LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to sell a draft Brexit deal to her ministers on Wednesday but faced mounting opposition from some lawmakers and allies who said it threatened the government and the unity of the United Kingdom. A still image from a video footage shows Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The wildfire raging in northern California spread on Wednesday as National Guard troops joined the search for its victims and lawyers filed a lawsuit blaming the blaze, the state’s deadliest, on poor maintenance by the area’s utility company. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in
FILE PHOTO – The label of a Levi’s denim jacket of U.S. company Levi Strauss is photographed at a denim store in Frankfurt, Germany, March 20, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) – Apparel maker Levi Strauss & Co is planning an initial public offering, CNBC reported cnb.cx/2zSjbDL on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The
LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic fears staging a revamped Davis Cup finals and a revived ATP World Team Cup weeks apart could hurt the sport and result in creating two average events. Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 14, 2018 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic makes his entrance for his group stage match against
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen takes part in a Federal Commission on School Safety meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he would make a decision on the future of U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen soon,
Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 14, 2018.REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit supporters in Theresa May’s party will “likely” call for a vote of no confidence in her as their leader on Thursday, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said, citing a senior member of the Conservative Party.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – BMW, Vodafone and Ericsson made a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to persuade the European Commission to open the way for the use of 5G technology in cars, concerned about the EU executive’s preference for a wifi-based technology being pursued by their rivals. The BMW logo is seen on the second press day
(Reuters) – Victims of California’s deadliest wildfire have filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp alleging negligence and health and safety code violations by the utility company in the blaze that has killed at least 48 people. A Pacific Gas & Electric lineman cuts a downed power line during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic has 834 Tour match wins in his storied career and the latest, a 6-4 6-1 rout of young German Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Wednesday, will not be one for his scrapbook. Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 14, 2018 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require the U.S. securities watchdog to directly regulate firms like Glass, Lewis & Co and Institutional Shareholder Services, which advise investors on how to vote in corporate elections. The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at
William ‘Bill’ Ackman, CEO and Portfolio Manager of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – William Ackman’ hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management sold out of snack maker Mondelez International during the third quarter some three years after
RIGA (Reuters) – The leader of Latvia’s New Conservative Party, Janis Bordans, abandoned his attempt to form a government on Wednesday after three potential coalition partners pulled out of talks. Nominated Prime Minister Janis Bordans of New Conservative Party listens to media in Riga, Latvia November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins President Raimonds Vejonis was to
MALIBU, Calif. (Reuters) – Stanley the giraffe and about 140 other creatures were safe after their small California exotic animal park was largely destroyed by the fierce wildfire that swept through the mountains above Malibu, the park’s owners said. Dakota Semler stands with “Stanley” the giraffe at the Malibu Wine Safari in Malibu, California, U.S.,
BASE CAMP DONNA, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he traveled there on Wednesday, saying the mission was “absolutely legal” and justified, and that it was improving military readiness. U.S. Marines with 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground
A bitcoin logo is seen at a facility of the Youth and Sports Ministry in Caracas, Venezuela February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, falling below a key support level of $6,000, with traders and analysts unclear on what caused the sudden drop
(Reuters) – The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month’s aborted launch and dramatic emergency landing is confident that her scheduled trip in December on a rocket that she calls a “workhorse” will go smoothly. Astronaut Anne McClain (L) is seen during training at the Neutral Buoyancy