Month: May 2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro joined a rally on Sunday on horseback as supporters urged the closing of the Supreme Court for investigating the right-wing leader, as one of its justices compared the risks to Brazil’s democracy with Hitler’s Germany. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro rides a horse during a meeting with supporters protesting
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LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab on Sunday defended the government’s careful loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the “right step to be taking” at this time. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Dominic Raab speaks at the daily digital news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,
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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called for protesters
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FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask waits for customers in a mobile shop inside a shopping mall, after the Thai government eased isolation measures, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bangkok, Thailand May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s parliament passed a 1.9 trillion baht ($58 billion) economic support
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in London, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday the “careful” easing of the coronavirus lockdown was now the “right step” to
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(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 1 FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 1 June 1, 2002 BOXING – Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his controversial win against Hasim Rahman in their non-title bout in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Holyfield controlled most of the fight before accidentally headbutting
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020 after Amazon extended the closure of its French warehouses until April 25 included, following dispute with unions over health protection measures amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said
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A fossil of a 425 million-year-old millipede called Kampecaris obanensis and unearthed in Scotland is shown in this undated handout photo released to Reuters on May 27, 2020. British Geological Survey/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living
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(Reuters) – In addition to disputing misleading claims made by U.S. President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots this week, Twitter has added fact-checking labels to thousands of other tweets since introducing the alerts earlier this month, mostly on posts about the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo and binary cyber codes are seen in this
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Protesters hold banners in front of the Capitol Hill during a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd in Washington, U.S., May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran, always keen to score points against its longtime foe the United States, took Washington to task on Saturday over
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