Month: December 2019

BOSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren sought to re-energize her White House campaign in a New Year’s Eve speech on Tuesday, warning that “democracy hangs in the balance” five weeks before nominating contests begin in early February. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers a speech, on the
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MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations. A bushfire rages in Broulee, New South Wales, Australia, December 31, 2019, in this still image taken from
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thousands of tourists and residents swarmed to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns at the peak of the summer holiday period. The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia, December 31, 2019, in this photo obtained
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Mubadala World Tennis Championship – Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 19, 2019 Russia’s Maria Sharapova in action during her match against Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah SYDNEY (Reuters) – Former world number one Maria Sharapova will return to tournament action at the Brisbane International
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(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has asked a court for permission to turn over the contents of Parnas’ phone and other documents to a House of Representatives panel for use in the Trump impeachment inquiry, his lawyer said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American
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FILE PHOTO: Actors Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler arrive at the premiere for the film “Murder Mystery” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni NEW YORK (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s original film “Murder Mystery,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service’s most popular releases of 2019
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