Day: July 12, 2018

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China warned supporters of Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo not to mark Friday’s anniversary of his death, while rights activists in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong gathered to keep his memory alive. FILE PHOTO – Pro-democracy activists mourn the death of Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo, outside China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong,
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices were little changed on Friday as markets digested big swings earlier in the week that have left both major benchmarks facing a second weekly loss and largely shrugged off a warning about tightness in spare capacity. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen operating in the Permian Basin near Midland,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Employees at several of the world’s biggest technology companies have been exercising newfound political power where they work, pushing their bosses on business ethics with help from established and fledgling nonprofit groups. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is surrounded by members of the media as he sits down to testify before a
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After their meeting with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Brussels on July 11 the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs issued a statement: “The Ministers exchanged views regarding the situation on the ground and discussed next steps and parameters for re-engaging in substantive negotiations. The sides considered several issues for future meetings, including a
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A-Z review of the 2018 World Cup. The FIFA World Cup Trophy is seen during a welcoming ceremony upon its arrival in Moscow, Russia June 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov A – Africa. For the first time since 1982 no African teams made it to the knockout stage. Egypt and Tunisia never got
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BLENHEIM PALACE, England (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said a free trade deal with Britain might be impossible if London went ahead with Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposals for post-Brexit ties with the European Union, in damaging remarks that could widen domestic criticism of her plans. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper published
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BLENHEIM PALACE, England (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said a free trade deal with Britain might be impossible if London went ahead with Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposals for post-Brexit ties with the European Union, in damaging remarks that could widen domestic criticism of her plans. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper published
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The former president of the State University of New York’s Polytechnic Institute was found guilty on Thursday of charges that he helped rig a 2013 bidding process for a billion-dollar development project intended to revitalize the Buffalo, New York region. FILE PHOTO: Alain Kaloyeros (C), president of the State University of
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