Month: July 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast. FILE PHOTO: Oil pumps are seen after sunset outside Vaudoy-en-Brie, near Paris, France November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Brent crude
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the news media after the weekly Republican Party caucus lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks,
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said. FILE PHOTO: South African singer Johnny Clegg performs during the South Africa Gala night at the Monte Carlo opera,
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Apr 20, 2019; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback D’Wan Mathis (2) passes during the Georgia spring game at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Georgia freshman quarterback D’Wan Mathis is on the mend from May brain surgery to remove a cyst, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover,
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FILE PHOTO – British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan (D37) sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will send a third warship to the Persian Gulf, though the move is not related to the current Iran crisis, the Ministry
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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Ministry of Finance in Dublin, Ireland, February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday that the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was more likely than it
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FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind The Shard and the financial district in London, Britain, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – London’s mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain’s capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country’s growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary’s website on Tuesday. Indonesia’s incumbent president Joko Widodo, who was re-elected on April’s election gestures as he delivers
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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week’s British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career. Jul 16, 2019; Portrush, County Antrim, IRL; Tiger Woods on the practice range during a practice round of The Open Championship
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing’s increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda and may be a sign of things to come. FILE PHOTO: China’s ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai responds to reporters questions during
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FILE PHOTO: Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Final – New Zealand v England – Lord’s, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip May watch from the stands Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will host the victorious England cricket
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Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born
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