NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former top lieutenant to accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Tuesday said he and his former boss once discussed killing a police officer as a favor to a local politician. FILE PHOTO: Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation in Mexico City, Jan.
FILE PHOTO: Undocumented Venezuelan migrants walk next to the road near Berlin, Colombia, August 28, 2018. The group was heading to Ecuador. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo QUITO (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government is sponsoring flights to transport migrants living in Ecuador back home, a Venezuelan official said on Tuesday, after the murder of an Ecuadorean woman
(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday forecast 2019 sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates and said it expected further pressure on U.S. prescription drug prices, weighing on the broader pharmaceutical sector. A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake J&J, the first major drugmaker to
PARIS (Reuters) – The French government and utility EDF will study the possibility of converting the 1.2 gigawatts (GW) Cordemais coal power generators to burn biomass due to its importance in guaranteeing security of supply, the energy ministry said on Tuesday. Cows graze in a field in a view that shows the Electricite de France
FILE PHOTO – The Subaru logo is displayed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid TOKYO (Reuters) – Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production had halted output a week ago after it discovered a defect
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate shifted slightly closer on Tuesday to resolving a month-long partial government shutdown, but there was no sign of relief anytime soon for 800,000 federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday on a Democratic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A partial shutdown of the U.S. government, which enters its second month on Wednesday, has delayed the publication of key economic data, leaving investors and businesses to follow their intuition and gut instincts as they make critical decisions. Government employees receive donations at a food distribution center for federal workers impacted by
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S.
PARIS (Reuters) – Singer Chris Brown said on Tuesday that a rape allegation against him was false, a day after the French prosecutor’s office said that he had been arrested in Paris with two other suspects. Brown, who is a U.S. citizen, has been released from police custody as authorities were still investigating the case,
TORONTO (Reuters) – Savaged by anti-doping hardliners for their leniency in handling the Russian doping affair, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) gave itself a pat on the back on Tuesday saying its patient diplomatic approach has moved the scandal closer to an end. FILE PHOTO: A sign is on display outside the office of Russian
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google disclosed on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the United States government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices. FILE PHOTO – The outside of the Google offices
As he prepares to make his season debut at the Farmers Insurance Open this week at Torrey Pines in San Diego, Tiger Woods has bigger goals in mind for 2019 than he did a year ago. FILE PHOTO: Golf – 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National – Guyancourt, France – September 30, 2018 –
FILE PHOTO – The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business. The owner of MTV Networks and Nickelodeon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Democratic lawmaker warned U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Tuesday not to dodge questions about the Russia investigation when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, and provided him with a list of prepared questions before the congressional hearing. FILE PHOTO: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks to state
FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a special session of the National Constituent Assembly to present his annual state of the nation in Caracas, Venezuela January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero -/File Photo CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had ordered a “revision” of diplomatic relations with the United
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A body has been found in an area of the California seaside town of Malibu left blackened by a massive wildfire in November, and investigators were trying to determine if the victim was slain or died in the flames, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Residents evacuate as