Month: July 2018

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc is being investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stemming from a complaint about gender inequity, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing
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When France beat Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow, it marked a second triumph for the French, and the culmination of more than 18 months of planning by Reuters to cover the world’s biggest sporting match. FILE PHOTO: France’s Hugo Lloris lifts the trophy as they celebrate winning the FIFA World
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Donald Trump met one-on-one with Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming his own country’s past “foolishness and stupidity” for the two powers’ hostile ties. Just days after a special prosecutor indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing documents from the Democratic Party
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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s transport bosses temporarily renamed an underground station in honour of England football team manager Gareth Southgate after the team flew home following their run to the last four of the World Cup. Southgate Underground Station roundel, temporarily renamed as ‘Gareth Southgate’ in honour of England soccer team manager Gareth Southgate, is
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese artist Brother Nut can point to some success from his Beijing exhibit that used 10,000 bottles of yellowish water to raise awareness of contaminated rural ground water, although it did not go down so well with Beijing authorities. Chinese performance artist “Nut Brother” holds bottled polluted groundwater from Xiaohaotu county, Yulin
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves the BBC after appearing on the Andrew Marr Show, in central London, Britain
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(Reuters) – England’s run to the semi-finals of the World Cup will encourage more home fans to show up and support the team in future matches, defender John Stones has said. England’s John Stones in action with Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov Manager Gareth Southgate’s youthful team exceeded expectations by reaching the semi-finals at the
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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Aerospace firms Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) will kickstart a contest for tens of billions of dollars of orders at the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, ensuring fireworks start early as they seek to bolster their already bulging order books. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A350 aircraft flies in formation with Britain’s Red
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders’ dreams of a first title. After an early own goal by Mario Mandzukic France’s big guns delivered
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