Month: March 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen a London florist beloved of the fashion industry to arrange the flower decorations for their wedding in late spring, Kensington Palace said on Sunday. Florist Philippa Craddock, who has been chosen to create the floral displays for the wedding of Prince
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s defence capabilities must evolve to keep step with the growing threat posed by Russia, Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said, as a standoff between Moscow and the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter deepened. British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits UK troops of the NATO Enhanced
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(Reuters) – American Sloane Stephens kept intact her streak of never having lost a final as she defeated Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 7-6(5) 6-1 to claim the Miami Open title on Saturday. Mar 31, 2018; Key Biscayne, FL, USA; Sloane Stephens of the United States celebrates with the Butch Buchholz championship trophy after her match against
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NANYUKI, Kenya (Reuters) – The death of the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros this month led a Kenyan government official to declare anyone caught possessing ivory should be sentenced to life in prison. “Ivory belongs to elephants and rhinos,” said Najib Balala, Kenya’s tourism minister, during a memorial service held at Ol Pejeta Conservancy
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities on Saturday arrested billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov on charges of embezzling more than $35 million, in one of the highest-profile prosecutions of a Russian tycoon in years. Ziyavudin Magomedov, the co-owner of Russia’s Summa investment and trading group that was involved in construction of a soccer World Cup venue in Kaliningrad,
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CARSON, Calif. (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s debut with LA Galaxy on Saturday will add extra spice to their highly-anticipated first meeting with crosstown rivals Los Angeles FC, players and coaches said on Friday. News that the 36-year-old Swedish striker would leave Manchester United for the Galaxy sent shockwaves through LA last week and throngs of
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests are planned for Saturday, after a autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the police account of the shooting of the unarmed black man. Demonstrators gather outside City Hall to protest the police shooting of Stephon
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(Reuters) – German fourth seed Alexander Zverev beat Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6(4) 6-2 on Friday to set up a Miami Open final showdown against big-serving American John Isner, who earlier overwhelmed Juan Martin del Potro. Mar 30, 2018; Key Biscayne, FL, USA; Alexander Zverev of Germany hits a forehand against Pablo Carreno Busta of
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