Month: August 2019

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen during a news conference at the end of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the
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Aug 31, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Bianca Andreescu of Canada (left) reacts after beating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark (right) during the third round on day six of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK (Reuters) – Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu
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JACKSONVILLE. FL. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian span northwest on Saturday, churning slowly across the Atlantic in the direction of Georgia and the Carolinas, with Florida also still in its sights. Authorities representing beach communities along Florida’s east coast told residents to stay alert, although latest forecasts indicate they may dodge a direct hit from the
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LONDON/BELFAST (Reuters) – Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union. Anti-Brexit protestors demonstrate outside the gates of Downing Street at Whitehall in London, Britain, August 31, 2019.
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Los Angeles Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol, the Tarrant County (Texas) Medical Examiner’s Office said in a report released Friday. FILE PHOTO: Jul 17, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Detailed view of a memorial patch for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs (45) on the jersey of designated
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ALTAMIRA, Brazil (Reuters) – Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires. An aerial view shows machines being destroyed during an operation conducted by
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid arrives at SGS College Filton, where Javid himself was a student, in Bristol, Britain, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Sajid Javid on Saturday he had a “fantastic” relationship with Boris Johnson after reports that he had a furious argument with the prime
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The account of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets and retweets including racial slurs and curse words to 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account. A message from the Twitter communications department confirming the hacking of co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey’s
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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic National Committee officials on Friday recommended that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to let voters participate in their early caucuses by phone because of security concerns. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at his caucus night rally Des Moines, Iowa February 1, 2016, REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo Each
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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid has challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the dismissal of an aide by Johnson’s top advisor which has caused tension between the government’s two most powerful men, media said. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s new Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid speaks to the media as he arrives at
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks outside Hotel Bayerischer Hof during Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 16, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Poland may sign an agreement aimed at securing 5G networks when U.S. Vice President Michael Pence visits the European nation in the coming days,
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Airbus SE (AIR.PA) on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N). FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at their facility in Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint-Nazaire, France July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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