Month: March 2019

(Reuters) – The lawyer for National Basketball Association player Kristaps Porzingis on Sunday denied an allegation that his client sexually assaulted a woman in 2018. “We are aware of the complaint … and unequivocally deny the allegations,” the lawyer, Roland Riopelle, said in a statement to Reuters. Riopelle told Newsday the sex was consensual. Local
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Mar 31, 2019; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates with the trophy after defeating John Isner of the United States (not pictured) during the men’s finals at the Miami Open at Miami Open Tennis Complex. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Roger Federer defeated a hobbling John Isner 6-1 6-4 for his
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FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The publisher of the National Enquirer on Sunday said its reports on Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’
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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 16, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday he believed he had never acted inappropriately following allegations by a female activist that he made her feel uncomfortable by
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LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Disney’s “Dumbo” had an underwhelming liftoff at the domestic box office. Tim Burton’s live-action remake debuted with $45 million from 4,259 North American theaters, below expectations heading into the weekend. Producer Katterli Frauenfelder, actor Colin Farrell, actor Nico Parker, director Tim Burton, actor Finley Hobbins, actor Eva Green, actor Danny DeVito,
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FILE PHOTO: Israel’s acting foreign minister Israel Katz, who also serves as intelligence and transport minister, attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 24, 2019. Abir Sultan/Pool via REUTERS JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday that Brazil had opened a “diplomatic office” in Jerusalem as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to
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TUNIS (Reuters) – Arab heads of state, long divided by regional rivalries, are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday to oppose a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967. Lebanese President Michel Aoun, gestures upon his arrival at Tunis-Carthage International Airport to attend the Arab Summit, in Tunis,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Emily Thornberry delivers her keynote speech at the annual Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – The time may come when Britain’s opposition Labour Party has to call another vote of no confidence in Prime Minister
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting government stimulus measures may be starting to take hold. FILE PHOTO: Employees work on the production line of a factory manufacturing fashion accessories in Sihong county, Jiangsu province, China March
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(Reuters) – Dane Lucas Bjerregaard pulled off a stunning victory over Tiger Woods in the quarter-finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Saturday. Mar 30, 2019; Austin, TX, USA; Lucas Bjerregaard plays his shot from the sixth tee during the fourth round of the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament
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KARACHI (Reuters) – At a historic market commissioned by Queen Victoria in Pakistan’s southern metropolis of Karachi, third-generation spice seller Mohammad Shakeel Abbasi complains that a move to clear illegal encroachments has left poor shopkeepers jobless. General view of the British era Empress Market building is seen after the removal of surrounding encroachments on the
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FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The security chief for Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Saturday that the Saudi government had
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FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Saturday for regulators to play a “more active
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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres walks next to the Tunisian Presidential Advisor for Political Affairs, Habib Essid, upon his arrival to the Arab Summit at Tunis-Carthage international airport, in Tunis, Tunisia, March 30, 2019. Hussein Malla/Pool via REUTERS TUNIS (Reuters) – There are signs that Libya’s two rival leaders may for the first time
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is under growing pressure from within her Conservative Party to lead Britain out of the European Union in the next few months, even if it means a no-deal Brexit, The Sun newspaper reported. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 29,
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