Month: May 2018

HONOLULU (Reuters) – Molten rock from several lava-spewing fissures opened by Kilauea Volcano crept toward clusters of homes and vacation rentals on the eastern tip of Hawaii’s Big Island on Wednesday, prompting authorities to usher residents out of the area as a precaution. Volcanic gases rise from the Kilauea lava flow that crossed Pohoiki Road
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(Reuters) – Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe wrote a confidential memo last spring recounting a conversation that provided “significant behind-the-scenes” details on the firing of former FBI director James Comey, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will impose targeted sanctions on 14 Venezuelan officials, adding to its previous moves to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s government, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland addresses the media during a meeting of the Lima Group, formed last year to put pressure
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested an executive behind ABC’s cancellation of sitcom “Roseanne” was biased while the White House said it did not defend comedian Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that sparked the decision. Barr sparked widespread anger with a tweet on Tuesday comparing black former Obama administration adviser Valerie
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(Reuters) – Billionaire Warren Buffett had proposed to invest $3 billion in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] earlier this year, but the talks failed following disagreements over the deal’s terms, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO – Investor Warren Buffet arrives for the premiere of the film “Wall Street:
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump jumped into the uproar over comedian Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, complaining on Wednesday the Walt Disney Co executive who apologized for her comments had turned a deaf ear to criticism of Trump by the Disney-owned ABC network. Barr sparked widespread anger with a tweet on Tuesday comparing
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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) – The U.S. military on Wednesday renamed its Pacific Command the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, in a largely symbolic move underscoring the growing importance of India to the Pentagon, U.S. officials said. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies before the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing on funding for the Department of Defense,
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