SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile’s conservative President-elect Sebastian Pinera on Tuesday named Senator Baldo Prokurica as incoming mining minister, a key post in the world’s top copper exporter.
Pinera, who won the presidency last month, governed the country from 2010 to 2014.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul’s presidential Blue House rejected criticism on Tuesday that next month’s Winter Games had been hijacked by North Korea, saying the event will help defuse tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fox Searchlight’s fantasy drama “The Shape of Water” led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday with 13 nods, including the top prize for best picture.
It will contend with “Call Me By Your Name,” “Darkest Hour,” “Dunkirk,” “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “Phantom Thread,” “The Post” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” for the best picture award at the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood on March 4.
LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch’s $15.7 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network’s news output, Britain’s competition regulator said.
(Reuters) - Wall Street was poised to open little changed on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to impose steep import tariffs raised concerns that such measures could prompt retaliation and weigh on a revival in international trade.