Month: February 2019

CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, visiting the Colombia-Venezuela border on Sunday, warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of severe consequences if he takes action against the country’s opposition leader and self-declared president or U.S. citizens. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio visits the Colombia-Venezuela border at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the outskirts of
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Bulgaria’s opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code amendments. FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party Kornelia Ninova speaks during a news conference at the party’s headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh/File
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FILE PHOTO: Cast member Rosa Salazar poses at the premiere for the movie “Alita: Battle Angel” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Fox’s sci-fi adventure “Alita: Battle Angel” dominated in North America, but its opening weekend win isn’t leaving the box office with much to celebrate.
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Tennis – ATP 500 – Rotterdam Open – Rotterdam Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands – February 17, 2019 France’s Gael Monfils celebrates winning the Rotterdam Open with the trophy REUTERS/Eva Plevier (Reuters) – France’s Gael Monfils overcame a determined Stan Wawrinka to win the Rotterdam Open 6-3 1-6 6-2 on Saturday, lifting his first title since January
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French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May visit the Thiepval Memorial, in Thiepval, France November 9, 2018. Francois Mori/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – France on Sunday denied British media reports that President Emmanuel Macron had offered concessions on the Irish backstop to end the stalemate over Brexit negotiations. “These (reports) are without any
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California will “imminently” challenge President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: The prototypes for U.S. President Donald Trump’s border wall are seen behind the border fence between Mexico and the United States, in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on March 29. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker shakes hands
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FILE PHOTO: Cutouts depicting images of oil operations are seen outside a building of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA in Caracas, Venezuela January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce
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FILE PHOTO: Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency in Damascus, Syria in this handout picture provided by SANA on April 13, 2017. SANA/Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that Washington would not protect the groups “betting on” it, in an apparent reference
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during their meeting in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia, 14 February 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Tehran wanted to establish close ties with all countries
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ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used. U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany
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New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, a Cy Young Award winner and the major league’s active leader in strikeouts and innings pitched, confirmed Saturday this will be his final season. Feb 16, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (52) talks with media as he formally announced that he will be
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