at Bernard Madoff's firm was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday for helping her now imprisoned boss carry out his multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme. JoAnn Crupi, 53, was the last of five former Madoff employees to be sentenced after a Manhattan federal jury found them guilty in March in the first criminal trial over Madoff's decades-long fraud, which collapsed in 2008. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Thousands march in Washington to protest police killings

Dec 13, 2014

Thousands march in Washington to protest police killings

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Washington on Saturday for a march to protest the killings of unarmed black men by law enforcement officers and to urge Congress to do more to protect African-Americans from unjustified police violence. #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered