LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth will on Monday announce several new pieces of legislation to reform Britain’s justice system, in a ceremonial speech setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit plans. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian opposition challenger Gergely Karacsony looked on track to defeat ruling party incumbent Istvan Tarlos in the Budapest mayoral election on Sunday, preliminary results showed. With 74.4% of votes counted, Karacsony had 50.1% support compared with 44.8% for Tarlos according to data on the National Election Office website, putting the Hungarian opposition
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(Reuters) – Nikita Nagornyy won the vault title for his third gold medal at the world gymnastics championships in Stuttgart, while team mate Artur Dalaloyan ensured a one-two Russian finish on Sunday. Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Men’s Vault Final – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany – October 13, 2019 Russia’s Nikita Nagornyy
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BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) – Marveny Suchite lives with her American immigration sponsor in a bungalow here on a tree-lined street. A neighbor’s yard sign reads: “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.” The 25-year-old from Guatemala takes English classes and gets bilingual children’s books from the library to learn even more.
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BEIRUT/QAMISHLI, Syria, (Reuters) – The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been holding negotiations with Russian participation, a Syrian Kurdish politician said on Sunday, expressing hope for a deal that would halt a Turkish attack. FILE PHOTO: Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive
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FILE PHOTO: Firefighters battle a wind-driven wildfire called the Saddle Ridge fire in the early morning hours Friday in Porter Ranch, California, U.S., October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gene Blevins (Reuters) – Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials reported on
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Artistic Gymnastics – 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships – Women’s Balance Beam Final – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany – October 13, 2019 Simone Biles of the U.S. in action REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay (Reuters) – American Simone Biles clinched a record 24th medal at the world gymnastics championships on Sunday, becoming the most decorated athlete in the event’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – The following events will determine whether Britain exits the European Union as planned on Oct. 31 or the three-year-old Brexit saga takes another twist. Anti-Brexit protesters hold British and European Union flags outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Oct. 13 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Entrepreneur Andrew Yang knows most people initially viewed his candidacy for U.S. president – and his campaign promise to guarantee every American a basic, government-funded income – as a gimmick. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang greets supporters at the New Hampshire Democratic Party state convention
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LONDON (Reuters) – More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict “incalculable human suffering.” Scientists aligned with Extinction Rebellion gather in London, Britain to declare their support of mass civil disobedience to force governments to act
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