Month: December 2018

DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado man was charged on Monday with the murder of his fiance, who was reported missing in November and is now presumed dead. Patrick Frazee, 32, appears in a booking photo provided by the Woodland Park Police Department in Woodland Park, Colorado, U.S., December 21, 2018. Woodland Park Police Department/Handout via
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December 25, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) shoots the basketball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart (3) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala has been fined $25,000 for “recklessly” throwing a basketball into the stands,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is recalling two patrol boats from overseas deployments to help deal with an increase in the number of migrants trying to reach the country from France, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday. Britain’s Border Force carry an intercepted migrant dinghy off the Kent coast, Britain December 31, 2018 in this
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican spokesman and his deputy resigned on Monday over disagreements on strategy, ending a year of upheaval in the Holy See’s communications structure. A brief Vatican statement gave no reason for the resignations. Spokesman Greg Burke, an American, tweeted that he and his Spanish deputy, Paloma Garcia Ovejero, had quit
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FILE PHOTO: Capitol Hill is seen as a partial U.S. government shutdown continues in Washington, U.S., December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Democrats will introduce legislation this week intended to end a partial U.S. government shutdown and fund the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 8, including $1.3 billion for
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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday, in their last trading session of 2018, as signs of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute helped lift technology companies, which have major revenue
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep political divisions. German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a photograph after the recording of her annual New Year’s speech at the Chancellery
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FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Theresa May sits with members of her cabinet during the UK-Poland Inter-Governmental Consultations at Lancaster House in central London, Britain, December 20, 2018. Adrian Dennis/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain still has work to do to get the assurances from the European Union it needs over its Brexit agreement, Prime
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Tom Brady tossed a season-high four touchdowns and became the fourth quarterback in NFL history to complete 6,000 career passes as the New England Patriots clinched at least the No. 2 seed by cruising to a 38-3 victory over the visiting New York Jets on Sunday. Dec 30, 2018; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots
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FILE PHOTO: Documents can be seen at the conference as Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, host a ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ workshop at the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose
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FILE PHOTO: Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Steet in London, Britain, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has been accused by his colleagues in the cabinet of failing to release the necessary funding required to prepare Britain for a no-deal Brexit, the Telegraph newspaper
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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi attends the celebration ceremony of the first anniversary of defeating Islamic state in Baghdad, Iraq, December 10, 2018. Iraqi Prime Minister Media Office/Handout via REUTERS BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and
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