Day: August 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to impose stiff new sanctions on Russia and combat cyber crime, the latest effort by lawmakers to punish Moscow over interference in U.S. elections and its activities in Syria and Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) arrives for a closed-door briefings on
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Colin Kaepernick’s name apparently has been edited out of a song on the soundtrack for the EA Sports video game “Madden 19,” which is set to be released on Aug. 10. Sep 1, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) throws a pass before the game against the San Diego
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(Reuters) – Shake Shack Inc (SHAK.N) said on Thursday that delays in new restaurant openings would slow revenue growth this year, disappointing Wall Street which was expecting the company to raise its guidance. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk in front of the Shake Shack restaurant in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 29, 2014. REUTERS/Keith
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(Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O) topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by sales of its blockbuster videogame, “Call of Duty”, but forecast current-quarter and full-year revenue below expectations. FILE PHOTO: A crowd waits for a video presentation at the Activision booth during the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3,
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – Prosecutors on Thursday aggressively pressed their bank and tax fraud case against Paul Manafort, presenting testimony and documents to try to prove U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman deceived his lead bookkeeper and a bank about his finances. On the trial’s third day, the prosecution pivoted away from describing Manafort’s
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ՀՀ ԱԺ «Ծառուկյան» խմբակցության պատգամավոր Գևորգ Պետրոսյանը ֆեյսբուքյան իր էջում գրում է. «Հարգելի քաղաքացիներ… Հիմք ընդունելով ՀՀ Սահմանադրության 42-րդ հոդվածը՝ գտնում եմ, որ «Բարգավաճ Հայաստան» կուսակցության՝ Երևանի ավագանու թեկնածուների կազմը Նաիրա Զոհրաբյանի կողմից գլխավորելը էապես նվազեցնում է ընտրություններում մեր կուսակցության հաջողության հնարավորությունները՝ հաշվի առնելով այն, որ նա բացարձակապես չի տիրապետում Երևանի քաղաքային տնտեսության խնդիրներին… Աղբանոցի
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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations. The administration billed the proposed rollback from Obama-era fuel
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The chief conductor at Amsterdam’s renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, has been fired because of allegations of sexual harassment, the orchestra said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Conductor Daniele Gatti from Italy gestures as he attends a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland June 4, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File photo Gatti dismissed the allegations
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LONDON (Reuters) – On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges. Holding a guitar and sporting black sunglasses, Santa was dressed to fit the store’s theme of “Selfridges Rocks Christmas”. With London basking in
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England raised interest rates on Thursday to 0.75 percent, their highest level since the financial crisis. People walk past the Bank of England, in London, Britain August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls The bank, whose decision was unanimous, signalled it was in no hurry to raise them further with an
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LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Thursday they had completed the forensic examination of Grenfell Tower after a fire that killed 71 at the building last year, adding that it was no longer required as a crime scene by investigators. The scaffold clad Grenfell Tower is seen from Holland Park in London, Britain, August
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