LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires “unacceptable,” saying on Thursday it resulted from years of mismanagement by the utility. Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) has imposed unprecedented shutoffs that left more than 600,000 homes and workplaces without power on
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(Reuters) – Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a televised forum on LGBTQ issues. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reacts during a televised townhall on CNN
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday. The arrest of Ukraine-born Lev Parnas and Belarus-born Igor
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SUZUKA (Reuters) – Organizers of Japan’s Formula One Grand Prix have canceled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis. Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 11, 2019 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action during practice REUTERS/Issei Kato Originally scheduled to
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Organisers of Japan’s Formula One Grand Prix have canceled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis. Originally scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday (0600 GMT), the hour-long qualifying session that decides the grid order for the race will now be
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Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet in Thornton Manor, Cheshire, Britain October 10, 2019. Noel Mullen/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – The UK is proposing a “pared-down” free trade agreement to make a deal done by the end of October, Sky news reported on Thursday, citing sources. Prime Minister
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PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkey’s offensive on Kurdish-led forces in Syria has left its European allies incensed and fearing new jihadist militancy, but they are scrambling to form a coherent response beyond refusing to pay for any new humanitarian crisis on their doorstep. Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Murad
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FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo (Reuters) – Fidelity Investments on Thursday eliminated commissions on online trades of U.S. stocks, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and options, becoming the latest brokerage to cut trading fees to compete with new entrants in the market.
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FILE PHOTO: Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City, speaks at an event in Ashraf-3 camp, which is a base for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) in Manza, Albania, July 13, 2019.REUTERS/Florion Goga WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two men associated with U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested over
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Formula One drivers at this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix said they trust race organizers to make the right call regarding any changes to the event schedule, with Typhoon Hagibis threatening to disrupt Saturday’s qualifying session at Suzuka. Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October
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