FILE PHOTO: A Eurostar train travels to St Pancras international station in London, Britain August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested a man for obstruction of the railway line on Saturday after Eurostar, the company that runs trains between London, Paris and Brussels, said it had suspended all trains in and
EL PASO (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke will hold a major rally in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, a city thrust to the center of America’s immigration debate by President Donald Trump and the U.S government this week. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke speaks during
Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking — and controversial — free throw with a half-second remaining in overtime Friday night, giving the Minnesota Timberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors into a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference. Mar 29, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns
BRAINTREE, England (Reuters) – Dance music played out for the hundreds of fans who flocked to the town of Braintree in eastern England on Friday for the funeral of Keith Flint, former frontman of the Prodigy. Fans gather for British singer Keith Flint of techno group The Prodigy funeral in Braintree, Essex, Britain, March 29,
WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, potentially disrupting millions of legal border crossings and billions of dollars in trade if Mexico does not stop immigrants from reaching the United States. “There’s a very good likelihood that I’ll be closing the border
(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Friday she was “very encouraged” by the Senate vote this week on the “Green New Deal,” the sweeping climate policy resolution she introduced last month, even though the Senate defeated it. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks to members of the media following a televised town hall
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the Federal Reserve made a mistake by raising interest rates and blamed the central bank for hurting the U.S. economy and stock market. U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May should step down immediately after negotiating a temporary extension to Britain’s European Union membership, the Daily Telegraph newspaper said in its Saturday edition. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019 in this screen grab taken from
FILE PHOTO: Iowa State Cyclones head coach Fred Hoiberg reacts to a call during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game against Ohio State Buckeyes in Dayton, Ohio March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan Former Chicago Bulls and Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg might be landing on his feet in his
CHALLHUAHUACHO, Peru/LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian police released an indigenous leader from jail on Friday after hundreds of protesters in a remote Andean region demanded his freedom by cutting off access to a huge Chinese copper mine. Demonstrators block a road access to a copper mine during a protest in Fuerabamba, Apurimac, Peru March 29, 2019.
Actor Liam Neeson arrives for the world premiere of Widows at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Canada, September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Blinch LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Liam Neeson on Friday issued an apology for what he called an “impulsive recounting” last month of an incident 40 years ago when he wanted
(Reuters) – TransferWise Ltd, the money transfer startup whose investors include entrepreneur Richard Branson and PayPal Holdings Inc founders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, is seeking to sell a stake in itself in a new fundraising round, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The fundraising comes as TransferWise and other startups are shaking
CHICAGO/COLUMBUS, Neb. (Reuters) – At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland were flooded after the “bomb cyclone” storm left wide swaths of nine major grain producing states under water this month, satellite data analyzed by Gro Intelligence for Reuters showed. FILE PHOTO: Paddocks at Washington County Fairgrounds are shown underwater due to
FILE PHOTO: Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, shows the AirPower wireless charging mat during a launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Friday said it is canceling the AirPower wireless charging mat that the company announced in 2017 on the same
DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian investment firm Kingdom Holding will put the proceeds from the sale of its stake in ride-hailing startup Careem toward $600 million in investments in the kingdom and Europe, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Careem employees walk past the company headquarters in Dubai, UAE December 13, 2018.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies called on Washington to drop the “loser’s attitude” and once again rubbished U.S. allegations its gear could be used by Beijing for spying, as its network business weakened amid mounting global scrutiny. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo pictured inside the Ox Horn campus at Songshan Lake in Dongguan,