Month: July 2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager. FILE PHOTO: U.S. rapper ASAP Rocky attends the Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2013 collection during
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) questions Attorney General William Barr as he testifies before a
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U.S. President Donald Trump stands outside the Oval Office after welcoming Mongolia’s President Khaltmaagiin Battulga at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia’s Siberia, the
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FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, gives a television interview before a Hustings event at the Culloden House Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland July 2, 2019. Getty Images/Charles McQuillan/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Northern Irish parties on Wednesday he would stand by the
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FILE PHOTO: Jul 19, 2019; Portrush, IRL; Tiger Woods plays his shot from the first tee during the second round of The Open Championship golf tournament at Royal Portrush Golf Club – Dunluce Course. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo (Reuters) – Tiger Woods will return to action for the first two legs of
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is expanding its transportation prowess to do virtually everything short of building a car. Amazon’s Scout sidewalk robot is shown in this photo provided July 25, 2019. Courtesy Amazon.com/Handout via REUTERS While Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has said little publicly about the company’s ambitions in the sector, the
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FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster and DUP member Diane Dodds (not pictured) hold a news conference after a meeting with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Belgium April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman DUBLIN (Reuters) – The head of the Northern Ireland party that is propping up British
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BELFAST(Reuters) – Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to untangle an impasse over the Irish border “backstop” that has scuppered all efforts to secure an orderly withdrawal from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a speech on domestic priorities
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for easier monetary policy may not be what’s driving the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media after returning from a quick trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, in Washington, U.S., July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis But Trump’s
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month’s explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach. Democratic U.S. Presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses the audience during the Presidential candidate forum at the annual convention of
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MUNICH (Reuters) – German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi (NSUG.DE) Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) emissions test cheating scandal. FILE PHOTO: Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrives to the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Ingolstadt, Germany May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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MANGALURU/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Authorities in Southern India recovered the body of coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha floating in a river on Wednesday, two days after his disappearance sparked speculation he was under intense financial strain. FILE PHOTO: V.G. Siddhartha, chairman of Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd, speaks during a news conference in Mumbai, India, October 7, 2015.
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga entered this week having never won on the hardcourt in Washington, D.C. Now, he’s got an upset of a top-two seed under his belt — and a comeback that he’ll likely remember for quite some time. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July
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(Reuters) – Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks. FILE PHOTO: M’Evie Mead, Director of Policy and Organizing of Planned Parenthood Advocates in
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FILE PHOTO: A woman uses a cash machine at a Lloyds Bank branch in central London, Britain February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) posted weaker-than-expected pretax profits on Wednesday, as a further 550 million pound ($668.9 million) provision to meet claims for mis-sold insurance
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speak on the first night of the second 2020 Democratic
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