Trump team rejects effort to push vote recount
WASHINGTON Donald Trump’s transition team on Monday pushed back against an emerging effort to recount votes from the Nov. 8 presidential election, calling it “nonsense,” but not offering any evidence to back the president-elect’s weekend tweet alleging millions of illegal votes.
The Green Party last week filed for a recount in Wisconsin, a move joined by lawyers for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and has said it will seek a recount in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
(Reporting by Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson; Writing by Susan Heavey)
Fearing tighter U.S. visa regime, Indian IT firms rush to hire, acquire
BENGALURU Anticipating a more protectionist U.S. technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India’s $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in the United States and recruit more heavily from college campuses there.
Tata Steel UK to enter talks with Liberty House on sale of speciality operations
MUMBAI Tata Steel UK, the British arm of India’s Tata Steel, will hold exclusive talks with trading firm Liberty House to sell its speciality steel business as its parent seeks to offload loss-making assets and restructure European operations.
At least nine injured in Ohio State University attack
At least nine people were injured at Ohio State University in an attack that was carried out by two assailants at the Columbus campus on Monday, according to local officials and media.