Month: March 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House Communications Director Bill Shine has resigned as Donald Trump’s top White House communications aide and will move to work on the U.S. president’s 2020 re-election campaign, the White House said on Friday. White House Communications Director Bill Shine awaits the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump to speak about efforts
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DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) – A Saudi court has approved an application by detained and indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company, Saad, to have their case resolved through the kingdom’s new bankruptcy law, the company’s financial adviser and two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. People gather as Saudi authorities auction vehicles and other possessions
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Staff members of the historic Hungarian Academy of Sciences said their academic freedom has been threatened by a new deal giving the nationalist government influence over its research institutions. FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual state of the nation speech in Budapest, Hungary, February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) – Serena Williams and other prominent American tennis players past and present on Friday expressed support for a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s national soccer team against their federation that alleges gender discrimination in wages and conditions. FILE PHOTO: Serena Williams gives an interview in the Manhattan borough of New
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OXFORD, England (Reuters) – Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, radioactive particles collected from the site are undergoing new forensic investigation in Britain in an effort to understand the exact sequence of events. FILE PHOTO: An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) wearing protective suit and mask gives lectures in front
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FILE PHOTO: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore pauses as he addresses supporters at his election night party in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman/File Photo (Reuters) – Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose unsuccessful 2017 campaign for the U.S. Senate was marred by allegations he sexually assaulted or pursued teenage girls while in
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DEIR AL-ZOR, Syria (Reuters) – The infant son of Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London to join the Islamic State group in Syria, has died, a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Renu Begum, sister of teenage British girl Shamima Begum, holds a photo of her sister
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