SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Joseph Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong’s protesters “will take a long time to repair.” FILE PHOTO: Joseph Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A parade of U.S. diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process. The interviews could yield more fodder for Democrats’ impeachment drive over a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump
FILE PHOTO – French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron on Sunday to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the
Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Women’s 100 Metres Hurdles Final – Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar – October 6, 2019. Nia Ali of the U.S. celebrates after winning gold. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch DOHA (Reuters) – Nia Ali, back in the starting blocks after giving birth to her second child, powered to victory
Demonstrators gather at a protest after the lifting of the curfew, following four days of nationwide anti-government protests that turned violent, in Baghdad, Iraq October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded in new clashes between protesters and police in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and
FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside a plant of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A pending U.S. lawsuit over claims related to Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been delayed, the company said on Sunday. “The Oct.
FILE PHOTO: Police tape is seen at the site of the killing of homeless men in Manhattan, New York, U.S. October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lloyd Mitchell/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York police have charged a man with murder for using a metal pipe to beat four fellow homeless men to death as they slept
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A second whistleblower, with first-hand knowledge of President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, has spoken with the intelligence community’s internal watchdog, the lawyer representing the official said on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone is testing innovative open access radio technology in Britain – a first for Europe – in a move that could break the grip Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia hold on the telco equipment market. FILE PHOTO: The Vodafone logo is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2018.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is open to some flexibility on the proposed mechanism that would allow lawmakers in post-Brexit Northern Ireland to decide whether the British province remains in regulatory alignment with the European Union, its Brexit minister said. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay leaves the BBC Headquarters after
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s rail operator reopened part of its metro system on Sunday after an unprecedented shutdown, but kept many typically busy stations closed, as the Chinese-ruled city braces for large demonstrations expected later in the day. FILE PHOTO: A woman takes a picture of an information board at the suspended metro
The Chicago Bears promoted Tyler Bray from the practice squad on Saturday and he will serve as the backup quarterback to Chase Daniel for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders in London. FILE PHOTO: Aug 29, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Tyler Bray (9) drops back to pass against the Tennessee Titans during
WASHINGTON/ATHENS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rudy Giuliani, a central figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Saturday played down his role in a proposed statement negotiated between U.S. diplomats and Ukrainian officials this summer about fighting corruption in the eastern European country. FILE PHOTO: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks
FILE PHOTO: A “UAW On Strike” sign is seen during a rally outside the shuttered General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – As the U.S. strike by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors Co (GM.N)
People attend a town council to demand Bolivian President Evo Morales’ government enact laws to protect the environment, and national forest reserves and to defend a referendum aimed at blocking Morales from reelection, in Santa Cruz, Bolivia October 4, 2019. The sign reads, “Evo even the dead told you no”. REUTERS/Rodrigo Urzagasti SANTA CRUZ DE