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Marriott breach sparks multibillion-dollar suits, with more to come

Two class-action lawsuits already have been filed against Marriott after the hotel chain revealed a massive breach of its systems that compromised 500 million customers. One of the suits is seeking billions in damages. And many more are on the way, according to industry experts.Lawyers in Oregon filed a class-action lawsuit Friday on behalf of David Johnson, a lawyer, and Chris Harris, a business owner. Johnson had noticed unauthorized purchases on his credit card recently and believes it was due to the hack, according to Michael Fuller, an attorney for the plaintiffs. (Harris reportedly had to replace a credit card...
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Stocks retreat as trade truce doubts return

London: Deflating hopes of a swift resolution to the Sino-US trade war knocked world stocks off a three-week high on Tuesday, while recession warning lights in US bond markets weighed on the dollar.Optimism over a rapprochement between US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping at the weekend G20 meeting was replaced by scepticism and left Wall Street braced for another day in the red.Adding to market jitters was an inversion of the short end of the US yield curve in bond markets, which historically has signalled a US recession.Asian markets had seen Japan’s Nikkei close 2.4 per cent lower...
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UK government loses key votes as parliament gains powers in next Brexit steps

Already under pressure, Prime Minister Theresa May's government lost three votes in the House of Commons on Tuesday, even before the main debate got underway. May is seeking approval from the house for the exit deal from the EU which her negotiators signed off last week. That vote will be taken next Tuesday. But this Tuesday began with a setback for her as a European Court of Justice advocate general gave formal advice that revoking the "Article 50" divorce notice was an option for the House without the other EU 27 member states having a say. The UK does not...

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US Gives Russia A 60-Day Ultimatum To Comply With Nuclear Treaty

BRUSSELS: The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe.NATO allies led by Germany pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting in Brussels to give diplomacy one last chance before Washington pulls out of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, fearing a new arms race in Europe.In turn, NATO foreign ministers agreed to formally declare Russia in "material breach" of the INF treaty in a statement in support of the United States.Russia denies undertaking any...
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George Soros-funded university forced out of Hungary by Prime Minister Viktor Orban

Hungary's far-right government has forced a United States-accredited university founded by the philanthropist George Soros out of the country, the college said Monday. The school, Central European University, called it "a dark day for Europe and a dark day for Hungary."Central European University (CEU), established in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union, is one of the top-ranked universities in the region. According to the mission statement on its website, one of its aims is to be "a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity."It says it will be moving...
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15 migrants die in boat off Libya: Survivor

MISRATA: Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday.Only 10 migrants from the capsized boat survived, all of whom were suffering from severe dehydration, Othman Belbeisi, head of the UN migration agency IOM in Libya, said on Twitter.The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals, residents said.“We were 25 migrants on a boat... We set off...

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Fasting for lab tests isn't good for patients with diabetes

Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, in patients who take diabetes medications. The study, published in the International Journal of Endocrinology, shows that people with are more likely to experience FEEHD—fasting-evoked en route in diabetes—than they would if they hadn't fasted. The "en route" comes from who have an episode while driving to a lab for work. Saleh Aldasouqi, an endocrinologist in the College of Human Medicine, explained that eating before a lab test does...
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Appleby bags 3rd Trainer of the Year award

DUBAI: Charlie Appleby has won the prestigious International Trainer of the Year award for the third year running.The Godolphin trainer sent out twelve G1 winners worldwide in 2018, including the G1 Derby at Epsom, the G1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington and the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs.He also enjoyed outstanding success in Europe throughout a memorable season — saddling winners at Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood, Arc weekend at Paris Longchamp, as well as dominating the Deauville meeting in August.“It has been an unbelievable year, and I have one person to thank for that, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin...
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Mervyn King: Brexit deal like Nazi appeasement

Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has likened Theresa May's Brexit deal to the appeasement of the Nazis in the 1930s.The Brexit supporter wrote a Bloomberg article calling for the deal to be abandoned.Earlier, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned food prices could rise between 5% and 10% if there was a disorderly Brexit.Theresa May faces deep opposition in Parliament to the proposed deal.Lord King wrote there had been three episodes in modern history when the British political class let down the rest of the country. 'Madness'"In the 1930s, with appeasement; in the 1970s, when the British economy...

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Pompeo defends US policy, slams China, Russia and Iran

BRUSSELS: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mounted a staunch defense of US foreign policy on Tuesday, arguing that Washington is building a world order to fight cynical abuses by Russia, China and Iran.On a visit to Brussels, the former CIA chief took a swipe at European critics who accuse the US of undermining global institutions, insisting President Donald Trump is restoring America’s traditional leadership role.He urged US allies to join Trump’s efforts and to assess honestly whether bodies like the World Trade Organization, the International Criminal Court and the International Monetary Fund are serving their citizens.“Bad actors have exploited our...
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Anxiety grows as Indian state’s national register deadline nears

NEW DELHI: Aytara Begum, of Bhaluka Bari village in the Kamrup district of Assam, is a distraught woman these days. She does not have any official papers — just a certificate issued by the village head — to prove that she is an Indian. If, by Dec. 15, she fails to provide any other evidence, the chances are high that she will be declared stateless or a foreigner.Thousands of people in the northeastern state of Assam are living with constant anxiety as they bid to prove their nationality.“I never thought the day would come in my life where my loyalty...
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Ukraine urges ‘comprehensive’ NATO response to Russia

BRUSSELS: Ukraine on Tuesday pressed NATO to come up with a “comprehensive answer” to Russian aggression in the Black Sea, as the alliance treads carefully for fear of escalating tensions further.Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin hinted that at least one NATO member was ready to enhance its presence in the Black Sea in response to a call from Kiev following Russia’s seizing of ships and sailors in the Kerch Strait.NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels discussed the Azov Sea standoff but did not agree any concrete new measures to help Ukraine.“What is critically important is to have a very clear...