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  1. News - World - US SHOOTING

    Two wounded in Tennessee National Guard armoury shooting

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 12:35pm by Reuters in Nashville

    ... Reuters in Nashville United States National Guard member shoots colleagues as they carried out their duties A member of the US National Guard shot and wounded two of his superiors on Thursday at an armoury outside a Navy facility in Millington, Tennessee, authorities said. The gunman shot a sergeant major and a major, both recruiters, as they were going through administrative ...

  2. News - World - US DEFENCE

    Nuclear arms stockpile requires overhaul, US officials say

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Defence chiefs in Washington tell House committee America's nuclear arsenal is in need of an urgent upgrade if the US is maintain its deterrent The US nuclear arsenal needs a multi-billion dollar overhaul in the coming decade to ensure the weapons’ safety and effectiveness, defence officials said on Tuesday, despite warnings from arms control groups ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Key US official faces grilling over Obamacare website fiasco

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:35pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Marilyn Tavenner, head of the US Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will face questions before a House committee on Tuesday over glitches affecting the website for the Affordable Care Act. Two months before the troubled October 1 launch of Obamacare exchanges, a key administration official overseeing the programme assured a congressional ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Accused Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan barred from using Taliban claim

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Texas Accused gunman loses Taliban claim US army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan cannot argue at trial that he was defending the Afghan Taliban when he went on a 2009 shooting rampage in Texas that killed 13 soldiers, a military judge has ruled. Hasan, 42, had sought to use the defence as he represented himself at his upcoming trial on 13 counts of first-degree murder. ...

  5. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the coroner said. Reuters   US tax dodger diverted funds to HK account WASHINGTON- Bae Soo "Chris" Chon, 49, who owned US company Mirage Cosmetics, was sentenced to a year and a day ... Reuters   Chicken cull in Mexico after bird flu found CELAYA, Mexico- Mexico will slaughter 486,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu was detected in the central state of Guanajuato. Poultry ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York photographer defends right to shoot people secretly in their apartments

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York New York photographer defends his right to capture unaware neighbours through their apartment windows using a telephoto lens Secretly shot photos cause privacy row Space-starved New Yorkers might know better than to expect privacy in their glass-and-steel residential boxes. Yet, even by Manhattan standards, an exhibit by a photographer who used a zoom lens ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tornadoes strike Oklahoma City again, killing at least nine

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... on the shoulder." Reuters, Agence France-Presse, The New York Times, McClatchy Tribune ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Some 54 countries helped CIA detention efforts

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 03:30pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington As many as 54 countries allegedly helped with CIA programmes in which terrorism suspects were held in secret prisons overseas or turned over to foreign governments for interrogation, a human rights organisation said in a report on Tuesday. The report by the Open Society Justice Initiative said it focused mainly on human rights abuses associated with the CIA’s secret ...

  9. FBI probes alleged ZTE-Iran deal

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... America's critical infrastructure. Both the FBI and the US commerce department's investigations stem from a Reuters report in March about a Euro98.6 million (HK$933.22 million) contract between ... system. That deal, which was signed in December 2010, delivered a product that would make TCI 'capable of monitoring landline, mobile and internet communications' across Iran, Reuters ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - GAMING

    HK film boss Charles Heung may face casino probe

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters US$100,000 credit transfer for alleged triad chief could land Las Vegas casino in trouble HK film boss faces gambling probe A gambling credit transfer of US$100,000 for a Hong Kong ... regulators, who are charged with stopping casinos from bringing "disrepute" on the state. The transfer was revealed on a list of customer accounts seen by Reuters at a time when Sands ...




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