Month: September 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The number of Americans who believe President Donald Trump should be impeached rose by 8 percentage points over the past week as more people learned about allegations that Trump pressured Ukraine to smear his top Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Monday. U.S. President Donald
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LIWONDE, Malawi (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry appealed on Monday in a national park in Malawi for increased global efforts to protect the environment against “greed, apathy and selfishness”. Harry, whose tour of southern Africa has taken him to four countries, observed a simulated anti-poaching operation by Malawian rangers and British soldiers aimed at protecting
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(Reuters) – WeWork’s parent The We Company said on Monday it will file to withdraw its initial public offering, a week after the SoftBank-backed office-sharing startup ousted founder Adam Neumann as its chief executive officer. FILE PHOTO: A man enters a WeWork co-working space in New York City, New York U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chris Collins, a Republican U.S. congressman from New York, is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday in a case charging him with taking part in an insider trading scheme involving an Australian biotechnology company. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Chris Collins is interviewed during the 2017 “Congress of Tomorrow” Joint Republican Issues
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to “unimaginably high numbers” if the world doesn’t come together to deter Iran, but said he preferred a political solution to a military one. Mohammed bin Salman, speaking to the CBS program “60 Minutes”, also denied
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DOHA (Reuters) – The embarrassingly low attendance at the world athletics championships was blamed on late start times and a blockade of the country by other nations in the region by the event’s organizers on Monday. Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Women’s 200 Metres Heats – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar
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(Reuters) – Fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy late on Sunday, joining a growing list of brick-and-mortar companies that have seen sales hit by the rise of competition from online sellers like Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and the changing fashion trends dictated by millennial shoppers. Forever 21 Inc, the privately held company that helped popularize
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Lloyd’s of London [SOLYD.UL] insurance market is planning to launch two electronic exchanges next year as part of a three-year overhaul, it said on Monday, as it seeks to fend off competition from low-cost rivals. FILE PHOTO: The Lloyd’s of London building in the City of London financial district in London,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a graduation ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has no intention to give up its nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its stand-off with Washington, U.S. President
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Materials are seen left at demonstration by people opposed to childhood vaccination after officials in Rockland County, a New York City suburb, banned children not vaccinated against measles from public spaces, in West Nyack, New York, U.S. March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – The United States recorded two new measles cases last week, taking
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DOHA (Reuters) – Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith powered her way into the 200 meters semi-finals at the world athletics championships on Monday, with a gold medal suddenly up for grabs following a rash of high-profile withdrawals. Athletics – IAAF Diamond League meeting – Women’s 200m race – Stockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden – May 30, 2019.
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid pledged on Monday to improve Britain’s road, broadband coverage and bus services, setting out an investment package designed to win over voters before an expected early election. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid arrives at the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain, September 29,
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – A spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied allegations that Johnson groped two women 20 years ago. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during the Convention of the North at the Magna Centre in Rotherham, Britain September 13, 2019. Christopher Furlong/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo As Johnson prepares
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(Reuters) – Fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, as it joined a growing list of brick-and-mortar players who have succumbed to the onslaught of e-commerce companies such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O). Since the start of 2017, more than 20 U.S. retailers, including Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK) and Toys ‘R’ Us, have
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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Tencent is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu OSLO (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holding Ltd (0700.HK) has agreed to buy a 29% stake in Oslo-listed computer games developer Funcom (FUNCOM.OL), becoming the biggest shareholder, Funcom said on Monday. Tencent, itself a major distributor
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FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) and United Auto Workers (UAW) said they will continue talks on a new labor deal on Monday, as a strike by the union’s members enters its
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LIWONDE, Malawi (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry will join an anti-poaching patrol with local park rangers in Malawi on Monday to highlight conservation work, another leg of his family’s southern African trip. Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks during reception at the British High Commissioner’s Residence in Lilongwe, Malawi, September 29, 2019. Dominic Lipinski/Pool
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FILE PHOTO: Vehicles are seen as heavy smog blankets China’s capital after the city issued its first air pollution alert for the winter season, in Beijing, China November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The municipal government of Shanghai, China’s financial capital, is aiming to wipe out some 120,000 lower-end diesel-powered trucks by 2020
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 14, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus (12) looks on before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports First-year Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus is not guaranteed to return for the 2020 season, according to multiple
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