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GENEVA (Reuters) – African countries are lobbying to set up a U.N. inquiry into “systemic racism” and “police brutality” in the United States and elsewhere, aiming to defend the rights of people of African descent, a draft resolution seen by Reuters shows. The text, circulating among diplomats in Geneva, voices alarm at “recent incidents of
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques on Friday apologised for distress caused by Rio’s destruction last month of two ancient and sacred Aboriginal caves in Western Australia, pledging full cooperation with an Australian government inquiry. FILE PHOTO: Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of Rio Tinto Group, pictured in London, Britain, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah
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FILE PHOTO: Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of Rio Tinto Group, pictured in London, Britain, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques on Friday apologized for distress caused by Rio’s destruction last month of two ancient and sacred Aboriginal caves in Western Australia, pledging full cooperation with an Australian
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WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Lawyers for Britain’s Prince Andrew on Monday hit back at claims that he was not cooperating with U.S. prosecutors investigating the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, suggesting they were seeking publicity rather than his help. U.S. investigators want to interview Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, about his friendship with Epstein – who was
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WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Lawyers for Britain’s Prince Andrew on Monday hit back at claims that he was not cooperating with U.S. prosecutors investigating the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, suggesting they were seeking publicity rather than his help. U.S. investigators want to interview Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, about his friendship with Epstein – who was
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Friday launched an inquiry into whether the Health and Human Services Department misdirected billions of dollars in coronavirus stimulus money to healthcare providers facing criminal or civil fraud investigations. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) participates in a House Financial Services Committee hearing with Facebook
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FILE PHOTO: Keir Starmer, Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader speaks at the House of Commons during question period amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in London, Britain May 20, 2020. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s most senior civil servant should launch an urgent inquiry into the actions of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with Britain’s Secretary of State of Defence Ben Wallace after their meeting at Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will “thoroughly review” the Navy’s preliminary inquiry into
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FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel board a security boat in the Port of Southampton, Britain December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked officials to “establish the facts” by launching an inquiry into allegations of bullying against interior minister Priti Patel, senior minister
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Justice Department inquiry into Republican allegations of misconduct at the department and the FBI, including its handling of investigations related to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, effectively ended without tangible results, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during an
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three constitutional law experts called by Democrats will testify on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s actions concerning Ukraine represented impeachable offenses as the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee began proceedings expected to end in charges against Trump. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the
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(Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee had its last public hearing on Thursday in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. David A. Holmes, Department of State political counselor for the United States Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine and Fiona Hill, former National Security Council senior director for Europe
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ATLANTA (Reuters) – Democratic White House contenders backed the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump during a debate on Wednesday, saying his efforts to press Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden was an example of the administration’s corruption. Democratic U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) former Vice President Joe Biden speaks between South Bend
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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump shifts into higher gear this week with a parade of officials facing questioning by lawmakers over Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Mike Pence for European and Russian affairs and Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs
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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump shifts into higher gear this week when a parade of officials will face questioning by lawmakers over Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol dome is seen from the entrance to the House Intelligence Committee’s Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
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