Month: December 2019

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past the Memorial plaque with the names of people killed in the Srebrenica massacre at the Memorial centre Potocari near Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo SARAJEVO (Reuters) – A Bosnian war crimes prosecutor on Tuesday indicted a Bosnian Serb former army general for taking part
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BEIRUT/TOKYO (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape a “rigged” justice system in Japan, raising questions about how one of the world’s most-recognized executives had slipped away while on bail. Ghosn’s abrupt departure marks the latest twist in a year-old saga that has shaken the
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BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S presidential contender Elizabeth Warren will seek to bolster her flagging campaign in a New Year’s Eve speech on Tuesday, as the race for the Democratic nomination hurtles toward the first test before voters. FILE PHOTO: Senator Elizabeth Warren participates in an interview in the spin room after the sixth 2020 U.S.
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MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations. A bushfire rages in Broulee, New South Wales, Australia, December 31, 2019, in this still image taken from
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William launched a multi-million pound prize on Tuesday to encourage the world’s greatest problem-solvers to find answers to Earth’s biggest environmental problems, saying the planet was now at a tipping point. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough look at ice core from the
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Dec. 19 became the third U.S. president to be impeached when the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives voted to charge him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Republican-controlled Senate is due to weigh these charges in a trial in January. U.S. President Donald Trump participates in
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Shabazz Napier scored eight of his season-high 24 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a nine-game home losing streak with a 122-115 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night in Minneapolis. Dec 30, 2019; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Shabazz Napier (13) dribbles the ball in the first quarter against the
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PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was in Lebanon as of Monday, according to a person familiar with the matter, raising questions about how one of the world’s most recognized businessmen exited Japan months before his trial. FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan,
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thousands of tourists and residents in an Australian seaside town hunkered down in public buildings or waded into water at the seafront on Tuesday as wailing emergency sirens warned of a looming, fierce firefront. FILE PHOTO: The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia, December 31, 2019,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has asked a court for permission to turn over the contents of Parnas’ phone and other documents to a House of Representatives panel for use in the Trump impeachment inquiry, his lawyer said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American
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(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: Actors Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler arrive at the premiere for the film “Murder Mystery” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni NEW YORK (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s original film “Murder Mystery,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service’s most popular releases of 2019
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