Month: June 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters marched in cities across the United States on Saturday to demand the Trump administration reverse an immigration crackdown that has separated children from parents at the U.S-Mexico border and sparked plans for military-run detention camps. Outside the White House, protesters waved “Families Belong Together” signs and chanted
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TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) – A man was arrested on Saturday on charges of starting a forest fire in Colorado that has destroyed structures and forced hundreds to evacuate their homes in one of dozens of wildfires raging across the drought-hit U.S. southwest. Flames rise past a ridge during efforts to contain the Spring Creek
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AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – A string of Syrian rebel-held towns and villages accepted government rule on Saturday as insurgent lines collapsed in parts of the southwest under an intense bombardment that the United Nations says has forced 160,000 people to flee. The southwest was an early hotbed of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad and defeat
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands gathered in front of the White House on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, which have separated children from parents at the U.S-Mexico border and sparked plans for military-run detention camps. Immigration activists gather during a rally to protest against the Trump Administration’s immigration policy outside the White House
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LONDON (Reuters) – Ten years older, 10 years more battle-weary and injury-hardened and with a decade’s worth of extra silverware, Rafael Nadal returns to the scene of his most epic triumph against Roger Federer still believing he can reawaken his Wimbledon best. Tennis – Wimbledon Preview – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London,
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BEDMINSTER, N.J./OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late on Friday to discuss trade and other economic issues, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) in a bilateral meeting during the
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AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian opposition began negotiations with Russian officers about an agreement to restore state sovereignty over rebel-held parts of the southwestern Deraa province, rebel negotiators said on Saturday. Smoke rises from the southeast part of Deraa, Syria in this handout released on June 27, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS The government’s offensive this
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NIZHNY NOVGOROD (Reuters) – After scoring one of the goals of the tournament and upstaging Lionel Messi by leading his team to the top of their group, Croatia captain Luka Modric hopes to fulfill a dream that began when he watched his nation record a best ever World Cup showing. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football –
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) – Hundreds of people gathered on Friday evening to remember the five people gunned down at a community newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. The vigil came hours after accused gunman Jarrod Ramos was denied bail during a brief hearing in Anne Arundel
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in June after a better-than-expected performance in May, official data showed, as escalating trade tensions with the United States fuel concerns about a slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy. FILE PHOTO: A labourer works inside an electronics factory in Qingdao, Shandong province, China January 29, 2018.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Six months after California made recreational marijuana use legal, the so-called “Weed Apocalypse” arrives this weekend, as tight state regulations going into effect on Sunday have dispensaries scrambling to unload non-compliant product. But while the deadline is giving pot shop owners headaches, it is creating an opportunity for consumers. They are
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