US actor Judge Reinhold has been arrested at a Dallas airport after a confrontation with security officials.
Posted 2016/12/09 04:51:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Supreme Court will decide as quickly as possible whether Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger Britain's exit from the European Union by the end of March without parliament's assent, its president said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2016/12/09 04:27:59
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump pumped a total of $66 million of his own money into his campaign - far from the $100 million he frequently boasted he was going to spend, according to campaign finance disclosures filed on Thursday night.Source
Posted 2016/12/09 04:10:25
(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservative Party retained a parliamentary seat in a strongly pro-Brexit area on Friday, Sky News said, heading off a challenge from the anti-EU UK Independence Party.Source
Posted 2016/12/09 03:36:50
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is facing a testing tour of the Middle East after he accused UK ally Saudi Arabia of "puppeteering" proxy wars in the region.
Posted 2016/12/09 03:08:00
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a testing tour of the Middle East after he accused UK ally Saudi Arabia of "puppeteering" proxy wars in the region.
Posted 2016/12/09 03:08:00
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some 99 million years ago, a juvenile dinosaur got its feathery tail stuck in tree resin, a death trap for the small creature. But its misfortune is now giving scientists unique insight into feathered dinosaurs that prospered during the Cretaceous Period.Source
Posted 2016/12/09 01:21:08
Russia and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) face further embarrassment today with the publication of the second part of an independent investigation into state-supported doping.
Posted 2016/12/09 00:10:00
(Reuters) - John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95.Source
Posted 2016/12/08 23:20:06
A magnitude 7.8 quake struck off the Solomon Islands, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning.
Posted 2016/12/08 17:53:00
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank trimmed back its asset buys in a surprise move on Thursday but promised protracted stimulus to aid a still fragile recovery, and dismissed any talk of tapering the programme away.Source
Posted 2016/12/08 17:03:28
Leonardo DiCaprio met President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how green jobs can help boost the US economy.
Posted 2016/12/08 10:23:00
The Syrian army has halted attacks on Aleppo to allow civilians to escape, according to the Russian government.
Posted 2016/12/08 08:03:00
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , which in October set up a $100 billion fund for technology investments, said on Tuesday he would invest $50 billion (£39.4 billion) in U.S. businesses, a move President-elect Donald Trump claimed was a direct result of his election win.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 22:52:49
PARIS (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde will ask for a postponement of a trial aimed at establishing her role in a 400-million-euro (£338.3 million) payout to businessman Bernard Tapie as another investigation of the case is ongoing, her lawyer told Reuters.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 20:55:28
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alaska Air Group Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval for its $2.6 billion (2.05 billion pounds) acquisition of Virgin America Inc on condition that it scale back its code-sharing with American Airlines Group Inc , the Justice Department said on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 20:45:37
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the head of Japanese telecoms and internet firm SoftBank Group Corp had agreed to invest $50 billion (39.48 billion pounds) in the United States toward businesses and create 50,000 new jobs.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 20:11:07
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's President Sergio Mattarella wants parliament to draft a new electoral law before any ballot is held, a source close to the president said on Tuesday, a move likely to delay any vote after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigns.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 20:05:34
… description on Google’s career website.
“As a member of Google’s Public Policy outreach team, you will act as Google … of third-party non-governmental advocacy organizations.”
Google has hired former Republican operatives … political issues, including data encryption, antitrust, telecom rules and autonomous vehicles …
Posted 2016/12/06 19:21:06
SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan forces backed by U.S. air strikes finished clearing the last Islamic State hold-out in Sirte on Tuesday after a six-month battle for the militant group's former North African stronghold.Source
Posted 2016/12/06 19:02:24