Month: September 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified on Monday, as Trump raged about the inquiry and news reports suggested he had used additional diplomatic channels to go after his adversaries. Three House committees said a subpoena for documents had been sent to Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani. The
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou detailed a list of emails, notes and other records they are seeking to prove that her rights were violated before her December arrest at Vancouver’s airport, according to a court document released on Monday. Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returns to British
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reveal his final Brexit plan to European Union leaders as early as Tuesday, the Telegraph reported bit.ly/2o0UEtW on Monday. The plan is expected to be based
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia on Monday defended evidence it says proves Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports guerrilla groups and drug traffickers, after the Colombian government was roundly criticized for publishing a dossier that included uncredited photographs taken by media outlets. Colombia’s Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo speaks during a news conference about Venezuela’s President Nicolas
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chris Collins, a Republican U.S. congressman from New York, is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday in a case charging him with taking part in an insider trading scheme involving an Australian biotechnology company. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Chris Collins is interviewed during the 2017 “Congress of Tomorrow” Joint Republican Issues
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LIWONDE, Malawi (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry appealed on Monday in a national park in Malawi for increased global efforts to protect the environment against “greed, apathy and selfishness”. Harry, whose tour of southern Africa has taken him to four countries, observed a simulated anti-poaching operation by Malawian rangers and British soldiers aimed at protecting
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Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the rest of the 2019 season on Monday for repeated violations of unnecessary roughness rules. FILE PHOTO: Aug 15, 2019; Glendale, AZ, USA; Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) looks on in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals during a preseason game at State Farm Stadium.
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Models present creations by designer Clare Waight Keller as part of her Spring/Summer 2020 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Givenchy during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – The Givenchy collection for Spring/Summer 2020, unveiled as part of Paris Fashion Week, channeled the mood of
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(Reuters) – WeWork’s parent The We Company said on Monday it will file to withdraw its initial public offering, a week after the SoftBank-backed office-sharing startup ousted founder Adam Neumann as its chief executive officer. FILE PHOTO: A man enters a WeWork co-working space in New York City, New York U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday laid out a plan to hike taxes on big companies with wide pay gaps between executives and rank-and-file workers.
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Lloyd’s of London [SOLYD.UL] insurance market is planning to launch two electronic exchanges next year as part of a three-year overhaul, it said on Monday, as it seeks to fend off competition from low-cost rivals. FILE PHOTO: The Lloyd’s of London building in the City of London financial district in London,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a graduation ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has no intention to give up its nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its stand-off with Washington, U.S. President
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday that Washington would need Russian consent to publish transcripts of phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump
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DUP leader Arlene Foster speaks at a Bruges Group event during the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The leader of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party Arlene Foster said on Monday the European Union and Ireland needed to work with the British government to remove
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FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gestures at the conclusion of his address to the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has sent messages to Iran’s president through the leaders of other countries, an Iranian government spokesman
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LIWONDE, Malawi (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry will join an anti-poaching patrol with local park rangers in Malawi on Monday to highlight conservation work, another leg of his family’s southern African trip. Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks during reception at the British High Commissioner’s Residence in Lilongwe, Malawi, September 29, 2019. Dominic Lipinski/Pool
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China warned on Monday of instability in international markets from any “decoupling” of China and the United States, after sources said the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet their Chinese counterparts for
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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Tencent is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu OSLO (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holding Ltd (0700.HK) has agreed to buy a 29% stake in Oslo-listed computer games developer Funcom (FUNCOM.OL), becoming the biggest shareholder, Funcom said on Monday. Tencent, itself a major distributor
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FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio (Reuters) – General Motors Co and United Auto Workers (UAW) said they will continue talks on a new labor deal on Monday, as a strike by the union’s members enters its third
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on Oct. 31, hopefully with a deal, finance minister Sajid Javid said on Monday. “Hopefully we leave with a deal,” Javid told
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his request that a foreign power investigate a domestic political rival is set to intensify this week with testimony due from witnesses concerning allegations made by a whistleblower within the U.S. intelligence community. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump spaeks to
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government accused Peruvian authorities on Sunday of fomenting “xenophobia” against the large Venezuelan exile population after a series of incidents of apparent mistreatment of migrants. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza speaks as he attends a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero Venezuela’s
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