Month: February 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen assailed the president’s character in a tense congressional hearing on Wednesday, calling him a “conman” who knew in advance about the release of stolen emails aimed at hurting his 2016 election Democratic rival. But Cohen, the Republican president’s onetime “fixer,” said he had no direct
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with local Labour candidate Chris Williamson (L) during an election campaign event in Derby, Britain May 6, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Labour Party said on Wednesday it had suspended one of its MPs and would investigate his conduct after remarks he made over
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit by villagers in India seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed. The justices, on a 7-1 vote, overturned a lower court’s ruling that the International Finance Corp, part of the
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FILE PHOTO: 70th Cannes Film Festival – Photocall for the installation “Carne y Arena” (virtually present, physically invisible) presented as part of virtual reality event – Cannes, France. 22/05/2017. Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe PARIS (Reuters) – “Birdman” and “21 Grams” director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will head the jury at the 2019 Cannes
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FILE PHOTO: Swiss telecoms company Sunrise’s logo at one of its stores in Zurich, January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Sunrise Communications has entered “advanced discussions” to buy Liberty Global’s Swiss business in a deal which values the internet and digital television provider at 6.3 billion Swiss francs ($6.30 billion). Sunrise said
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(Reuters) – Rafa Nadal showed no signs of rust in his first action in a month as the top seed easily dispatched Mischa Zverev 6-3 6-3 at the Acapulco International on Tuesday.Nadal, competing for the first time since falling to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final, has reached the final in all three previous
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LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of consumers seeking compensation for alleged mistreatment by bust British payday lender Wonga have been “left to fend for themselves”, lawmakers said. FILE PHOTO: The website of Wonga.com is seen on a computer screen in London, Britain in this picture illustration taken August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Illustration Wonga was Britain’s largest
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