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RT:UM North Korea fires missile into sea off east coast in unusual night test
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday in an unusual late-night test launch from its northern Jangang province that landed in the sea off its east coast, possibly in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korea and Japan said.
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RT:UM Wall Street braces for end of Snap share lockup
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A flood of Snap Inc shares held back since the Snapchat owner's initial public offering could start to trade freely next week, pressuring a stock that has already plunged far below its debut price.
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RT:UM FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, ease e-cigarette rules
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration aims to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes while exploring measures to move smokers toward e-cigarettes, in a major regulatory shift announced on Friday that sent traditional cigarette company stocks plunging.
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RT:UM Venezuela opposition to block streets as assembly vote looms
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition sympathizers on Friday prepared to block streets as part of a broader mobilization against a legislative superbody to be elected on Sunday that critics call a plan by President Nicolas Maduro to create dictatorship.
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RT:UM Russia orders out U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Friday ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for a new round of U.S. sanctions, and said it was seizing two U.S. diplomatic properties.
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RT:UM Trump to cite gang violence in New York town in pressing for deportations
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will travel on Friday to a New York state community shocked by a recent spate of graphic gang murders to highlight his efforts to stop illegal immigration and boost deportations.
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RT:UM Russia orders U.S. to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the United States to cut its diplomatic staff by Sept. 1 and said it was seizing a dacha compound and warehouse used by U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new U.S. sanctions against Moscow.
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RT:UM Pakistan faces political turmoil as PM Sharif ousted in wealth probe
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office on Friday over undeclared assets, plunging the nuclear-armed South Asian nation into political turmoil after a period of relative stability.
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RT:UM Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site on Friday
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent extra police into Jerusalem on Friday and said men under the age of 50 would be banned from the Old City's Al-Aqsa mosque for the day in anticipation of more mass protests.
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RT:UM U.S. economy speeds up in second-quarter, wages continue to lag
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy accelerated in the second quarter as consumers ramped up spending and businesses invested more on equipment, but persistent sluggish wage gains cast a dark shadow over the growth outlook.
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RT:UM North Korea hacking increasingly focused on making money more than espionage: South Korea study
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is behind an increasingly orchestrated effort at hacking into computers of financial institutions in South Korea and around the world to steal cash for the impoverished country, a South Korean state-backed agency said in a report.
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RT:UM Flush times for hackers in booming cyber security job market
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The surge in far-flung and destructive cyber attacks is not good for national security, but for an increasing number of hackers and researchers, it is great for job security.
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RT:UM Hitler exhibition in Berlin bunker asks: How could it happen?
BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 70 years after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker in the final days of World War Two, an exhibition in the capital examines how he became a Nazi and what turned ordinary Germans into murderers during the Third Reich.
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RT:UM Senators concerned Icahn is influencing regulators on AIG
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two prominent U.S. Democratic senators are raising questions about President Donald Trump's special adviser, Carl Icahn, asking in a letter on Thursday if the activist investor is attempting to persuade the government to lift its "too big to fail" tag from insurer American International Group.
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RT:UM Trump urged Washington to stop bank mergers in 2004 letter
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump warned the administration of George W. Bush in 2004 that big U.S. bank mergers were "totally out of control" and should be stopped as they were forcing businesses to borrow money from foreigners, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
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RT:UM U.S. says Iran rocket test breaches U.N. resolution
DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an action the United States said breaches a U.N. Security Council resolution because of its potential use in ballistic missile development.
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RT:UM Top Trump lieutenant Scaramucci lashes colleagues in obscene rant
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Open warfare erupted inside President Donald Trump's inner circle as his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, attacked senior White House colleagues in obscene comments published on Thursday.
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RT:UM Qatar seeks options at United Nations to overcome Gulf rift
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Qatar's foreign minister on Thursday accused Arab states of violating international law in their boycott of the country and described the United Nations as the "right place" for Doha to seek options to overcome measures imposed against it.
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RT:UM House of Representatives boosts military spending, gives Trump border wall money
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $68 billion increase in military spending next year with legislation that also provides money to start construction of President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall.
