YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez scored with a thunderous 89th-minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group A – Egypt vs
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 3477 prisoners before the Eid al-Fitr holiday, many of them imprisoned for debt, the interior ministry said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo Sisi has
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance may splinter in a row over immigration, an ally of the German chancellor said on Friday, as the third party in her fragile government suggested its patience was wearing thin. The dispute between Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) sister party threatens the
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(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday the Justice Department would confront any problems uncovered by an inspector general’s report that found former FBI Director James Comey made errors in judgment handling the Hillary Clinton email investigation. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses a new Justice Department initiative on religious liberty during
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PRISTINA/SARAJEVO (Reuters) – What do you do in Kosovo, one of Europe’s poorest countries, if you’re unemployed but young, computer-savvy and proficient in English? If you’re also entrepreneurial, one cottage industry you might consider is ‘mining’ cryptocurrency, or digital coins. Cryptocurrency mining facilities are seen in Pristina, Kosovo June 12, 2018. Picture taken June 12,
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HALEKAMAHINA HILL, Hawaii (Reuters) – Dale Altman and his grandson Josh Doran live on a 5-acre (2-hectare) plot atop a hill on Hawaii’s Big Island by the erupting Kilauea volcano, where they grow medical marijuana.  Mark Clawson, 64, rests while watching a lava flow from a neighbor’s roof on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of
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PARIS (Reuters) – Carrefour’s new alliances with tech giants Google and China’s Tencent show the French retailer’s e-commerce offensive is making big progress, chief executive Alexandre Bompard told shareholders on Friday. The logo of Carrefour is seen on shopping trolleys at the Carrefour Lingostiere in Nice, France, March 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Bompard, who took
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SYDNEY/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, the Chinese ride-sharing company that bought the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], will begin offering its service this month in Australia, its first foray in a Western-style country. The scheduled June 25 launch in Australia’s second biggest city Melbourne sets Didi up for a showdown
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will increase spending on Britain’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) by 4 billion pounds a year, funded by borrowing, income tax and a “Brexit dividend”, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported. FILE PHOTO: A nurse wears a watch and stethoscope at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London January 28,
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday approved federal emergency housing aid and other relief for victims of the six-week-old Kilauea Volcano eruption on Hawaii’s Big Island, where hundreds of homes have been destroyed, state officials said. The approval came a day after Governor David Ige formally requested assistance for an estimated 2,800
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LONDON (Reuters) – Survivors of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, and friends and relatives of the 71 people it killed, held vigils and prayed together as they marked the first anniversary of a disaster that still haunts Britain. Grenfell Tower, a social housing block that was home to a close-knit, ethnically diverse community, was engulfed by
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed on Thursday to win around pro-EU lawmakers in her party over parliament’s role in the Brexit process, raising the risk of defeat in lower house votes next week. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson May
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee’s caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year. FILE PHOTO – Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee attends a tribute event “Extraordinary: Stan
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