Month: March 2019

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali special forces battled to dislodge insurgents who bombed a hotel, killing at least 29 people, then holed up with hostages in a neighboring building. Islamist al Shabaab fighters set off an explosive outside the Hotel Maka Al-Mukarama late on Thursday, leaving
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(Reuters) – In addition to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors, several U.S. congressional committees are pursuing investigations focusing on President Donald Trump, looking at questions regarding Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election as well as the Republican president’s finances. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) makes a
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The 24th season of Major League Soccer kicks off on Saturday with champions Atlanta United FC eyeing a repeat, expansion club FC Cincinnati looking to impress and several international stars playing their first full seasons in the league. FILE PHOTO – Dec 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta United FC players
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EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company for use by severe allergy sufferers are seen in Washington, U.S. August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it received a request for documents as part of a U.S. investigation related to quality issues involving the manufacture of auto-injectors
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FILE PHOTO: Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators proposed legislation on Thursday that would let an estimated 72,000 Venezuelans remain in the United States after fleeing chaos
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It appears Bryce Harper’s major payday finally arrived Thursday, as the outfielder landed a 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to multiple reports. FILE PHOTO: Jul 11, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; National League outfielder Bryce Harper (34) of the Washington Nationals during media day for the MLB All Star Game at
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Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, rides an escalator at the U.S. Capitol as he arrives to testify before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen said after testifying in
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