Person Party http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23004/all en Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Putin gives tax exile Depardieu <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/russia">Russian</a> citizenship</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Autograph British people Cinema of the United States Conviction D-A-S-H Entertainment Family Relation Film Human Interest Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Mick Jagger Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Party Person Relation President Quotation Rees-Mogg Reuters Social Issues Sylvester Stallone Technology The Expendables Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:59:12 +0000 5730965 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Putin makes French film star Depardieu a Russian http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian <p>* Actor is high-profile campaigner against tycoon tax * Depardieu applied for passport after Putin comments - Kremlin * Hollande redrafting tax law after ruled unconstitutional (Adds reaction from media, politicians, background) By Alexei Anishchuk and Megan Davies MOSCOW, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star whose decision to quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike prompted accusations of national betrayal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor Belgium Beslan school hostage crisis Diplomatic Relations Dmitry Rogozin Entertainment Francois Hollande Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Government Government of Russia Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Human Interest Megan Davies Moscow theater hostage crisis Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Russia Quotation Russia Russian Orthodox Christians Social Issues Technology Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:26 +0000 5731096 at http://www.globalpost.com Ghana leader appeals to rivals for unity before inauguration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/ghana-leader-appeals-rivals-unity-inauguration <p>* Opposition seeking to overturn election results</p> <p>* President calls for "multi-partisan process"</p> <p>* Mahama says 2012 GDP growth 8.5 to 9 pct</p> <p>By Kwasi Kpodo</p> <p>ACCRA, Jan 4 (Reuters) - <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/ghana">Ghana</a>'s president called for political unity on Friday, reaching out to rivals who are contesting his election due to suspicions of vote rigging.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/ghana-leader-appeals-rivals-unity-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Candidate Position Ghana Ghana John Atta Mills John Dramani Mahama Person Career Person Party Politics Politics of Ghana Quotation Technology Vice Presidents of Ghana Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:20:29 +0000 5731129 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. Postal Service looks to new Congress for rescue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-postal-service-looks-new-congress-rescue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* Postal Service says it loses $25 million each day</p> <p>* Outcome for legislation uncertain in new Congress</p> <p>By Elvina Nawaguna</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress that expired this week might have steered the nation away from the "fiscal cliff" of potentially devastating tax hikes and spending cuts, but it did not do much to save the U.S. Postal Service from its own fast-approaching cliff.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-postal-service-looks-new-congress-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Candidate Position Congress Government Internal Revenue Service John E. Potter Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Quotation Tom Carper Trade unions in the United States United States United States Congress United States Postal Service United States Senate Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:56:51 +0000 5731152 at http://www.globalpost.com German left hopes to slow Merkel's momentum in key state vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/german-left-hopes-slow-merkels-momentum-key-state-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* State test of voter sentiment 8 months before federal vote</p> <p>* Popular Merkel-ally "Mac" may lose power despite strong<br /> showing</p> <p>* SPD, Greens hope victory will slow Merkel drive for 3rd<br /> term</p> <p>By Noah Barkin</p> <p>BRAUNSCHWEIG, Germany, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A decade and a half<br /> ago, Gerhard Schroeder's resounding victory in a state vote in<br /> Lower Saxony gave his Social Democrats (SPD) the momentum they<br /> needed to seize power in Germany after 16 long years of<br /> conservative rule under Helmut Kohl.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/german-left-hopes-slow-merkels-momentum-key-state-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alliance '90/The Greens Angela Merkel Angela Merkel Chancellors of Germany Free Democratic Party Gerhard Schröder German federal election Government Helmut Kohl Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Europe Politics of Germany Quotation Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:01 +0000 5731333 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Cat caught sneaking saw, phone into Brazil prison</p> <p>RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A cat carrying a saw and a<br /> mobile phone was "detained" as it entered a prison gate in<br /> northeast Brazil, Brazilian media reported on Saturday. Prison<br /> guards were surprised when they saw a white cat crossing the<br /> main gate of the prison, its body wrapped with tape. A closer<br /> look showed the feline also carried drills, an earphone, a<br /> memory card, batteries and a phone charger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Cricket Cricket in Sri Lanka Disaster Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Moscow theater hostage crisis Natural Disaster Passport Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Quotation Rangana Herath Russian passport Social Issues Vaas Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:24 +0000 5731337 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger is back, and Hollywood hopes he's still a<br /> star</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As he famously droned on-screen in<br /> his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is<br /> back. A year after leaving the California governor's office and<br /> becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a boy with his family's<br /> housekeeper and splitting with his wife, Maria Shriver, the<br /> 65-year old former bodybuilder will star in no less than three<br /> Hollywood movies over the next 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Mandela Moscow theater hostage crisis Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:34 +0000 5731341 at http://www.globalpost.com Ghana opposition boycotts president's inauguration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/ghana-opposition-boycotts-presidents-inauguration <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Opposition accused Mahama of rigging poll</p> <p>* Observers said voting was free and fair</p> <p>* Mahama promises unity, development</p> <p>By Kwasi Kpodo</p> <p>ACCRA, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Ghana's opposition boycotted the<br /> inauguration of President John Dramani Mahama on Monday,<br /> ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election<br /> in the West African state seen as a model democracy in the<br /> coup-prone region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/ghana-opposition-boycotts-presidents-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Diplomatic Relations Ghana Ghanaian presidential election Hospitality John Atta Mills John Dramani Mahama John Kufuor Law MPs elected in the Ghanaian parliamentary election Nana Akufo-Addo New Patriotic Party Person Career Person Party Political Relationship Politics Politics of Ghana President Quotation Technology Vice Presidents of Ghana Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:58:10 +0000 5731391 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-French employers say draft labour accord unacceptable http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-1-french-employers-say-draft-labour-accord-unacceptable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Talks on labour reform due to conclude this week</p> <p>* Employer chief says cannot meet union demands</p> <p>* Government to legislate if talks fail</p> <p>By Nicholas Vinocur</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - French employers will reject moves<br /> to overhaul rigid labour rules unless unions drop demands for<br /> heavier welfare charges on short-term job contracts, their<br /> leader said on Monday, suggesting talks this week could fail.