Month: March 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen a London florist beloved of the fashion industry to arrange the flower decorations for their wedding in late spring, Kensington Palace said on Sunday. Florist Philippa Craddock, who has been chosen to create the floral displays for the wedding of Prince
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s defence capabilities must evolve to keep step with the growing threat posed by Russia, Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said, as a standoff between Moscow and the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter deepened. British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits UK troops of the NATO Enhanced
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities on Saturday arrested billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov on charges of embezzling more than $35 million, in one of the highest-profile prosecutions of a Russian tycoon in years. Magomed Magomedov, a business partner and brother of co-owner of Russia’s Summa group Ziyavudin Magomedov, attends a hearing on his detention at the Tverskoy
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has told Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. A general view shows the headquarters of the Russian
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NANYUKI, Kenya (Reuters) – The death of the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros this month led a Kenyan government official to declare anyone caught possessing ivory should be sentenced to life in prison. Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala unveils the headstone of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, at the Rhino
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CARSON, Calif. (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s debut with LA Galaxy on Saturday will add extra spice to their highly-anticipated first meeting with crosstown rivals Los Angeles FC, players and coaches said on Friday. News that the 36-year-old Swedish striker would leave Manchester United for the Galaxy sent shockwaves through LA last week and throngs of
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests are planned for Saturday, after a autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the police account of the shooting of the unarmed black man. Demonstrators gather outside City Hall to protest the police shooting of Stephon
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will prosecute a former senior provincial official for corruption after an investigation found he illegally accepted gifts and abused his power, the ruling Communist Party’s anti-graft watchdog said on Saturday. Feng Xinzhu, once a deputy governor of the northwestern province of Shaanxi, was put under investigation in January. In a statement,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An American academic who supports U.S. President Donald Trump and is a strong advocate of Britain’s exit from the European Union will testify next month before the federal grand jury considering evidence in the investigation into possible collusion between Trump’s 2016 election campaign and Russia. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on
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