Month: February 2020

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters kept wild blazes fueled by strong winds and soaring temperatures from reaching suburban areas of Australia’s capital, Canberra, using airdrops of fire retardant to create a 2.5-kilometre (1.55-mile) long defensive line late on Saturday. A plane releases fire retardant on a field during bushfires near Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia, February
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(Reuters) – List of Australian Open women’s singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated): Tennis – Australian Open – Women’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – February 1, 2020. Sofia Kenin of the U.S. and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza pose with the trophies after their match. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay 2020 Sofia
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Friday voted against calling witnesses and collecting new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, clearing the way for Trump’s almost certain acquittal next week. By a vote of 51-49, the Republican-controlled Senate stopped Democrats’ drive to hear testimony from witnesses like former national security adviser John Bolton,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at preventing counterfeit products from abroad from being sold to U.S. citizens who shop online using Amazon.com, Walmart.com or other ecommerce websites, the White House said. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Friday voted against calling witnesses and collecting new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, clearing the way for Trump’s almost certain acquittal in the coming days. By a vote of 51-49, the Republican-controlled Senate stopped Democrats’ drive to hear testimony from witnesses like former national security adviser
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