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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership while 41 percent want to leave the bloc, a near reversal of last year’s referendum result. People hold banners during a ‘March for Europe’ demonstration against Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, in central London, Britain
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican tax-cut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich, saying it will be “one of the great Christmas gifts” for the middle class with just days to go before Congress votes. With a vote on the biggest tax rewrite in three decades
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LIMA (Reuters) – Brazilian builder Odebrecht [ODBES.UL] said Saturday that its recently-disclosed business ties to embattled Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski were not part of the corrupt deals it struck with politicians that it has acknowledged to prosecutors. The assertion might strengthen Kuczynski’s bid to survive a vote to remove him from office on Thursday
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LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea claimed an eighth win in their last 10 Premier League games at home to Southampton and Arsenal edged past Newcastle United as the London clubs maintained their distant pursuit of leaders Manchester City on Saturday. Marcos Alonso’s long-range free kick just before halftime earned Chelsea a 1-0 win at Stamford
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A raging California wildfire on Saturday became the state’s third largest blaze on record, with more devastation possible from a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fueled the deadly fire since the beginning of the month. The so-called Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1,000 structures, including about 750 homes,
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday. Authorities would conduct post-mortem examinations on Saturday and are treating the deaths as suspicious, a Toronto Police spokesman said. No suspects had
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(Reuters) – Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) said it appointed Nelson Peltz to its board despite the activist investor narrowly losing a months-long proxy fight, the biggest ever involving a U.S. company. The company’s shares were up 1 percent in after-market trading on Friday. Immediately after its annual meeting in mid-October, P&G said it beat
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s conservative leader Sebastian Kurz has brought the far right Freedom Party (FPO) into government, striking a coalition deal he aims to cement with his own party and Austria’s president on Saturday. The deal on Friday propels Heinz-Christian Strache’s FPO into power for the first time in more than a decade, after
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey, one of the nation’s wealthiest couples whose bodies were found in their mansion on Friday. Police said they learned of the deaths after responding to a midday (1700 GMT)
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company’s “fraud and theft” and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed “like a scalp” to the wall, a court official said Friday. Special master, John Cooper,
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s spy agency said North Korean hackers were behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year in which some 7.6 billion won ($6.99 million) worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, a newspaper reported on Saturday. The cyber attacks attributed to North Korean hackers also included the leaking of personal information from 36,000 accounts
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – To each member of the graduating class from the National Academy at Quantico, CONGRATULATIONS! [1235 EST] – You are always
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One team Williams have put off until the New Year an announcement on who will partner Canadian teenager Lance Stroll next season. A team spokeswoman confirmed no driver news was planned before January, with the 21-race 2018 season due to start in Australia on March 25. Russian Sergey Sirotkin appears favorite
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s markets watchdog will step up its scrutiny of the initial coin offering (ICO) market to see if new rules are needed to protect investors after issuing an alert in September. FILE PHOTO: A coin representing the bitcoin cryptocurrency is seen on computer circuit boards in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017.
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co (WEN.O) laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people. Starting in 2018, the company will buy about 15
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