WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the U.S. legal system. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to questions while meeting with Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted his new cabinet of senior ministers on Friday, vowing to repay the trust of voters by improving infrastructure, cutting crime and building more hospitals. “It’s great to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists examining the genomes of West Africans have detected signs that a mysterious extinct human species interbred with our own species tens of thousands of years ago in Africa, the latest evidence of humankind’s complicated genetic ancestry. FILE PHOTO: Yinka Sotomi stands atop Oluma Rock, a spiritual site for the Yoruba tribe,
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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday, a surprise move that underlined Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s desire to tighten his grip on government by jettisoning a minister who refused to toe the line. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville Johnson,
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Yanni Gourde broke a second-period tie with a short-handed game-winner as Tampa Bay beat the visiting Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night, extending the Lightning’s winning streak to an NHL-high nine games. Feb 13, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) passes the puck against the Edmonton Oilers during the third
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reshape his government on Thursday, appointing a team he hopes will deliver his vision for Britain beyond Brexit and heal the divisions both in his Conservative Party and the country. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Priti Patel and Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid attend
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FILE PHOTO: A Seagate Tech external computer hard drive is shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California, U.S., January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Data storage firm Seagate Technology PLC opened an innovation lab in Israel on Thursday with an aim of forming partnerships with businesses. The Tel Aviv centre, called
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MANCHESTER, N.H. – Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the White House race and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden, who finished a disappointing fifth. Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who narrowly edged out Sanders in last week’s messy
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FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logo along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s regulator Ofcom will make social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter responsible for harmful content on their platforms, the BBC said on Wednesday. The broadcaster quoted
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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the port on Brexit day, in Dover, Britain January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain plans to announce the location of up to 10 post-Brexit freeports by the end this year so they can begin operating in 2021, the government said on Sunday. As Britain develops its
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