Month: November 2017

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s presidential hopefuls wrapped up campaigning on Thursday in a race that has pitted billionaire Sebastian Pinera’s promise for change against center-left candidate Alejandro Guillier’s defense of a recent raft of progressive reforms. Chilean presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera attends a campaign rally in Santiago, Chile November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado With their
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said. FILE PHOTO: Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge walks toward an interview site before Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack
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(Reuters) – Conservation groups on Thursday decried U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals’ tusks or other body parts as trophies. FILE PHOTO: Elephants graze inside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo The move triggered protests
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LONDON (Reuters) – World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country’s former Sports Minister. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 13, 2017. Spain’s Rafael Nadal during
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress approached a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation. Copies of tax legislation are seen during a markup on the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November
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HARARE (Reuters) – President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said on Thursday. Soldiers are seen on the armoured vehicle outside the parliament in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 16, 2017.
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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – American sprinter Allyson Felix, the most decorated woman in Olympic and world championship history, is eyeing a final shot at the one major medal to elude her – Olympic 400 meters gold. Athletics – London Anniversary Games – London, Britain – July 9, 2017 USA’s Allyson Felix after winning the Women’s
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