Reuters Top News | Hace 20 horas
RT:UM Amazon plows ahead with high sales and spending; profit plunges
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported a jump in retail sales along with a profit slump, as its rapid, costly expansion into new shopping categories and countries showed no sign of slowing.
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RT:UM Jury urged to convict 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli on fraud charges
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. prosecutor on Thursday urged jurors to convict former drug company executive Martin Shkreli of defrauding investors in his hedge funds and stealing from his old company to repay them.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Nordstrom family offers preferential terms to clinch buyout partner - sources
(Reuters) - The group of Nordstrom Inc family members seeking to take the eponymous U.S. department store operator private is offering preferential terms to potential equity partners willing to fund the buyout, people familiar with the matter said.
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RT:UM Charlie Gard to be moved to a hospice to die, British judge rules
LONDON (Reuters) - Charlie Gard will spend his final hours in a hospice before the ventilator that keeps him alive is turned off, a judge ruled on Thursday, after a harrowing legal battle that prompted a debate over who has the moral right to decide the fate of a sick child.
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RT:UM White House divisions on display with Scaramucci's comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The rifts inside President Donald Trump's White House were on startling display on Thursday, as his new communications director urged Trump's chief of staff to state publicly that he does not leak information to the media.
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RT:UM #CharlieGard: social media turns family tragedy into global war of words
LONDON - The social media frenzy surrounding British baby Charlie Gard has turned one family's tragedy into a global debate, drawing donations and death threats, and views from the Vatican to the White House.
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RT:UM Boy Scouts of America apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized to members of the youth organization on Thursday for the "political rhetoric that was inserted" into its national gathering this week by U.S. President Donald Trump.
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RT:UM U.S. general: North Korea ICBM threat advancing faster than expected
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. General Mark Milley, the chief of staff of the Army, said on Thursday that North Korea's July 4 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile showed its capabilities were advancing significantly and faster than many had expected.
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RT:UM As downloaded music fades away, Apple discontinues older iPods
(Reuters) - Apple Inc said Thursday that it will discontinue the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano, the last two music players in the company's lineup that cannot play songs from Apple Music, its streaming service that competes with Spotify and Pandora Media Inc .
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RT:UM Trump ban on transgender service members alarms some military officers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's sudden decision to ban transgender personnel from serving in the military has alarmed some senior military officers who were caught off guard by it.
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RT:UM U.S. Justice Department says anti-bias law does not protect gay workers
(Reuters) - The Trump administration told a U.S. appeals court that federal law does not ban discrimination against gay employees, a sharp reversal of the position former President Barack Obama took on a key civil rights issue.
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RT:UM California deputy attorney general charged with child porn
(Reuters) - A California deputy attorney general has been charged with possessing child pornography at his San Diego County home following a months-long investigation, according to court records and local media.
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RT:UM U.S. durable goods, trade data boost second-quarter growth estimate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shipments of key U.S.-made capital goods increased in June for a fifth straight month, suggesting that business spending on equipment helped to boost economic growth in the second quarter.
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RT:UM Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party.
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RT:UM U.S. orders Venezuela embassy families out, crisis deepens
CARACAS (Reuters) - The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Not Made in America - Wal-Mart looks overseas for online vendors
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Walmart.com, trailing Amazon.com Inc in the number of goods for sale on its website, is recruiting vendors in China and other countries to boost its online offerings in a pivot away from Wal-Mart's Made-in-America campaign.
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RT:UM Putin signs Syria base deal, cementing Russia's presence there for half a century
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show.
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RT:UM Republican effort to gut Obamacare crashes in U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate led by Donald Trump's fellow Republicans failed by a single vote to pass a healthcare bill on Friday, delivering a stinging blow to the president as it undermined his campaign promise to dismantle Obamacare.
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RT:UM Thousands of worshippers surge into Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, 113 injured
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Muslim worshippers surged into Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday and at least 113 were hurt in scuffles with police after Israel lifted security measures imposed at the sacred site in the face of days of violent protests.
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RT:UM Three hundred UK charities hit by global crackdown on illegal funds
LONDON (Reuters) - More than 300 UK-based charities have had their bank accounts closed in the last two years after being caught up in a global crackdown on illegal money flows, forcing the government to explore how to allow them easier access to the financial system.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign - sources
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phony Facebook personas, according to a U.S. Congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.
