Month: September 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chris Collins, a Republican U.S. congressman from New York state, resigned on Monday ahead of his expected guilty plea in a criminal insider trading case. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Chris Collins is interviewed during the 2017 “Congress of Tomorrow” Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark
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(Reuters) – Fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy late on Sunday, joining a growing list of brick-and-mortar companies that have seen sales hit by the rise of competition from online sellers like Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and the changing fashion trends dictated by millennial shoppers. Forever 21 Inc, the privately held company that helped popularize
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(Reuters) – WeWork’s parent The We Company said on Monday it will file to withdraw its initial public offering, a week after the SoftBank-backed office-sharing startup ousted founder Adam Neumann as its chief executive officer. FILE PHOTO: A man enters a WeWork co-working space in New York City, New York U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik with ‘Raatchasi’ producer S. Prabhu (right), director S. Gowthamraj (3rd left) and scriptwriter R. Saravanan (2nd left) at the film’s screening in Puchong September 30, 2019. — Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — Education Minister Maszlee Malik wants society to share stories of the successes of teachers they know to
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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during an inauguration ceremony for the Brazil’s new Prosecutor-General Augusto Aras at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he will attend the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito scheduled for Oct. 22
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders addresses attendees during the AFL-CIO Workers Presidential Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday laid out a plan to hike taxes on big companies with wide pay gaps between executives and rank-and-file workers.
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (R-CA) talks to reporters after testimony from Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire about the handling of the whistleblower complaint on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his attacks against
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid pledged on Monday to improve Britain’s road, broadband coverage and bus services, setting out an investment package designed to win over voters before an expected early election. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid arrives at the Conservative Party annual conference in Manchester, Britain, September 29,
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Zainal Kling was reported saying that the event will address Malay-centric issues, including Islam and Malay culture, in an intellectual manner rather than succumbing to emotions. — Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — The Malay Dignity Congress was organised in response to certain “non-Malay” quarters challenging the rights and positions of the Malays, event
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 14, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus (12) looks on before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports First-year Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus is not guaranteed to return for the 2020 season, according to multiple
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his request that a foreign power investigate a domestic political rival is set to intensify this week with testimony due from witnesses concerning allegations made by a whistleblower within the U.S. intelligence community. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump spaeks to
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices edged up on Monday after China’s factories unexpectedly ramped up production in September, easing concerns about demand at the world’s largest crude importer amid an ongoing trade war with the United States. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian
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U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks during a news conference about impeachment proceedings at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday Congress is determined to get access to President Donald Trump’s calls with Russian
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