Month: October 2018

FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has asked the FBI to look into claims that
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Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
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FILE PHOTO: The Waymo logo is displayed during the company’s unveil of a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Waymo unit on Tuesday became the first company to receive a permit from the state of
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PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, shrugging off thousands who protested his visit as unwelcome, offered condolences on Tuesday at the Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 Jewish worshipers were shot to death during Sabbath prayers. The presidential visit, which sources said congressional leaders of both parties declined to join, came as thousands of mourners attended
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LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer morale slid to a three-month low in October, dragged down by worries about the economic outlook in the run-up to Brexit, a survey showed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A shopper walks through the underpass of Elephant and Castle traffic roundabout in south London, Britain October 5, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall The
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With congressional elections a week away, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will seek to scrap the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants as he tries again to dramatically reshape immigration policies. Reviving his support for a legally questionable theory, Trump told the Axios news website
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FILE PHOTO: 72nd Annual Tony Awards – Arrivals – New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 – Kerry Washington. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Kerry Washington, best known for her Emmy-nominated role over seven seasons on television drama “Scandal,” returns to the Broadway stage this month in the new play “American Son.” The four-character story,
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is to hire nearly 1,000 more diplomatic staff as it looks to expand its links with countries around the world after Brexit, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will announce on Wednesday. They will comprise 335 new
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FILE PHOTO: The FireEye logo is seen outside the company’s offices in Milpitas, California, December 29, 2014. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach (Reuters) – FireEye Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday as the cybersecurity firm benefited from its shift to a subscription-based model and lower costs, sending its shares up 3 percent in extended trading.
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Oct 28, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Red Sox picked up the $15 million option on left-hander Chris Sale’s contract for the
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the FY2019 funding request and budget justification for the Interior Department, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department’s acting inspector general has referred a probe
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PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Thousands of mourners on Tuesday attended the first funerals for victims of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, as protesters prepared to greet U.S. President Donald Trump amid accusations his rhetoric had encouraged anti-Semitic extremists. More than 1,800 people from across the United States came to offer condolences to the relatives
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Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), looks on as he arrives to cast his vote, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 28, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/Pool/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro will travel to Brasilia to meet with current President Michel Temer on Tuesday
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Fine-art handler Tom Richardson poses with a jacket belonging to British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of an auction of items from Hawkings’ personal estate at Christie’s in London, Britain October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – From a copy of his PhD thesis to his wheelchair, items belonging to Stephen Hawking are headed
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ROME (Reuters) – Violent storms battered Italy for a third consecutive day on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, and flooding much of Venice. The lagoon city’s St. Mark’s Square remained under water for a second day while the adjacent St. Mark’s Basilica was also inundated, with its baptistery totally flooded and its historic, mosaic
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ANKARA (Reuters) – The Turkish lawyer looking into the death of Jamal Khashoggi has asked Saudi Arabia’s prosecutor to disclose who sent the team involved in the journalist’s killing, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Saudi public prosecutor Saud Al Mojeb leaves from Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan Saudi
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference in Istanbul, Turkey October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. sanctions against Iran will have “severe consequences” for the world order, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday. “Unfortunately a law-breaking country (the United States) seeks to punish a country (Iran)
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