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Credit Suisse found guilty in cocaine cash laundering case

Credit Suisse found guilty in cocaine cash laundering case

Credit Suisse first major Swiss bank to face criminal trial Former banker found guilty of qualifying money laundering Bank plans to appeal BELLINZONA, Switzerland, June 27 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) was convicted on Monday by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court for failing to prevent money laundering by a Bulgarian gang of cocaine traffickers in …

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Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a 'tightrope'

Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a ‘tightrope’

June 26 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. law firms did not take a public stand after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, diverging from the approach of some major companies that have made statements about the closely watched abortion case. The high court’s 6-3 Dobbs decision upheld a Republican-backed Mississippi law …

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Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting

Police cite intelligence information for delay Big Pride gathering in Oslo canceled Suspect jailed for initial four weeks The court names the suspect as Zaniar Matapour. OSLO, June 27 (Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday that all Gay Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend attack …

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Turkish police prevent Istanbul Pride from going ahead

Turkish police prevent Istanbul Pride from going ahead

ISTANBUL, June 26 (Reuters) – Turkish police prevented hundreds of people from gathering for Istanbul’s annual Pride parade on Sunday and detained dozens after local authorities banned the march from taking place again this year. Thousands of people used to attend Pride marches on Istanbul’s main Istiklal avenue, but in recent years the government led …

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Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling stripping away the national right to abortion that it had recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade, the demand for abortion pills, which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to increase. However, medical abortion won’t necessarily …

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Disney, other U.S. companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe decision

Disney, other U.S. companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe decision

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – U.S. companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Friday they will cover female employees’ expenses if they have to travel for receive abortion services after the The United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The US Supreme Court on Friday …

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U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

June 23 (Reuters) – Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked on Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in a blow to the once-high-flying firm whose products have been linked to a rise in vaping among teens The agency said the applications “lacked sufficient evidence” to show that the sale of the products …

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Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X all-electric SUV is displayed during the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Thursday it will recall 2,700 of its first mass-produced …

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Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone's voice

Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone’s voice

Amazon’s DOT Alexa device is shown inside a home in this illustration taken on October 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LAS VEGAS, June 22 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) wants to give customers the opportunity to make Alexa, the company’s voice assistant, sound like their grandmother …

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