Trump accused of witness intimidation as Ukraine envoy testifies

Trump accused of witness intimidation as Ukraine envoy testifies

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Donald Trump was accused of witness intimidation after lashing out at the former US ambassador to Ukraine while she testified before the US house of representatives as part of an impeachment inquiry into the president’s dealing with Kyiv. Marie Yovanovitch, the third witness to testify publicly in the probe against Mr Trump, said she had […]

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Twitter set out plans for banning political ads By Reuters

Twitter set out plans for banning political ads By Reuters

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By Sheila Dang (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (N:) on Friday laid out its plan for banning political ads just as campaigns for the 2020 presidential election heat up, and for banning ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes. Twitter said last month that it would ban political advertising, as social […]

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SEB shares slide over money laundering concerns

SEB shares slide over money laundering concerns

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Shares in SEB fell by more than 10 per cent as investors worried the Swedish bank would become the latest lender to be sucked into a money-laundering scandal that has swept through the Nordic financial world.  SEB said it had received questions from SVT, the Swedish public broadcaster whose allegations of suspected money laundering against […]

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Andrew Yang proposes tax on digital ads in swipe at Google, Facebook

Andrew Yang proposes tax on digital ads in swipe at Google, Facebook

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang proposed a tax on digital ads that takes aim at the revenue models of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. Along with a proposal for a Cabinet-level secretary of technology, the value-added tax was among a series of ideas for regulating privacy, antitrust issues and digital platforms’ […]

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Labour vows to nationalise BT’s Openreach network

Labour vows to nationalise BT’s Openreach network

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A Labour government would nationalise BT’s Openreach network and provide free full-fibre broadband to every home and business in the UK, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the opposition party, is already promising that his government would take ownership of various utilities, including water, the railways, Royal Mail and National […]

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