NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Photo illustration of Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange website taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Potter will be replaced in the interim by Chief Executive JL van der Velde, the
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(Reuters) – A machine used for paper recycling caught fire Thursday night at Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) Fremont, California, campus, outside the company’s car production factory, but manufacturing was not affected, the company said. The Tesla factory is seen in Fremont, California, U.S. June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam The fire occurred after a cardboard baling machines
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved warrant
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down expectations of any major breakthrough at hastily-arranged talks among European Union leaders on Sunday on the migration dispute dividing Europe and threatening her own government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen during a joint news conference at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon June 22, 2018.
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is reviewing whether to seek damages from former Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, who was at the helm when it emerged the carmaker had cheated on emissions tests, supervisory board member Stephan Weil told a newspaper. FILE PHOTO: Former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn arrives to testify to a German parliamentary
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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc said it suffered a fire Thursday night at its Fremont facility. FILE PHOTO: The Tesla logo is seen at the entrance to Tesla Motors’ new showroom in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District in New York City, U.S., December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo “Last night, the structure outside our factory that houses the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss a money laundering charge brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness
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LONDON (Reuters) – A campaigner has lost a legal bid to force the British government to introduce gender-neutral passports. A passport office is seen in Liverpool, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble Christie Elan-Cane had argued at the High Court that the current policy requiring applicants to choose from the categories of male and female
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LONDON (Reuters) – A campaigner has lost a legal bid to force the British government to introduce gender-neutral passports. A passport office is seen in Liverpool, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble Christie Elan-Cane had argued at the High Court that the current policy requiring applicants to choose from the categories of male and female
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CANNES, France (Reuters) – Former WPP boss Martin Sorrell denied on Friday that he had visited a prostitute and paid using company money when pressed on a stage in front of hundreds of people about why he had left the advertising giant he founded. Sir Martin Sorrell attends a conference at the Cannes Lions International
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SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Salisbury on Friday to support the city as it tries to recover from the impact of this year’s poison attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter. Britain’s Prince Charles waves during a visit to Salisbury in southwest Britain, June 22, 2018.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will next week extend until the end of January economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said. FILE PHOTO: People hold a giant Russian national flag during a festive concert marking the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the Crimea region, in Red Square
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HERZLIYA, Israel (Reuters) – Hundreds of Israeli surfers in black skull-and-crossbones shirts took to the waves on Friday in what they said was a record-breaking protest against potential environmental damage from off-shore gas development. Israeli protestors, together with hundreds of Israeli surfers, take part in what they said was a record-breaking protest against potential environmental
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NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) – As an excited Diego Maradona twirled his shirt from the stands and thousands of Argentina fans bayed before kickoff against Croatia, Lionel Messi was seen rubbing his forehead in stress. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group D – Argentina vs Croatia – Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia –
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