LONDON (Reuters) – British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday that he was confident that the United Kingdom will make progress and eventually clinch a Brexit deal with the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will vote this week to keep a second Brexit referendum on the table if Theresa May fails to pass her plan to quit the European Union through parliament, heaping pressure on a struggling prime minister. Anti-Brexit supporters demonstrate in the centre of the city, as it hosts
LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in Sky (SKYB.L) jumped 9 percent to 17.22 pounds in early trade on Monday, just below the 17.28 pounds a share Comcast (CMCSA.O) bid on Saturday to beat Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) in the battle for Europe’s biggest pay-TV group. FILE PHOTO: Sky Sports logos at the company’s UK headquarters in
(Reuters) – As many as 8,000 people in and around the city of Georgetown, South Carolina, have been urged to evacuate ahead severe flooding expected this week from two rain-gorged rivers in what may be the final destructive chapter of Hurricane Florence. Floodwaters of 5 to 10 feet (1.5 to 3 m) are expected to
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party would keep the option for a second vote on any Brexit deal struck with the European Union on the table but it would prefer a national election to sort out the issue, its finance spokesman said on Monday. Britain’s Labour Party shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Maldives’ opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the island nation’s presidential election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Twitter on Monday. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Maldivian presidential candidate backed by the opposition coalition, jumps next to his supporters during the final campaign rally ahead of the presidential election in Male,
Yuli Gurriel and Evan Gattis recorded multi-hit, multi-RBI games while rookie Framber Valdez delivered a strong pitching performance in a pinch as the Houston Astros capped a three-game series sweep of the visiting Los Angeles Angels with a 6-2 win on Sunday. Sep 23, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Yuli Gurriel (10)
BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that is expected to knock global economic growth. FILE PHOTO: China Shipping containers sit on a ship in the Port of
Rookie quarterback Josh Allen ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Buffalo Bills in a stunning 27-6 victory over the host Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in Minneapolis. Sep 23, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) carries the ball during the second quarter against Minnesota Vikings at U.S.
MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) – With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him. JD.com founder Richard Liu, also known as Qiang Dong
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers, but the less flashy home modems, routers and internet gateways that make them work weren’t so lucky. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his speech next
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The university professor who accused Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about her allegation, her lawyers and the committee said on Sunday. The agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to testify came just hours before the New Yorker magazine
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s anti-trust watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber a combined S$13 million ($9.5 million) over their merger deal, and ordered Uber to sell vehicles from its local leasing business to any rival that makes a reasonable offer. FILE PHOTO: A view of Uber and Grab offices in Singapore March 26, 2018.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asia shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China ramped up trade tensions by cancelling upcoming tariff talks with the United States, while oil prices jumped after top producers ruled out boosting crude output. A man walks in front of a screen showing today’s movements of Nikkei share average outside a
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies a total S$13 million ($9.5 million) and announced other measures to address competition concerns arising from the two companies’ merger in the city-state. FILE PHOTO: A view of Uber and Grab offices in Singapore March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo The Competition