U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during a joint news conference with Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said it would not revisit an October decision backing a U.S. House of Representatives subpoena issued to President
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VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings. Thoroughfares were turned into raging torrents, stone balustrades were shattered, boats tossed ashore and gondolas smashed against their moorings as the lagoon tide peaked
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 6, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon III Hargreaves (28) in the second quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Texans claimed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves off waivers on Wednesday, the team announced. The
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks during a visit at a boxing gym in Ilford, Britain, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay (Reuters) – Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has made an offer of an electoral pact to Nigel Farage, which has been turned down by the Brexit Party leader, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported. The Conservative
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(Reuters) – Below are quotations from the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing into allegations about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and noteworthy outside reaction. U.S. REPRESENTATIVE MARK MEADOWS, AN ALLY OF PRESIDENT TRUMP, SPEAKING DURING THE BREAK: “All of a sudden he (Taylor) gets this miraculous intervention from one of his
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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand with Turkey’s Pressident Tayyip Erdogan and Emine Erdogan at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded the U.S. relationship with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders started a meeting to overcome
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump reached a critical juncture on Wednesday as lawmakers began their first televised public hearings, marking a new phase that could determine the fate of his tumultuous presidency. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Veterans Day Parade and Wreath Laying ceremony
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise on Wednesday to get Britain out of its Brexit “rut” if he wins a Dec. 12 election, saying the world is baffled by why the country is so “hesitant about its future.” Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks with Lt Col Tom Robinson from the Light Dragoons
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices jumped by the most in seven months in October, which together with abating fears of a recession, support the Federal Reserve’s signal for no further interest rate cuts in the near term. FILE PHOTO: Intravenous bags hang above young cancer patients at Rady’s Children Hospital in San Diego, California,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings, marking a new, high-stakes phase of a tumultuous presidency. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Veterans Day Parade and Wreath Laying ceremony in Manhattan, New
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Main roads across Lebanon were closed on Wednesday in fresh protests after President Michel Aoun angered demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption among the country’s ruling elite. A demonstrator walks past a closed road by burning tires during ongoing anti-government protests, in Khaldeh, Lebanon November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Alaa
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives. The court’s ideological divisions
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during an event launching the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham, Britain, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published by market research company
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A trail of smoke is seen as a rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – An Israeli air-strike killed a Palestinian gunman on Wednesday and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel as a spike in violence edged into a second day. As dawn broke, air
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday, as confusing signals over the extent of progress made in U.S.-China trade talks and concern about intensifying unrest in Hong Kong hurt demand for risky assets. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an electric screen showing Japan’s Nikkei and Shanghai Stock Exchange markets’
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