Mother of Uber CEO killed in boating accident -newspaper
May 27 The mother of ride-hailing firm Uber's chief executive has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California on Friday, the Fresno Bee reported on Saturday.
WASHINGTON Nov 19 The U.S. Treasury said on Monday it was sanctioning suspected Hezbollah operative Ali Mussa Daqduq for orchestrating several attacks on U.S. and allied troops in Iraq.
The sanctions will freeze any U.S. assets he has and prohibit U.S. entities and Americans from working with him.
Daqduq was freed by Iraqi authorities and flew to Lebanon on Friday after an Iraqi court acquitted him of involvement in the killing of five U.S. soldiers, his lawyer said.
The United States had handed Daqduq over to Iraqi custody last December after failing to convince Baghdad to extradite him over his role in a 2007 kidnapping that ended in the killing of the soldiers.
Treasury linked the deaths directly to Daqduq.
"Daqduq is a senior Hezbollah commander responsible for numerous attacks against Coalition Forces in Iraq," the Treasury said including a 2007 attack "which resulted in the deaths of five U.S. soldiers.
LONDON, May 27 Prime Minister Theresa May is offering voters a retreat from globalisation in one of the most significant developments in recent British political history, former finance minister George Osborne said on Saturday.
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