Month: May 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, early results on Friday showed, although her Labour opponents did gain ground in the capital. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May walks out of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as officials from the world’s two largest economies began trade talks in Beijing, while state media said China would stand up to U.S. bullying. A breakthrough deal to fundamentally change China’s economic policies is viewed as highly unlikely
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled television’s Bill Cosby and Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski on Thursday as the Academy Awards presenter responded to sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood. Cosby and Polanski are the first known members expelled for violating a conduct code the Academy adopted in December following
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(Reuters) – Action-camera maker GoPro Inc’s first-quarter revenue beat expectations and it reported a smaller-than-expected loss on Thursday, benefiting from aggressive marketing of its cameras and controlling expenses. A GoPro camera is seen in this illustration photo January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration The company recently exited its Karma drone business to stem losses and has
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BANGUI (Reuters) – Ten more people have died from wounds sustained during Tuesday’s attack on a church in Central African Republic, the Red Cross said on Thursday, bringing the toll to 26. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows part of the capital Bangui, Central African Republic, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/File Photo Unidentified armed assailants
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TORONTO (Reuters) – A group of Canadian coffee chain Tim Horton’s U.S. franchisees said on Thursday it is suing parent company Restaurant Brands International (QSR.TO), escalating growing tensions between the company and owners of its U.S. and Canadian coffee shops. A Tim Hortons coffee cup and coffee beans are displayed at the coffee shop during
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Superhero movie “Black Panther” scored a leading seven nominations on Thursday for the MTV Movie & TV awards, delivering a knockout punch to box-office blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War.” FILE PHOTO – Cast member Chadwick Boseman poses at the premiere of “Black Panther” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mario
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