Month: April 2019

Former U.S. President Barack Obama sits with former first lady Michelle Obama prior during the unveiling of their portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging slate of programming it will supply to
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FILE PHOTO: British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds the Political Declaration, setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relations, at his office in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain April 2, 2019. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved. FILE PHOTO: A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove is seen outside the Cabinet Office, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare
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FILE PHOTO: A UNICEF logo is pictured outside their offices in Geneva, Switzerland, January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse LUANDA (Reuters) – A severe drought in Angola has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis with thousands of children being treated for malnutrition, a report compiled by the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said.
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders talks to reporters at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt’s oldest Islamist movement. “The president has
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon Spring Press Conference 2016 – All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England – 26/4/16 General view in the grounds of Wimbledon Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year’s championships, a rise
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(Reuters) – The 19-year-old accused gunman in a deadly California synagogue shooting is due in a San Diego court on Tuesday for arraignment in Saturday’s attack, with officials adding a hate crime to his offenses. A crowd watches on screen the funeral for Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the sole fatality of the Saturday synagogue shooting at the
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, as Brexit turmoil continues, near High Wycombe, Britain April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources. Labour sources were quoted
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia fell on Tuesday as readings on China’s manufacturing activity failed to meet expectations, underscoring weakness in the world’s second-largest economy despite Beijing’s attempts to spur growth. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Aly
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