Month: January 2019

The Dallas Mavericks made injured forward Kristaps Porzingis’ wish come true Thursday by agreeing to acquire the All-Star player from the New York Knicks, according to an ESPN report. Jan 30, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) walks off the court after losing to the Dallas Mavericks at Madison
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court will hear arguments on Friday over whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net neutrality rules governing internet providers in December 2017. FILE PHOTO – Fiber optic cables carrying internet providers are seen running into a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, in New York, March 20,
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British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s markets watchdog said it has approved an agreement on supervisory cooperation with Britain after Brexit to avoid disruption to cross-border financial services like asset management. “The board agreed in substance the
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(Reuters) – The blast of Arctic air that brought record-breaking cold, causing at least a dozen deaths and canceling or delaying thousands of flights in the U.S. Midwest, spread eastward on Thursday, bringing frigid misery to the Northeast. A forecast for warmer weather by the weekend offered little comfort to those enduring icy conditions, brutal
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, said on Thursday that agents from a feared special police unit had called at his home, a sign of increasing pressure on the opposition leader trying to replace socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido speaks next to his wife
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LONDON (Reuters) – On a cold, grey Sunday morning, in a street lined with shuttered builders’ yards and storage units, songs of prayer in the West African language of Yoruba ring out from a former warehouse that is now a church. A cross sits on the waist of a worshipper as she prays during their
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LONDON (Reuters) – A senior British lawmaker leading a review of the world’s top accounting firms said on Thursday there is cross-party consensus for change, calling the approach of the “Big Four” complacent. FILE PHOTO: Offices of Deloitte are seen in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo “I hope that this inquiry and
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LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell by 9 percent last year, the biggest drop since the 2008-9 recession, and investment slumped by nearly half due to fears about Brexit, an industry body said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: New Land Rover cars are seen in a parking lot at the Jaguar Land Rover plant at
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Israeli military personnel search for victims of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Minas Gerais state labor prosecutors’ office said on Thursday it had frozen more than 800 million reais ($219 million) of miner Vale’s (VALE3.SA)
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FILE PHOTO: Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee poses at a tribute event “Extraordinary: Stan Lee” at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comic book giant Stan Lee, who dreamed up such pop culture icons as Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Black Panther and
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PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany, France and Britain have officially set up a European mechanism to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions, two diplomats said on Thursday. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks during his visit to the shrine of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, south of Tehran, Iran, January
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FILE PHOTO – Athletics – IAAF Council Press Conference – The Sea Club Conference Centre, Monaco – December 4, 2018 IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe on Thursday all but confirmed that he would run for a second term as President of the International
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ATLANTA (Reuters) – Colin Kaepernick, who has been unable to find a team to play for in the NFL following his protests during the national anthem, is unlikely to ever take the field again, his former San Francisco 49ers team mate Anquan Boldin said on Wednesday. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to take
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