(Reuters) – British police said they arrested a 19-year-old man on Wednesday evening for the offence of “preparation of terrorist acts”. The arrest was made in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, and the man was taken into custody at a police station in South London, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement bit.ly/2IJX5qr. The event is linked
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fossilized skull of a small critter found in Utah underneath a dinosaur foot bone is providing insight into one of the most primitive mammalian groups and has scientists rethinking the timing of the break-up of Earth’s bygone supercontinent Pangaea. The newly identified Cretaceous Period species Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch, which is estimated to
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concluded a five-day charm offensive in Latin America on Wednesday by expressing interest in a trade agreement with Chile and other countries in Latin America’s so-called Pacific Alliance. Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera and Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson shake hands in Santiago, Chile, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan
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(Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman said on Wednesday that his hedge fund had taken a roughly $1 billion stake in Lowe’s (LOW.N), boosting the U.S. home improvement retailer’s stock by 10.4 percent. Ackman revealed the investment, the second big bet his Pershing Square Capital Management hedge fund has made this year, at a New
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LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader on Wednesday launched a fresh broadside at Washington’s rejection of a nuclear accord with Tehran, saying the U.S. pullout showed the Islamic Republic could not deal with a country that did not abide by its commitments. In his first public remarks since U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded
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(Reuters) – A group of Democratic voters asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a Republican-drawn map of Ohio’s 16 U.S. House of Representatives districts, saying the boundaries were devised to entrench Republicans in power in violation of the voters’ constitutional rights. FILE PHOTO: Voting stickers are seen at the Franklin County Board
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Veep” and “Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, one of the United States’ top artistic honors, organizers said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Louis-Dreyfus,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is prepared to walk away from nuclear negotiations with North Korea if an upcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads in the wrong direction. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies at
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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s Model 3 sedan recorded more registrations in California than its class rivals BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C-Class in the first quarter, according to a report by the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA). Model 3 registrations totaled 3,723, or 14.3 percent of the near-luxury segment, compared with 3,323 for the Mercedes
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Two U.S. consumer advocacy groups urged the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate what they called Tesla Inc’s “deceptive and misleading” use of the name Autopilot for its assisted-driving technology. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla dealership is seen in West Drayton, just outside London, Britain, February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo
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Michael A. Taylor hit a walk-off double with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night at Nationals Park. May 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals celebrate with Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor (3) after his game winning walk-off double
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Driven by the prospect of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162 percent last year, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: German, British and European Union flags fly in front of the Reichstag building in
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(Reuters) – Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said. FILE PHOTO – Author Philip Roth poses in New York September 15, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo Roth died in New
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(Reuters) – Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States. FILE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams, running for the Democratic primary for Georgia’s 2018 governor’s race, speaks at a Young
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Tipped as one of the few men in the draw capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon was forced to pull out of the French Open with an ankle injury on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP World Tour – The BMW Open
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TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Foxconn Industrial Internet (601138.SS), a subsidiary of the world’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn (2317.TW), said it plans to raise 27.1 billion yuan ($4.26 billion) in what will be the biggest Chinese initial public offering in about three years. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen at a Foxconn booth at the World Intelligence Congress
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