Month: July 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-hander Chris Archer from the Tampa Bay Rays before Tuesday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Jul 27, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer (22) throws a pitch in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh sent
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – As many as 85 people were injured on Tuesday, two critically, when an Aeromexico-operated (AEROMEX.MX) Embraer (EMBR3.SA) passenger jet crashed soon after takeoff in Mexico’s state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities. The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew members aboard, when it
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the powerful Koch-led political donor network as “globalist” and “a total joke,” rejecting the conservative group amid signs of a growing public fissure between the president and business over trade and immigration. Trump’s comments follow news media reports that some officials within the Koch donor
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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) – Cummins Inc has agreed to recall about 500,000 medium- and heavy-duty trucks produced between 2010 and 2015 to correct a faulty emissions control system part that degrades and allows too much nitrogen oxide pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday. Flags fly outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at
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LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urged France and Germany on Tuesday to lobby European Union negotiators for a sensible outcome to Brexit talks, warning that Europe would also suffer “if Brexit goes wrong”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint news conference with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The organizers of the Tokyo 2020 opening and closing ceremonies are adamant that the Paralympics will be on an equal footing with the Olympics as they plan consistent themes and storylines across all four ceremonies. Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Executive Creative Director of the opening and closing ceremonies, Hiroshi Sasaki, attends a
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year on Tuesday due in part to weak sales of its Galaxy S9 smartphones, and warned of tougher competition ahead for the struggling mobile sector. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office
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Right-hander Lance Lynn, in the midst of a subpar first season with the Minnesota Twins, was traded along with cash considerations to the New York Yankees on Monday. Jul 27, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn (31) pitches during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will visit Paris and Vienna this week to discuss Brexit and warn of the costs to Britain and the European Union of failing to reach a transition deal, his office said on Tuesday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint news conference with China’s Foreign Minister
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The Atlanta Hawks and Carmelo Anthony have reached an agreement on his contract buyout, meaning Anthony can become a free agent once he clears waivers. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA Global Games – Brooklyn Nets v Oklahoma City Thunder – Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico December 7, 2017. Quincy Act of Brooklyn Nets and Carmelo
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three former U.S. secretaries of state – Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright – will make guest appearances in October on political television drama “Madam Secretary,” broadcaster CBS said on Tuesday. Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a public lecture at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland June 22, 2018.
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