WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As a partial U.S. government shutdown hit the two-week mark, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders were scheduled on Friday to discuss ways to break an impasse pitting his demand for building a border wall against Democrats’ call for alternative security measures. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Capitol is seen on the first day
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has rejected English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran’s request to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of lifting from Marvin Gaye’s 1973 classic “Let’s Get It On” for his 2014 smash “Thinking Out Loud.” FILE PHOTO: Ed Sheeran attends a news conference to promote the movie Songwriter at the
FILE PHOTO: Actress Rachel McAdams, star of the new drama film “The Notebook,” poses as she arrives for the film’s premiere in Los Angeles June 21, 2004. REUTERS/Fred Prouser FSP LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Romantic drama “The Notebook,” which sparked a real-life love story between movie stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, is headed for
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. oil prices fell on Friday after the United States showed signs of following Asia into an economic slowdown, although crude supply withdrawals by producer club OPEC prevented prices from dropping even further. FILE PHOTO: A gas torch is seen at the Filanovskogo oil platform operated by Lukoil company in Caspian Sea,
(Reuters) – A shutdown of about a quarter of the U.S. government rolled into its 13th day on Thursday, with lawmakers and President Donald Trump divided over his demand for money for a border wall. A sign informs visitors that Federal Hall is closed due to the government shutdown in New York City, New York,
LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Prices in British shops rose by the most in nearly six years in December but there are signs that increases in the cost of food will ease off in 2019, an industry survey showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A woman shops in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017.
(Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) challenged the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday to not leave athletes in limbo and make a quick ruling on Russia’s failure to allow access to a data in a tainted Moscow laboratory. FILE PHOTO: Travis Tygart, chief executive officer of the United States Anti-Doping
(Reuters) – London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports have ordered military-grade anti-drone defences worth “several million pounds” after drones caused three days of disruption at Gatwick last month, the airports confirmed late on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An airplane takes off at Gatwick Airport, after the airport reopened to flights following its forced closure because of drone
LONDON (Reuters) – A majority of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal with the European Union, according to a survey published on Friday. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a news conference following a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo
(Reuters) – After studying a space rock some 4 billion miles (6.4 billion km) from Earth, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft set off on a new hunt for moons in the solar system’s most distant edge, searching for clues on our solar family’s creation, scientists said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An artist’s impression of NASA’s New
BERLIN (Reuters) – A second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union would only exacerbate divisions among the British people, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay told a German newspaper. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the EU Stephen Barclay leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Work and
(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Thursday took steps to enforce a court order banning the sale of some iPhone models in Germany, a move that will likely see Apple Inc (AAPL.O) pull those iPhone models from its German stores. FILE PHOTO: Customers stand in line at the Apple store in Berlin, September 19, 2014.
FILE PHOTO: Director Marielle Heller arrives for the international premiere of Can You Ever Forgive Me? at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Canada, September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Only 8 percent of Hollywood’s top films in 2018 were directed by women, down from 11 percent the prior
Մարդու իրավունքների պաշտպան Արման Թաթոյանը ցավակցական հեռագիր է հղել Ռուսաստանի Դաշնությունում մարդու իրավունքների հանձնակատար Տատյանա Մոսկոլկովային՝ Մագնիտոգորսկում տեղի ունեցած ողբերգական դեպքի կապակցությամբ։ «Հարգելի Տատյանա Նիկոլայի, Խոր վշտով տեղեկացա Մագնիտոգորսկ քաղաքի բնակելի շենքի փլուզման ողբերգական լուրի մասին, որը բնակիչների, այդ թվում՝ երեխաների մահվան պաճտառ է հանդիսացել։ Խնդրում եմ ընդունեք իմ անկեղծ ու խորին ցավակցությունն այդ սարսափելի
FILE PHOTO: An airplane takes off at Gatwick Airport, after the airport reopened to flights following its forced closure because of drone activity, in Gatwick, Britain, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo (Reuters) – London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports have ordered military-grade anti-drone defences worth “several million pounds” after drones caused three days of disruption