U.S. to curb more tech exports to keep chips from China military -sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce new measures this week preventing Chinese companies from accessing high-performance computing technology, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The measures would be aimed at cutting off China’s access to advanced semiconductor technology, the sources said. The New York Times was … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Pennsylvania electoral map

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Republican former congressman’s challenge to a map showing the districts of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as the state’s highest court adopted in place of that established by Republican legislators. Judges refused to hear an appeal of a ruling by Pennsylvania’s highest … Read more

Indonesia to probe soccer stampede; police use of tear gas in focus

Human rights commission questions use of tear gas Thirty-two children among 125 killed in stampede Funerals are held for the dead in the town of Malang MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia set up an independent team on Monday to investigate a stampede at a football stadium that killed 125 people, including 32 children, … Read more

Tillerson to be called as witness in Trump ally’s foreign agent trial

NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be called as a witness by federal prosecutors in the trial of Tom Barrack, a former fundraiser for former President Donald Trump, accused of acted illegally as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates, a court filing revealed on Saturday. … Read more

Stampede, riot at Indonesia football match kill 174, league suspended

East Java stadium disaster apparently the worst since 1964 Around 180 injured in stampede Indonesian football association suspends league to investigate Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 2 (Reuters) – At least 174 people have been killed and 180 injured in a stampede and riot at a soccer … Read more

Florida, Carolinas count the cost of Hurricane Ian

FORT MYERS, Fla./CHARLESTON, SC, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina faced a massive cleanup from the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian on Saturday, after a of the most powerful storms to ever hit the United States. mainland caused tens of billions of dollars in damage and killed more than 20 people. … Read more

U.S. issues new Russia sanctions for annexations in Ukraine; targets firms, lawmakers

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia over its declared annexation of parts of Ukraine, targeting hundreds of people and businesses, including those in the military complex. -Russian industrialist and lawmakers. Washington acted after Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday proclaimed the largest annexation in Europe since … Read more

Biden administration changes student loan guidance, as Republican-led states file lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Thursday changed its guidelines on who is eligible for federal student loan forgiveness, as seven Republican-led states challenged its student debt forgiveness program. President Joe Biden said in August that the US government would forgive $10,000 in student loans for millions of indebted former students, fulfilling … Read more

Wife of Supreme Court justice meets with U.S. Capitol riot committee

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, met on Thursday with the Congressional committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol by then-President Donald Trump. supporters and was answering some of his questions, the panel chair said. Thomas was seen entering the … Read more

U.S. candidate beats Russian to head U.N. tech agency

139 votes for the American candidate against 25 for the Russian ITU elections seen as symbolically important The American president, Blinken had supported the American candidate GENEVA, Sept 29 (Reuters) – A U.S. candidate decisively beat her Russian rival to become the next head of the UN’s top tech agency on Thursday in an election … Read more