Extinction Rebellion members lie on the ground, covered in fake crude oil, to protest an exhibition sponsored by BP at The National Portrait Gallery in London, Britain October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Visitors to a London portrait gallery were treated to an impromptu performance on Sunday when three semi-naked climate activists were
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – WTA Premier – Nature Valley Classic – Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain – June 21, 2019 Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko reacts during her quarter final match against Croatia’s Petra Martic Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) – Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko proved too strong for defending champion Julia Goerges
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LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Five years after Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent” cast a spell over the box office, the villainous enchantress has returned to the top of domestic charts. Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” a sequel to 2014’s fantasy adventure based on the “Sleeping Beauty” sorceress, debuted to $36 million from 2,790 North American theaters, nearly
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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo speaks at the Istana in Singapore October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Lim JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term as president, leading the world’s third-biggest democracy after a first term marked by heavy infrastructure spending. In his second and final term, Widodo,
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk attend a joint news conference with European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar at the European Union leaders summit, in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will play
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong tightened security ahead of a planned anti-government march on Sunday afternoon, with some metro services halted and public facilities shuttering as pro-democracy leaders called on citizens to join the protest in spite of the risk of arrest. FILE PHOTO: People march past a tram as they protest against what
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WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – A “Cold War mentality” and “bully behavior” are hindering mutual trust in cyberspace, China’s propaganda chief said on Sunday at the start of the World Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen. People walks in front of a screen at the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province,
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Smart Dragon-1 rocket, China’s first rocket designed for commercial use, carrying three satellites lifts off from the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province, China August 17, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain’s exit from the bloc and also said he did not want the extension after his latest Brexit setback in parliament on Saturday. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the House
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FILE PHOTO: European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (not pictured) hold a joint news conference at the end of the European Union leaders summit dominated by Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s flag carrier Qantas (QAN.AX) completed on Sunday a nonstop test flight from New York to Sydney, researching how the world’s longest potential commercial airplane journey of nearly 20 hours would impact pilots, crew and passengers. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near Qantas Airways, Australia’s national carrier, Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the
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FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, U.S.,September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the world’s financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations, the head of the global lender’s markets
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(Reuters) – An ugly war of words broke out among Democrats on Friday, as Representative Tulsi Gabbard responded angrily to broad hints by Hillary Clinton, the party’s 2016 presidential nominee, that Gabbard was being “groomed” to disrupt the 2020 election as a third-party candidate. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks during the
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