Tag: Government / Politics

‘America’s toughest sheriff’ narrowly defeated in bid for old job

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Former lawman Joe Arpaio, the nationally known Arizona sheriff who found common cause with President Donald Trump on a hard-line stance against illegal immigration, narrowly lost his bid...

U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In a reversal from a few years ago, many officials who oversee U.S. election technology and outside security experts now worry less about hacking in the November...

U.S. Democrats urge more coronavirus talks, say Trump can’t solve problem by himself

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress urged the White House on Friday to join them again in negotiations on coronavirus economic relief, saying Republican President Trump cannot solve the problem by...

Betting markets favor Biden over Trump, but odds narrow in U.S. race

(Reuters) - Betting markets favor Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over Republican President Donald Trump in November’s U.S. election, though the odds between them have narrowed during the last week, two...

Explainer: Trump wants to bypass U.S. coronavirus aid talks with executive order. Can he?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With congressional Democrats and White House negotiators so far unable to agree on a deal to salve the heavy economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump...

Exclusive: South Africa tries to recover over $23 million from SAP for ‘unlawful’ contracts

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African investigators are seeking to recover more than 400 million rand ($23 million) from German software firm SAP (SAPG.DE) for two government contracts they allege were entered...

As Trump attacks mail ballots, Republicans see their own prospects damaged

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With less than 90 days until Election Day, Republicans are scrambling to counter the effects of Donald Trump’s verbal war on mail ballots amid growing evidence that...

Exclusive: BP poised to sell ‘stranded assets’ even if oil prices rally

LONDON (Reuters) - BP (BP.L) is preparing to sell a large chunk of its oil and gas assets even if crude prices bounce back from the COVID-19 crash because it wants...
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Union Bank, partners Awarri to launch ‘Next Robotics Legend’ –

Union Bank   Union Bank, through its education platform Edu360, has announced its partnership with Awarri, a pan-African technology company, to launch The Next Robotics Legend initiative,...

NUPENG directs tanker drivers to suspend services in Lagos

The National Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has directed petroleum tanker drivers to withdraw their...