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Friday, January 12th, 2018

 

Singapore charges three more suspects in Shell refinery oil heist

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A Singapore court on Saturday charged three men suspected of involvement in large-scale oil theft at Shell’s biggest refinery, days after bringing charges against 11 under an extensive probe by authorities in the city state.


Mets reach deals with deGrom, Syndergaard, Harvey, 5 more

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Mets have reached one-year deals with starters Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey and settled with five other players. Relievers Jeurys Familia, A.J. Ramos and Hansel Robles, catcher Travis d’Arnaud and infielde…


Exclusive: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The former security chief of Uber Technologies Inc. swore in a closed legal proceeding that he knew of no attempts to steal trade secrets from anyone, including Alphabet Inc’s self-driving unit Waymo, and would be “shocked” if…


New Trump policy could strengthen role of nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration could pursue development of new nuclear weaponry and explicitly leave open the possibility of nuclear retaliation for major non-nuclear attacks, if a leaked draft policy document becomes re…


The Latest: Trump defends remarks about Africa, Haiti

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local):…


John Tunney, ex-US senator from California, dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Former U.S. senator from California John Tunney has died. He was 83. Brother Jay Tunney says John Tunney died Friday in Santa Monica, California of prostate cancer. John Tunney was the son of heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney, …