LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has not identified the suspects who carried out the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal but is stepping up protection for other defectors who might also be at risk, the UK’s national security adviser said on Tuesday. A tent covers the park bench where former Russian intelligence agent Sergei
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it has ordered additional inspections of fan blades in hundreds of additional engines similar to the one that failed in a deadly Southwest Airlines Co accident last month. A U.S. NTSB investigator is on scene examining damage to the engine of the Southwest
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance. FILE PHOTO: Margaret Hodge, Labour Party Member of Parliament and chairwoman of the
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The incoming boss of BASF (BASFn.DE) has thrown his weight behind the chemical titan’s contentious strategy of keeping divergent businesses folded into one company, at a time when its major rivals such as DowDuPont are breaking themselves up. FILE PHOTO: A truck drives past a warehouse of German chemical company BASF in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Ministers criticised the upper house of parliament on Tuesday over its vote to hand parliament powers to block or even delay Brexit, saying the move would tie the government’s hands in negotiations with the European Union. Anti-Brexit protesters are reflected in a puddle as they demonstrate opposite the Houses of Parliament in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized U.S. media reports that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has compiled a list of more than 40 questions to ask the president as part of his probe into Russia’s election meddling. FILE PHOTO: FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood actress Ashley Judd on Monday filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against film producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he damaged her movie career after she refused his sexual advances. Actress Ashley Judd speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy
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LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon announced a hefty prize-pot hike on Tuesday, along with a new sustainability project aimed at ensuring it is not just the grass courts that remain green at the All England Club. Britain Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England – 2/7/16 General view of the
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MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military has assured the United Nations of “harsh” action against perpetrators of sexual violence, state media reported on Tuesday, as U.N. envoys traveled to Rakhine State where the military conducted a widely criticized crackdown. Rohingya refugees are reflected in rain water along an embankment next to paddy fields after fleeing
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona teachers vowed to continue their walkout over salaries and school funding on Tuesday as lawmakers considered a proposal advanced by the governor and legislative leaders for ending the latest in a string of statewide protests by U.S. educators. Participants take part in a march in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., April 30, 2018
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NEWTOWN LINFORD, England (Reuters) – Traditional English Morris Dancers with jingling bells on their shins and flower-bedecked hats rang in May Day with early morning jigs on Tuesday. Leicester Morrismen throw their hats during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford, Britain May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples Around a dozen Leicester Morrismen danced
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