FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during an event launching the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham, Britain, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published by market research company
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The Supreme Court has held that office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the transparency law, the Right to Information Act. “Transparency doesn’t undermine judicial independence,” the Supreme Court said in a unanimous verdict on Wednesday as it upheld the Delhi High Court judgment which ruled that office of the
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Mike Hoffman scored the game-winning goal in the shootout as the Florida Panthers rallied from four goals down in the third period to stun the host Boston Bruins 5-4 Tuesday night. Nov 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Florida Panthers center Mike Hoffman (68) skates past the bench after a goal during the third period against
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Jair Bolsonaro’s repeated bashing of China on the campaign trail last year left diplomats on both sides worried he might take a wrecking ball to one of the world’s biggest trading partnerships. FILE PHOTO: China’s President Xi Jinping revives a gift from Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro at the end of the signing
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart “sham investigations” into presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s family. The hearings, due to start at 10 a.m. Wednesday and continue
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FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outs a Google office near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dave Paresh/File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – A U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Ascension Health which would give Google access to
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Rocco Baldelli of the Minnesota Twins was named American League Manager of the Year, it was announced Tuesday on the MLB Network. FILE PHOTO: Oct 7, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli (5) walks off the field during the ninth inning of game three of the 2019 ALDS playoff baseball series against
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Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan described the electoral ruling as causing difficulty for the by-election campaigners regardless of their political party. — Picture by Ben Tan PONTIAN, Nov 13 — Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan expressed concern over a new electoral ruling requiring police permits for walkabouts and door-to-door campaigning for
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The political impasse in Maharashtra has become a game-changer. Nineteen days after the people of Maharashtra gave a clear mandate to BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari moved to impose President’s Rule as all parties, including NCP, failed to prove majority in the assembly. The President’s Rule, imposed after due clearance from the Union
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(Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Mark Sanford of South Carolina has abandoned his long-shot bid to challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020, he said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) questions U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on President Obama’s executive action on immigration as
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BARCELONA/LA JONQUERA, Spain (Reuters) – Catalonia’s parliament pressed its case for secession from Spain on Tuesday, two days after a national election, while French riot police fired tear gas at Catalan protesters to try to unblock a major border crossing. Defying a warning of legal consequences from Spain’s Constitutional Court, the Catalan parliament, which is
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for “sham investigations” into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday. Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic head of the House of Representatives Intelligence
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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co said demand for its much-anticipated streaming service, Disney+, was well above its expectations in a launch on Tuesday marred by complaints from users about glitches and connection problems. An error message for Disney’s streaming service is seen on a TV in New York, U.S. November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ken Li Disney+
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LONDON (Reuters) – Hackers attacked Britain’s opposition Labour Party for the second time in two days on Tuesday, sources told Reuters, flooding its web services with malicious traffic in an attempt to force them offline just weeks ahead of a national election. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a party
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British indie rocker Pete Doherty leaves the Paris court, France, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – British indie rocker Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in Paris on Tuesday and was handed a three-month suspended prison sentence and 5,000 euro ($5,500) fine, his lawyer said. The 40-year-old Libertines frontman, whose band
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With the President’s Rule now imposed in Maharashtra, the political battle is set to move to the Supreme Court as the Shiv Sena is likely to challenge the imposition of President’s Rule. Events unfolded rapidly on Tuesday as the Shiv Sena initially filed a plea before the apex court challenging Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s decision
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