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UPDATE 1-U.S. producers seek to block Chinese aluminum shipped via Vietnam

* U.S. producers say Zhongwang evades dumping, anti-subsidy duties

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Turkey says U.S. conviction of banker is 'unprecedented interference'

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Thursday a U.S. jury's decision to convict a Turkish banker for helping Iran evade sanctions was an unprecedented interference in its internal affairs, and dismissed the court case as a political plot.

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Turkey says U.S. conviction of banker 'unjust and unfortunate'

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Thursday slammed a U.S. jury's decision to convict a Turkish banker for helping Iran evade sanctions as "unjust and unfortunate" and cast the trial as unprecedented interference in Ankara's internal affairs.

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Turkish Banker Is Convicted in Plot to Evade Iran Sanctions

Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a Halkbank employee, was found guilty of aiding a scheme said to be approved at the highest levels of the Turkish government.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. jury finds Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran dodge sanctions

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, after a nearly four-week trial that has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey.

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U.S. jury finds Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran dodge sanctions

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, after a nearly four-week trial that has strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Turkey.

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Jurors in U.S. trial of Turkish banker ask about partial verdict

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Jurors in the U.S. trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, asked in a note on Wednesday what they should do if they agree on some of the charges against Atilla but not others.

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Turkish banker loses second bid for mistrial in U.S. sanctions case

NEW YORK, Jan 2 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday refused to order a mistrial in the case of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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S. Korea seizes second ship suspected of smuggling oil to N. Korea

South Korea has seized a second ship as part of what it describes as an ongoing effort to monitor North Korea's attempts to evade UN sanctions.

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China blasts two provinces for deception in environment fight

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has criticized officials in the industrialized province of Shandong for deceiving authorities to evade capacity cuts in the polluting coal, steel, aluminum and chemical sectors, and slammed another province for lying about closing golf courses.

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In pollution fight, China highlights Shandong province's deception

BEIJING (Reuters) - China pointed its finger at local officials in Shandong, one of the country's most industrialized provinces, for deceiving authorities to evade capacity cuts in the polluting coal, steel, aluminum and chemical sectors.

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Provincial China officials used fake data to evade aluminum, steel capacity curbs: China Youth Daily

BEIJING (Reuters) - Local officials in China's northern Shandong province have used fake data to help aluminum and steel producers avoid mandatory production curbs, the state-run China Youth Daily reported, citing a Ministry of Environmental Protection inspection team.

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U.S. jury in trial of Turkish banker shows signs of division

NEW YORK, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A New York jury in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions showed signs of division on Friday as it ended its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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U.S. jury begins second day of deliberations in Turkish banker's trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury on Thursday began its second day of deliberations in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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U.S. jury begins 2nd day of deliberations in Turkish banker's trial

NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) - A New York jury on Thursday began its second day of deliberations in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkish banker makes second bid for mistrial in U.S. sanctions case

NEW YORK, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Lawyers for an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions on Wednesday asked a U.S. federal judge to declare a mistrial as jurors were expected to begin deliberating.

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Final arguments in Turkish banker's U.S. trial hinge on gold trader

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday urged a New York jury to find Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank, guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, while Atilla's lawyers said he was a "blameless pawn."

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U.S. trial of Turkish banker not legal, should be ended: Turkish minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Tuesday he will tell his U.S. counterpart that the New York trial of a Turkish banker, charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, is not legal and should be ended.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish banker on trial denies helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - An executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank took the witness stand in a New York courtroom on Friday and denied charges that he participated in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkish banker on trial denies helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank took the witness stand in a New York courtroom on Friday and denied charges that he participated in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkish banker expected to testify in Iran sanctions trial in New York

(Reuters) - Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a Turkish banker accused of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions, plans to testify in his own defense at his trial in New York, his lawyers said Thursday.

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Turkish banker accused of helping Iran launder money seeks mistrial

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Turkish banker on trial in New York on charges that he helped Iran evade U.S. sanctions asked a judge on Wednesday to declare a mistrial, saying testimony by a former Turkish police investigator should not have been allowed in court.

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Zarrab’s Take From Iran Sanctions Plot? ‘Maybe $150 Million,’ He Says

Reza Zarrab, under cross-examination by the defense, admitted that he had made a fortune helping Turkey evade U.S.-imposed sanctions on Iran.

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Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

(Adds Zarrab testimony) By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone. Reza Zarrab, who is cooperating with prosecutors, testified that he got the money through a Turkish attorney whom he did not identify. Zarrab said he used the guard's phone to speak w

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UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on Vietnamese steel originating from China

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday slapped steep import duties on steel products from Vietnam that originated in China after finding they evaded U.S. anti-dumping and anti-subsidy orders.

