Month: August 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November, sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place, the White House announced on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, NC, U.S., August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Trump
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats on Friday accused Republicans of “cherry-picking” and leaking portions of text messages and emails between a U.S. law enforcement official and a former British spy who investigated then-businessman Donald Trump’s ties to the Russian government. FILE PHOTO: Former associate deputy U.S. attorney general Bruce Ohr enters an elevator after testifying behind
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Senate hearing about reforming the U.S. Postal Service that could have scrutinized what Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and others pay for package delivery has been delayed, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, moving back President Donald Trump’s effort to hike the world’s largest online retailer’s rates. Trump has repeatedly
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HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) – Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. A three-dimensional printout of a human heart is seen at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg) in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018.
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HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) – Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. A three-dimensional printout of a human heart is seen at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg) in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018.
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LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers appear little fazed by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, but businesses have turned more worried, surveys showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A man holds an anti-Brexit banner on Westminster Bridge, in central London, Britain, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Britain’s headline gauge of consumer confidence, compiled by market
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(Corrects headline of this Aug 30 to remove reference to funding.) By Robin Pomeroy VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Alfonso Cuaron’s new film, a black-and-white family drama with no stars, is a world away literally and metaphorically from his last one, “Gravity”, the Sandra Bullock/George Clooney effects-heavy space extravaganza. But the Oscar-winning director says he wants
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