ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Tiger Woods and Ernie Els shifted their decades-long friendly rivalry onto the international stage as they were officially named captains for the 2019 Presidents Cup on Tuesday. Mar 11, 2018; Palm Harbor, FL, USA; Tiger Woods tees off on hr 1st during the final round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors chairman and chief executive Mary Barra met on Tuesday with U.S. regulatory chiefs, weeks before the Trump administration plans to decide whether to revise landmark fuel efficiency standards through 2025. FILE PHOTO – General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks at GM’s press conference at the North American International
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(Reuters) – A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump ignored a suggested Tuesday noon deadline on an adult-film star’s offer to return $130,000 in hush money so that she can speak freely about an alleged affair with Trump, her attorney said. FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives to appear
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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on Tuesday that Russia must provide“unambiguous answers” after London gave Moscow until midnight to explain how a Soviet-era nerve weapon was used against a former Russian double agent. May, who said on Monday it was“highly likely” that Russia was behind the
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BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Sick and injured civilians left a rebel enclave in Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Tuesday under the first medical evacuation since one of the deadliest assaults of the seven-year war began nearly a month ago. In another sign of success in the government’s mission to retake all rebel-held territory near the capital, the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Intelligence Committee Republicans said on Monday the panel had finished investigating Russia and the 2016 U.S. election, and found no collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow’s efforts to influence the vote. The committee Republicans said they agreed that Russia sought to influence the election by spreading propaganda and
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(Reuters) – Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N), the U.S. retailer who raised the minimum age to purchase firearms following the massacre at a Florida high school, said on Tuesday it expected the impact from the changes to linger throughout 2018. A general view of Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 28, 2018.
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(Reuters) – New York’s Metropolitan Opera said on Monday that it had fired its longtime conductor and musical director James Levine after an inquiry found“credible evidence” to support accusations against him of sexual misconduct. The Met suspended Levine, 74, in December after several accusations of sexual misconduct stretching from the 1960s to 1980s. At the
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will on Tuesday hail the role of international law in settling regional conflicts, comments apparently aimed at bolstering Australian efforts to build a coalition against Chinese assertiveness. FILE PHOTO: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop talks during a news conference with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto (not pictured)
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(Reuters) – The Pyeongchang Paralympics have set a new record for ticket sales, crossing 320,531 on Tuesday to break previous mark set in Sochi four years ago, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said in a statement. Declan Farmer USA controls the puck during the Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Game between the United States of America
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CANONSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Republicans are scrambling to avoid a political disaster in a conservative district of Pennsylvania, where a pro-gun, pro-union Democrat who opposes abortion could be about to win a congressional election in one of President Donald Trump’s white, working-class strongholds. Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone speaks during a campaign event at the
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Chancellor is expected to announce on Tuesday a modest improvement in the country’s slow economic growth outlook in the run-up to Brexit, raising the prospect that he might relax his grip on public spending later this year. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London, March
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting semiconductor maker Broadcom Ltd’s (AVGO.O) proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc(QCOM.O) on grounds of national security, bringing an end to what would have been the technology industry’s biggest deal ever. FILE PHOTO: A sign to the campus offices of chip maker Broadcom Ltd, who
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