(Reuters) – Washington state health officials reported the first patient death from coronavirus in the United States on Saturday, according to a news release, as federal and local health officials scramble to contain the rapidly spreading disease. Health officials in King County, Washington said they would provide an update on the patient who died at
KASTANIES, Greece (Reuters) – Greek police fired teargas to push back hundreds of stone-throwing migrants trying to cross the border from Turkey on Saturday, as a crisis over Syria shifted onto the European Union’s doorstep. Greece, which has tense relations with Turkey, accused Ankara of sending the migrants to the border post in an organized
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds announced on Saturday they are expecting their first child together and are engaged to be married. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds gesture as they arrive at 10 Downing Street on the morning after the general
FILE PHOTO: Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) questions Intelligence Committee Minority Counsel Stephen Castor and Intelligence Committee Majority Counsel Daniel Goldman during the House impeachment inquiry hearings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 9, 2019. Doug Mills/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders may be surging in the polls ahead of Super Tuesday, but some on Wall Street have made their own conclusions on what November will bring: four more years of President Donald Trump. Ninety-five percent of participants in a Deutsche Bank survey of investors, economists and other market
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top official in the ministry responsible for policing resigned on Saturday after clashes with Home Office minister Priti Patel, in the latest test of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for overhauling how the government operates. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020.
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toyota is pictured at Bangkok Auto Salon 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese automaker Toyota plans to build a new electric vehicle plant in the Chinese city of Tianjin with its local partner FAW Group, a document from the local authorities showed.
Robin Lehner made 32 saves in his Vegas debut, and Reilly Smith scored two goals as the Golden Knights tied a franchise record with their eighth consecutive victory with a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night in Las Vegas. Feb 28, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case of unknown origin was confirmed in California on Friday. A support operations tent is seen at a earmarked quarantine
(Reuters) – Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp has amassed a stake in Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and is pushing for changes, including removal of the social media company’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Paul Singer, founder and president of Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at WSJD Live
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a major legal victory on Friday by dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel’s lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday it voted to propose fining four major U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 million for failing to protect consumers’ location information. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg arrives on a stage during a youth climate protest in Bristol, Britain, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls BRISTOL, England (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg appeared at climate rally on Friday in the English city of Bristol. To chants of “Greta, Greta”, Thunberg, wearing a white knitted hat and a yellow raincoat,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has seen a significant reduction in violence in Afghanistan during the past six days, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, one day before Washington hopes to sign a U.S.-Taliban deal on an American troop withdrawal. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the House Foreign Affairs
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bernard Madoff’s former customers will soon see their total recovery approach $14 billion, a court-appointed trustee said on Friday, as the dying swindler awaits a decision on whether the U.S. government will support his request to leave prison early. FILE PHOTO: Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career officials who earlier this month quit the Roger Stone case. FILE PHOTO – House Judiciary Committee Charman