KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday that the value attached to seized luxury items, which police put at nearly $275 million, was distorted and an apparent act of “political vengeance”. Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak speaks to Reuters during an interview in Langkawi, Malaysia June 19, 2018.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz’s investment fund has invested $20 million in a blockchain-based virtual reality platform called High Fidelity, the project’s chief executive officer and co-founder Philip Rosedale announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – Mike Novogratz, chief executive officer of Galaxy Investment Partners, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook
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VATUTINKI, Russia (Reuters) – Charts, graphs and statistical analysis will not explain Germany’s shock World Cup exit. The reason lies not in numbers but in German football’s complacency in recent years. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group F – South Korea vs Germany – Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia – June 27, 2018 Germany’s Mario
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has moved one of her key allies into a campaigning role because she thinks the United Kingdom could hold a national election just before it is due to leave the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and newly elected deputy leader Keith Brown wave
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military has been asked by the Department of Homeland Security to house and care for immigrant families totaling up to 12,000 people, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in the latest sign the military is being drawn into a supporting role for President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must set out policies and incentives to cut more greenhouse gas emission or the taxpayer will face higher costs to meet legally-binding targets for reductions, the government’s climate advisers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Low emission vehicles are displayed in front of Tower Bridge in London, Britain, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will use a strengthened national security review process to thwart Chinese acquisitions of sensitive American technologies, a softer approach than imposing China-specific investment restrictions. The Treasury Department has recommended that Trump use the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), whose authority
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Complex organic molecules have been discovered originating from one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus, adding to its potential to support life, researchers said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: One of the last looks at Saturn and its main rings as captured by Cassini. Images taken October 28, 2016 and released September 11, 2017. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space
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