Month: September 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is free to investigate any sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that it deems credible, two White House spokeswomen said on Sunday, rebuffing suggestions the administration has tried to limit the probe. U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies. REUTERS/Jim Bourg “The White House is not micromanaging
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – When a Democrat with Palestinian-Mexican ancestry who had never before run for office was elected to challenge a Republican incumbent in a staunchly conservative southern California congressional district, few gave him much of a chance. FILE PHOTO: Democratic candidate for the 50th congressional district Ammar Campa Najjar makes an appearance
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) said on Sunday that its supervisory board had unanimously approved plans to split the conglomerate in two, paving the way for the group’s largest restructuring in decades. A logo of ThyssenKrupp AG is pictured outside the ThyssenKrupp headquarters in Essen, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen Approval for the move, first
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings announced on Sunday its first restructuring in six years, as it faces increased challenges from tighter government regulations. A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song The Shenzhen-based and Hong Kong-listed company will integrate
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TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon headed towards Japan’s main island on Sunday forcing the cancellation or suspension of airline and train services and causing power outages and evacuations from areas still recovering from a typhoon last month. A person reacts to the weather as ship washed ashore caused by Typhoon Trami is seen at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI agents investigating U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have contacted the second woman to accuse him of sexual misconduct, her attorney said on Saturday. The announcement by Deborah Ramirez’s lawyer John Clune indicates that the FBI probe of Kavanaugh will look beyond separate allegations of attempted rape leveled against the conservative
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WHEELING, WVa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday used the stalled nomination of his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a rallying cry for Republican voters in November congressional elections. President Donald Trump makes remarks at WesBanco Arena during a Make America Great Again rally in Wheeling, West Virginia, September 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
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The fourth-inning home run by New York rookie Gleyber Torres on Saturday at Boston was the 265th homer of the season for the Yankees, surpassing the 1997 Seattle Mariners for the most in a single season in major league history. Sep 29, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (25) hits
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement on Saturday that the agency’s settlement with carmaker Tesla was in the best interests of the U.S. markets and company shareholders. FILE PHOTO: Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testifies at a Senate Banking hearing on Capitol
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