LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will seek to persuade Britain’s top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Houses of Parliament is pictured in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country’s politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign’s growing strength. U.S. Senator and democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks at Washington Square Park in New York, New York,
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The Orlando Magic announced Monday that center Mo Bamba, guard Markelle Fultz and forward Jonathan Isaac have been signed through the 2020-21 season. FILE PHOTO: Jan 31, 2019; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba (5) grabs the rebound during the second half against the Indiana Pacers at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy-level U.S.-China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Monday, paving the way for high-level talks in October aimed at resolving a bitter trade war. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet their Chinese
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FILE PHOTO: Police vehicles are seen parked near Heathrow airport after climate activists said they planned to fly drones near the airport, in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe’s biggest airport, London Heathrow.
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker’s highly profitable U.S. operations. FILE PHOTO: United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice President Terry Dittes (2nd R) and National Bargaining Committee Chair Ted Krumm (R) wait to address
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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was booed on Monday by protesters after talks with his counterpart in Luxembourg, putting off a briefing with reporters due to the protests. “Shame on you” protesters screamed at Johnson as he left talks with Luxembourg’s prime minister, Xavier Bettel. Bettel spoke to reporters beside an empty
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government has other potential options for funding a planned climate package before it need consider sacrificing its “black zero” balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz talks to media before the informal meeting of ministers for economic and financial affairs (ECOFIN) and Eurogroup
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FILE PHOTO: Benoit Coeure, board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), is photographed during an interview with Reuters journalists at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) – A new breed of asset-backed cryptocurrencies such as Facebook’s Libra are untested and pose serious risks, the European Central
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on
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Smoke and steam billows a coal-fired power plant near Belchatow, Poland November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany wants to cap the European Union’s next budget for 2021-27 at 1% of the continent’s economy, a scenario that would still see Berlin contribute some 10 billion euros more every year, according to a document
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