Month: May 2019

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are considering using drones to shut London’s Heathrow Airport this summer in a campaign against plans to build a third runway at Europe’s busiest airport, the group said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators march along Whitehall during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain April 23, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV party attends a news conference during a European far-right leaders meeting in Prague, Czech Republic April 25, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he
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FILE PHOTO: Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), speaks at their annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union without a deal will cause severe long-term damage to Britain’s competitiveness, one of the country’s main business groups warned the 12 candidates
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Shruthika Padhy, 13, of Cherryhill, New Jersey, Erin Howard, 14, of Huntsville, Alabama, Rishik Gandhasri, 13, of San Jose, California, Christopher Serrao, 13, of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, Saketh Sundar, 13, Clarksville, Maryland, Sohum Sukhatankar, 13, of Dallas, Texas, Rohan Raja, 13, of Irving, Texas and Abhijay Kodali, 12, of Flower Mound, Texas celebrate their
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Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series. May 30, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story (27) hits a single in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks
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SUBIC, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte. Philippine customs officials inspect cargo containers containing tonnes of garbage shipped by Canada at Manila port November 10,
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FILE PHOTO: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows. FILE PHOTO – Honduras’ President Juan Orlando Hernandez addresses the audience during a promotion ceremony at Marte military camp, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
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Although Pocono Raceway has long been regarded as one of the most challenging stops on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, young drivers have shown a propensity in mastering the challenge. Kurt Busch competes during the NASCAR Pennsylvania 500 race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania August 5, 2007. REUTERS/Robert LeSieur (UNITED STATES)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday, as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Roger Stone, longtime political
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Designated Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein speaks next to Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen during a news conference in Vienna, Austria, May 30, 2019. Reuters/Lisi Niesner VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz’s government out of office in the wake
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