Month: August 2019

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen during a news conference at the end of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the
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In his sophomore season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series — and his first with veteran crew chief Chad Knaus — William Byron continues to make history. Aug 31, 2019; Darlington, SC, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron (24) poses after qualifying for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Joshua
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian punched northwest on Saturday to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas, possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as the Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the muscular category 4 storm. Coastal towns in central and southeast Florida told residents to remain vigilant despite forecasts they might dodge a
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LONDON/BELFAST (Reuters) – Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union. Anti-Brexit protestors demonstrate outside the gates of Downing Street at Whitehall in London, Britain, August 31, 2019.
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Police arrested three people for allegedly making a false bomb threat at the Penang International Airport. — Reuters file pic GEORGE TOWN, Aug 31 — Police arrested three people, including an Indonesian woman, yesterday for allegedly making a false bomb threat at the Penang International Airport (LTAPP) on Aug 9. Southwest District police chief Supt
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Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday swung into damage control mode, saying that his “prostitutes can’t complain about the dance floor” comment was meant for the BJP and not for Janata Dal (Secular). On being asked about his comment comparing JD(S) workers to prostitutes, the Congress leader said, “I meant dancers who can’t dance complain
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People attend a rally to demand authorities allow opposition candidates to run in the upcoming local election and release protesters, who were detained during recent demonstrations, in Moscow, Russia August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva MOSCOW (Reuters) – Thousands of Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the
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Los Angeles Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol, the Tarrant County (Texas) Medical Examiner’s Office said in a report released Friday. FILE PHOTO: Jul 17, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Detailed view of a memorial patch for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs (45) on the jersey of designated
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ALTAMIRA, Brazil (Reuters) – Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires. An aerial view shows machines being destroyed during an operation conducted by
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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) has referred its math genius student, previously convicted in the UK, to psychiatric examination. — Picture courtesy of Google Street View KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 — Math genius who is currently studying in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and was convicted abroad in 2015 is under continuous observation by the university and
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid arrives at SGS College Filton, where Javid himself was a student, in Bristol, Britain, August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Sajid Javid on Saturday he had a “fantastic” relationship with Boris Johnson after reports that he had a furious argument with the prime
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(Reuters) – Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were at their dominant best at the U.S. Open on Friday as both cruised into the round of 16 with straight-sets victories. Aug 30, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland hits to Daniel Evans of Great Britain in the third round on day five of the
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