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Security scanners across Europe tied to China govt, military

Jan. 20, 2022 04:08 AM EST

At some of the world’s most sensitive spots, authorities have installed security screening devices made by a single Chinese company with deep ties to China’s military and the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party. The World Economic Forum in Davos. Europe’s largest...

Security scanners across Europe tied to China govt, military

Jan. 20, 2022 03:08 AM EST

At some of the world’s most sensitive spots, authorities have installed security screening devices made by a single Chinese company with deep ties to China’s military and the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party. The World Economic Forum in Davos. Europe’s largest...

Reeves appoints Belk as chairman of State Parole Board

Jan. 04, 2022 16:32 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday announced the appointment of Jeffery Belk as chairman of the State Parole Board. Belk, of Vancleave, Mississippi, took over the role Jan. 1. He replaces Steven Pickett, who retired on Dec. 31. ...

2 bidders protest plan for Charlottesville’s Gen. Lee statue

Dec. 16, 2021 13:21 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two unsuccessful bidders for the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that drew violent protesters to Charlottesville have filed a letter protesting the city’s process to get rid of the statue, which ended last week in the acceptance of a proposal to melt it down...

US fund KKR interested in Italian telecoms giant TIM

Nov. 22, 2021 07:01 AM EST

ROME (AP) — The Italian telecommunications company TIM is assessing a non-binding “indication of interest” by the U.S. investment fund KKR to acquire the entire capital share, a potential 11 billion-euro deal. Any agreement would need the OK of the Italian...