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Climate change activists block Parliament Square during the Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – London was bracing for disruption by climate-change activists to underground train services on Wednesday after protesters blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch. The protests, led by
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More than 192 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections on Wednesday after campaigns focused on the economy, but with political Islam looming large over the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation. President Joko Widodo, a former furniture salesman who launched his political career as a small-city mayor, is standing for re-election in
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesians voted on Wednesday to pick a new president and parliament after a six-month campaign in the sprawling equatorial archipelago dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam. Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling booth during
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesians began voting in the world’s biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament. A voter casts his ballot at a polling booth during elections in Jakarta, Indonesia April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su The eight-hour
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FILE PHOTO: Intel’s logo is pictured during preparations at the CeBit computer fair, which will open its doors to the public on March 20, at the fairground in Hanover, Germany, March 19, 2017. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo (Reuters) – Intel Corp said on Tuesday it was exiting the 5G smartphone modem business, while assessing opportunities for
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FILE PHOTO: 2018 European Championships – 50m Breaststroke Men Final – Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow, Britain – August 8, 2018 – Adam Peaty competes. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Olympic champion Adam Peaty swam the fastest 100m breaststroke of the year on his way to winning gold in the British championships in Glasgow
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As U.S. Democrats emphasize building their 2020 presidential campaigns on grassroots support, fewer than half amassed at least 50 percent of their early financial backing from small-dollar donations, a Reuters analysis found. FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders participates in a moderated discussion at the We the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested 290 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill again on Tuesday. Extinction Rebellion, which
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PARIS (Reuters) – Parisians gave thanks to see the bell towers and great stained-glass rose window of Notre-Dame still standing on Tuesday, after firefighters labored through the night to douse the flames that gutted one of the most potent national symbols of France. Authorities said they suspected the fire was caused by accident. President Emmanuel
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LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested more than 120 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill again on Tuesday. Extinction
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – League Two – Oldham Athletic – Paul Scholes Press Conference – Boundary Park, Oldham, Britain – February 11, 2019 New Oldham Athletic manager Paul Scholes during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) – Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct in relation to
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FILE PHOTO: The financial district with the headquarters of Germany’s largest business bank, Deutsche Bank , is photographed on early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. House of Representatives committees have issued subpoenas to multiple financial institutions, including Deutsche Bank AG, for information on U.S. President
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FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters hold EU flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – The Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had stalled. The newspaper had
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