Month: February 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was “fully cooperative” during closed-door testimony before a congressional committee investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S election, the panel’s chairman said on Thursday. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, a Democrat, said Cohen would return for further questioning on March 6 to give
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FILE PHOTO: Executive producer and talent Luke Perry participates in the UP “Welcome Home” panel during the cable portion of the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July 30, 2015. REUTERS/David McNew/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry is in the hospital under observation, his
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s attorney-general said on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges, a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media in Tel Aviv, Israel February 21, 2019 REUTERS/ Ammar Awad/File Photo
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FREETOWN (Reuters) – Jane Goodall visited a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone on Thursday that has taken on the veteran primatologist’s mission to protect the animals threatened by deforestation, disease and hunting. A young chimpanzee rescued from captivity is pictured at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, where he is being rehabilitated before a release back into
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s attorney-general intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption, the Justice Ministry said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media in Tel Aviv, Israel February 21, 2019 REUTERS/ Ammar Awad/File Photo The announcement, marking the first time a serving Israeli prime
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Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S., February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque OXON HILL, Md (Reuters) – The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee said on Thursday that any Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump in next year’s presidential
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George Eustice arrives at 10 Downing Street as Britain’s re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron names his new cabinet, in central London, Britain May 11, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON (Reuters) – British farming minister George Eustice said on Thursday he had resigned from government over Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to offer parliament a possible vote
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Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge visits a community football project run by the Irish Football Association at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble BELFAST (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate showed off their football skills when the royal couple paid a surprise visit to Northern Ireland on Wednesday.
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Signage is seen at the UK border control point at the arrivals area of Heathrow Airport, London, September 3, 2018. Picture taken on September 3. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Net migration to Britain from the European Union fell to its lowest level since 2009 at 57,000 in the year to September 2018, official data
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(Reuters) – Sunrise Communications’ $6.3 billion deal to buy U.S. cable giant Liberty Global’s Swiss assets, announced on Thursday, immediately hit a snag as a key shareholder said it would shun a planned rights issue to finance the acquisition. FILE PHOTO: Swiss telecom company Sunrise’s logo is seen at its headquarters in Opfikon, Switzerland February
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FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo (Reuters) – California power company PG&E Corp, which filed for bankruptcy last month because of potential liabilities from wildfires in the state, recorded a $10.5 billion charge related to 2018
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will support a new referendum on Brexit after parliament defeated its alternative plan for leaving the European Union, the party’s leader Jeremy Corbyn said. FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, pauses as he gives a speech days after he called a vote of no confidence
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