FILE PHOTO: 71st Cannes Film Festival – Screening of the film “BlacKkKlansman” in competition – Red Carpet Arrivals – Cannes, France May 14, 2018 – Jane Fonda arrives. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood celebrities including Jane Fonda, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Amy Schumer will take part in an online telethon on Monday to urge
FILE PHOTO: The Supreme Court is shown in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared unlikely to revive a lawsuit by villagers in India seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed.
The Soyuz rocket is launched with Expedition 57 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA and Flight Engineer Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan October 11, 2018. NASA/Bill Ingalls/Handout via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Soyuz rocket launch failure this month was caused by a faulty sensor, Russian news agencies reported citing an
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices, in an internet privacy case involving Google(GOOGL.O), disagreed on Wednesday over whether to rein in a form of settlement in class action lawsuits that awards money to charities and other third parties instead of to people affected by the alleged wrongdoing. FILE PHOTO: A Google sign is seen
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Illinois, U.S., October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the country, an assertion that runs counter to
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded for a second day on Wednesday, as investors snapped up beaten-down technology and internet favorites and strong company results lifted spirits after equities had been spooked this month. Shares of Facebook Inc (FB.O) gained 4.6 percent after the social media giant said margins would stop shrinking after 2019
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO and Russia envoys on Wednesday discussed their respective large-scale military exercises and a Cold War-era missile treaty that Washington vows to quit over accusations of Russian non-compliance, the Western alliance said. The talks, the first between the former Cold War foes since May, came against a backdrop of renewed tensions between
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Donald Trump met with advisers about his plans for campaign appearances in the final weeks for the battle for control of the U.S. Congress, the president surprised them by insisting they add more events to an already-crowded schedule. U.S. President Donald Trump waves during the “Our Pledge to America’s Workers” event
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, 31 October, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May told 150 business leaders that her government would be “unequivocally pro-business”, May’s office said on Wednesday, after criticism from some quarters that business had
FILE PHOTO: Actor Sylvester Stallone waves at the premiere of “The Promise” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has decided there is not enough evidence to prosecute “Rocky” actor Sylvester Stallone over allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman
Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Jonas Valanciunas added 23 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 129-112 on Tuesday night. Oct 30, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2)protects the ball from Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) at Scotiabank Arena.
FILE PHOTO: A farmer opens a cocoa pod at a farm in Toumodi, Ivory Coast October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon/File Photo ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast is on track for a record cocoa harvest in the 2018/19 season of 2.2 million tonnes, up from about 2 million tonnes last season, due to favorable weather and
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin was heading toward a year-on-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th birthday, the first loss since last year’s bull market, when the original and biggest digital coin muscled its way to worldwide attention with months of frenzied buying. FILE PHOTO: The screen of Southern California’s first two bitcoin-to-cash ATMs on its first
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Illinois, U.S., October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the country and that he would continue
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday and were set for a second day of gains at the end of a brutal month, as Facebook led a slew of encouraging earnings reports. The
JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba on Wednesday to celebrate a peace deal, more than two years after fierce fighting erupted in the city and forced him to flee the country. South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar is welcomed after arriving at Juba airport in South Sudan,