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RT:UM Singapore slings? Taking on Alibaba, Amazon launches Prime Now in the city state
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched its two-hour delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, marking the e-commerce giant's biggest push into Southeast Asia and its first head-on battle with Chinese rival, Alibaba Group Holding.
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RT:UM U.S. lawmakers reach deal for Senate vote on Russia sanctions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers reached an agreement on Wednesday that paves the way for the U.S. Senate to pass a bill as soon as this week to impose new sanctions on Russia, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said, despite the objections of President Donald Trump's administration.
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RT:UM Elliott wins more time to beat Berkshire Hathaway's Oncor deal
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Wednesday gave Elliott Management Corp 11 more days to formalize its plans to bid on Oncor Electric Delivery Co before the court approves the $9 billion offer for the utility from Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Discovery in the lead to acquire Scripps Networks - sources
(Reuters) - U.S. media company Discovery Communications Inc is in the lead to acquire U.S. cable TV network owner Scripps Networks Interactive Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in a deal likely to top $12 billion.
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RT:UM U.N.'s Guterres concerned about risk of escalating violence in Jerusalem
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he is concerned about the risk of violence escalating in the Old City of Jerusalem, where recent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians have been the bloodiest in years.
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RT:UM Bundy follower gets 68 years for role in armed Nevada standoff
(Reuters) - One of two men convicted in the first of several trials stemming from a 2014 standoff led by renegade rancher Cliven Bundy against federal authorities in Nevada was sentenced on Wednesday to 68 years in prison for his role in the armed confrontation.
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RT:UM Prosecutors plan video depositions in Texas truck death case
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are planning video depositions of witnesses ahead of the trial of a man charged with driving a truck packed with illegal immigrants in sweltering Texas heat, court documents showed on Wednesday. Ten people died.
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RT:UM Israeli lawmakers vote to set high bar for ceding parts of Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's parliament on Wednesday passed the first of three votes needed to enact legislation that would set an extra-high threshold for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians.
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RT:UM Head of Senate panel says near deal on Russia, Iran sanctions vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are near an agreement that would pave the way for the Senate to vote on legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia and Iran, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM EU court keeps Hamas on terrorism list, removes Tamil Tigers
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union's top court kept Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on the EU terrorism blacklist on Wednesday and removed Sri Lankan separatist rebels, the Tamil Tigers.
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RT:UM Uber's Kalanick hires former U.S. prosecutor ahead of Waymo deposition
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber's former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has hired the former top federal prosecutor in San Francisco to represent him ahead of a deposition in a high-profile trade secrets case against Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car unit, the attorney's firm said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business grew by more than 50 percent in the second quarter, the company said in its earnings report on Wednesday, as the social network continued to establish itself as the venue of choice for an ever-growing array of online advertisers.
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RT:UM Secretary of State Tillerson says he is 'not going anywhere'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that he was "not going anywhere," denying news reports that he was considering leaving his post.
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RT:UM As Washington refocuses on tax, anti-tax activist sees bill in September
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans are ramping up discussions on overhauling the U.S. tax code that a prominent Republican anti-tax advocate said on Wednesday will produce a bill by September that will include a hefty corporate tax cut.
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RT:UM Ford results foreshadow tougher times for Detroit automakers
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Wednesday joined rival General Motors Co in reporting higher-than-expected second-quarter profits, and in the next breath warning of a rougher ride for the rest of the year.
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RT:UM U.S. defense companies lift forecasts amid growing security concerns
(Reuters) - Top U.S. weapons makers reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised their full-year forecasts, buoyed by higher demand for fighter jets and tanks amid heightened security concerns around the world.
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RT:UM U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials, one killed in anti-Maduro strike
WASHINGTON/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 13 senior Venezuelan officials as the country's opposition launched a two-day strike on Wednesday, heaping pressure on unpopular President Nicolas Maduro to scrap plans for a controversial new congress.
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RT:UM Baby Charlie Gard to die in hospice, parents seek more time with him
LONDON (Reuters) - A British judge gave the parents of Charlie Gard until noon on Thursday to agree arrangements for his death with the hospital caring for him, failing which he would be transferred to a hospice where his ventilation tube would be removed.
