LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May was locked into a collision course with the European Union on Wednesday after lawmakers demanded she renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the bloc said they would not reopen. Prime Minister Theresa May talks about Brexit ‘plan B’ in Parliament, in London, Britain,
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices were stable on Tuesday, pressured by a cloudy outlook for the global economy but supported by worries over disruptions to supply from U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan exports. FILE PHOTO – Oil facilities are seen on Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas, Venezuela January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Isaac Urrutia U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With the U.S. government shutdown over, Lila Johnson returns to work on Friday cleaning bathrooms as an employee of a federal contractor, but unlike those who work directly for the government, she is not getting any of the pay she lost during the month-long hiatus. FILE PHOTO: Commuters walk from the Federal
A woman walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two units of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are to be arraigned on Feb. 28 in Seattle on a 10-count indictment on charges they conspired to steal T-Mobile US Inc trade secrets, according to court filings Tuesday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and manager Torey Lovullo agreed to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (R) talks with bench coach Torey Lovullo (L) in the dugout during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Florida, September 11, 2013.
LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling fell sharply on Tuesday after British lawmakers voted down a proposal in parliament that could have prevented a potentially chaotic “no-deal” Brexit. FILE PHOTO: UK pound coins plunge into water coloured with the European Union flag colours in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic With two months left until
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, bone-chilling cold to a wide swath of the United States on Tuesday, stretching from the Dakotas through Maine, with snow expected as far south as Alabama and Georgia. The Midwest was the hardest-hit region, as temperatures plunged below zero Fahrenheit (minus
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said the EU-UK divorce deal was not up for renegotiation after Britain’s parliament on Tuesday voted to replace the Irish “backstop” border arrangement contained in it with unspecified “alternative arrangements”. European Council President Donald Tusk attends a signing of a new agreement on bilateral cooperation and integration,
(Reuters) – Chicago police said on Tuesday they were investigating an assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett as a possible hate crime after two men yelled racial and homophobic slurs and wrapped a rope around his neck. The 36-year-old African-American actor, who is gay, was reported to be in good condition after taking himself to
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Jake Gyllenhaal plays a snooty art critic in Netflix Inc movie “Velvet Buzzsaw,” a satirical thriller that turns bloody when he and others try to profit from the work of a recently deceased artist. Gyllenhaal portrays Morf Vandewalt, a critic who starts seeing bizarre images in the paintings he is
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May asked the divided British parliament to send a message to Brussels on Tuesday that lawmakers would support a negotiated European Union withdrawal deal if a plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland was replaced. Parliament has been in deadlock since May’s Brexit plan, agreed after months of
The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Mnatsakan Harutiunyan is hearing the appeal submitted by the defenders of the ex-president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan against his custody. Aram Orbelyan, Kocharyan’s defender, submitted to complaints to court. The first one was submitted immediately after publication of the ruling of the first instance court when it was
(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday gave full-year 2019 profit guidance that disappointed investors, and missed analysts’ fourth quarter revenue estimates, though it beat on profit. FILE PHOTO – The Verizon logo is seen on the side of a truck in New York City, U.S., October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo The company forecast
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s longtime political ally Roger Stone pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he tried to obstruct a congressional investigation into allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. Stone, a self-proclaimed “dirty trickster” and Republican political operative for decades, pleaded not guilty in a federal court in