Elon Musk’s Twitter Risks Big Fines From US Regulators

The FTC’s treatment of Facebook helps illustrate the danger to Musk and Twitter. In 2019, following a complaint alleging a violation of a 2012 order, the agency fined the company a record $5 billion and named CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible for compliance and certification of documents under penalty of perjury. Hefty fines could be … Read more

Runoff election in Georgia may decide fate of U.S. Senate, again

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Control of the U.S. Senate could once again be decided in Georgia, weeks after Election Day, as a close race between incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker headed towards a second round on December 6. With more than 99% of the votes counted, Warnock narrowly leads against … Read more

Qatar World Cup ambassador says homosexuality is ‘damage in the mind’

BERLIN, Nov 8 (Reuters) – A Qatar World Cup ambassador has told German broadcaster ZDF that homosexuality is “mentally damaging” as the Gulf state prepares to host the tournament worldwide in less than two weeks. In an interview filmed in Doha and aired later on Tuesday, former Qatari international Khalid Salman addressed the issue of … Read more

President Raisi says Iran thwarted U.S. destabilisation

Raisi speaks after Biden says US will ‘liberate Iran’ Those who create insecurity ‘must be dealt with’ – Raisi Sunni cleric says southeast protests are being dealt with ‘ruthlessly’ DUBAI, Nov 5 (Reuters) – President Ebrahim Raisi said Iranian cities were “healthy and healthy” after what he called a failed attempt by the United States … Read more

Biden vows to ‘free Iran’ in West Coast campaign speech

OCEANSIDE, California, Nov 3 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden vowed on Thursday to “liberate” Iran and said protesters who opposed the country’s government would soon break free. “Don’t worry, we’re going to liberate Iran. They’re going to liberate Iran very soon,” Biden said during an extensive campaign speech in California, as dozens of protesters … Read more

U.S. imposes sanctions on oil smuggling network backing Iran’s Quds Force, Hezbollah

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international oil smuggling ring it says supports Hezbollah and Iran’s Quds Force, targeting dozens of people, businesses and tankers as Washington sought to pressure Tehran. In a statement, the US Treasury Department said it had designated network members who facilitated oil … Read more

U.S. wants to oust Iran from U.N. women’s commission

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The United States will try to remove Iran from the UN’s 45-member Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) over the denial of women’s rights by the government and the brutal crackdown on protests, US Vice President Kamala Harris said. said Wednesday. Iran has just started a four-year term … Read more

STATBOX Soccer-United States at the World Cup

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Here is a box of statistics on the United States at the World Cup. FIFA Ranking: 16 Odds: 100-1 Previous tournaments: The United States have participated in 10 World Cups. Their best performance was in the inaugural tournament in 1930 when they finished third. They reached the quarter-finals in 2002 with … Read more

United States hope to put World Cup demons behind them in Qatar

NEW YORK, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The United States will seek to silence critics after a tough run in Qatar when they return to the World Cup stage for the first time in eight years. Their failure to make the final four years ago has sparked much soul-searching within the sport’s national governing body, even … Read more

Exclusive: United States to put United Nations focus on Iran protests

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The United States will bring protests in Iran sparked by the death of a young woman in police custody into the United Nations spotlight next week and seek ways to promote credible and independent reports on Iranian human rights abuses. . The United States and Albania will hold an … Read more