WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co. Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination
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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Ministry of Finance in Dublin, Ireland, February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday that the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was more likely than it
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VALETTA (Reuters) – Three men will face trial in Malta for their alleged involvement in the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after the island’s attorney general issued a bill of indictment against them, court officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – People hold up photos of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia during a
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country’s growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary’s website on Tuesday. Indonesia’s incumbent president Joko Widodo, who was re-elected on April’s election gestures as he delivers
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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week’s British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career. Jul 16, 2019; Portrush, County Antrim, IRL; Tiger Woods on the practice range during a practice round of The Open Championship
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LONDON (Reuters) – British wages, excluding bonuses, rose at their fastest pace in nearly 11 years, official data showed on Tuesday, but there were potential signs of future weakness in jobs growth, the economy’s silver lining since the Brexit referendum. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen crossing London Bridge in a bus at sunrise in London,
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Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born
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(Reuters) – Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke speaks during a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., July 13,
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NIIGATA, Japan (Reuters) – When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan’s northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and chats with constituents, but entertaining potential backers. Sakura Uchikoshi, an opposition candidate for Japan’s upcoming July 21 upper house election, poses in front of election posters in Mitsuke,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – The frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism. “I think by
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LONDON (Reuters) – The two candidates vying to be Britain’s next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China’s rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology. A 5G sign is seen inside the Xiaomi booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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FILE PHOTO: Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Final – New Zealand v England – Lord’s, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip May watch from the stands Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will host the victorious England cricket
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