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(Reuters) – U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co said on Wednesday it would keep its plant running in Rochester, New York, retaining all employees at the facility for now. Boston-based GE in August was reportedly planning to close the plant by June 2018, and move the work to China. The plant, part of GE’s troubled
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(Reuters) – Hall of Fame ice hockey goaltender Johnny Bower died of pneumonia on Tuesday at the age of 93, his family have said. Bower spent most of his 15-year NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs and won four Stanley Cups in the 1960s. “The entire Toronto Maple Leaf organization is deeply saddened following
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(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court in Washington on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s decision to allow President Donald Trump’s commission investigating voter fraud to request data on voter rolls from U.S. states. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) watchdog group, which filed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal agents discovered four preserved fetuses in the Detroit warehouse of a man who sold human body parts, confidential photographs reviewed by Reuters show. The fetuses were found during a December 2013 raid of businessman Arthur Rathburn’s warehouse. The fetuses, which appear to have been in their second trimester, were submerged in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors, Thomas Griesa, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87, Special Master Daniel Pollack said. Griesa, whose rulings in the Argentina case brought him notoriety on Wall Street and infamy
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(Reuters) – A gift-wrapped package addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s home in a posh Los Angeles neighborhood that was suspected of being a bomb was instead filled with horse manure, police told local media. The package was found Saturday evening in a next-door neighbor’s driveway in Bel Air, the Los Angeles Police Department
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(Reuters) – Vice Media co-founders issued an apology on Saturday, saying the Millennial-focused media company had allowed a “boy’s club” atmosphere that included sexual harassment to flourish. Vice Chief Executive Officer Shane Smith and co-founder Suroosh Alvi released a statement after the New York Times published a story outlining four settlements by the company involving
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe plans to retire next year, after months of criticism from Republicans in Congress and President Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. The newspaper said McCabe plans to retire in a few months after he becomes eligible for his full pension, citing “people familiar with
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