Month: July 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes rose on Thursday as reports that the United States and the European Union may agree to withdraw auto tariffs fostered optimism on international trade relations among investors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would back lowering EU tariffs on U.S. car imports. An industry source told Reuters
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May called on her government to do its duty and agree a plan for Britain’s future outside the European Union, a last-ditch appeal to ministers to put Brexit rows behind them and take a “step forward”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference with Secretary
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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Europe’s social democratic parties must resist cuts to public services or risk seeing their traditional working class supporters switch to backing the anti-immigrant far right, British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, addresses demonstrators following a march in support of the
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(Reuters) – Micron Technology Inc on Thursday played down the likely impact on its business of a temporary Chinese ban on some chip sales but said it would appeal a decision that has added to U.S.-China trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. memory chip maker MicronTechnology is pictured at their booth
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government is moving some migrant parents to detention sites closer to the young children they were separated from while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to meet a court-imposed deadline to reunify families, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children, many of whom
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LONDON (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard’s hopes of emulating her 2014 run to the final were hit for six by former professional cricket player Ashleigh Barty in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2018 Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in action
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PARIS (Reuters) – French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film “Shoah”, a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age of 92, his publishers Gallimard said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: 70th Cannes Film Festival – Photocall for the film “Napalm” presented as part
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York woman was due to be arraigned in federal court on Thursday, a day after she scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest U.S. immigration policy. Therese Patricia Okoumou, 45, of Staten Island, was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct and interference with governmental administration, and
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