A Greek national flag flutters atop the parliament building in Athens, Greece, January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s parliament approved on Friday a bill extending the protection of borrowers from foreclosures on their primary homes after tense negotiations with its international creditors. The new framework, part of measures to expedite a clean
FILE PHOTO: (Clockwise from left) Chris Leslie , Joan Ryan, Sarah Wollaston, Chuka Umunna, Heidi Allen, Gavin Shuker, Luciana Berger, Anna Soubry, Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey and Angela Smith, as the MPs in the new Independent Group hold their first meeting at One Great George Street in London, Britain February 25, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) –
SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev, known as The Cobra, has been ordered to appear before the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) to explain why he abruptly kissed a reporter on the lips following a post-fight interview on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev Press Conference – Cardiff, Britain –
A person walks by the Trojan Shrine at University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni BOSTON (Reuters) – A former senior executive at private equity firm TPG Capital is among 15 people set to appear in court on Friday after being charged with participating in what prosecutors say
FILE PHOTO: 71st Cannes Film Festival – Screening of the film “BlacKkKlansman” in competition – Red Carpet Arrivals – Cannes, France May 14, 2018. Director Agnes Varda arrives. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Belgian-born film director Agnes Varda died at her home in Paris aged 90 on Friday, her film production company Cine-Tamaris said.
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 on Friday, as government and aid agencies battled to contain the spread of disease among the tens of thousands of victims of the storm. A motorcyclist rides through pools of water
(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke will hold campaign rallies on Saturday in his home state of Texas, where he faces far different challenges in the 2020 race from those of his underdog U.S. Senate run in 2018. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke listens to a question from
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for “coordinated inauthentic behavior”, and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the president’s online election campaign in 2016. A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person’s eye, in Zenica, March
FILE PHOTO: Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing titled: “Holding Megabanks Accountable: An Examination of Wells Fargo’s Pattern of Consumer Abuses” in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co said on Thursday Tim Sloan will resign immediately as its chief executive, becoming
Security officers staff the entrance at the Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Barbara Liston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co will ban smoking, vaping and large strollers at its U.S. theme parks in California and Florida starting on May 1, the company said on Thursday. The restrictions
FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) deputy leader Nigel Dodds, speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls DUBLIN (Reuters) – The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said a Brexit outcome that keeps the United Kingdom more closely
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) deputy leader Nigel Dodds walks outside the Houses of Parliament, following the Brexit votes the previous evening, in London, Britain, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis DUBLIN (Reuters) – The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said a Brexit outcome that keeps the United
FILE PHOTO: The artificial dirt track at Santa Anita Park is groomed during morning exercises in preparation for the Breeders Cup World Championship including the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park horse track in Arcadia, California, November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California horse racing authorities on Thursday took
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the Department of Justice would “review” the uproar surrounding actor Jussie Smollett, who was charged with staging a fake hate-crime attack on himself in Chicago before prosecutors abruptly dropped the case this week. Hours after Trump announced the review in a Twitter message calling the case
BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe on Friday under pressure from EU regulators to do more to guard against foreign meddling in the bloc’s upcoming legislative election. Chastened since Russia used the social media platform to influence polls that swept U.S. President Donald Trump to power, Facebook
(Reuters) – A magnitude 6.1 quake struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, southeast of the Kamchatka peninsula, which lies on the earthquake-prone Ring of Fire, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.5, was 168 miles (270 km) east of the small town of Severo-Kurilsk, the USGS said.