Month: June 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, said that he is “ready to work with President Abbas,” a Palestinian newspaper reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senior advisor and son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, boards Air Force One as he accompanies the president to Nashville, Tennessee from Joint Base
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PAHRUMP, Nev. (Reuters) – He styles himself as America’s best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who runs multiple brothels and looks set to win a seat as a Republican in the Nevada legislature with the blessing of many conservative Christian voters. Meet Dennis Hof, whose political rise reflects fundamental changes in electoral norms that have roiled
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HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like Dragon Ball and Naruto. People walk past a booth of NetEase Comics at the China International Cartoon and Game (CCG) Expo in Shanghai, China July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer China’s home-grown
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SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – A stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a dramatic 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to reignite their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group F – Germany vs Sweden – Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia – June 23, 2018 Germany’s
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NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations. FILE PHOTO: Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr meets with Iraqi Prime Minister
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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian workers who assemble Bombardier Inc’s (BBDb.TO) turboprops and the company’s new top-of-the-line business jet on Saturday reached a tentative agreement with the company just hours ahead of a strike deadline, the union said. A Bombardier logo is pictured during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Airport, Switzerland
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PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union will respond to any U.S. move to raise tariffs on cars made in the bloc, a senior European Commission official said, the latest comments in an escalating trade row. FILE PHOTO – Harley-Davidson bikes are seen at the “Hamburg Harley-Days” in Hamburg, Germany, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer U.S.
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ATHENS (Reuters) – British singer and actor Sting called world leaders “half men and cowards” on Saturday for their inability to solve the refugee crisis. British singer Sting attends an event organized by Amnesty International and the Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, June 23, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already played
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(This version of the June 22 story was corrected to show traces of alcohol, medicines were found) FILE PHOTO: Chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain arrives at the 65th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed
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