Month: April 2019

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp’s $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp. Specialist trader Don Himpele Jr. works at the post that trades Anadarko Petroleum and Occidental Petroleum on the floor at the
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(Reuters) – Grappling with a ballooning number of mostly Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for this group and stem their entry into the United States. A general view shows a temporary facility for processing migrants requesting asylum, at the U.S.
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama sits with former first lady Michelle Obama prior during the unveiling of their portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging slate of programming it will supply to
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MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about privacy during his keynote at Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference
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FILE PHOTO: Actor Bryan Cranston arrives at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Laurie Metcalf were among top nominees for Broadway’s Tony awards on Tuesday, with musical “Hadestown” leading all shows with 14 nods. Cranston was nominated for
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FILE PHOTO: British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds the Political Declaration, setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relations, at his office in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain April 2, 2019. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove is seen outside the Cabinet Office, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare
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FILE PHOTO: The Occidental Petroleum Corp headquarters is pictured in Los Angeles, California September 16, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc would invest $10 billion in the U.S oil and gas company to help fund its acquisition of smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Occidental
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FILE PHOTO: Italian leader of the centre-right party Forza Italia Silvio Berlusconi gestures as he speaks during a pre-election gathering in Milan, Italy February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has missed a political event scheduled on Tuesday after being admitted to hospital with severe kidney pain,
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved. FILE PHOTO: A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America
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FILE PHOTO: British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds the Political Declaration, setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relations, at his office in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain April 2, 2019. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out
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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares in Asia fell on Tuesday as readings on China’s manufacturing activity failed to meet expectations, underscoring weakness in the world’s second-largest economy despite Beijing’s attempts to spur growth. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China July 6, 2018.
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, as Brexit turmoil continues, near High Wycombe, Britain April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources. Labour sources were quoted
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr
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