Month: June 2018

TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) – A man was arrested on Saturday on charges of starting a forest fire in Colorado that has destroyed structures and forced hundreds to evacuate their homes in one of dozens of wildfires raging across the drought-hit U.S. southwest. Flames rise past a ridge during efforts to contain the Spring Creek
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SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) – Criticized for being selfish, profligate and over-dramatic, Neymar has struggled to such an extent at this World Cup that another flop in the knockout stage, starting against Mexico on Monday, might have terminal consequences for Brazil. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – World Cup – Group E – Serbia vs Brazil –
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BEDMINSTER, N.J./OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late on Friday to discuss trade and other economic issues, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) in a bilateral meeting during the
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MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A blistering heat wave will sweep the U.S. Midwest and East on Saturday and Sunday, when temperatures and humidity levels are expected to reach well above normal. Tens of millions of Americans will be under heat warnings, watches and advisories as temperatures reach above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) in major cities
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NIZHNY NOVGOROD (Reuters) – After scoring one of the goals of the tournament and upstaging Lionel Messi by leading his team to the top of their group, Croatia captain Luka Modric hopes to fulfill a dream that began when he watched his nation record a best ever World Cup showing. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football –
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in June after a better-than-expected performance in May, official data showed, as escalating trade tensions with the United States fuel concerns about a slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy. FILE PHOTO: A labourer works inside an electronics factory in Qingdao, Shandong province, China January 29, 2018.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Dodgers utility player Enrique Hernandez on Friday said money he raised to help Puerto Rico recover from last year’s deadly Hurricane Maria will be spent in the coming weeks to build more than 100 homes, but more aid is needed. June 26, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Canadian rapper Drake, the world’s best-selling artist of 2016, looked on course to set records tumbling again on Friday with his soul-baring new album “Scorpion,” in which he reveals he is a father. FILE PHOTO: 2017 Billboard Music Awards – Show – Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., 21/05/2017 – Drake accepts the
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(Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) warned on Friday that expansive U.S. tariffs on imported vehicles being considered by the Trump administration could lead to a “a smaller GM” and risks isolating U.S. businesses from the global market. FILE PHOTO: A logo of General Motors is pictured at its plant in Silao, in Guanajuato state,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Fans of the musical box office hit “Mamma Mia!” have gotten another taste of what to expect in the film’s highly-anticipated sequel, with a clip dedicated to singer and actress Cher’s dazzling new role in the film filled with singing and dancing. With bouffant white hair, a fitted suit and cane, the
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STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) – Tencent-backed strategy and simulation games publisher Paradox Interactive expects more acquisitions and mobile gaming to help it meet sky-high investor expectations. The logo of Paradox Interactive is seen on the building of company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden June 29, 2018. REUTERS/Helena Soderpalm Shares in the maker of games such as Stellaris have
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(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Friday extended the tender offer for its proposed $44 billion deal to buy NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O) for the 29th time as it awaits clearance from the Chinese government. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California, U.S. November 6, 2017.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain looks closer to shrugging off a weak start to 2018 that has kept Bank of England interest rates on hold, after official figures showed the services sector gathered steam in April and first-quarter economic growth was faster than thought. Visitors admire St.Paul’s Cathedral from the restaurant floor of the Tate Modern
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