CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) – Number 12,026 – better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba – waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States. A board with the number of migrants that
LONDON (Reuters) – Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows deforested land during “Operation Green Wave” conducted by agents of the
FILE PHOTO: A view of the entrance of Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Sao Goncalo do Rio Abaixo, Brazil February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves RIO de Janeiro (Reuters) – Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections. U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) arrives for a meeting over Iran’s
(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company’s bid for a new trial. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the so called ‘Chempark’, the
FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, carrying the U.S. Air Force’s Space Test Program 2 Mission, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in this time exposure from Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., June 25, 2019. REUTERS/Steve Nesius CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – The frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism. “I think by
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman attends the annual Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) in Moscow, Russia April 24, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago. Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore sentenced James Fields, 22, to life plus 419
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump’s attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States “should leave.” Trump’s remarks were widely derided as racist and even some of his fellow Republicans spoke out against them.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. “He’s a scary person,” one of the women, Courtney Wild, told U.S.
(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (C.N) beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business. A view of the exterior of the Citibank corporate headquarters in New York, New York, U.S. May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike
FILE PHOTO: Jun 27, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) pitches during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets will place right-hander Zack Wheeler on the 10-day injured list due to shoulder fatigue, Newsday reported
LONDON (Reuters) – The two candidates vying to be Britain’s next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings
FILE PHOTO: Atlanta Falcons’ Grady Jarrett (L) sacks New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, U.S., February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif The Atlanta Falcons and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett agreed to a four-year, $68 million deal ahead of Monday’s franchise tag deadline, multiple outlets reported.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illicit activity. FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency are displayed