U.S. House passes legislation taking hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in ...

‘Send nudes’ Boohoo ad banned after complaint

UK fashion company Boohoo has been told one of its emailed advertisements must not use the phrase “Send nudes”. The company put the phrase in a message sent to promote ...

Jailed British holidaymakers ‘to be released soon’

A British family detained in the US after crossing the border from Canada expect to be released and sent back to the UK by Wednesday. David Connors, 30, and his wife Eilieen, 24, ...

Formula One reaches deal to hold Miami Grand Prix – report

(Reuters) – Formula One has reached an agreement to host the Miami Grand Prix in May 2021 with Hard Rock Stadium where the race would take place, but will first need local government ...

Clashes erupt in Barcelona as Catalan separatists protest sentences for leaders

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Clashes between protesters and police erupted late on Tuesday in Barcelona, in a second day of rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatists by ...

Mexican president defends security plan after police massacre

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his security strategy on Tuesday and blamed past administrations for chronic violence, a day after ...

North Korea World Cup qualifier with South played to empty stands

SEOUL (Reuters) – Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were allowed ...

Murray overcomes determined Coppejans in Antwerp opener

Tennis – China Open – Men’s Singles – Quarterfinals – National Tennis Center, Beijing, China – October 4, 2019. Britain’s Andy Murray ...

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd keen to try NFL

Soccer Football – Women’s World Cup – Quarter Finals – United States Training – Stade Omnisports du Chemin de Ronde, Croissy, France – June ...

LeBron draws social media ire over comments on Rockets GM’s Hong Kong tweet

(Reuters) – LeBron James sparked anger on social media on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers star suggested that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey “wasn’t educated” ...