Month: October 2018

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May stands at the door of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls OSLO (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that the government was not planning for a general election. “We are not preparing for another general elections. It wouldn’t be in the
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan threw rubber gumboots on Tuesday as children cheered in a competition in New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland, though Harry’s team ended up losing to his wife’s side. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visit Pillars,
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Illinois, U.S., October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy.
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – The death of Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha adds to challenges his King Power International empire faces as its dominance of the lucrative Thai duty-free industry comes under scrutiny. A man lays flowers in front of King Power’s head office, after the company’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews will be out at least four weeks with a left shoulder injury, the team announced. Oct 20, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) skates during the warm up against the St. Louis Blues at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Matthews, 21,
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PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Jewish leaders in Pittsburgh on Monday called on President Donald Trump to condemn white nationalism unequivocally after he said he will visit the synagogue where a gunman killed 11 worshipers over the weekend. A man prays outside the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday’s shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.,
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FILE PHOTO: A British Airways plane takes off next the National Air Traffic Services tower at Heathrow Airport near London, Britain October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s aviation industry hit out at the government on Monday over its decision to increase a tax on long-haul flights, saying it made a mockery of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected deployment as President Donald Trump hardens his stance on immigration ahead of Nov. 6 mid-term elections. The deployment will create an active-duty force comparable in size to the U.S. military
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(Reuters) – Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to prevent sexual assault of young women in their care. FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will mint a new 50 pence coin to commemorate leaving the European Union in spring 2019, the finance ministry said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Protesters participating in an anti-Brexit demonstration march sit at the base of Nelson’s Column, in Trafalgar Square, in central London, Britain October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls The
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(Reuters) – Declines in big tech and Internet stocks such as Amazon pushed the Nasdaq lower on Monday, while strength in financial shares mitigated declines for the S&P 500 as investors grappled with a recent spike in market volatility. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S.,
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MIAMI (Reuters) – The man accused of mailing 14 pipe bombs to prominent critics of U.S. President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail on Monday as the FBI confirmed a similar suspicious package addressed to CNN had been intercepted. Sayoc, his salt-and-pepper hair pulled back into a ponytail, remained largely silent, only acknowledging Judge
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – People have been enjoying chocolate far longer than previously known, according to research published on Monday detailing the domestication and use of cacao beginning 5,300 years ago at an ancient settlement in the highlands of southeastern Ecuador. FILE PHOTO: An Ecuadorean farmer holds a cacao fruit in Las Naves, some 350 km
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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand former Army captain, won Brazil’s presidential election in convincing fashion, wooing voters with promises to gut endemic political corruption and wage a brutal battle against powerful drug gangs. Bolsonaro, who early in his legislative career declared he was “in favor” of dictatorships and demanded that
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