Month: November 2018

(Reuters) – A former Dallas police officer was charged with murder on Friday for shooting an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she mistakenly entered instead of her own, prosecutors said. Officer Amber Guyger appears in a booking photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office, September 10, 2018. Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via
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WASHINGTON/VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will conduct another environmental review of TransCanada Corp’s long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, a U.S. official said on Friday, a move that could lead to additional delays of the project. A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp’s planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne,
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at European Commission headquarters to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit immigration system will enable businesses to bring in high-skilled workers from the rest of the world, but firms should also do more to train up
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was aware of fraud allegations against an invention promotion company where he was an advisor and was slow to respond to government investigators probing it, documents released on Friday show. Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Joint Terrorism Task Force office in New
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain will not use the European Union’s Galileo space project for defence or critical national infrastructure after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday. FILE PHOTO – A still image from video footage shows Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaking at a Select Committee hearing, in London, Britain November 29,
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LONDON (Reuters) – The United States has filed criminal charges against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch over the $11 billion sale of Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard seven years ago, accusing him of making false statements that inflated the value of the software group. FILE PHOTO: Mike Lynch, Founder and Chairman of Autonomy Corporation, poses for photographers at
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman greets Russia’s President Vladimir Putin during the opening of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 30, 2018 in this picture taken from video. Reuters TV Summit Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s
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FILE PHOTO: General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Strong gusts on Wednesday evening helped Britain’s wind farms to produce a record amount of electricity, trade group Renewable UK said on Friday. Britain aims to
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – When Singapore’s Zahra Khanum takes to the stage for the Miss Universe contest, she will be wearing a dress portraying a historic handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Zahra Khanum, Miss Universe Singapore, shows her costume with image of Trump-Kim handshake in Singapore, November 28,
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she was focused on persuading members of parliament to back her Brexit deal at a vote in parliament on Dec. 11 rather than preparing a plan B. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attend an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret’s Church, in London, Britain November 6, 2018. John Stillwell/Pool via REUTERS BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that the opposition Labour Party was trying to betray voters
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament on Friday voted to halt payment of ministers’ salaries and travel expenses, but it remained unclear how the move would impact the disputed government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa whose ministers boycotted the vote. FILE PHOTO: Empty seats of parliament members, who back newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
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