BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France, Germany and 20 other EU governments are set to sign a defense pact on Monday they hope marks a new era of European military integration to cement unity after Britain’s decision to quit the bloc. A British flag flies at the entrance of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, March 28,
BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) – At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble. At least 207 people were killed in Iran, Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for Iran’s National Disaster
(Reuters) – Triple Olympic gymnastics champion Aly Raisman has said in a interview she did not realize at first that she had been treated inappropriately by a doctor accused of having sexually assaulted female gymnasts while he was the U.S. team doctor. 2016 Rio Olympics – Artistic Gymnastics – Final – Women’s Team Final –
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York gossip columnist Liz Smith, who covered the breakup of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first marriage and helped lead the media’s charge into celebrity news, died on Sunday at her Manhattan home, the New York Times and other media reported. She was 94. File Picture: Gossip columnist Liz Smith works
MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump raised North Korea’s missile tests during talks on Monday with the prime ministers of Japan and Australia, and said “a lot” of progress had been made in negotiations on trade. U.S. President Donald Trump participates in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines November 13,
(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd’s (AVGO.O) $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles. A building on the Qualcomm campus is seen, as chip maker Broadcom
(Reuters) – Patton Kizzire held on to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Sunday, relegating fellow American Rickie Fowler to another runner-up finish on the PGA Tour. Jun 29, 2017; Potomac, MD, USA; Patton Kizzire plays from the rough on the eighth hole during the first round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament
(Reuters) – Wall Street bonuses may climb as much as 10 percent this year, in the first meaningful jump for the industry since 2013, according to a closely watched report. People pose next to the Wall Street Bull in the financial district in New York, U.S., August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz – RC1AD75585E0 Bankers who
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] warring board members have struck a peace deal that allows a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank Group Corp to proceed, and which would resolve a legal battle between former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and a prominent shareholder. A photo illustration shows the Uber app on a mobile
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life. Arlene Rios, 40, who said she was sexually assaulted twice while in the U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) – Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes led the pack at the MTV Europe Music awards on Sunday night, taking home “Best Song,” “Best Artist,” and “Biggest Fans” awards, in a show that featured performances from French Montana, The Killers and Kesha. Canadian singer Shawn Mendes poses with his awards during the 2017 MTV
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Papua New Guinea Immigration Minister Petrus Thomas said authorities would take steps on Monday to forcibly remove around 450 men who remain in an abandoned Australian detention center without food or running water. Asylum seekers build a makeshift fence with fabric, at a detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) – Joe Holcombe and his wife, Claryce, lost eight members of their family in the Texas church shooting last Sunday, including their son, grandchildren, a pregnant granddaughter-in-law and a great- granddaughter who was still a toddler. But they are serene. The caskets of Richard and Therese Rodriguez arrive at the graveside
PARIS (Reuters) – Two years after militants killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, French officials say there remains an unprecedented level from both within and outside the country. FILE PHOTO: A French soldier stands guard under the Eiffel Tower, as France officially ended a state of emergency regime, replacing it with the introduction
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Showing plenty of staying power, Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” is dominating the North American box office with $56.6 million at 4,080 locations in its second weekend. World Premiere of Thor: Ragnarok – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 11/10/2017 – (L-R) Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Ruffalo.