Month: October 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May appeared assured when she met business leaders on Wednesday, attendees of the meeting said, and sounded confident on prospects for striking a Brexit deal despite concern that Britain might leave the European Union without one. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave
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FILE PHOTO: MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO James Murren attends a news conference at MGM Cotai in Macau, China February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday a multi-year partnership that makes the Las Vegas-based casino the official gaming partner of the club. It is the
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the “Our Pledge to America’s Workers” event at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States could send as many as 15,000 military troops to the border with Mexico, as he hardens his
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FILE PHOTO: The Supreme Court is shown in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared unlikely to revive a lawsuit by villagers in India seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sent its proposal for 2019 blending volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to the White House for final review, a filing with
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LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will set out on Wednesday plans to “reinvigorate and expand” British diplomacy after years of budget cuts as the country looks to boost its influence around the world after Brexit. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay With just
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FILE PHOTO: The Sprint logo is displayed on a a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Wireless carrier Sprint Corp beat Wall Street’s estimates for quarterly revenue, profit and overall postpaid net subscriber additions on Wednesday, driving
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) speaks to reporters about legislation to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism at the Capitol, as fallout continued over U.S. President Donald Trump’s Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2018. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of Republican
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SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Within hours of landing, Musk had fired
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FILE PHOTO: Actor Sylvester Stallone waves at the premiere of “The Promise” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has decided there is not enough evidence to prosecute “Rocky” actor Sylvester Stallone over allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman
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Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Jonas Valanciunas added 23 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 129-112 on Tuesday night. Oct 30, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2)protects the ball from Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) at Scotiabank Arena.
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FILE PHOTO: Saudi public prosecutor Saud Al Mojeb leaves from Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor held talks overnight with Turkish intelligence officials over the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Demiroren news agency said.
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FILE PHOTO: An audience waves Taiwanese flags during the National Day celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu TAIPEI (Reuters) – Efforts to decide self-ruled Taiwan’s future by “other than peaceful means” are a grave concern to the United States, a senior American diplomat said on Wednesday, amid renewed tension between China and
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