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REFILE-Gold trader says he never liked Turkish banker facing trial

(Refiles to add dropped text in final two paragraphs.) By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A Turkish gold trader testifying for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of an executive at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank, who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, said Tuesday that he and the banker never liked each other. Reza Zarrab, who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with U.S. prosecutors in the case, also said he had complained about Halkbank deputy ge

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Gold trader says he never liked Turkish banker facing trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish gold trader testifying for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of an executive at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank, who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, said Tuesday that he and the banker never liked each other.

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UPDATE 1-Gold trader says he paid bribes to get out of Turkish jail after 2013 arrest

(Adds additional testimony from Zarrab) By Jonathan Stempel and Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying at the trial of a Turkish bank executive in a New York federal court said Monday that he paid bribes to secure his release from jail in Turkey following his arrest in 2013. The trader, Reza Zarrab, has pleaded guilty to charges that he schemed to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions, and is testifying for U.S. prosecutors against Mehmet Hakan

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Heroin in Soups and Lollipops: How Drug Cartels Evade Border Security

Even as the United States spends billions of dollars along the Mexican border, traffickers are exploiting weaknesses elsewhere, shipping parcels by mail, by air and on Amtrak.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Turkish lira, banks in fresh selloff on US trial fears

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Turkish lira and bank stocks fell on Friday, extending losses and lagging other emerging markets after U.S. trial testimony implicated President Tayyip Erdogan in a plan to help Iran evade sanctions.

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UPDATE 9-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 8-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 7-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 6-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Erdogan Helped Turks Evade Iran Sanctions, Reza Zarrab Says

A U.S. government witness testified that Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then Turkey’s prime minister, personally ordered that two banks participate in the alleged scheme.

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UPDATE 5-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 4-Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Thursday told jurors in a New York federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally authorized a transaction in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkey's Denizbank says did not collaborate with gold trader Zarrab

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Denizbank said on Thursday it did not have any dealings with the shipping group owned by gold trader Reza Zarrab, who is testifying in a U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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UPDATE 2-Turkish gold trader tells U.S. jury he bribed official

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday told jurors in a Manhattan federal court that he bribed a former Turkish government official to set up a deal aimed at helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkish gold trader begins testifying for U.S. prosecutors

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader on Wednesday began testifying for U.S. prosecutors in the trial of an executive at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank accused of taking part in a massive international money laundering scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Turkey to do whatever necessary if banking sector affected by U.S. trial: Simsek

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday Turkey will do whatever is necessary if its banking sector is affected by the U.S. trial of a Turkish bank executive in a case regarding a conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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Turkish gold trader becomes U.S. witness in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader has pleaded guilty to conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran and will testify against a Turkish bank official who is charged with arranging illegal transactions involving American banks, a U.S. prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Turkish gold trader becomes star witness in U.S. case over Iran sanctions

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) - A Turkish gold trader has pleaded guilty to conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran and will testify against a Turkish bank official who is charged with arranging illegal transactions involving American banks, a U.S. prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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Turkish gold trader a no-show at U.S. trial over Iran sanctions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish gold trader charged with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran in a case that has strained Turkish-U.S. ties will not go on trial in New York this week, a U.S. judge said Monday.

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U.S. "noise" could put pressure Turkish bank ratings -Fitch

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Investigations by U.S. authorities into a group of Turkish traders and bankers accused to helping Iran evade sanctions could put Turkish banks' ratings under pressure if the situation escalates, Fitch said on Thursday.

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U.S. sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade.

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U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

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Do these photos make you queasy?

The photographs of Torbjørn Rødland never quite resolve, but they are arresting in their uncertainty. The Los Angeles-based Norwegian artist uses analogue photography and (mostly) staged scenes to construct images that don't provide any straightforward information about the world depicted, yet also evade the neatness of metaphor.

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UK lawmakers say Amazon, eBay not doing enough to combat VAT fraud

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A UK parliamentary report has criticised Amazon and eBay for not doing enough to prevent tax fraud on their online market places and recommended the government hold the online giants accountable for tax lost to evaders.

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Budget Bus Lines Flout the Rules With Little Consequence

Even after deadly crashes like the one in Queens last week, discount bus companies are often able to stay in business and evade serious penalties.

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A Much-Changed Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi Evades Rohingya Accusations

In her first speech since the crisis started, the de facto leader of Myanmar defended the security forces despite accusations of ethnic cleansing.

