Month: September 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee abruptly postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, former congressman Darrell Issa, after Democrats accused the White House of withholding problematic information. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) enters Trump Tower in Manhattan,
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain said on Thursday it had shared documents with Brussels setting out ideas for a Brexit deal, but an EU diplomat described them as a “smokescreen” that would not prevent a disorderly exit on the Oct. 31 divorce date. Pro-Brexit demonstrators protest outside the Supreme Court in London, Britain September 19, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: Ice Hockey World Championships – Semifinals – Canada v Czech Republic – Ondrej Nepela Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia – May 25, 2019 Canada’s Thomas Chabot in action. REUTERS/David W Cerny The Ottawa Senators signed 22-year-old defenseman Thomas Chabot to an eight-year, $64 million extension Thursday. The Senators’ 2015 first-round draft pick (18th overall) was
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line. Models present a creation from the Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2020 collection during fashion week in Milan, Italy, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Thursday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some zero-emission vehicles – a decision that will spark a massive legal battle over the future of U.S. vehicles and the most populous state’s regulatory role. FILE PHOTO: Morning commuters
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FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Likud party headquarters following the announcement of exit polls during Israel’s parliamentary election in Tel Aviv, Israel September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Thursday on his main rival, former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad,
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(In the September 18 story corrects to delete “by email” and to clarify that technology and engineering not a business within UTC in paragraphs 3,6) FILE PHOTO: United Technologies logo is displayed on a screen at the post where it’s stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump visits a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Otay
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will open a new investigation into the 2014 disappearance and apparent massacre of 43 students, authorities said on Wednesday, a controversial case that caused a crisis for the previous government and drew international criticism. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is congratulated by former President Enrique Pena
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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FILE PHOTO: Leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson leaves after she delivered her speech at the yearly party conference in Bournemouth, Britain September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – Britons would prefer Liberal Democrats over the Labour Party in a potential general election, according to a new YouGov poll for The Times newspaper. The
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019. New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout via REUTERS. NEW YORK (Reuters) – A woman on Wednesday sued the estate
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Mark Canha stroked a two-out, two-strike RBI double in the 11th inning Wednesday afternoon, giving the host Oakland Athletics a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in a game that featured a 28-minute rain delay and a brilliant pitchers’ duel. Sep 17, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics Mark Canha (left) hugs Khris Davis
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