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Prosecutors say Long Island woman tried to use bitcoin to aid Islamic State
(Reuters) - A suburban New York hospital technician accused of using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money meant for the militant group Islamic State was arrested on charges of money laundering in support of a foreign terrorist organization and bank fraud, prosecutors said Thursday.
Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican governors from four U.S. states on Thursday met with Vice President Mike Pence to voice deep concerns over proposed changes to NAFTA that could affect jobs and manufacturing in their states, officials who attended the meeting said.
UPDATE 1-British Columbia rejects KGHM's proposed Ajax mine
VANCOUVER, Dec 14 (Reuters) - British Columbia on Thursday said it would not issue an environmental certificate for KGHM Polska Miedz's Ajax copper and gold mine in the province's interior, saying the adverse effects of the controversial project would outweigh any benefit.
Oil prices up on pipeline outage support
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday as a pipeline outage in Britain continued to support prices despite forecasts showing global crude surplus in the beginning of next year.
Family-friendly Disney to bring edgier Fox fare to streaming video
LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is poised to add foul-mouthed superhero Deadpool and gory TV series "American Horror Story" to its portfolio, a novel move for the king of family-friendly entertainment into the adult-oriented programming consumers are devouring on streaming video.
UPDATE 8-Disney buying Fox film, TV units for $52 billion in digital push
Dec 14 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion in stock, giving the world's largest entertainment company an arsenal of shows and movies to combat growing digital rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc.
Hewitt comes out of retirement to play doubles at Australian Open
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporarily and play doubles with compatriot Sam Groth at next month's Australian Open, local media reported on Friday.
ANALYSIS-Are China's cars finally going to make inroads in Western markets?
BEIJING, Dec 15 (Reuters) - After a decade of development, often through buying or benchmarking foreign technology and know-how, Chinese automakers are looking with greater ambition at selling their cars in major Western markets.
Trump speaks by phone to Russia's Putin - White House
WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and a statement about their conversation will be released later in the day, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.
ANALYSIS-Venezuelan creditors eyeing Citgo assets face uphill battle
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