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Pacific nations crack down on North Korean ships as Fiji probes more than 20 vessels

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - South Pacific island nations are scouring shipping records for vessels with links to North Korea after Fiji said it had identified 20 falsely flagged ships it suspects the isolated regime is using to evade United Nations sanctions.

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Portland probe finds Uber used software to evade 16 government officials

(Reuters) - A sweeping investigation by the city of Portland, Oregon, found that Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] used a software tool to intentionally evade 16 government officials whose job it was to regulate the ride-services company, city officials said on Thursday.

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Portland probe finds Uber used software to evade 16 govt officials

Sept 14 (Reuters) - A sweeping investigation by the city of Portland, Oregon, found that Uber Technologies Inc used a software tool to intentionally evade 16 government officials whose job it was to regulate the ride-services company, city officials said on Thursday.

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Turkey’s President Assails U.S. Over Indictment of Ex-Minister

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the indictment of a former official accused of helping Iran evade sanctions imposed by the United States.

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U.S. charges former Turkish minister with Iran sanctions evasion

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and the former head of a Turkish state bank with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, widening an investigation that has fuelled tension between Washington and Ankara.

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U.S. charges former Turkish minister in Iran sanctions probe

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and a former general manager of a Turkish state bank with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, a U.S. attorney's office said in a filing.

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Barcelona attackers evaded checks specially designed to prevent attacks: minister

MADRID (Reuters) - A jihadist cell that killed 16 people in a double attack in Catalonia earlier this month managed to evade controls specifically intended to detect potential threats, Spain's interior minister said on Monday, promising to review procedures.

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How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell

Abdelbaki Essati, believed to be the recruiter behind the attacks in Spain, had deep links with Islamic extremists and seems to have learned their methods well.

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Swiss firm settles charges it helped Americans evade taxes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Swiss asset management firm agreed to pay $5 million to settle charges it helped American clients evade U.S. taxes by opening undeclared foreign bank accounts for a decade, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Apple Removes Apps From China Store That Help Internet Users Evade Censorship

The world’s most valuable company appears to have pulled down the apps amid China’s deepening crackdown on tools evade internet controls.

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Chinese woman undergoes plastic surgery to evade $3.7 million debt: media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A 59-year old woman from the central Chinese city of Wuhan transformed her appearance through plastic surgery in order to avoid 25 million yuan ($3.71 million) of personal debts, state news agency Xinhua said.

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One by One, Marry-Your-Rapist Laws Are Falling in the Middle East

Women’s rights groups are making bold efforts to change loopholes that allow accused and convicted rapists to evade punishment by marrying their victims.

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UPDATE 1-Ex-Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty in U.S. offshore tax case

July 19 (Reuters) - A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker from Switzerland pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating in a wide-ranging scheme to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade U.S. taxes.

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Former Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Swiss citizen pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to help U.S. taxpayers evade taxes from 2002 through 2011 while she headed a team of bankers in Zurich for Credit Suisse AG , the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

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Malaria genome study reveals savvy, finely tuned parasite

LONDON (Reuters) - The malaria parasite owes its devastating success to a finely tuned genome that can survive attacks and evade human immune defense because it retains only the bare essential genes it needs to thrive, scientists have found.

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Trilobites: As Female Elk Age, They Learn to Evade Hunters

Older female elk are able to adjust their behavior and adopt more stealth strategies through life, scientists found.

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Spencer doping decision expected before Jamaican champs

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaican Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer should learn before her national championships an anti-doping panel's decision on charges that she refused or evaded a drug test, her attorney said on Tuesday.

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Spread of combat, cholera wreaks misery, collapse in Yemen

DUBAI/CAIRO (Reuters) - Spilling into the hallways of crowded Yemeni hospitals, children writhe in pain from cholera. Displaced villagers roam baking hot plains and barren mountains to evade warring militias.

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Accused bomber Rahimi seeks reduced charges in New Jersey case

ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) - An Afghan-born U.S. citizen accused of planting bombs in New York and New Jersey fired on police in New Jersey to evade arrest, but those crimes fall short of attempted murder as charged, his defense lawyer argued on Monday.

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Portland, Oregon, authorizes subpoena over Uber software tool

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The city of Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday directed its attorneys to issue a subpoena intended to force Uber Technologies Inc to disclose software that helped its drivers evade local transportation authorities.

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Portland, Oregon to demand controversial Uber software tool

(Reuters) - The city of Portland, Oregon plans to subpoena Uber Technologies Inc to force it to disclose software that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, a city official said on Friday.

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Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities

The inquiry concerns Uber’s use of a software tool called Greyball, which helped identify and evade officials trying to clamp down on the ride-hailing service.

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Exclusive: Uber faces criminal probe over software used to evade authorities

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said.

