Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside University of London, in London, Britain December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week’s British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism buffeting the Labour Party leader. “I won’t meddle in internal elections but
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LONDON (Reuters) – How the United Kingdom’s election on Dec. 12 works and when the results will be known. FILE PHOTO: A dog is pictured outside a polling station in Sonning, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville WHAT ARE PEOPLE VOTING FOR? – The country is divided into 650 constituencies. – Each constituency equates to one
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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea’s LG Chem (051910.KS) said on Thursday it would invest $916 million in its U.S. subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint venture with General Motors (GM.N). FILE PHOTO: A view of the entrance to the West Plant at the General Motors Lordstown Complex, assembly plant in
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A sailing boat is seen through smoke haze from bushfires in front of the cliffs of North Head, Sydney Harbour, Australia, December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Coates SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters were on Thursday battling several blazes ringing Sydney, leaving Australia’s most populous city blanketed by smoke that is expected to linger for days. Bushfires have
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The highly anticipated final chapter in the Skywalker film saga will feature a significant role for Princess Leia, the beloved “Star Wars” character played by late actress Carrie Fisher. FILE PHOTO: Director J.J. Abrams poses for a portrait while promoting the film “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in Pasadena, California,
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FILE PHOTO: Short Track Speed Skating Events – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s 5000m Relay Final – Gangneung Ice Arena – Gangneung, South Korea – February 22, 2018 – Gold medallist Csaba Burjan of Hungary reacts. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The Chinese head coach of Hungary’s short-track speed skating team has offered
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(Reuters) – In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nation’s once-a-decade population count: build a system for collecting and processing data in-house, or buy one from an outside contractor. The bureau chose Pegasystems Inc, reasoning that outsourcing would be cheaper and more effective. Three years later,
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that it would consider any discussion of the country’s human rights situation a “serious provocation” and Pyongyang would “respond strongly.” FILE PHOTO: North Korean ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song speaks during a news conference in New York, U.S., October
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Former United Auto Workers vice president Joseph Ashton pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy to commit money laundering and wire fraud as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe into the union. FILE PHOTO: United Auto Workers (UAW) vice-president Joseph Ashton addresses the attendees at the UAW Constitutional Convention in Detroit, Michigan,
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet’s leadership change has some investors hoping that the owner of Google will take a hard look at the cash-burning ventures championed by its founders. FILE PHOTO: Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during signing ceremony committing Google to help expand information technology education at El Centro College in Dallas, Texas,
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