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(Reuters) – U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: XVIII Pan American Games – Lima 2019 – August 11, 2019 – From left to right: Race Imboden, Nick Itkin, and Gerek
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FILE PHOTO: Children walk inside an enclosure, where they are being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), after crossing the border between Mexico and the United States illegally and turning themselves in to request asylum, in El Paso, Texas, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator’s proposed surcharge for the Trump administration’s 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly outside ConocoPhillips offices in Houston, Texas, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo The United States imposed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration in “meaningful” talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive. Democrats have accused Trump of reversing course after he initially voiced support for tougher background checks following the latest
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ASPEN, Colo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department’s antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border. After more than three years of Brexit crisis, the United Kingdom is heading towards a showdown
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Jun 10, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) reacts to a call during the third quarter against the Toronto Raptors in game five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL,
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FILE PHOTO: David M. Solomon, President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs, speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) officially became a credit-card lender on Tuesday by rolling out its first product with Apple Inc
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ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, next to Italian Deputy PM Matteo Salvini, addresses the upper
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail requirements and doing away with a crime bill that rival Joe Biden helped make law. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) adjusts her
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fired the opening salvo in his bid to renegotiate Britain’s divorce from the European Union, demanding that an insurance policy for the Irish border be removed from the Brexit deal and replaced with a pledge. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Fusion Energy Research
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FILE PHOTO: A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed binary code in this illustration picture, June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator says Facebook Inc has “significant work to be done to satisfy” concerns from conservatives that believe the social media
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Nordic prime ministers and CEOs of Nordic companies pose for a family photo after signing a joint declaration on climate and sustainable development during the annual informal summer meeting of the Nordic prime ministers in Reykjavik, Iceland August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil prices edged up on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and on hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a potential economic slowdown that could hit oil demand. A crude oil tanker is seen at Qingdao Port, Shandong province, China, April 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Dakota Hudson held the visiting Milwaukee Brewers hitless for 6 2/3 innings Monday night, propelling the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory. Aug 14, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Dakota Hudson (43) pitches against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA
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(Reuters) – Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers. FILE PHOTO: Planned Parenthood’s employees look on as anti-abortion rights advocates hold a rally in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., June
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