The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of a common dealership of the companies in Saint-Avold, France, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TOKYO (Reuters) – A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault (RENA.PA) and Nissan (7201.T), most likely under the umbrella of
KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congo’s constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who rejected the court’s decision and declared himself president. FILE PHOTO: Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress, gestures to supporters at party headquarters in
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to seek a bilateral treaty with the Irish government as a way to remove the contentious backstop arrangement from Britain’s divorce deal with the European Union, a newspaper reported.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leading Democrats had already said they rejected the plan. Trump stuck to his demand that $5.7 billion for this year to fund a
BOONE, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks to customers at
FILE PHOTO – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer PARIS (Reuters) – A European Union-wide tax on the world’s top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will propose an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, a source familiar with his plans said, but House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi called it “unacceptable” as details emerged. The president has not budged on his demand that $5.7 billion to
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America’s second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines. FILE PHOTO – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sits at a deli
(Reuters) – A winter storm that has blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling. FILE PHOTO: A jogger makes her way through snow at the Washington Monument following a winter storm, Jan.
PARIS (Reuters) – Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 “yellow vests” demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The demonstrations passed off relatively peacefully in Paris where 7,000 turned up, although Reuters Television reporters saw scuffles briefly break out between
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. Thousands of people participate in the Third Annual Women’s March at Freedom Plaza in Washington,
Jan 13, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) reacts after throwing an interception against the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter of a NFC Divisional playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles fell four snaps shy of earning a $1
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.
People gesture during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the “slave law”, in Budapest, Hungary, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Several thousand Hungarians demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a new overtime law that has drawn workers out to the streets in several
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One to travel to Dover Air Force Base to attend the dignified transfer
(Reuters) – John McEnroe believes tennis is suffering from a lack of “guidance and vision” and says it is time the various organizations in charge began to work in harmony. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Laver Cup – 1st Day – Prague, Czech Republic – September 22, 2017 – Captain John McEnroe of team World reacts
LONDON (Reuters) – Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March. Britain’s former Prime Minister John Major gives a speech on Brexit in London, February
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) – India’s main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections. FILE PHOTO: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to inaugurate the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at Gandhinagar, India, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
VIENNA (Reuters) – Apple and Amazon are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). FILE PHOTO: Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems checks his mobile phone in his office in Vienna,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. FILE PHOTO: People participate in a Women’s March to protest against U.S. President Donald
ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed. Incoming U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks while chairing a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on William Barr’s nomination to be attorney general of the United
FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney speaks at a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s commitment to the entire Brexit divorce deal struck with the British government but rejected by its parliament is “absolute”, including the contentious border “backstop”, foreign minister Simon
FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan holds a news conference on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, in Brussels, Belgium June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain could remove most obstacles blocking a Brexit deal if it rolls back on a promise of leaving the European Union’s customs
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Casino shop is seen in Nice, France, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – French supermarket retailer Casino (CASP.PA), in the process of divesting assets to cut debts, has agreed to sell six of its ‘Geant’ hypermarket stores to domestic rival Leclerc for 100.5 million euros ($114 million).
A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon MANILA (Reuters) – Cebuana Lhuillier, a Philippine financial service provider, said on Saturday that the data of 900,000 clients had been accessed without authorization and that it had already
CHICAGO (Reuters) – White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death in 2014 in a landmark case that highlighted racial tensions in America’s third-biggest city. After a jury convicted Van Dyke, 40, of second-degree murder last fall,
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government. Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations, leads a panel discussion
Kyrie Irving stalled a Memphis Grizzlies rally with two consecutive jumpers and later added a game-clinching 3-pointer to cap off a 38-point effort as the host Boston Celtics held on for a 122-116 victory on Friday night. Jan 18, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots the ball past Memphis Grizzlies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday disputed a report in BuzzFeed News that President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump directed him to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, citing two unnamed law enforcement sources, said Cohen, who is going to prison for lying to Congress, told investigators working for Mueller
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers rallied near City Hall on Friday, joined by parents and students as contract talks the mayor called “productive” resumed behind closed doors after a marathon negotiating session the day before. Some 30,000 teachers walked off the job on Monday in their first strike