Month: April 2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Screaming fans greeted former boy band ‘NSync on Monday just like it was the turn of the last century as the group that helped catapult Justin Timberlake to stardom was honored with their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Timberlake reunited with Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona teachers carried their walkout over school funding and pay into a third day on Monday as a national union leader backed the latest in a string of national educator protests and allies proposed a $690 million tax hike to pay for their demands. FILE PHOTO: Participants take part in a march
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for documents related to proposed changes to vehicle fuel emission standards and California’s authority to set its own measures, and accused him of misleading Congress of the agency’s plans. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an
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DUNDALK, Ireland (Reuters) – The EU’s Brexit negotiator expressed confidence on Monday that a solution for the Irish border can be achieved if rapid progress is made by June, but said a real risk remained of Britain leaving the bloc without an overall deal. Michel Barnier, the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, and Ireland’s Taoiseach
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LONDON (Reuters) – A Labour party opposition MP has been suspended pending an investigation, Labour said on Monday, after media reports alleging that he had harassed a staff member. John Woodcock, a critic of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, is alleged to have sent inappropriate messages to a former staffer, according to the newspapers, the Mail
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TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – About 150 Central Americans from a “caravan” of migrants in Mexico were camped out early on Monday at the U.S. border, some trapped inside a port of entry between the two countries, as officials barred them from stepping foot on U.S. soil. Members of a caravan of migrants from Central America
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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran had lied about never having pursued nuclear weapons and had continued to preserve and expand its nuclear weapons knowledge even after signing a 2015 deal with global powers. Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as home secretary on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit. Sajid Javid, the son of immigrants from Pakistan, replaces Amber Rudd, who quit as Home Secretary after acknowledging
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google is forcing media firms that generate revenue from its advertising services to accept unreasonable responsibilities under a new European privacy law, four major publisher trade groups told the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit late Sunday in a letter seen by Reuters. The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Enthusiasm for the Democratic Party is waning among millennials as its candidates head into the crucial midterm congressional elections, according to the Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll. The online survey of more than 16,000 registered voters ages 18 to 34 shows their support for Democrats over Republicans for Congress slipped by about
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Theresa May appointed Sajid Javid as her new interior minister on Monday, promoting the former banker to try to draw a line under an immigration scandal that has threatened the prime minister’s authority. Sajid Javid stands outside the Home Office after being named as Britain’s Home Secretary, in London, April 30,
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LONDON (Reuters) – The leader of the Northern Irish political party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May said the European Union’s chief negotiator was not an honest broker, the BBC reported on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, attends an EU meeting in Brussels, Belgium, March 20, 2018.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Business is coming in so fast and workers are in such high demand at AOW Associates Inc, an Albany, New York-based construction firm, that its chief financial officer hired a guy six weeks ago for a job that didn’t exist. A police officer keeps watch in front of the U.S. Federal Reserve
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(Reuters) – Japanese two-way player Shohei Ohtani will not make his scheduled start for the Los Angeles Angels against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday due to his ankle injury, the team said. Apr 27, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) circles the bases on his solo home run off
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LONDON (Reuters) – Voters in London are expected to punish Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party at local government elections this week which could embolden critics of her Brexit strategy, but are not expected to trigger her downfall. FILE PHOTO: A pigeon flies ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May as she arrives for an
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