President Trump said Saudi authorities staged the “worst cover-up ever” in the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi this month, as the U.S. vowed to revoke the visas of some of those believed to be responsible.
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U.S. appeals court revives Nestle child slavery lawsuit
A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing the U.S. unit of Nestle SA , the world's largest food maker, and Cargill Co [CARG.UL] of perpetuating child slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
Agents trace bomb found in mailbox at Soros' N.Y. home
Federal agents were piecing together on Tuesday how a small bomb ended up in a mailbox outside a New York home owned by billionaire financier George Soros.
U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions
The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.
Despite climate pledges, China struggles to break coal habit
In a former mining district in eastern China, authorities have shut dozens of pits and invested billions of yuan to resculpt the broken landscape, creating gardens, forest walks and wetland parks, as well as a small museum dedicated to coal.
Trail-blazing retired U.S. Justice O'Connor says she has dementia
Sandra Day O'Connor, a pioneer in the legal profession who made history in 1981 by becoming the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and remained on the bench for a quarter century, announced on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with dementia.
Prosecutors seek to use Robert Durst's movie comments at murder trial
Los Angeles prosecutors sought on Tuesday to use comments made by Robert Durst praising a feature film based on his life as evidence in the murder case against him, saying the remarks represented admissions of his guilt.
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Aqua America Inc has agreed to acquire privately-owned natural gas utility Peoples in an all-cash deal worth $4.3 billion inclusive of debt, it said on Tuesday, as the water utility seeks to diversify its service offering.
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