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RT:UM U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening.
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RT:UM Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring
ATHENS/MOSCOW/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, police and sources said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of deadly migrant boat attack off Yemen
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. investigators accused a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of carrying out a deadly March attack on a Somali migrant boat off Yemen and said the alliance had become a cover for some states to avoid individual blame, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials to pressure Maduro - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 13 senior officials of Venezuela's government, military and state oil company PDVSA on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, seeking to ratchet up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to scrap plans for a controversial new congress.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Venezuela police and army chiefs, PDVSA executive face U.S. sanctions - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Venezuela’s army, the national police chief, the country’s director of elections and a vice president for the state oil company PDVSA are among the 13 Venezuelan officials being sanctioned by the United States on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters.
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RT:UM Trump criticism prompts questions over Attorney General's future
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump further stoked speculation about the fate of his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Wednesday by assailing him in a fresh round of tweets even as Sessions was attending meetings at the White House.
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RT:UM Attorney General Sessions to unveil leak probes soon: reports
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to announce soon several criminal investigations into intelligence leaks, news outlets reported on Wednesday, as the nation's top law enforcement official faced mounting criticism from President Donald Trump.
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RT:UM Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but creating uncertainty about the fate of thousands of transgender service members.
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RT:UM U.S. lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions vote
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers reached an agreement on Wednesday paving the way for the U.S. Senate to pass a bill as soon as this week to impose new sanctions on Russia and bar President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress' approval.
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RT:UM Russia says its Baltic Sea war games with Chinese Navy not a threat
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said late on Tuesday that war games it is conducting with the Chinese Navy in the Baltic Sea, which has become a zone of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West, do not pose a threat to anyone.
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RT:UM In Ohio, a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party is playing out
LOWELLVILLE, Ohio (Reuters) - On a sweltering evening in a rural corner of Ohio, the struggle for the soul and identity of the Democratic Party is playing out over wine, meatballs and recriminations about Hillary Clinton’s defeat in last year’s presidential election.
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RT:UM Senate aims for a 'skinny' Obamacare repeal as other options fail
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senate leaders, struggling to keep a seven-year promise to end Obamacare, turned their focus on Wednesday to passing a slimmed-down "skinny" repeal measure that would throw the issue into negotiations with the House of Representatives.
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RT:UM Aleppo's limping recovery shows limits of battered Syrian state
ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) - In eastern Aleppo, bodies still lie under the rubble, graveyards are full, people are short of electricity and bread, and some children take classes in mosques because their schools have been ruined by war.
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RT:UM Moscow warns new U.S. sanctions take ties into uncharted waters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia warned on Wednesday that new U.S. sanctions against Moscow approved by the House of Representatives take already battered ties into uncharted waters and said it was close to taking retaliatory measures of its own.
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RT:UM Iran will respond to any new U.S. sanctions: deputy foreign minister
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran will respond if the U.S. government passes new sanctions, deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi said Wednesday, according to state media.
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RT:UM Fed holds rates steady, expects portfolio cuts 'relatively soon'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon" in a sign of confidence in the U.S. economy.
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RT:UM White House targets leakers, may restructure communications: Scaramucci
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci said on Tuesday he would probably restructure the communications operation at the White House and would fire staff if leaks did not cease.
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RT:UM U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine's prime minister.
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RT:UM 'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening is swapping Springfield for a medieval kingdom in a new animated adult comedy series called "Disenchantment" for Netflix, the streaming platform said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Robert Durst unfaithful to wife before her disappearance, friend says
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Real estate scion Robert Durst and his wife were unfaithful to each other before she went missing in 1982, a friend of Durst said in court on Tuesday, in testimony that could be used by prosecutors to show there was discord in the marriage.
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RT:UM Trump warns 'emboldened' Iran to comply with nuclear deal
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a veiled threat against Iran on Tuesday, warning Tehran to adhere to the terms of a nuclear deal with world powers or else face "big, big problems."
