SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will visit a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign. U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One with
DUBLIN (Reuters) – The Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government said on Wednesday it believed a deal could be secured for an orderly British exit from the European Union if flexibility is shown by all sides. FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster and
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates again on Wednesday to help sustain a record-long economic expansion but signaled a higher bar to further reductions in borrowing costs, eliciting a fast and sharp rebuke from President Donald Trump. Describing the U.S. economic outlook as “favorable,” Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the rate
NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy’s office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are important to Trump’s quest for a second term against each
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez told police he made sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and now faces additional charges in Pennsylvania, authorities said. FILE PHOTO: Sep 12, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez (73) pitches the ball against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning at Oracle Park.
FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with U.S. lawmakers as the social media giant faces scrutiny
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday: “I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists.” The 16-year old founder of the ‘Fridays For Future’ weekly school walkouts to demand government climate-change action that
FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster and DUP member Diane Dodds (not pictured) hold a news conference after a meeting with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Belgium April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman DUBLIN (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s largest party, the Democratic Unionist Party, on Wednesday called for
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth. FILE PHOTO: This illustration shows a giant asteroid collision between Mars and Jupiter that occurred 466 million years ago and produced the
MILAN (Reuters) – Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week. Miuccia Prada, considered an industry trailblazer, presented a spring line she said was about “the power of women over clothing” dressing models
FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested help from South Korea to strengthen the country’s air defense system after attacks on two oil plants initially
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is facing a backlash over an online campaign backing palm oil at a time when forest fires, often linked to slash-and-burn land clearance, have spread choking smoke across the region, raising growing concern about damage to health. FILE PHOTO: Indonesian President Joko Widodo walks as he inspects burnt forest in Pelalawan,
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a photograph prior to giving a statement to television after a meeting with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, in Luxembourg, September 16, 2019. Francisco Seco/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank JPMorgan said on Wednesday it was negative about the prospects of Prime Minister
Ronald Torreyes was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 12th inning to drive in the winning run, and Miguel Sano hit his 30th home run of the season to lead the Minnesota Twins to a record-setting 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in Minneapolis. Sep 12, 2019; Minneapolis,
TOKYO (Reuters) – China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars. FILE PHOTO: An Air Liquide hydrogen station for hydrogen fuel cell cars is seen in Paris, France, October 13, 2016.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a “Spider-Man”-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect. Called Bolawrap, the device fires an eight-foot (2.4 meters) bola-style tether at a suspect to entangle his legs