Month: September 2018

Mike Scioscia said Sunday after the season finale that he will not return as manager of the Los Angeles Angels, sparking an outpouring of praise from people who have worked with him in the organization for most of the last two decades. Sep 29, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia (14)
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LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary, on Sunday called on the government to use its international aid budget to focus on national priorities amid speculation about whether he will challenge Prime Minister Theresa May. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson walks to Downing Street in London, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Toby
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. senators expressed concern on Sunday over reports the White House was working with Republicans to narrow the scope of an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. FILE PHOTO: Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four in 10 Americans believe sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while three in 10 do not and the rest do not know, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that split largely along party lines. Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination
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BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned Russia on Sunday it would pay a high price for its actions if it sought to intimidate Britain and flout international rules. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt addresses the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville Britain has accused two men
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is free to investigate any sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that it deems credible, two White House spokeswomen said on Sunday, rebuffing suggestions the administration has tried to limit the probe. U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies. REUTERS/Jim Bourg “The White House is not micromanaging
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – When a Democrat with Palestinian-Mexican ancestry who had never before run for office was elected to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district, few gave him much of a chance. FILE PHOTO: Democratic candidate for the 50th congressional district Ammar Campa Najjar makes an appearance
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) said on Sunday that its supervisory board had unanimously approved plans to split the conglomerate in two, paving the way for the group’s largest restructuring in decades. A logo of ThyssenKrupp AG is pictured outside the ThyssenKrupp headquarters in Essen, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen Approval for the move, first
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SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil’s major cities on Saturday in women-led protests against far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, who flew home after weeks in hospital recovering from a near-fatal stab wound. People demonstrate against presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings announced on Sunday its first restructuring in six years, as it faces increased challenges from tighter government regulations. A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song The Shenzhen-based and Hong Kong-listed company will integrate
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI agents investigating U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have contacted the second woman to accuse him of sexual misconduct, her attorney said on Saturday. The announcement by Deborah Ramirez’s lawyer John Clune indicates that the FBI probe of Kavanaugh will look beyond separate allegations of attempted rape leveled against the conservative
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TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon headed towards Japan’s main island on Sunday forcing the cancellation or suspension of airline and train services and causing power outages and evacuations from areas still recovering from a typhoon last month. A person reacts to the weather as ship washed ashore caused by Typhoon Trami is seen at
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WHEELING, WVa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday used the stalled nomination of his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a rallying cry for Republican voters in November congressional elections. President Donald Trump makes remarks at WesBanco Arena during a Make America Great Again rally in Wheeling, West Virginia, September 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement on Saturday that the agency’s settlement with carmaker Tesla was in the best interests of the U.S. markets and company shareholders. FILE PHOTO: Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testifies at a Senate Banking hearing on Capitol
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Police in Baton Rouge, La., announced Saturday that a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims on Friday. Jan 3, 2018; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers forward Wayde Sims (44) rebounds over Kentucky Wildcats forward Wenyen Gabriel (32) during the second half at the Pete Maravich Assembly
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