Month: June 2018

TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) – A man was arrested on Saturday on charges of starting a forest fire in Colorado that has destroyed structures and forced hundreds to evacuate their homes in one of dozens of wildfires raging across the drought-hit U.S. southwest. Flames rise past a ridge during efforts to contain the Spring Creek
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AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – A string of Syrian rebel-held towns and villages accepted government rule on Saturday as insurgent lines collapsed in parts of the southwest under an intense bombardment that the United Nations says has forced 160,000 people to flee. The southwest was an early hotbed of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad and defeat
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STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) – Tencent-backed strategy and simulation games publisher Paradox Interactive expects more acquisitions and mobile gaming to help it meet sky-high investor expectations. The logo of Paradox Interactive is seen on the building of company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden June 29, 2018. REUTERS/Helena Soderpalm Shares in the maker of games such as Stellaris have
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MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A blistering heat wave will sweep the U.S. Midwest and East on Saturday and Sunday, when temperatures and humidity levels are expected to reach well above normal. Tens of millions of Americans will be under heat warnings, watches and advisories as temperatures reach above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) in major cities
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) – Hundreds of people gathered on Friday evening to remember the five people gunned down at a community newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. The vigil came hours after accused gunman Jarrod Ramos was denied bail during a brief hearing in Anne Arundel
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Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said the team will consider any possible trade scenarios to improve this offseason, but also added that any blockbuster-type of trade is “unlikely.” Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge (R) speaks during a news conference to introduce Keith Bogans (L), MarShon Brooks (2nd L), and
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in June after a better-than-expected performance in May, official data showed, as escalating trade tensions with the United States fuel concerns about a slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy. FILE PHOTO: A labourer works inside an electronics factory in Qingdao, Shandong province, China January 29, 2018.
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