Regulation Headlines

  • Pacemakers, defibrillators are potentially hackable

    (Reuters Health) - Heart devices that use software or wireless communications may be vulnerable to hacker attacks that could cause life-threatening malfunctions, U.S. cardiologists say.

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  • Judge denies AT&T access to White House correspondence on Time Warner deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied AT&T Inc's request to see White House communications that might shed light on whether U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Department of Justice to try to block the wireless carrier's purchase of Time Warner Inc .

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  • Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low hit in early February

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.

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  • Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low hit in early February

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.

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  • Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low hit in early February

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued after South Korea's financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges.

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  • AT&T loses bid for White House communications about Time Warner deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by AT&T Inc to compel the U.S. Justice Department to disclose any records of communications between the White House and government lawyers that detail President Donald Trump's views on the company's proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner Inc .

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  • House Democrats ask EPA chief for details on premium travel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the House energy committee on Tuesday asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to explain travel records that recently came to light, which showed he has taken frequent first-class flights at taxpayer expense.

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  • New corruption cases entangle Netanyahu aides

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.

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  • New corruption cases entangle Netanyahu aides

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.

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  • New corruption cases entangle Netanyahu aides

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police alleged on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's former spokesman tried to bribe a judge to drop a fraud case against Netanyahu's wife, the latest corruption investigation encircling the long-serving prime minister.

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  • Seized, but not ceased: Banned charities pose challenge for Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI/MURIDKE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 trucks, a swimming academy, martial arts classes and tens of thousands of staff and volunteers.

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  • Seized, but not ceased: Banned charities pose challenge for Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI/MURIDKE, Pakistan (Reuters) - The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 trucks, a swimming academy, martial arts classes and tens of thousands of staff and volunteers.

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  • U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

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  • U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

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  • U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

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  • Oxfam chief apologizes for 'babies in cots' comment as more abuse reported

    LONDON (Reuters) - Oxfam's chief executive apologized on Tuesday for saying a wave of condemnation over sex abuse by its staff was disproportionate as it had not "murdered babies in their cots" after a scandal that has prompted new reports of abuse.

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  • Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over 'fake news'

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has "lost trust" in local news site Rappler and barred it from covering his official events, his spokesman said on Tuesday, in the latest blow for an outlet known for its tough scrutiny of his government.

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  • Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over 'fake news'

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has "lost trust" in local news site Rappler and barred it from covering his official events, his spokesman said on Tuesday, in the latest blow for an outlet known for its tough scrutiny of his government.

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  • Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over 'fake news'

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has "lost trust" in local news site Rappler and barred it from covering his official events, his spokesman said on Tuesday, in the latest blow for an outlet known for its tough scrutiny of his government.

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  • Philippine leader bans news site from covering his events over 'fake news'

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has "lost trust" in local news site Rappler and barred it from covering his official events, his spokesman said on Tuesday, in the latest blow for an outlet known for its tough scrutiny of his government.

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  • U.S. to extend short-term non-Obamacare health insurance to 1 year

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed a rule extending the time period to 12 months for health insurance plans that do not comply with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

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  • South African business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path to growth

    SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - Ndumiso Madlala, head of the Soweto Gold Brewery, says he is banking on new South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to kick-start the economy and help his business grow.

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  • Spain's Balearic Islands to fine Airbnb 300,000 euros for illegal rentals

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Balearic Islands is fining flat-sharing and rental service Airbnb 300,000 euros ($370,140) for advertising unregistered homes in Mallorca on its web site, the regional government said on Tuesday.

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  • Netanyahu confidants named as suspects in new corruption probe

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police revealed on Tuesday they had arrested the controlling shareholder and CEO of the country's biggest telecoms company, as well as two former officials with close ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a corruption case.

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