Month: December 2017

(Reuters) – Senior FBI officials who helped probe Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign told a colleague that Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had to win the race to the White House, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton takes part in the Women for Women International Luncheon in
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) – Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, U.S. media projected, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Republican candidate Roy Moore. Democratic Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones speaks
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The Singapore government’s laws limiting critical speech and peaceful assembly are overly broad and make the country a repressive place severely restricting what can be said and published, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Li Shengwu, nephew of Singapore’s prime minister, is seen in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. August 12, 2017.
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(Reuters) – Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Lindsey Vonn of the United States during interview in the finish area after her run during
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Princes William and Harry joined the cast of the new film “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” in which the royal brothers both play small roles, on the red carpet at the film’s European premiere in London on Tuesday. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend the European Premiere of
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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – A U.S. judge questioned on Tuesday whether the federal government properly formulated new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women’s birth control. New rules from the Department of Health and Human Services announced in October let businesses or non-profit organizations lodge religious or moral
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Net neutrality advocates said they are gearing up for a legal fight after abandoning attempts to convince the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to keep 2015 rules aimed at maintaining an open internet. FILE PHOTO: Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government
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CARPINTERIA, Calif. (Reuters) – A massive California wildfire that has already destroyed nearly 700 homes in its path of destruction crept closer to the upscale hillside community of Montecito on Tuesday despite calmer winds that slowed its progress. With Thomas wildfire flames burning behind it, a Christmas Tree stands as a lone sentinel in the
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