FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the shootings in El Paso and Dayton as Vice President Mike Pence looks on in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub. Sunday’s turnout showed that the movement still has broad-based support despite the ugly scenes witnessed in
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FILE PHOTO: A man vapes outside an office block in Manchester, Britain, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. The CDC is working with health departments
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Milwaukee’s Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Aug 17, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames (7) is congratulated by left fielder Ryan Braun (8) after hitting a two run home run
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove appears to make a statement at Downing Street in London, Britain, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Leaked British government documents warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit are based on a worst-case scenario, said Michael Gove, the minister in charge
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FILE PHOTO: Newly appointed Britain’s Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng, is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Sunday dismissed concerns over potential food, fuel and drug shortages in the event of
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub. Passengers on a city bus watch riot police chase anti-government protesters down Nathan Road in Mong Kok in Hong Kong,
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FILE PHOTO: Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne gestures during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester is pictured outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain
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(Reuters) – Ash Barty lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking after she was unexpectedly beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday. Aug 17, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) reacts against Ashleigh Barty (AUS) during the Western and Southern Open
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks next to Youth Justice Board Adviser Roy Sefa-Attakora during a roundtable on the criminal justice system at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain August 12, 2019. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor
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BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank (Reuters) – Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States. “May God ruin him,” she says. Tlaib is the grandmother of U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, at the center of an affair
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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of school teachers joined an 11th weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Saturday, as shops pulled down their shutters and braced for another restive summer night. Weeks of increasingly violent demonstrations have plunged the city into turmoil. Water-filled barricades fortify the airport and government offices. Posters showing bloody
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A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (STAN.L) is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday. Britain’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, which includes police and intelligence officers as
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