Month: July 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – British shop prices fell in July at their slowest pace since the end of 2017 and food inflation picked up speed, according to data on Wednesday that will be little relief for households still feeling the pinch on their spending power. FILE PHOTO: Customers shop in a Sainsbury’s store in Redhill, Britain,
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – About 85 people were injured on Tuesday, some seriously, when an Aeromexico-operated (AEROMEX.MX) Embraer (EMBR3.SA) passenger jet crashed just after takeoff in Mexico’s state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities. A person watches as smoke billows above a site where an Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet crashed in Mexico’s
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(Reuters) – Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc on Tuesday topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on the back of strong growth in its online advertisement business. FILE PHOTO: Members of staff work at the Baidu booth during Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) at the National Convention in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Damir
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] got the green light on Tuesday to operate in Argentina’s Mendoza province when lawmakers there passed the country’s first law regulating ride-hailing applications. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Argentina’s Senate voted 24-14 in favor
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced its first-ever official sports betting partner, MGM Resorts International (MGM.N), with the league agreeing to sell its official game data to the casino operator for undisclosed terms. Jun 19, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) and Golden State Warriors guard
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LONDON (Reuters) – Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and “a humiliation” after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Vienna, Austria
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the powerful Koch-led political donor network as “globalist” and “a total joke,” rejecting the conservative group amid reports that it was shifting away from him over trade and immigration issues. Charles Koch (L) and David Koch are seen in this combination picture. REUTERS/Freedom Partners Chamber
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LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urged France and Germany on Tuesday to lobby European Union negotiators for a sensible outcome to Brexit talks, warning that Europe would also suffer “if Brexit goes wrong”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint news conference with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Four members of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group who were jailed for 15 days for staging a pitch invasion during the soccer World Cup final were detained again after their release on Monday and were held overnight, their lawyer said on Tuesday. Intruders affiliated to anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot, Veronika Nikulshina
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(Reuters) – Former world number one Andy Murray was far from his best but was still good enough to come from behind and defeat American Mackenzie McDonald 3-6 6-4 7-5 in a marathon first-round match at the Washington Open on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon Preview – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club,
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