LONDON (Reuters) – Maybe when the fans start serenading Novak Djokovic in a Centre Court love-in it will be time for the Serb to call it a day. Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final match of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships against Roger Federer of Switzerland at
U.S. Senator Cory Booker is seen during a visit to a migrant assistance center in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (R) and Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu speak to media over an extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, China July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Joyce Zhou HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described
FILE PHOTO – A woman walks along a flooded residential street in Staines, southern England February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Asking prices for British homes fell this month for the first time this year as buyers’ confidence took a hit from the escalating uncertainty around Brexit, property website Rightmove said on Monday.
Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (Reuters) – Tropical depression Barry is expected to weaken further in the next 24 hours, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. The system, located 70 miles (115 km) north of Shreveport, Louisiana with
JAKARTA (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents. People look over a bridge as they flee after an earthquake in Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia July 14, 2019 in this still image taken from
FILE PHOTO: An Amazon sign is seen at an Amazon logistics centre in Werne, Germany, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler BERLIN (Reuters) – Workers at seven Amazon (AMZN.O) sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labor union Verdi said.
FILE PHOTO: Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu speaks during a forum in Taipei, Taiwan, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo TAIPEI (Reuters) – The mayor of Taiwan’s southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party’s hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is
(Reuters) – U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of immigrants. A “U.S. Property No Trespassing” sign is seen at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, as communities brace for a reported wave of deportation raids across the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump’s recent effort to ease restrictions on the Chinese company could move forward quickly. A woman walks in front of the Huawei
LONDON (Reuters) – As Britain prepares to carry out its own trade negotiations for the first time in decades, the government has launched a scheme to recruit and train school-leavers as future commerce experts. Britain’s Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser Crawford Falconer watches students take part in a mock trade negotiation at Harris Westminster Sixth Form
LONDON (Reuters) – Czech Barbora Strycova completed a memorable Wimbledon as she partnered Hsieh Su-wei to the women’s doubles title on Sunday, beating Canada/China duo Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan 6-2 6-4. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova and Taiwan’s
FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s President Jimmy Morales gestures after a meeting with acting Secretary of U.S. Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, unseen in Guatemala City, Guatemala May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales’ visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala’s potential designation as a ‘safe third
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City’s Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday. People walk along a dark street near Times Square area, as a blackout affects buildings and traffic
Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Wyboston, Britain July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit trade
FILE PHOTO – Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists work on various modules of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at ISRO Satellite Integration and Test Establishment (ISITE) in Bengaluru, India, June 12, 2019. Picture taken through a green glass window. REUTERS/Chris Thomas (Reuters) – India’s space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission,
(Reuters) – A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a copy of the draft legislation seen by Reuters. Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. A military vehicle drives through a flooded street during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Barry, which
LONDON (Reuters) – England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday. Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Final – New Zealand v England – Lord’s, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 England’s
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a “middle ground” in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, July 10, 2019. Cem
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Gilead Sciences Inc is pictured during a news conference in New Delhi September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (Reuters) – Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV (GLPG.AS) and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a
FILE PHOTO: People wade through a flooded street after Hurricane Barry in Mandeville, Louisiana, U.S. July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on supporting the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal during a visit to Derco Aerospace Inc., a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen
FILE PHOTO: Actor Tom Holland poses for a photograph on top of the Empire State Building to promote the film, Spider-Man: Far From Home in New York, U.S., June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases,
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a meeting with tribal leaders in Kerbala, Iraq, March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-Deen DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said
SARAFAND, Lebanon (Reuters) – Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish take their place. Lionfish, a predatory venomous fish native to the nearby Red Sea and the Indo-Pacific, is pictured
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the former British colony. Anti-extradition bill protesters march at Sha Tin District of East New Territories, Hong Kong, China
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with “He broke it, we’ll fix it,” as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump’s “broken promises” to the region. FILE PHOTO: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks during the second night
LONDON (Reuters) – Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain’s parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller addresses the audience at the Liberal Democrats Conference in Brighton,
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. online retail giant Amazon (AMZN.O) plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs with permanent contracts in what is its second-biggest market