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Brightly coloured animal-shaped figures are on display during the “Ocean en voie d’illumination” exhibition at the Jardin des Plantes (Botanical garden) in Paris, France, November 15, 2019. Artisans from Zigong City in the Chinese province of Sichuan assembled the fabric-covered lanterns made from silk and lit with thousands of LED lights that make up the
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(Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party says if it wins the Dec. 12 election it will nationalise BT’s (BT.L) broadband network and provide free internet for all within a decade, a radical election pledge to roll back decades of private ownership. People walk past British Telecom (BT) headquarters in London, Britain, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon
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(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Friday laid out its plan for banning political ads just as campaigns for the 2020 presidential election heat up, and for banning ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes. FILE PHOTO: The Twitter App loads on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in
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LEEDS, England (Reuters) – The anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats claimed the mantle of Britain’s “party of business” on Friday, setting out their proposed fiscal rules while dismissing rivals’ plans for the economy as unrealistic and undeliverable. A Liberal Democrat rosette is pinned to a man’s suit during the unveiling of the “Party’s Plan for Equalities and
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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, with Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is sworn in prior to providing testimony before the House Intelligence Committee
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party plans to nationalize BT’s broadband network to provide free internet for all if it wins power, making a radical election pledge to roll back 35 years of private ownership that caught both the company and its shareholders by surprise. Labour’s proposed overhaul of the telecoms infrastructure, an addition
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A second day of televised impeachment hearings opened on Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives with the spotlight on Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine branded “bad news” by President Donald Trump before he fired her. Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, takes her seat to testify before
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Restaurants are doing away with dining rooms as consumers increasingly order food deliveries through apps such as Uber Technologies Inc’s Uber Eats and GrubHub Inc. Workers prepare orders in the kitchen at a Chopt Creative Salad Co., location in midtown Manhattan, in New York City, U.S., November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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TBILISI (Reuters) – Georgia’s failure to pass a planned electoral reform is disappointing, a European rights body and the U.S. embassy said on Friday, urging lawmakers in the former Soviet state to approve the measure in time for next year’s election. The change is one of the demands made at protests that have taken place
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party has announced plans to nationalise BT’s (BT.L) broadband network if it wins next month’s general election, part of sweeping plans to reverse decades of pro-privatisation public policy. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks on new digital infrastructure policy as part of his general election
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whom President Donald Trump called “bad news” before firing her, will be in the spotlight on Friday when she testifies at the second day of televised impeachment hearings. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Capitol Police guide former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as she departs after testifying
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Five Southeast Asian countries, China, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) agreed on Friday to improve intelligence sharing and law enforcement operations to fight drug trafficking in the region by transnational crime groups. Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle – northern Myanmar and parts of Thailand and Laos – has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said it will nationalise telecoms provider BT’s (BT.L) fixed line network to provide free full-fibre broadband for all if it wins the Dec. 12 election. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is seen during a visit to Birkenshaw Sports Barn as part of his general
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