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U.S. judge asks if Turkish gold trader's lawyers work for Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday said he wanted to know whether Iran employs any lawyers for a wealthy Turkish gold trader accused of helping that country evade U.S. sanctions, a team that includes former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.

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UBS whistleblower Birkenfeld sues bank for libel

NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - A former UBS Group AG banker who as a whistleblower helped U.S. authorities prosecute the Swiss bank for tax fraud, only to spend 2-1/2 years in prison for helping a billionaire client evade taxes, on Monday filed a $20 million libel lawsuit against his former employer.

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Springsteen explains why he used to not pay taxes

Bruce Springsteen admits he evaded taxes for years before the IRS finally came after him.

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Italian police say Amazon has evaded 130 million euros of taxes

MILAN (Reuters) - Milan tax police have told Amazon they believes the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

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Italian police say Amazon has evaded 130 mln euros of taxes

MILAN, April 28 (Reuters) - Milan tax police have told Amazon they believes the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros ($142 million) of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

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Think Baseball Is Boring? Maybe a Cat Will Help

On Tuesday, the Miami Marlins had to stop playing baseball for a bit, as a stray cat evaded capture in the outfield.

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Pennsylvania man who eluded manhunt goes on trial in trooper ambush

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania survivalist accused of killing a state trooper in a 2014 sniper attack goes on trial on Tuesday, in a case that had put the state's Pocono Mountain region on edge when the suspect evaded capture for weeks by hiding deep in the woods.

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Intel sources: Terrorists using stolen screening systems to test explosives

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe that ISIS and other terrorist organizations have developed innovative ways to plant explosives in electronic devices that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods, CNN has learned.

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FBI: Laptop bombs may be able to get past security

CNN has learned that US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe terrorist organizations have developed bombs that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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Dutch launch tax raids over suspect 55,000 accounts, Credit Suisse visited

AMSTERDAM/ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse's London, Paris and Amsterdam offices were contacted by local authorities over client tax matters, it said on Friday, after Dutch prosecutors said they had seized assets and arrested two people in an international hunt for tax evaders.

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Athletics: Jamaica's Spencer denies evading drug test

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Reigning Commonwealth Games 400 meters hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer denied on Wednesday that she "refused or evaded a drug test" and plans to legally challenge the assertion by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission.

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Israeli jets strike inside Syria; evade anti-aircraft missiles

The Israeli military has acknowledged it struck several targets inside Syria early Friday morning, an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) spokesperson said in a statement.

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China developing stealth drones to evade anti-aircraft missiles

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's largest missile maker is developing military drones with stealth abilities that can evade anti-aircraft weapons, the official China Daily said on Thursday, in another advance for the country's ambitious military modernization program.

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Uber prohibits use of 'Greyball' technology to evade authorities

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has prohibited the use of its so-called "Greyball" technology to target regulators, ending a program that had been critical in helping Uber evade authorities in cities where the service has been banned.

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Trilobites: Figuring Out When and Why Squids Lost Their Shells

A study suggests it became advantageous to lose a shell’s encumbering protection while gaining the speed and agility to evade predators and catch prey.

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Uber used secret tool to evade authorities

(Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the company confirmed on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Uber used secret tool to evade authorities

March 3 (Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the company confirmed on Friday.

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How Uber Used Secret Greyball Tool to Deceive Authorities Worldwide

A program uses data Uber collected to evade law enforcement in cities that resist the ride-hailing service, some current and former Uber employees said.

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North Korea evades sanctions with network of overseas companies: U.N. report

(Reuters) - North Korea is evading international sanctions with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access to the international banking system, says a forthcoming United Nations report seen by Reuters.

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U.S. takes pastor, software developer to trial over bitcoin exchange

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Florida software engineer and a New Jersey pastor engaged in lies and corruption to facilitate an illegal bitcoin exchange business whose operators wanted to take over a small credit union to evade scrutiny, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.

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In Search of the Slave Who Defied George Washington

An exhibition at Mount Vernon and a new book return the spotlight to Ona Judge, who evaded George and Martha Washington’s dogged efforts to recapture her.

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Pakistan tests second nuclear-capable missile this month

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan successfully tested a new nuclear capable surface-to-surface missile on Tuesday that is able to deliver multiple warheads and evade radar detection, the army's media wing said.

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Deutsche Bank to pay $95 million to resolve U.S. tax case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve a U.S. government lawsuit accusing the German bank of using shell companies to evade significant tax liabilities in 2000, according to court papers filed on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Alaska man charged with evading sanctions on Iran, money laundering

Dec 15 (Reuters) - An Alaska man has been charged with attempting to evade sanctions on Iran and money laundering, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.