BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders warned Britain on Friday it had a final opportunity to leave the bloc in an orderly fashion after giving Prime Minister Theresa May two weeks’ reprieve until April 12 before Britain could tumble out without a deal. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester is seen outside the Houses of Parliament
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shake-ups come infrequently for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but some degree of change may be in the works for the stock index as two of its 30 constituents prepare to transform from large conglomerates into smaller companies. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the trading information for chemical producer DowDuPont Inc.
Sidney Crosby scored the only goal of a shootout as the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators, who had their three-game winning streak halted. Mar 21, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with teammates after scoring the game winner in the
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – The situation in the port city of Beira in Mozambique was “boiling” as residents suffered shortages of food, water and other essentials one week after a devastating cyclone, the head of a South African rescue operation said on Friday. Survivors of Cyclone Idai, listen to a volunteer from Mozambique Red Cross,
TOKYO (Reuters) – When Japan Display Inc broke ground on a new factory in central Japan in 2015, the future looked bright for one of the world’s top vendors of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels. Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon The plant would
FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is considering picking long-time supporter Stephen Moore to be a governor at the Federal Reserve Board, Bloomberg News reported. Moore, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation,
LONDON (Reuters) – Wearing his army fatigues while on tour in Afghanistan in 2013 thousands of miles from home, Britain’s Prince Harry cut a relaxed figure as he told journalists: “I am one of the guys, I don’t get treated any differently.” FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry (R) arrives with girlfriend actress Meghan Markle at
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Floodwaters that devastated swaths of Nebraska and Iowa rolled downstream along America’s longest river on Thursday, swamping more Midwestern farmland as waterfront communities in Missouri and Kansas hurried to shore up strained levees. Flooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage
Actor Nico Parker attends the European premiere of “Dumbo” movie in London, Britain March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Bring a hankie to the new movie version of Disney’s flying elephant tale “Dumbo” because it may be a little dark for some people. The movie, a live-action remake of the 1941 animated Disney
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain could leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on April 12 if MPs fail next week to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s agreement with Brussels, EU leaders said after a crisis summit in Brussels on Thursday. With just a week to go until Britain risks lurching out into legal limbo
(Reuters) – General Motors Co will announce on Friday plans to invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit plant that builds electric and self-driving vehicles for Chevrolet and the automaker’s self-driving Cruise unit, two people familiar with the plans said on Thursday. The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sun bears, the smallest of the world’s eight bear species, are generally solitary animals, content to spend most of their time alone outside mating season, foraging for fruit, rodents, birds and insects in Southeast Asian tropical forests. FILE PHOTO: A sun bear is seen inside a semi-natural enclosure at a bear rescue
Visitors gather outside the Nokia booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia does not plan to take on any new business in Iran in 2019, it said in its annual report on Thursday, citing difficulties in dealing with conflicting U.S.
Cesar Altieri Sayoc appears in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. in this August 31, 2005 handout booking photo obtained by Reuters October 26, 2018. Hennepin County SheriffÕs Office/Handout via REUTERS NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Florida man pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal charges in connection with the mailing of bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics
VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion
LONDON (Reuters) – British comedy “Only Fools and Horses” ran for decades, drew the biggest home audience yet for a TV episode – and has smashed box office records with a West End musical version that resonates in a nation riven by Brexit and yearning for simpler times. Much has changed in Britain since Derek