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RT:UM Texas Senate votes to curb transgender access to public bathrooms
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Texas Senate gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a bill that restricts bathroom access for transgender people, endorsing a piece of legislation denounced by civil liberties advocates as discriminatory.
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RT:UM Trump pledges U.S. aid to help Lebanon against Islamic State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Lebanon's efforts to guard its borders to prevent Islamic State and other militant groups from gaining a foothold inside their country and promised continued American help.
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RT:UM Fairy tales overcome nightmares at South Korea’s militarized border town
SEOUL (Reuters) - A half-hour's drive north of Seoul, along a highway lined with barbed wire, lie two shopping malls the size of several football stadiums, a stone's throw from the world's most militarized border.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps Networks - sources
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the U.S. TV network operator, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell to face Australia court on historical sex charges
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell arrived at a court in his native Australia on Wednesday for his first appearance to face historical sex charges as the most senior Roman Catholic official to face such accusations.
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RT:UM Wisconsin company offers employees microchip implants
(Reuters) - A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use the copy machine.
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RT:UM Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel has rescinded a subpoena that would have forced Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of President Donald Trump, to appear at a hearing on Wednesday as part of its probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.
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RT:UM Sessions sets limits on U.S. federal funding for sanctuary cities
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday released a memo restricting Justice Department grants from going to so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration agents.
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RT:UM House votes overwhelmingly to approve new Russia sanctions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite President Donald Trump's objections to the legislation.
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RT:UM North Korea could carry out missile test soon: U.S. officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials said on Tuesday they have seen increased North Korean activity at a site in the western city of Kusong that could be preparations for another missile test within days.
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RT:UM U.S. likely to target more Chinese entities over North Korea 'fairly soon': official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing North Korean's weapons programs, including measures aimed at Chinese entities and financial institutions, can be expected "fairly soon," a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Trump speech to Boy Scouts raises ire of parents, former Scouts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's campaign-style address to the Boy Scouts of America touched off a firestorm of criticism on Tuesday as parents and former Scouts decried a speech peppered with partisan attacks and ridicule of "fake media."
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RT:UM Swiss chainsaw attacker arrested after international manhunt
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Swiss police on Tuesday arrested a 50-year-old man a day after he stormed into an insurance office wielding a chainsaw and wounded two staff members, bringing an end to a two-day manhunt that had also involved German police.
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RT:UM Two members of missing Burundi robotics team found, U.S. police say
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two members of a teenage robotics team from Burundi who went missing after a competition in Washington last week have been located and are safe, the city's Metropolitan Police Department said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Arab states add groups, people to terror lists in Qatar row
DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab countries have added 18 more groups and individuals that they say are linked to Qatar to their "terrorist" lists, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, further escalating a row with Doha that has stoked regional tensions.
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RT:UM Geek fight! Musk says Zuckerberg naive about killer robots
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley baron Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human creators.
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RT:UM 'Pharma bro' Shkreli stirs mixed feelings in his ancestral Albanian village
SHKREL, Albania (Reuters) - Dubbed the "most hated man in America" by the U.S. press, pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has brought both pride and shame to his home village in Albania from which he takes his name.
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RT:UM Trump administration moves closer to undoing overtime pay rule
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday pushed forward with its bid to undo an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to 4.2 million workers and said it was considering treating workers differently based on location and industry.
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RT:UM Republicans block Democrats' bid to see Treasury files on Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday shot down a legislative effort by Democrats to obtain Treasury Department documents that could show any ties between the finances of President Donald Trump, his inner circle and the Russian government.
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RT:UM Kushner interviewed by House intelligence panel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, was questioned for nearly three hours on Tuesday by members of a House of Representatives intelligence panel investigating possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.
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RT:UM U.S. says progress with China on N.Korea U.N. sanctions, true test is Russia
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States is making progress in talks with North Korean ally China on imposing new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang over its latest missile test, but Russia's engagement will be the "true test," U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers' permission before easing any sanctions on Moscow, in a rare rebuke of the Republican president.
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RT:UM U.S. appeals court blocks D.C. law restricting gun rights
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday blocked a gun regulation in Washington, D.C., that limited the right to carry a handgun in public to people with a good reason for self-defense, handing a victory to gun rights advocates.
