Month: March 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – The father-in-law of Pippa Middleton, whose sister Kate is married to Britain’s Prince William, has been placed under formal investigation over suspected rape of a minor, a court source told Reuters on Friday. FILE PHOTO: David Matthews (right) waves to well-wishers at the wedding of his son James Matthews and Pippa Middleton
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – An autopsy on an unarmed black man killed by police officers in California’s capital last week shows that all eight bullets hit him in the back, side or leg, contradicting the official version of events, a lawyer for the deceased’s family said on Friday. A mourner holds up a photo of
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Actor and former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent heart surgery to replace a valve that was originally replaced 20 years ago, waking up with the words “I’m back” in a twist on his catchphrase, a spokesman said on Friday. The original replacement pulmonic valve, which Schwarzenegger received in 1997, outlasted its life expectancy, so the former
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by the maker of the popular NBA 2K video game series to dismiss a lawsuit over its depiction in the game of tattoos belonging to LeBron James and other National Basketball Association stars. FILE PHOTO: Mar 21, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers
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ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – An Orlando jury on Friday cleared the widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman of all charges in the massacre that killed 49 people, finding her not guilty of federal counts that she tried to mislead investigators and aided her husband in the attack. FILE PHOTO – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) chairman Paul Achleitner is considering making Juerg Zeltner, the former head of the wealth management business of Swiss bank UBS(UBSG.S), the successor to Chief Executive John Cryan, Spiegel magazine reported on Friday. FILE PHOTO – Juerg Zeltner, President of UBS Wealth Management is pictured during an interview with Reuters
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Friday cooperation with China is needed not only to end tension over North Korea’s weapons but also to tackle the problem of air pollution. Forbidden City is seen amid smog ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing, China February 13, 2018. Picture taken February
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PARIS (Reuters) – Most French people want Muslims suspected of harboring extremist views detained if they appear on spy agency watchlists and would back a ban on ultra-conservative Salafist Islam, two polls showed after the latest deadly attack in France. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the Artificial Intelligence for Humanity
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NEOT KEDUMIM, Israel (Reuters) – As the sun beats down on the barren slopes around Jerusalem, a tree of the kind believed to have provided the crown of thorns in Biblical accounts of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion stands unaffected, its fruits ample and foliage green. While pilgrims prepare to converge on the city at Easter to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Investigators probing whether Donald Trump’s presidential campaign colluded with Russia have been questioning witnesses about events at the 2016 Republican National Convention, according to two sources familiar with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiries. Mueller’s team has been asking about a convention-related event attended by both Russia’s U.S. ambassador and Jeff Sessions, the
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Facebook Inc executive said in an internal memo in 2016 that the social media company needed to pursue adding users above all else, BuzzFeed News reported on Thursday, prompting disavowals from the executive and Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the Facebook
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by the Trump administration but has said he was terminated because he is a crucial witness in the Russia investigation, has raised more than $292,000 in seven hours to help cover costs defending against other ongoing government probes, the funding website showed. FILE
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – When film producing partners Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero released “The Room” in 2003, the drama was laughed off as a dreadful comedy that several critics called one of the worst films ever made. But the partners had the last laugh as the film about two friends warring over the same
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