Americas

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as [more…]

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Published 18/06/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei [more…]

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Published 18/06/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory [more…]

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights…

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights…

Published 18/06/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his [more…]

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after [more…]

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal…

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal…

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United [more…]

Pelicans pick up Gentry’s 2020-21 option

Pelicans pick up Gentry’s 2020-21 option

Published 18/06/2019

The New Orleans Pelicans picked up the 2020-21 option for head coach Alvin Gentry on Monday, putting him under contract for the next two seasons. [more…]

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks

Published 18/06/2019

All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports [more…]

Rangers acquire D Trouba in trade with Jets

Rangers acquire D Trouba in trade with Jets

Published 18/06/2019

The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets on Monday in exchange for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick [more…]

Rangers’ Pence (groin) lands on IL

Rangers’ Pence (groin) lands on IL

Published 18/06/2019

The Texas Rangers placed outfielder Hunter Pence on the 10-day injured list Monday because of a strained right groin. Pence sustained the injury Sunday against [more…]