A Chilean Mapuche indigenous community member takes part in a protest against Chile’s government in Valparaiso, Chile November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Chile agreed on Friday to hold a referendum next April on replacing the Pinochet-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who want the country’s social and economic model
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MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Chinese multiple world and Olympic champion Sun Yang’s defense against allegations he committed anti-doping violations was affected by translation problems during the opening stages of a Court of Arbitration (CAS) hearing on Friday. Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and his lawyer Ian Meakin talk as they arrive for a public hearing of
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SANTA CLARITA (Reuters) – Just 16 seconds passed from the time a California high school student pulled a .45 semi-automatic pistol from his backpack in an outdoor school courtyard and emptied the weapon, killing two classmates and wounding three more, before shooting himself in the head and collapsing. Police investigating the Thursday morning shooting at
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks as he visits an electric car plant in Warwickshire, Britain November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain he will “absolutely guarantee” that his government will not extend the Brexit transition period before the end of year. “I don’t want an
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A gathering of conservative lawyers gave U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a rapturous reception on Thursday for an upbeat speech in his first major public appearance since sexual misconduct accusations almost derailed his appointment. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in
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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. Picture taken August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing’s multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an “unnecessary” extension from NASA, a watchdog
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Colin Kaepernick’s open workout for all 32 teams in Atlanta on Saturday will be led by former Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, with former Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin also participating, the NFL announced in a statement Thursday. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to take the field before an NFL game
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Hong Kong government condemned on Friday an attack by a “violent mob” on the city’s justice secretary in London, the first direct altercation between demonstrators and a government minister during months of often violent protests. Protesters keep watch at a barricade outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said it would unveil plans on Friday to provide free ‘full-fiber’ broadband across the country by creating a ‘British Broadband’ public service, formed by bringing parts of telecoms provider BT into state ownership. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to attend the National Service
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FILE PHOTO: NVIDIA computer graphic cards are shown for sale at a retail store in San Marcos, California, U.S. August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday on higher demand for its gaming chips and predicted strong growth in data center business, sending
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(Reuters) – Witnesses have testified behind closed doors and in public in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into whether Republican President Donald Trump abused the power of his office when he sought foreign interference against a political rival. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrives to testify in the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, a political opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, said on Thursday he was on a mission in London to allay investor concerns over negative headlines about Turkey and predicted its economic woes were temporary. FILE PHOTO: Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu speaks after being awarded with the German-Turkish Friendship
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic party’s 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded field in an effort to bring a divided country – and splintering political party – together. FILE PHOTO: Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick stands to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws
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VENICE/ROME (Reuters) – If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday’s high tide should never have reached the lagoon city of Venice, let alone flood its basilica, submerge its squares and inundate its historic palaces. An aerial view shows flooding on an island in Venice, Italy, November 13, 2019. Vigili del Fuoco/Handout via REUTERS But
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain heads to the polls on Dec. 12 for an election Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes will return his Conservatives with a majority in parliament so he can deliver the country’s exit from the European Union. The outcome is highly unpredictable. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester demonstrates outside the Houses of Parliament
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