Month: April 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday some 25 percent of work remained to be done on a pact covering UK withdrawal from the EU, including crucial issues such as management of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border. European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets with members of the
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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines decried what it said was interference in its internal affairs by the European Parliament, which urged the Southeast Asian nation in a resolution to end “extrajudicial killings” and halt plans to bring back the death penalty. FILE PHOTO: Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano speaks during the closing ceremony of
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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Prosecutors wrapped up their sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday as experts offered conflicting testimony about the drugs he is accused of giving a then-friend before allegedly raping her. Actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, arrives for his sexual assault retrial case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little history was made in Washington on Thursday – little in the form of a newborn who became the first baby ever to appear on the floor of the U.S. Senate during a vote. A swaddled 11-day-old Maile Pearl Bowlsbey arrived on the floor of the chamber carried by her mother,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street’s massive “Charging Bull” sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on Thursday. A girl poses with
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CHASKA, Minn. (Reuters) – A two-year investigation into the death of “Purple Rain” singer Prince failed to determine where he obtained a counterfeit painkiller laced with fentanyl, resulting in no criminal charges, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday. “Law enforcement was unable to determine the source of the counterfeit vicodin laced with fentanyl,” Carver County
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BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian government stepped up its efforts on Thursday to retake the opposition’s last besieged enclaves, as rebels prepared to withdraw from one and a newspaper reported an ultimatum against another. Smoke rises from Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus, Syria April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho President Bashar al-Assad scored a major victory
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