LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen’s war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation. People demonstrate outside the Court of Appeal regarding the judgment of a legal
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field. FILE PHOTO: Twenty 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will participate in the party’s first debate in Miami later
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CC Sabathia pitched six innings of one-run ball for his 250th career victory, Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer in a six-run first off Blake Snell, and Gleyber Torres hit his first career grand slam as the New York Yankees rolled to a 12-1 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Jun 19,
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The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for guards Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen, forward Jae Crowder and two first-round picks, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. FILE PHOTO – Mar 20, 2019; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) controls the ball as Houston Rockets
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Firearms and accessories are displayed at Gun City gunshop in Christchurch,
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GENEVA/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the opening of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires,
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CALGARY, Alberta/WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Construction on expanding the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project’s chief executive said on Wednesday. Steel pipe to be used in the oil pipeline construction of the Canadian government’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project lies at a stockpile site in
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