France's Sarkozy told he suspected of taking Gaddafi election money
NANTERRE, France (Reuters) - French former president Nicolas Sarkozy was told after two days in custody on Wednesday that he is being formally treated as a suspect as magistrates investigate claims his 2007 election campaign got funding from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
FACTBOX-Top S&P 500 companies exposed to China
March 21 (Reuters) - Investor worries about a trade war
Senate passes bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at penalizing website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking, chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry.
Trump will announce trade actions on China on Thursday
WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday the actions he will take against China for its alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property and technology, a White House official said on Wednesday.
Hamas says searching for suspect in attack on Palestinian PM
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas said on Wednesday it was searching for a prime suspect in a bomb attack last week on the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza.
COLUMN-Yahoo securities case bodes ill for Facebook in investor class action: Frankel
NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) - The first of what’s likely to be a string of suits by investors accusing Facebook of fraudulently concealing unauthorized data harvesting was filed late Tuesday in federal court in San Francisco.
UPDATE 3-Peru's president offers resignation on eve of impeachment
LIMA, March 21 (Reuters) - Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered to resign on Wednesday after vote-buying allegations ensnared his center-right government on the eve of an impeachment vote, capping months of political turmoil in one of Latin America's most stable economies.
New nationalist party takes two seats in Amsterdam - exit poll
AMSTERDAM, March 21 (Reuters) - A new nationalist party took 4.9 percent of the vote in Amsterdam's municipal election on Wednesday, a result that may herald the splintering of the Dutch far right.
EU's Tusk confirms Brexit transition offer to London
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will on Friday offer Britain a Brexit transition deal, the summit chair Donald Tusk said - but the deal will only be finalized if London honours its commitments on the Irish border and Gibraltar.
Trump supports massive U.S. funding bill as shutdown looms
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, in talks with congressional leaders on Wednesday, backed a $1.3 trillion spending bill meant to avert a U.S. government shutdown, even though it is expected to exclude some of his specific immigration-related funding requests.
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