Month: April 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as home secretary on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit. Sajid Javid, the son of immigrants from Pakistan, replaces Amber Rudd, who quit as Home Secretary after acknowledging
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Screaming fans greeted former boy band ‘NSync on Monday just like it was the turn of the last century as the group that helped catapult Justin Timberlake to stardom was honored with their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Timberlake reunited with Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One is to launch a live post-race show on Twitter starting from next week’s Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona and with retired 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg involved, the motor racing series said. Formula One – F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – April 29, 2018
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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will create live sports, news and entertainment programming specifically for Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) social network, a move to attract online viewers and advertising revenue through digital video. FILE PHOTO: The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) networks including
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona teachers carried their walkout over school funding and pay into a third day on Monday as a national union leader backed the latest in a string of national educator protests and allies proposed a $690 million tax hike to pay for their demands. FILE PHOTO: Participants take part in a march
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for documents related to proposed changes to vehicle fuel emission standards and California’s authority to set its own measures, and accused him of misleading Congress of the agency’s plans. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an
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TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – About 150 Central Americans from a “caravan” of migrants in Mexico were camped out early on Monday at the U.S. border, some trapped inside a port of entry between the two countries, as officials barred them from stepping foot on U.S. soil. Members of a caravan of migrants from Central America
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MAPULA LODGE, Botswana (Reuters) – In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year, guests wake to the sound of doves cooing in the trees and hippos splashing in the serene waters of the Okavango Delta. Harry whisked the American actress away last year for a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new home secretary Sajid Javid on Monday attempted to distance himself from the “hostile environment” approach to a crackdown on illegal immigration which was favoured by Prime Minister Theresa May during her time in the job. Sajid Javid walks out of the Home Office after being named as Britain’s Home Secretary,
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