Month: December 2018

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi attends the celebration ceremony of the first anniversary of defeating Islamic state in Baghdad, Iraq, December 10, 2018. Iraqi Prime Minister Media Office/Handout via REUTERS BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Sunday defended his agents’ handling of two sick children who died in their custody, saying they did everything they could to get medical help for them in difficult circumstances. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan addresses a news conference on the
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a “wide-ranging agenda”, the Kremlin said following a series of failed attempts to hold a new summit. FILE PHOTO – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with
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FILE PHOTO: Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board Chairman Paul Achleitner addresses the audience during the bank’s annual meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is strong and its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit, Chairman Paul Achleitner said, ruling out the need for state aid and playing down speculation
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan addresses a news conference on the Trump administration’s plan to deploy U.S. military forces to the Southwest border at U.S. Customs & Border Protection headquarters in Washington, U.S., October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents did everything they could to
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James Harden scored 41 points as the red-hot Houston Rockets held off the host New Orleans Pelicans 108-104 on Saturday night. Dec 29, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gives instructions to guard Austin Rivers (1) against New Orleans Pelicans in the second half at Smoothie King Center. Houston Rockets
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KINSHASA (Reuters) – Voting in Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-anticipated presidential election got off to a shaky start on Sunday due to torrential rain in the capital and long delays at some polling stations in the east. An agent of Congo’s National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) points at ballots before voting starts at a poling
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A landmark 11-country trade deal, a revamped version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), came into force on Sunday with New Zealand’s trade minister hailing the opportunities it presented for exporters. FILE PHOTO – Delegates participate in the opening session of the Trans Pacific Partnership senior leaders meeting in Sydney, Australia August 28,
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh went to the polls on Sunday after violence-plagued campaigning, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking a third straight term in a face-off against an opposition whose leader is in jail on what she says are trumped up charges. Law enforcement officials are seen carrying voting materials including ballot boxes ahead of
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(Reuters) – A cyber attack caused major printing and delivery disruptions on Saturday at the Los Angeles Times and other major U.S. newspapers, including ones owned by Tribune Publishing Co (TPCO.O) such as the Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun. A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this
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