Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report
Yesterday, 19:06
By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual misconduct, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him. At least three Democratic presidential candidates called for Kavanaugh's impeachment after the New York Times report. The Times essay, ..
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'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto film festival's Oscar-bellwether award
Yesterday, 19:03
By Nichola Saminather TORONTO (Reuters) - New Zealander Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" on Sunday won the audience award given at the end of the Toronto International Film Festival, which has in many past years been a bellwether for Academy Award winners. "Jojo Rabbit" is a comic satire about a 10-year-old German boy Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) during the World War Two, who finds out his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish ..
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Axel Springer plans layoffs after KKR becomes biggest shareholder: report
Yesterday, 18:24
BERLIN (Reuters) - Axel Springer (DE:SPRGn) is planning layoffs as part of a cost-cutting program that would mainly affect its newspapers, the German media group's chief executive told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an interview released on Sunday. "It doesn't only sound like a big cut (in jobs), it is one," Mathias Doepfner was quoted as saying, though the report gave no concrete figures. "Where we have digital growth we will invest and ..
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Benetton holding says dismayed by road probe, hints at action
Yesterday, 18:21
ROME (Reuters) - Edizione, the Benetton family holding company which has a controlling stake in Italian infrastructure group Atlantia (MI:ATL), said at the weekend it was dismayed by revelations of alleged safety violations in its road operations. Police investigating the deadly collapse of a bridge in Genoa last year said on Friday they had found evidence that safety reports for some viaducts had been falsified and placed under house arrest ..
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New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths
Yesterday, 18:18
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping. Cuomo said vaping was dangerous and that he was concerned fruit- and candy-flavored e-cigarettes were leading young people to get hooked on nicotine. "These are obviously targeted to young ..
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Car bomb kills 10 in Syrian town near Turkish border: local council, medic
Yesterday, 18:15
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A rigged car exploded near a hospital in the Syrian town of al-Rai at the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing 10 people and wounding 15, the local council and a medical worker said. The blast also caused damage in the hospital, said a statement from the council of the town, which lies in a part of northwest Syria under the control of Turkey-backed rebels. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said 12 civilians were ..
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Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award
Yesterday, 18:12
The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support. "This is a happy occasion. When I retired that night in Tokyo, I had an incomplete feeling because the great fans of Seattle could not be there," said Ichiro, who retired during the Mariners' season-opening series in Japan in March. He made his comments in ..
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Europe win Solheim Cup in thrilling finale
Yesterday, 18:09
(Reuters) - Europe's women reclaimed the Solheim Cup in the most thrilling finish in the competition's history when they beat the United States 14.5-13.5 at Gleneagles on Sunday. After a three-day battle royal around the dramatic Scottish course, Norway's Suzann Pettersen, playing against Marina Alex in the final match, sank a putt on the 18th green to spark delirium among the European team. Moments earlier, with the scores locked ..
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France's Le Pen hails EU 'way of life' job as victory on path to Elysee
Yesterday, 18:06
By Simon Carraud FREJUS, France (Reuters) - French far-right opposition leader Marine Le Pen waded into controversy over the appointment of an EU Commissioner for "protecting the European way of life", endorsing a move that has stoked concern about rising populism across the continent. Le Pen, leader of the former National Front, last year renamed the National Rally, hailed the appointment as an "ideological victory" during a speech on Sunday in ..
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Egypt resumes Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan
Yesterday, 18:03
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the Nile which had been suspended for over a year. The three countries' irrigation ministers met in Cairo on Sunday to resume negotiations over filling and operating the dam, which Egypt sees as a threat to its water supplies. Egypt fears the dam will restrict Nile River flows, the economic ..
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Next Trump Tariffs May Soon Hit Europe’s Luxury-Goods Exporters
Today, 04:12
(Bloomberg) -- Some of Europe’s top luxury brands are targeted in President Donald Trump’s latest tariff salvo, which could affect billions of dollars in exports of American-bound whiskeys, wine, Champagne, handbags and men’s suits. A panel of three World Trade Organization arbiters, as expected, said Friday the U.S. can legally impose tariffs on an array of European exports in retaliation for Europe’s illegal government aid to Airbus SE. EU ..
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China’s Economy Slows as Industrial Output Weaker Than Expected
Today, 04:09
(Bloomberg) -- China’s economy slowed further in August, indicating current stimulus policies may not be enough to shield the economy from the worsening effects of the trade war with the U.S. Industrial output rose 4.4% from a year earlier, versus a median estimate of 5.2%. Retail sales expanded 7.5%, compared to a projected 7.9% increase. Fixed-asset investment slowed to 5.5% in the first eight months, versus a forecast 5.7%Key Insights The ..
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection
Today, 04:06
By Mike Spector NEW YORK (Reuters) - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic. Purdue's board met Sunday evening to approve the long-expected bankruptcy filing, which the company is pursuing to restructure under terms of a proposal to settle the widespread litigation. Purdue ..
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China’s Industrial Production Growth Slows to 17-Year Low in August
Today, 04:03 - China’s industrial production growth slowed to 17-year low in August, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Monday. The industrial production rose 4.4% in August from a year earlier, less than the forecasted 5.2% and July’s 4.8%. Official data showed slumps in both manufacturing and mining activities. Manufacturing grew by 4.3% during the month, down from 4.4% in July. Mining output, meanwhile, ..
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Australia's property recovery remains in-house as rest of economy struggles to motor on
Today, 03:15
By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - When Michael Jiang scored a liquor license four years back, he had hoped it would help drive more sales at his struggling small grocery business in Sydney. Fast forward to the present, and Jiang finds himself wrestling with new challenges as stingy consumers and price wars have done little to boost earnings in an economy growing at its slowest pace in a decade. Moreover, even a welcome revival in the property ..
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