FILE PHOTO: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, U.S., August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday he would oppose any post-Brexit trade deal between the United States and Britain if it undermined the Good Friday agreement, which
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FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Provence in World War II which helped liberate southern France, in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France August 17, 2019. Picture taken August 17, 2019. Yann Coatsaliou/Pool via Reuters FORT BREGANCON, France (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron
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TRURO, England/LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks as
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke addresses the nation in El
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – For many home-grown performers at the world’s largest arts festival, Britain’s looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge. Comedian Mark Nelson poses for a photograph during an interview in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Three years after the country voted narrowly in favour of quitting
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FILE PHOTO: A child plays video game Minecraft at the Minecon convention in London July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Matthew Tostevin (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp’s (NVDA.O) real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company’s Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers. Real-time ray
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with patient Logan Rock, 1, during his visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Britain, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool TRURO, England (Reuters) – Britons should get vaccinated against measles and ignore online “mumbo-jumbo” about dangers of the jabs, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after a
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with patient Logan Rock, 1, during his visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Britain, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool TRURO, England (Reuters) – Britons should get vaccinated against measles and ignore online “mumbo-jumbo” about dangers of the jabs, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after a
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The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon. Aug 18, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier (9) hits a three run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the third
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People walk towards Okjokull glacier in Iceland for a ceremony on August 18, 2019. Okjokull glacier, which will be the first of the countryÕs hundreds of glaciers to be lost due to climate change, will be remembered with a memorial plaque. REUTERS/Geirix COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet on
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possible food, fuel, and medicine shortages. Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Prime Minister
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home, as Brexit uncertainty continues, in London, Britain April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet with other British political leaders next week to discuss tactics to prevent a no-deal Brexit, Corbyn’s second-in-command John McDonnell
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FILE PHOTO – A worker collects palm oil fruits at a plantation in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit
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(Reuters) – Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state’s current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco speaks during an inauguration ceremony for Mayor Ray Nagin in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. FILE PHOTO: A man vapes outside an office block in Manchester, Britain, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo The
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub. Sunday’s turnout showed that the movement still has broad-based support despite the ugly scenes witnessed in
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