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Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed

Image copyright Getty Images/Facebook/Instagram Image caption (L-R): Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Kaveporn Punpare, Nusara Suknamai, Izabela Roza Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer were killed in the crash The helicopter which crashed killing Leicester City’s chairman and four others span out of control after a mechanism became disconnected, investigators have said. An Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) report found cockpit pedals had disconnected from ...

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Capital One Bank fined $100 million over money-laundering controls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A leading bank regulator on Tuesday fined Capital One Bank [COFCO.UL] $100 million for failing to enforce anti-money laundering controls that have been in place for years. The logo and ticker for Capital One are displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan ...

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Venezuela migrant crisis: Peru tightens border controls

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Venezuelans are fleeing their country’s political and economic crises Peru has brought into force new entry requirements to control the numbers of Venezuelan migrants. Venezuelans will no longer be admitted with just an identity card, although children, pregnant women and the elderly are exempted. Similar rules were introduced in Ecuador last ...

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Spain’s new government lifts budget controls on Catalonia

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s new Socialist government said on Friday it had lifted financial controls on Catalonia and would seek dialogue with the region’s administration to relieve tensions over an independence bid which pitched the country into political crisis. FILE PHOTO – A man waves an “Estelada”, Catalan separatist flag, outside the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona, Spain, May 17, 2018. ...

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Macau clamps down on use of UnionPay cards to dodge currency controls

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Authorities in Macau, the world’s biggest gambling hub, have told financial institutions to tackle the illegal use of UnionPay cards to evade exchange controls, China’s latest move to clamp down on illicit capital outflows. FILE PHOTO – A visitor walks inside Macau Tower overlooking a general view of Macau peninsula, China October 8, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File ...

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Apple focuses on speed, parental controls in software upgrades

SAN JOSE (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday unveiled software upgrades that would let older iPhones run faster, help parents limit their children’s screen time and make its Siri voice assistant work more like a rival feature from Amazon.com (AMZN.O). Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer conference in San Jose, California, U.S., June ...

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Google eases tech stress with app controls, table-booking assistant

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.(Reuters) – Google on Tuesday showed how its virtual assistant can now call restaurants and salons to book appointments, navigating complex conversations, as the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit acknowledged that a technological onslaught was leaving users frazzled and needing a cure. Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, ...

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Reality Check: Who controls your data?

Image copyright Getty Images New data protection rules will come into force in the UK in May. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will change how companies and individuals collect, store and share data. With the biggest change to data privacy in the UK since 1998 coming up, Reality Check explains what you need to know. 1. What is ...

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