Month: December 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – El Rey Jesus, an evangelical Florida mega-church due to host a re-election event for President Donald Trump this week, may be violating tax rules barring religious groups from participating in political campaigns, a non-profit said on Tuesday. The King Jesus International Ministry, a suburban megachurch with a large Spanish-speaking congregation, is seen
0 Comments
LISBON/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Angola has frozen the assets of Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country’s previous leader, in a sign that President João Lourenço is taking a tougher line against the former first family. FILE PHOTO: Isabel dos Santos, Chairwoman of Sonangol, speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker event in London, Britain, October
0 Comments
BOSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren sought to reenergize her White House campaign in a New Year’s Eve speech on Tuesday, warning that “democracy hangs in the balance” five weeks before nominating contests begin in early February. FILE PHOTO: Senator Elizabeth Warren participates in an interview in the spin room after the sixth
0 Comments
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William launched a multi-million pound prize on Tuesday to encourage the world’s greatest problem-solvers to find answers to Earth’s biggest environmental problems, saying the planet was now at a tipping point. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough look at ice core from the
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted on Dec. 19 to formally charge President Donald Trump, a Republican, with “high crimes and misdemeanors,” making him only the third U.S. president in history to be impeached. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media after participating in a video teleconference with members of
0 Comments
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations. A bushfire rages in Broulee, New South Wales, Australia, December 31, 2019, in this still image taken from
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia, December 31, 2019, in this photo obtained from social media. Jonty Smith from Melbourne/via REUTERS SYDNEY (Reuters) – Three people caught in bushfires in Australia’s southeast are feared dead, authorities said on Tuesday, as huge fire fronts cause widespread devastation
0 Comments
(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo
0 Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has asked a court for permission to turn over the contents of Parnas’ phone and other documents to a House of Representatives panel for use in the Trump impeachment inquiry, his lawyer said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American
0 Comments
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden takes a selfie with an audience member in Exeter, New Hampshire, U.S., December 30, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Monday he would consider choosing a Republican running
0 Comments