Month: November 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at European Commission headquarters to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit immigration system will enable businesses to bring in high-skilled workers from the rest of the world, but firms should also do more to train up
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was aware of fraud allegations against an invention promotion company where he was an advisor and was slow to respond to government investigators probing it, documents released on Friday show. Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Joint Terrorism Task Force office in New
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain will not use the European Union’s Galileo space project for defence or critical national infrastructure after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday. FILE PHOTO – A still image from video footage shows Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaking at a Select Committee hearing, in London, Britain November 29,
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FILE PHOTO: Economist Paulo Guedes, future economy minister of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives for a meeting in Brasilia, Brazil November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police opened an investigation into incoming Economy Minister Paulo Guedes for alleged fraud tied to pension funds of state-run firms, lawyers for the future
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FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos during the media day of the Salao do Automovel International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in California has granted preliminary approval to a $48 million settlement for investors who said Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) made false and misleading statements
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LONDON (Reuters) – The United States has filed criminal charges against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch over the $11 billion sale of Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard seven years ago, accusing him of making false statements that inflated the value of the software group. FILE PHOTO: Mike Lynch, Founder and Chairman of Autonomy Corporation, poses for photographers at
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Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones will be back on the field Sunday for the first time since breaking his right foot in the season opener, coach Dan Quinn said Friday. FILE PHOTO: Atlanta Falcons’ Deion Jones celebrates after New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was sacked during the first quarter of Super Bowl LI
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker responded to a 2017 fraud query from the Federal Trade Commission by noting his new senior level position at the Justice Department and agreeing to be “very helpful,” records released on Friday show. Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Joint Terrorism Task Force
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign chair and convention manager Paul Manafort speaks at a press conference at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, U.S., July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will tentatively face sentencing on March 5, a federal judge
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FILE PHOTO: General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Strong gusts on Wednesday evening helped Britain’s wind farms to produce a record amount of electricity, trade group Renewable UK said on Friday. Britain aims to
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Protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a drivers’ protest against higher fuel prices, demonstrate in central Brussels, Belgium, November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police fired water-cannon in central Brussels on Friday to drive back protesters inspired by France’s “yellow vest” anti-tax movement who hurled rocks and firecrackers near the prime
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attend an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret’s Church, in London, Britain November 6, 2018. John Stillwell/Pool via REUTERS BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that the opposition Labour Party was trying to betray voters
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FILE PHOTO: A Marriott flag hangs at the entrance of the New York Marriott Downtown hotel in Manhattan, New York November 16, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Marriott International (MAR.O) said on Friday that a guest reservation database of its Starwood Hotel brand was breached, potentially exposing information on about 500 million guests. The company
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – When Singapore’s Zahra Khanum takes to the stage for the Miss Universe contest, she will be wearing a dress portraying a historic handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Zahra Khanum, Miss Universe Singapore, shows her costume with image of Trump-Kim handshake in Singapore, November 28,
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