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RT:UM Republican Senate leader to hold healthcare vote within hours
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he will schedule a vote on whether to open debate on a healthcare overhaul in a "couple of hours."
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RT:UM Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews.
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RT:UM House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the chief executives of Alphabet Inc, Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and other companies to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing on the future of net neutrality rules.
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RT:UM U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) on Tuesday in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office in January, U.S. officials said.
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RT:UM Fire crews battle to halt spread of Montana blaze, largest in the U.S.
(Reuters) - More than 600 firefighters in Montana on Tuesday battled to halt the spread of the biggest wildfire in the United States after it torched buildings, raced through forests and drove scores of people from their homes.
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RT:UM Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clinton
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election and raised questions, without offering evidence, about Ukrainian support for his Democratic presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.
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RT:UM Prospect of Trump tariff casts pall over U.S. solar industry
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. solar companies are snapping up cheap imported solar panels ahead of a trade decision by the Trump administration that could drive up costs and cloud the fortunes of one of the economy's brightest stars.
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RT:UM China says its intercept of U.S. surveillance plane was legal, necessary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that its pilots actions were legal, necessary and professional after two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Australia to accept first Central American refugees under U.S. deal - sources
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will accept several dozen Central American refugees within the next few months, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters, the first transfers under a controversial refugee swap arrangement agreed with the United States.
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RT:UM Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.
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RT:UM House seen passing Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump's power
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.
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RT:UM Senate advances on healthcare, with dramatic return by McCain
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law still faces significant hurdles.
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RT:UM U.S. judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.
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RT:UM Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator John McCain, who has been recuperating in Arizona after being diagnosed with brain cancer, will return to Washington for a vote on healthcare reform on Tuesday, his office said in a statement on Monday.
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RT:UM Unrest bubbles among Trump's key foreign policy aides: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump's administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs, officials say.
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RT:UM Senator Corker says no deal yet on Russia sanctions bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Long-delayed legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia hit another snag on Monday when the influential Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said the announcement of a deal to move the bill forward was premature.
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RT:UM Qualcomm accuses tech group of 'misdirecting' trade regulators
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc fired back in its case against Apple Inc on Monday, accusing its critics of waging a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" trade regulators.
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RT:UM Chinese shipbuilders tap rising cruise demand, rattle European rivals
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - European shipbuilders' dominance in the $117 billion passenger ship industry may come under threat as Chinese rivals move into the sector to tap booming local demand for cruise holidays.
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RT:UM Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday in favor of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of bloodshed, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable.
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RT:UM 'Pharma bro' Shkreli says he will not testify in securities fraud trial
(Reuters) - Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, said on Monday in federal court that he would not testify in his securities fraud trial.
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RT:UM Republicans in House push for Congressional Budget Office cuts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to add an amendment this week to spending legislation that would slash the number of staff at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
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RT:UM Alphabet adds to cash pile despite higher costs, antitrust fine
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Monday, maintaining a growth rate that is rarely seen among companies its size and suggesting the big sales gains enjoyed recently by the other Internet firms are not done yet.
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RT:UM Congressman proposes ban on Trump hotels use by U.S. government
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives proposed legislation on Monday to bar the U.S. government from renting rooms at President Donald Trump's hotels for official business.
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RT:UM U.S. judge allows Trump election commission to seek voting data
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's commission investigating voter fraud may request voter roll data from U.S. states, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a setback for groups that contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights.
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RT:UM Medicaid, pension costs create budget complications for U.S. states: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday.
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RT:UM Justin Bieber cancels rest of 'Purpose' tour without explanation
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Bieber on Monday canceled the remainder of his "Purpose" world tour citing "unforeseen circumstances" but gave no specific reasons.
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RT:UM EU increases pressure on Facebook, Google and Twitter over user terms
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union authorities have increased pressure on Facebook, Google and Twitter to amend their user terms to bring them in line with EU law after proposals submitted by the tech giants were considered insufficient.
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RT:UM U.N. warns of escalation if no Jerusalem mosque solution by Friday
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov warned on Monday that a solution was needed by Friday to the Jerusalem mosque crisis, which he said threatens to have "potential catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City."
