LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reservations about granting diplomatic protection to an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran, her husband said on Wednesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe who is detained in Iran, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London,
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno addresses the media during a news conference at the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), in Caracas, Venezuela June
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia beat Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Australia vs Honduras – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia – November 15, 2017 Australia’s Mile Jedinak scores their first goal from a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will add another landmark to her record-breaking reign on Monday when she and Prince Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh stand next to a display of Spanish items from the Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace, London, Britain
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LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals at the ATP Finals once again on Tuesday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain –
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Tuesday it had paid for gender-reassignment surgery of an active-duty service member that took place earlier in the day, as the issue of transgender troops serving in the U.S. military continues to garner national attention. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the Pentagon building in Washington, June 15,
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(Reuters) – Russian cyber operatives have attacked Britain’s media, telecommunications and energy sectors over the past year, according to prepared remarks by the head of the government’s main cyber defence agency. FILE PHOTO – Ciaran Martin at the CyberSecurity summit in Bonn November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Blake Shelton was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, a first for any country singer, prompting “The Voice” judge to shake off his shyness about his looks. FILE PHOTO – Blake Shelton performs “Gonna” at the 49th Annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Harrison McClary
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CARACAS/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Venezuela’s cash-strapped government insisted it had successfully begun efforts to refinance some $60 billion in bonds, though creditors disagreed following fruitless talks and a ratings firm declared the nation in selective default. Venezuelan bonds slid on Tuesday after S&P Global Ratings announced that Venezuela was in selective default for failing to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told Congress on Tuesday. The logo of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab is on displayat the company’s office in Moscow, Russia October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Jeanette Manfra,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts. Sessions, addressing the House Judiciary Committee, said he recalled the March 2016 meeting where foreign
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(Reuters) – U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology. The medicine is a version of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd’s established drug Abilify for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, containing
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MANILA/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were headed back to the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case. FILE PHOTO: Dec 16, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Chino Hills Huskies guard
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition said on Tuesday it would not attend this week’s planned political dialogue in the Dominican Republic with President Nicolas Maduro’s government as regional guarantors had not been invited. Luis Florido, lawmaker of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD) talks to the media during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela,
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