Day: September 22, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the celebrity Kardashian family, was reported on Friday to be pregnant. Celebrity news website TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed all quoted sources as saying that Jenner, 20, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting a baby with her boyfriend, the rapper Travis Scott. Jenner’s representatives
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Justin Trudeau’s choice in socks sparked a light-hearted Twitter competition between the stars of Star Wars and Star Trek after the Canadian Prime Minister sported Chewbacca hosiery during high-profile appearances in New York City this week. Star Wars actor Mark Hamill applauded the appearance of his Wookie comrade on Trudeau’s socks, tweeting
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Cities in China’s eastern province of Anhui are issuing plans to curb production in the steelmaking, non-ferrous smelting, cement and coal-fired power sectors over the coming winter in a drive to meet a politically crucial air pollution target. Anhui, a key non-ferrous smelting province, took the initiative to curb output even though
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(Reuters) – France’s Olympic Committee on Friday played down security concerns over next year’s winter Games in South Korea, as organizers said athletes’ wellbeing was their priority and expressed confidence the event would go ahead. With tensions on the Korean peninsula threatening to bubble over, the government in Paris on Thursday became the first to
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(Reuters) – U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Friday her department was issuing new interim guidelines to colleges on how to handle sexual assault allegations, rescinding Obama administration rules that it said treated the accused unfairly. Earlier in September, DeVos, a controversial advocate of school choice appointed by President Donald Trump, had called for
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LONDON (Reuters) – London stripped Uber on Friday of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a huge blow to the taxi service and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. The capital’s transport authority said the Silicon Valley technology giant was not fit and proper to hold
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