Month: October 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts at a launch event for the Labour party’s general election campaign in London, Britain October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain’s left-wing opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn would be “so bad” for Britain if he becomes prime minister in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as conflicting tones surrounding a possible trade deal between the United States and China eclipsed strong earnings reports from Apple and Facebook. Mixed signals around trade gave investors reason for caution after a Bloomberg report said Chinese officials have doubts about whether it is possible to
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LONDON (Reuters) – On the day Britain was supposed to have left the European Union, voters instead faced the start of an election campaign, with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledging to overthrow a “rigged system” he said was run by billionaires and tax-dodgers. After failing to deliver Brexit by the Oct. 31 deadline, Prime
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Scientists check plants inside of an aeroponic growing chamber system as an experiment called Marsonaut at Prague University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic, October 30, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech scientists have opened a lab to experiment growing food for environments with extreme conditions and lack of water, such as
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Sarawak Customs director Datuk Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha said the methamphetamine was found during an inspection of luggage belonging to a man and a woman after they arrived from Penang on Wednesday. — Reuters pic KUCHING, Oct 31 — The Royal Malaysian Customs Department at the Kuching International Airport seized 10.188 kilos of drugs worth
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a debate on the last EU summit and Brexit at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing head of the European Union’s executive Commission, is to undergo aneurysm surgery on Nov 11, the Commission
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FILE PHOTO: A man poses with a smartphone in front of displayed Whatsapp logo in this illustration September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has asked Facebook-owned (FB.O) WhatsApp to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has affected some users in the country, Information Technology
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are scheduled on Thursday to cast their first vote in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives takes up a measure that sets up the next steps in the fast-moving effort. FILE PHOTO: People walk past the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S. October
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Tennis – WTA Tour Finals – Shenzhen Bay Sports Center – Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China – October 28, 2019 Canada’s Bianca Andreescu in action during her match against Romania’s Simona Halep REUTERS/Aly Song HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, citing the knee injury sustained
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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters in Southern California braced for another day of gusting desert winds on Thursday as they confronted twin wildfires that have displaced thousands of residents in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Fire is seen in Simi Valley, California, U.S. October 30, 2019, in this social media image. Courtesy of Twitter
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Suspected Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam sympathisers are escorted to the Kuala Lumpur High Court October 31, 2019. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 — A total of 12 individuals were charged separately in five states on Tuesday with supporting and possession of items related to defunct Sri Lankan terror group Liberation
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MANILA (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked southern Philippines still reeling from two strong tremors this month, killing at least five people and causing previously damaged buildings and homes to collapse. A man looks at a damaged hotel building after an earthquake in Kidapawan City, Cotabato, Philippines, October 31, 2019, in this still image
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SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing could remove extra tariffs imposed since last year on U.S. farm products to ease the way for importers to buy up to $50 billion worth, rather than direct them to buy specific amounts, the head of a government-backed trade association said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi
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