Month: November 2017

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods dazzled in his much-anticipated return from injury on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one flashed a fist pump and did not seem bothered by his troublesome back. November 30, 2017; New Providence, The Bahamas; Tiger Woods hits a shot on the 15th
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A dazzling discovery in northwestern China of hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs is providing fresh understanding of these flying reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs including evidence that their babies were born flightless and needed parental care. An artist’s illustration shows individuals from the fish-eating pterosaur species Hamipterus tianshanensis, including adults, juvenile
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities on Thursday arrested two once-powerful officials who had run the oil ministry and state energy company PDVSA as part of a deepening industry purge also seen as a power play by leftist President Nicolas Maduro. FILE PHOTO: (L-R) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s Oil Minister Nelson Martinez, and Eulogio del
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has developed a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has had an increasingly tense relationship with President Donald Trump, and replace him with CIA director Mike Pompeo within weeks, senior administration officials said on Thursday. A combination photo of Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo (L)
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Northern Irish party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government warned on Thursday against giving too many concessions in Brexit talks on the future border arrangements with Ireland, Sky News said. Sky’s political correspondent, Faisal Islam, cited unidentified sources as saying that the Democratic Unionist Party had met
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LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia on Thursday brushed off criticism from the United States about this week’s Constitutional Court decision allowing socialist President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term in 2019. Bolivia’s President Evo Morales speaks during a ceremony in Tiquipaya, Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 28, 2017. Enzo De Luca/Courtesy of Bolivian Presidency/Handout via
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AMMAN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump was wrong to retweet a video from a far-right British group which she said was “hateful” and spreads division. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a press conference in Amman, Jordan, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Trump sparked
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Thursday she hoped Britain’s condemnation of U.S. President Donald Trump for retweeting material from a British far-right group would have an impact. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd arrives at 10 Downing Street, London, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls “I think we all listen
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SEOUL (Reuters) – On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers as they escorted the hearse that carried his father, Kim Jong Il, through the streets of Pyongyang. FILE PHOTO: North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong-un looks on during the memorial for late North
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Hockey League games: Nov 29, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) celebrates his overtime winning goal with right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) against the Winnipeg Jets at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Avalanche 3, Jets 2 (OT) Nathan MacKinnon
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(Reuters) – Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk said on Tuesday The Boring Company will compete to fund, build and operate a high-speed Loop connecting O‘Hare Airport to downtown Chicago. Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, U.S., August 27,
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WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday shared anti-Muslim videos posted on Twitter by a far-right British party leader, drawing condemnation from Britain, U.S. Muslim groups and some members of Congress. The White House defended the retweets by the Republican president, who during the 2016 U.S. election campaign called for “a total and complete
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