Month: September 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is free to investigate any sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that it deems credible, two White House spokeswomen said on Sunday, rebuffing reports that the administration has tried to limit the probe. FILE PHOTO: Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on
0 Comments
PARIS (Reuters) – Boat traffic on the Seine came to a standstill on Sunday to make way for a floating runway featuring movies stars and models in an extravaganza orchestrated by cosmetics company L’Oreal to coincide with Paris Fashion Week. Luxury clothing brands from Chanel to Kering’s Gucci have for years picked increasingly elaborate settings
0 Comments
CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial of the Muslim Brotherhood’s leader Mohamed Badie and other senior figures from the banned group starting on Oct. 7, judicial sources and state news agency MENA said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie (C) reacts with other brotherhood members at a
0 Comments
PARIS (Reuters) – Francesco Molinari fittingly took the glory as Europe regained the Ryder Cup from the United States in dominant style on Sunday, the Italian beating Phil Mickelson to post the point needed to reach the winning total. Golf – 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National – Guyancourt, France – September 30, 2018
0 Comments
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s environment minister, Michael Gove, one of the ruling Conservative Party’s highest-profile Brexit campaigners, threw his weight on Sunday behind Prime Minister Theresa May’s strategy to leave the European Union, dismissing a rival proposal by his former ally Boris Johnson. Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael
0 Comments
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings announced on Sunday its first restructuring in six years, done at a time it faces increased challenges from tighter government regulations. A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song The reshuffle comes as Tencent
0 Comments
WARSAW (Reuters) – A new movie featuring drunk, fornicating and child-abusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic Church’s influence in one of Europe’s most devout nations. Actor Janusz Gajos playing an archbishop in the Polish movie “Kler” directed by Wojciech Smarzowski is pictured during the movie production
0 Comments
WHEELING, WVa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday used the stalled nomination of his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a rallying cry for Republican voters in November congressional elections. President Donald Trump makes remarks at WesBanco Arena during a Make America Great Again rally in Wheeling, West Virginia, September 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
0 Comments
The fourth-inning home run by New York rookie Gleyber Torres on Saturday at Boston was the 265th homer of the season for the Yankees, surpassing the 1997 Seattle Mariners for the most in a single season in major league history. Sep 29, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (25) hits
0 Comments
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – When a Democrat with Palestinian-Mexican ancestry who had never before run for office was picked to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district, few gave him much of a chance. Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), leaves federal court in San Diego, California, U.S. September 24, 2018.
0 Comments
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer figured his season was done when he reached 300 strikeouts earlier this week in a win over the Miami Marlins. Sep 25, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) records his 300th strikeout of the season against the Miami Marlins in the seventh inning at Nationals
0 Comments