Reversing Obama's landmark decision, President Trump said he would not permit transgender people to serve in the U.S. military. Trump cited "tremendous medical costs and disruption," which critics condemned as "raw prejudice."
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Russian held over bitcoin laundering linked to BTC-e exchange: sources
A Russian national arrested in Greece on Wednesday on suspicion of laundering criminal funds by switching them into bitcoins is a key person behind the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange, two sources close to the exchange told Reuters.
Wal-Mart proposes policy actions to boost U.S. manufacturing
Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday proposed 10 policy actions to boost U.S. manufacturing that the retailer said could help recapture $300 billion of the $650 billion worth of consumer goods that are currently imported.
Russia says its Baltic Sea war games with Chinese Navy not a threat
Russia said late on Tuesday that war games it is conducting with the Chinese Navy in the Baltic Sea, which has become a zone of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West, do not pose a threat to anyone.
U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine's prime minister.
Investment in UK fintech tops pre-Brexit levels in first half of 2017
Over half a billion dollars were poured into British financial technology companies in the first half of 2017, over a third more than the same period last year, trade body Innovate Finance said on Wednesday, in the latest sign the fast-growing sector is so far weathering Brexit.
Parents of baby Charlie Gard find doctor to allow him to die away from hospital - lawyer
The parents of Charlie Gard have found a doctor willing to look after the terminally ill baby so they can spend time with him away from hospital during the last days of his life, their lawyer told a London court on Wednesday.
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