Month: December 2017

TORONTO (Reuters) – Some U.S.-bound flights from Toronto’s main international airport were delayed on Wednesday afternoon due to an incident that prompted authorities to require some passengers to go through customs a second time, a spokeswoman said. Passengers line-up at the baggage check-in counter at Pearson International Airport in Toronto April 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Cassese
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government was defeated on Wednesday, when MPs forced through changes to its Brexit blueprint that ministers said could endanger Britain’s departure from the European Union. In a blow to May, already weakened after losing her Conservative Party’s majority in a June election, the 650-seat parliament voted 309 to
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Small-town dramedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” led the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations on Wednesday in a list that shut out celebrated veterans like Meryl Streep and Daniel Day-Lewis as well as Steven Spielberg’s press freedom movie “The Post.” “Three Billboards” got a leading four nods, including for SAG’s
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU negotiators look forward to trade talks with Britain next year once a Brexit divorce deal is endorsed by national leaders on Friday — but they also worry this might fray the united front states have shown so far in dealing with London. British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ticks, the notorious disease-spreading parasites, have been making life miserable far longer than human beings have walked the Earth. Even dinosaurs felt their blood-sucking wrath. Studied tick pieces and extant hard tick for comparison (tick is 5 mm long) as seen in this handout photo received by Reuters December 12, 2017. Enrique
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that the final Brexit withdrawal agreement will be put to a vote in both houses of parliament. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Simon Dawson “We will put the final withdrawal agreement between the UK and the
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom is partnering with EWE AG [LANDWE.UL] to invest 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion) in building out a superfast glass-fiber broadband network in northwestern Germany, the companies said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Germany’s telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom AG is seen before the company’s annual news conference in Bonn,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Princes William and Harry joined the cast of the new film “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” in which the royal brothers both play small roles, on the red carpet at the film’s European premiere in London on Tuesday. The event, at the Royal Albert Hall, saw stars including Mark Hammill, John
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s control of the Brexit process will undergo its stiffest parliamentary test yet on Wednesday, when she faces a showdown with rebels in her own party over the laws that will take Britain out of the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, December
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s control of the Brexit process will undergo its stiffest parliamentary test yet on Wednesday, when she faces a showdown with rebels in her own party over the laws that will take Britain out of the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, December
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(Reuters) – Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Lindsey Vonn of the United States during interview in the finish area after her run during
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