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-1-french-employers-say-draft-labour-accord-unacceptable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Employment Ethics Human resource management Labor Labour economics Labour law Labour relations Laurence Parisot Law Person Career Person Party Quotation Social Issues Social programs Socioeconomics Strike action Trade union Unemployment Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:58:14 +0000 5731393 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Obama picks Hagel for defense, Brennan for CIA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-obama-picks-hagel-defense-brennan-cia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Faces Senate battle on two fronts</p> <p>* Hagel faces questions on Israel, gays</p> <p>* Brennan's previous CIA tenure under scrutiny</p> <p>* Moves fill out reshuffled national security team</p> <p>By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-obama-picks-hagel-defense-brennan-cia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Candidate Position Central Intelligence Agency Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel David Petraeus Diplomatic Relations Director of Central Intelligence Employment Relation Entertainment Environment Health International Republican Institute Leon Panetta Military personnel Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Presidents of the United Nations Security Council Quotation United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:16 +0000 5731325 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Obama shows combativeness entering 2nd term but risks await http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/analysis-obama-shows-combativeness-entering-2nd-term-risks-awai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Obama has shown toughness on Hagel, gun control, 'cliff'</p> <p>* "No more Mr. Nice Guy," former Obama aide says</p> <p>* Obama, Congress face another fiscal confrontation</p> <p>By Matt Spetalnick</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Just two weeks before his<br /> second inauguration, President Barack Obama is acting as if he<br /> believes he has a big mandate for his next term. The latest<br /> sign: his decision to defy a concerted campaign against his<br /> choice for defense secretary.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/analysis-obama-shows-combativeness-entering-2nd-term-risks-awai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Obama foreign policy Business Candidate Position Chuck Hagel Diplomatic Relations Disaster Employment Relation Entertainment Environment Health Joe Biden Person Career Person Party Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Quotation Social Issues Technology United States United States Senate career of Barack Obama Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:39:41 +0000 5731463 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israel muted over Obama's Pentagon pick http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-israel-muted-over-obamas-pentagon-pick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Hagel's record on Iran worries some supporters of Israel</p> <p>* Obama seen setting tone for relations with Netanyahu<br /> government</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Israeli government kept<br /> clear on Tuesday of a brewing battle in Washington over U.S.<br /> President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, Chuck<br /> Hagel, whose record on Iran and Israel is under scrutiny.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-israel-muted-over-obamas-pentagon-pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Candidate Position Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel Danny Ayalon Diplomatic Relations Entertainment Environment Government Health International Republican Institute Israeli Jews Person Career Person Party Politics Politics of Israel Quotation United States War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:08 +0000 5731496 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Venezuela opposition furious over likely Chavez inauguration delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-venezuela-opposition-furious-over-likely-chavez-inaugu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Chavez still recovering from cancer surgery in Cuba</p> <p>* President seen too ill to return for swearing-in</p> <p>* Government says he will take office when health allows</p> <p>By Brian Ellsworth</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition has<br /> accused the government of violating the constitution by<br /> proposing to delay cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez's<br /> inauguration Thursday for a new term amid growing uncertainty<br /> over the polarized OPEC nation's political future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-venezuela-opposition-furious-over-likely-chavez-inaugu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Candidate Position Che Guevara Diosdado Cabello Diplomatic Relations Entertainment Foreign policy of the Hugo Chávez government Henrique Capriles Radonski Hugo Chávez Hugo Chavez Human rights in Venezuela Person Career Person Party Person Travel Politics Politics of Venezuela Quotation Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:44 +0000 5731499 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Israeli minister warms to choice of Hagel for Pentagon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-israeli-minister-warms-choice-hagel-pentagon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p/> <p>* Former Republican senator's record on Iran worries Jewish<br /> state</p> <p>* Obama seen setting tone for relations with Netanyahu<br /> government</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A senior Israeli diplomat has<br /> given a positive view of Chuck Hagel's nomination as U.S.<br /> defense secretary, though some commentators in the Jewish state<br /> expressed worries that the choice could open a new fissure in<br /> bedrock ties with Washington.</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-israeli-minister-warms-choice-hagel-pentagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Asia Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Candidate Position Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel Diplomatic Relations Ehud Barak Entertainment Environment Government Health Israel Israeli Jews Person Career Person Communication Person Party Politics Prime Ministers of Israel Quotation War Western Asia Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:11 +0000 5731501 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 0415 GMT, Jan 08 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>GUANGZHOU, China - Hundreds of supporters of one of China's<br /> most liberal newspapers demonstrated outside its headquarters on<br /> Monday, backing a strike by journalists against interference by<br /> the provincial propaganda chief.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arms Purchase Sale Asia Bashar al-Assad Business Candidate Position CDATA Chuck Hagel Employment Relation Hospitality Human Interest International Republican Institute Law Natural Disaster Nouri al-Maliki Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Shinzō Abe Syria Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:15 +0000 5731502 at http://www.globalpost.com