Month: September 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said a transition period from the European Union after Britain’s exit from the bloc in March 2019 must not last more than two years. In an interview with The Sun newspaper on Saturday, on the eve of the governing Conservative Party’s annual conference, Johnson detailed four
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned under pressure from President Donald Trump on Friday in an uproar over Price’s use of costly private charter planes for government business. His abrupt departure was announced an hour after Trump told reporters he was disappointed in Price’s use of private aircraft and
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. investors are not rewarding companies for generating good earnings consistently, opting instead for a stockpicking strategy that might be called “growth at a high cost.” High-quality stocks selected for their strong balance sheets and stable earnings have appreciated just 12 percent this year, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N),
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s ability to win over the U.S. Supreme Court will be put to the test when the nine justices begin their new term on Monday with major cases awaiting on voting rights, religious liberty, union funding and class-action suits. President Donald Trump’s Justice Department already has flipped the government’s position
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said a transition period from the European Union after Britain’s exit from the bloc in March 2019 must not last more than two years. In an interview with The Sun newspaper ahead of the ruling Conservative Party’s annual conference next week, Johnson also said the transition period
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Friday’s Major League Baseball games: Astros 3, Red Sox 2 The Houston Astros kept Boston’s champagne on ice and also kept their own hopes for home-field advantage throughout the American League playoffs alive with a 3-2 decision over the Red Sox. Houston’s second straight win over the Red Sox
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea’s Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions. The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and U.S. intelligence officials detected
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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a International team reeling and searching for answers. Under the gaze of the Statue of Liberty, the United States have been domineering hosts, winning four of five four-ball matches
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will set out plans to build “a road to a better future” for Britain at her Conservative Party conference next week, hoping to head off a rebellion over her handling of Brexit and the June election. Weakened by the loss of the Conservatives’ parliamentary majority in that election,
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