Month: August 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – A British man was sentenced to life in prison on Friday over a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her. NaaÕimur Rahman, who has been found guilty and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bitterly divided U.S. Congress came together on Friday to commemorate the late Senator John McCain, remembering him as a tenacious fighter for his ideals who never lost his sense of humor or his ability to inspire others. Mourners surround the casket of former Senator John McCain in the Capitol Rotunda where
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MONZA, Italy (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel suffered a spin but still put Ferrari on top of the practice timesheets for their home Italian Grand Prix on Friday while Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson walked away from a spectacular crash. Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Circuit of Monza, Monza, Italy – August 31, 2018 Ferrari’s
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HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings’ (0700.HK) market value slumped by around $20 billion on Friday after China intensified a crackdown on online gaming citing rising levels of myopia, heightening regulatory risks for companies in the world’s biggest gaming market. FILE PHOTO: Visitors attend the annual Tencent Games Carnival (TGC) in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects the Kremlin to use its influence with the Syrian government to prevent a humanitarian disaster in the rebel-held northern region of Idlib, a government spokeswoman said on Friday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference at the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi
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HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) – Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. A three-dimensional printout of a human heart is seen at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg) in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Washington’s political leaders gather in the U.S. Capitol on Friday to commemorate the late Senator John McCain, President Donald Trump will travel to one of his private golf clubs for a campaign fundraiser. In a week of solemn events marking McCain’s passing, Trump has been and will be absent, a reflection
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PARIS (Reuters) – Fishing industry officials from France and Britain will try to strike a new deal on dredging for scallops next week following violent skirmishes in the Channel, authorities said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Scallops are seen on a market stall during an annual celebration of scallops in Port-en-Bessin, France, November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal
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HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) – Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. A three-dimensional printout of a human heart is seen at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg) in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018.
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