Month: October 2018

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – Pittsburgh prepared to hold three more funerals on Wednesday for Jewish victims of a shooting rampage at a synagogue that has been the focus of political debate about white nationalism and anti-Semitism ahead of hotly contested U.S. congressional elections next week. Eleven worshippers were gunned down on Saturday morning by a man
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FILE PHOTO: 72nd Annual Tony Awards – Arrivals – New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 – Kerry Washington. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Kerry Washington, best known for her Emmy-nominated role over seven seasons on television drama “Scandal,” returns to the Broadway stage this month in the new play “American Son.” The four-character story,
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Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
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SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Within hours of landing, Musk had fired
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FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has asked the FBI to look into claims that
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PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, shrugging off thousands who protested his visit as unwelcome, offered condolences on Tuesday at the Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 Jewish worshipers were shot to death during Sabbath prayers. The presidential visit, which sources said congressional leaders of both parties declined to join, came as thousands of mourners attended
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LONDON (Reuters) – ‍Britain’s financial markets regulator said it has launched a study into how general insurers price home and motor policies amid concern some have the potential to cause harm to vulnerable consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority said the study would give it a deeper understanding of the scale of harm, who it affects
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To no one’s surprise, Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Brian Robinson Jr. (24) breaks through the Tennessee Volunteers line in the fourth quarter of a game at Neyland Stadium. Alabama defeated the
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday relieved investors by forecasting that margins would stop shrinking after 2019 as costs from scandals ease up, sending shares up despite a second-straight quarter with record-low user growth. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg repeated the company’s warning that growing user interest in private messaging, video and safer content would
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With congressional elections a week away, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will seek to scrap the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants as he tries again to dramatically reshape immigration policies. Reviving his support for a legally questionable theory, Trump told the Axios news website
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