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US military drone shot down over Yemen: officials

21 August 2019, 2:31 PM

A United States military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen’s Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two US officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in US tax dispute

17 August 2019, 12:20 PM

Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the US Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5-billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary.

US set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers: sources

17 August 2019, 7:18 AM

The US Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said.


Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

16 August 2019, 12:20 PM

Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.

President Trump delivering a speech

Thirteen US states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration

15 August 2019, 6:15 AM

A coalition of 13 US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants.



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