Month: November 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Italian shoemaker Aquazzura Italia SRL has dismissed its lawsuit accusing Ivanka Trump of stealing the design of its “Wild Thing” stiletto-heeled shoe for her own, less-expensive “Hettie” model. FILE PHOTO: Ivanka Trump attends women’s entrepreneurship event during the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, U.S., October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
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LONDON (Reuters) – Four-times ATP Finals doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan bowed out of the tournament after a surprise 6-4 6-4 defeat by alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic on Friday. FILE PHOTO: USA’s Bob Bryan and USA’s Mike Bryan celebrate winning their group stage match against Great Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno
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(Reuters) – Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares were up 3 percent in trading on Friday after sources said both Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc were interested in buying parts of its studio and TV operations. The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson A
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jared Kushner’s lawyer failed to give the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee documents President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser received about a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite,” the committee’s leaders said on Thursday. In a letter to Kushner’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, Senators Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein, the Judiciary Committee’s Republican
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BARCELONA/LONDON (Reuters) – Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping buoy shares in the French media group following third-quarter results where UMG was a highlight. Vivendi’s Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine attends a conference at the Cannes Lions Festival, Cannes, France
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, who was detained in 2015 on allegations of coup-plotting but had been under house arrest in Caracas, has fled over the border to Colombia, media in both countries said on Friday. People hold portraits of opposition leader Antonio Ledezma during a news conference at the Venezuelan coalition
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Films about terrorism, migration and the struggle for women’s rights swept Germany’s Bambi awards on Thursday evening, with Chinese dissident and filmmaker Ai Weiwei urging the star-studded audience to keep faith in humanity. Artist Ai Weiwei receives the Bambi trophy during the Bambi 2017 Awards ceremony in Berlin. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt “Courage not
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LONDON (Reuters) – Retired cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is to turn his sights on a new sporting challenge when he competes in next month’s British Rowing Indoor Championships in London. 2016 Rio Olympics – Cycling Track – Final – Men’s Team Pursuit Final Gold Race – Rio Olympic Velodrome – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –
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