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  • The Uber Technologies application on a smartphone during an Uber ride in Washington, D.C.

    The long-running ride-hail rivalry got political, as brands will be forced to take political sides, Buzzfeed reports.

  • New York Senator Chuck Schumer

    Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called the ban "appalling," adding that it hurts innocent people, NBC News reports.

  • Protesters hold banners during a demonstration against President Trump's immigration ban at Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon on January 29, 2017.

    As protests sprung up nationwide, two Republican senators have also criticized Trump's abrupt immigration ban, NBC News reports.

  • *Sudan sees economy earning $4 bln in extra remittances. KHARTOUM, Jan 30- Sudan plans to end all subsidies on food and fuel by 2019 and forecasts the lifting of U.S. sanctions will earn its hard currency-starved economy $4 billion per year in remittances, Minister of State for Finance Magdi Hassan Yasin said on Monday. The sanctions relief will come in six months if...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked outrage but hit a roadblock late on Saturday when a federal judge said stranded travelers could stay in the country. The emergency court ruling was cheered at Boston's Logan International Airport, one...

  • The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria and six other countries. Hundreds of protesters gathered at airports in Dallas, Chicago, New York and elsewhere while inside, anxious family members waited and worried for travelers. They knew Trump had pledged...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's order for "extreme vetting" of visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries had an immediate impact on people around the world on Saturday, stranding legal residents of the United States and travelers with visas at airports and infuriating Muslims, Iranians and Western allies alike.

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Here are the world's most corrupt countries

    Transparency International releases its 2016 list of the most corrupt nations in the world.

  • An outdoor market in the outskirts of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.

    Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea and Syria are perceived to be the most corrupt countries in the world, according to Transparency International.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The Obama administration took steps on Friday to lift a 20- year-old trade embargo against Sudan, unfreeze assets and remove financial sanctions in what the White House said was a response to the African nation's cooperation in fighting Islamic State and other groups, angering human rights organizations. The move in the last days of the...

  • Russia oil

    "There are too many moving parts for OPEC's new policy to be sustainable in the long term," say Barclays analysts.

  • A oil truck runs past wind turbines at the Dafancheng Wind Power Plant.

    Russia and Saudi Arabia said they expect OPEC and non-OPEC producers to reach a deal Saturday to curtail oil output and prop up prices.

  • KHARTOUM, Dec 2- Mohamed Yassin's minimarket occupies a prime spot in Khartoum but its shelves are largely empty as a plummeting currency and slew of subsidy cuts pushes prices up and customers away. Inflation approaching 20 percent and government austerity have fuelled growing discontent and rare protests in Sudan in recent weeks. At the same time, Sudan has...

  • KHARTOUM, Dec 2- Mohamed Yassin's minimarket occupies a prime spot in Khartoum but its shelves are largely empty as a plummeting currency and slew of subsidy cuts pushes prices up and customers away. Inflation approaching 20 percent and government austerity have fuelled growing discontent and rare protests in Sudan in recent weeks. At the same time, Sudan has...

  • KHARTOUM, Dec 2- Mohamed Yassin's minimarket occupies a prime spot in Khartoum but its shelves are largely empty as a plummeting currency and slew of subsidy cuts pushes prices up and customers away. Inflation approaching 20 percent and government austerity have fueled growing discontent and rare protests in Sudan in recent weeks. At the same time, Sudan has...