BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the British government’s agreement on Wednesday to a draft treaty was a “decisive step” toward ensuring Britain’s orderly withdrawal from the bloc. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier delivers a statement after Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet meeting, in Brussels, Belgium, November
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(Reuters) – The head of Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) Indian venture Flipkart Group, Binny Bansal, has resigned following an internal probe into “serious personal misconduct”, Walmart said on Tuesday, and two people familiar with the matter said it involved an accusation of sexual assault. FILE PHOTO – Binny Bansal, Group Chief Executive Officer of India’s largest
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FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is pictured in an undated photo obtained by Reuters, Nov. 8, 2018. Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice/via REUTERS/Files WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department defended the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Wednesday, saying he has the authority to
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BASE CAMP DONNA, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he traveled there on Wednesday, saying the mission was “absolutely legal” and justified, and that it was improving military readiness. U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – An Indian comic embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct will no longer be the showrunner for an original series on Amazon.com Inc’s video streaming service, a top Amazon executive said on Wednesday. Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video India, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, India, November
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Championship – Stoke City v Wigan Athletic – bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, Britain – August 22, 2018 Wigan Athletic’s Antonee Robinson Action Images/Carl Recine LONDON (Reuters) – United States defender Antonee Robinson, who was born in England, will miss the chance to face the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium on Thursday
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House Oversight Committee in the new U.S. Congress says one of his first priorities will be investigating why President Donald Trump’s administration decided to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil. Sri Lanka’s parliament members argue in front of Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya during the parliament session in Colombo, Sri Lanka November
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince senior ministers on Wednesday to accept a draft European Union divorce deal that opponents said would imperil her own government and threaten the unity of the United Kingdom. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during the annual Lord Mayor’s Banquet at Guildhall
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FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa waves at the staff after participating in the ceremony to assume his duties as the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs at the Finance Ministry in Colombo, Sri Lanka October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against
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Draymond Green received a one-game suspension without pay from the Golden State Warriors for “conduct detrimental to the team” in the fallout from Monday night’s explosive exchange with All-Star teammate Kevin Durant. Nov 12, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Clippers
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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. aviation regulator has launched a high-priority probe of the safety analyses performed over the years by Boeing Co (BA.N), following
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