Month: January 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – Singing patriotic songs and waving Union Jacks, thousands of Britons flocked to a muddy patch of grass outside parliament on a damp Friday night to toast their moment of history: Britain’s departure from the European Union. People celebrate Britain leaving the EU on Brexit day in London, Britain, January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Henry
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A young resident of Chinatown wears a surgical mask in New York City, U.S., January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday declared a public health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and said it would bar entry to the United States starting on Sunday of foreign nationals who have
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Workers remove the British flag outside the European Parliament building, as Britain leaves the European Union, in Brussels, Belgium January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s Union Jack was removed from lines of EU member state flags at the European Council and European Parliament buildings in Brussels on Friday evening ahead of the
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FILE PHOTO: Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, speaks at the WSJTECH Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S. October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai said Friday the telecommunications regulator plans to take action against at least one unnamed wireless carrier over the
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A onetime aspiring actress told a Manhattan jury on Friday that Harvey Weinstein raped her in a hotel room while she was in an “extremely degrading” relationship with the movie producer. Witness Jessica Mann is questioned by prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon during film producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial at New York
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks about his gun policy agenda in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo (Reuters) – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg contributed more than $200 million of his own money to his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination as of the end of
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BENGALURU (Reuters) – Funds increased their preference for stocks to a two-year high at the expense of bonds and cash holdings in their model global portfolio recommendations this month in a Reuters poll, despite world share markets struggling on the coronavirus breakout. FILE PHOTO: Traders Anthony Rinaldi (L) and Federico DeMarco (R) work on the
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The leaders of the European Union’s three institutions warned Britain on Friday that it cannot expect “the highest quality access to the single market” unless it adopts the bloc’s standards on environment, labour, taxation and state aid. European Council President Charles Michel, EU Parliament President David Sassoli and EU Commission President Ursula
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A onetime aspiring actress who prosecutors say maintained a relationship with Harvey Weinstein after he raped her because she felt “trapped” is expected to testify against the former Hollywood producer at his Manhattan criminal trial on Friday. Film producer Harvey Weinstein and his legal team leave the New York Criminal Court
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Extinction Rebellion climate change activist wears a face mask of McKinsey Global Managing Partner Kevin Sneader outside the company’s head office in London, Britain January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest outside McKinsey & Company’s London office on Friday to demand the consulting firm use its
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