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RT:UM Polish president halts justice reforms after days of protests
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish President Andrzej Duda unexpectedly announced on Monday he would veto two of three judicial reform bills passed by parliament that have triggered nationwide protests and raised EU and U.S. concerns about a politicization of the courts.
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RT:UM Massachusetts cannot hold immigrants so U.S. can detain them: state top court
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.
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RT:UM Organic ranchers eye Amazon distribution ahead of Whole Foods deal
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc plans to meet on Wednesday with a dozen U.S. ranchers, seeking to expand distribution of organic and grass-fed meats as it takes over Whole Foods Market Inc , according to the meeting's organizer.
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RT:UM Chainsaw attacker targets insurer in Swiss rampage, still on run
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - A chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods stormed into an insurance office in a Swiss town on Monday, wounding two members of staff and three other people before fleeing, police said.
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RT:UM Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials said on Monday.
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RT:UM What's the issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem?
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For 10 days, Jerusalem has been in the grip of the worst bloodshed for years over Israel's decision to install metal detectors at the entrance to the Old City's holy compound.
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RT:UM Erdogan gambling with centuries-old ties to Germany: Schaeuble
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is putting at risk vital and long-established relations with Germany, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview published on Monday.
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RT:UM Kushner, in statement, says 'I did not collude' with foreign government
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said in a statement to congressional committees on Monday that he "did not collude" with Russia or seek back channels with Moscow last year.
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RT:UM Trump pleads with Republicans to roll back Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
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RT:UM Israeli embassy staff in Jordan returned to Israel
JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - The staff of Israel's embassy in Jordan, including a security guard involved in a shooting incident in which two Jordanians were killed, returned to Israel from Amman on Monday, an official from the Israeli prime minister's office said.
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RT:UM Driver in Texas denies he knew immigrants were in stifling truck
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A man charged in Texas with transporting unauthorized immigrants in a stifling truck told investigators he had no idea that they were inside until he stopped and found dozens of dead and dehydrated people in the back, court papers showed on Monday.
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RT:UM Direct lending funds' fading all-weather appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miami-area money manager Bob Press appears to offer the ultimate all-weather investment: a "direct lending" hedge fund that does not require a long-term commitment and has produced nearly 90 straight months of positive returns not correlated to other markets.
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RT:UM U.S. venture capital's digital coin quandary: cash-rich startups
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge - some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don't need their money.
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RT:UM Jared Kushner details Russia contacts, denies collusion
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, emerged from behind the scenes on Monday to tell Senate investigators he had no part in any Kremlin attempt to meddle in the U.S. election despite having met Russians four times last year.
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RT:UM Taliban suicide car bomber kills dozens in Afghan capital
KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks.
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RT:UM EPA chief spent almost half of spring in home state of Oklahoma
(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, was in his home state of Oklahoma on at least 43 of the 92 days of March, April and May, according to copies of his travel records obtained by the Environmental Integrity Project watchdog group and reviewed by Reuters.
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RT:UM Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The president's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has added a lawyer with congressional experience to his legal team, the lawyer told Reuters on Sunday.
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RT:UM Asian shares slip as risk appetite ebbs, dollar sulks
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Monday as demand for riskier assets ebbed after their recent strong gains, while the European Central Bank's apparent equanimity at the euro's two-year highs left the dollar languishing.
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RT:UM California crews hold wildfire in check, let more residents go home
(Reuters) - California authorities battling a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park lifted evacuation orders on Sunday for more residents but said firefighters may need almost two more weeks to fully contain the blaze.
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RT:UM Cuba’s top U.S. negotiator named to new post
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has reassigned the woman who led two years of intense negotiation with the United States under the detente worked out by former U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro, state media said on Sunday.
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RT:UM Federal Reserve now faces prospect of global monetary policy tightening
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prospects for tighter monetary policy in Europe and other countries could pose a fresh problem for the Federal Reserve when it meets next week to ponder its plan to reduce its $4.2 trillion bond portfolio purchased after the 2008 financial crisis.
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RT:UM Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat: Maduro
CARACAS (Reuters) - Defying pressure from abroad and at home, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that a controversial election would go ahead next weekend for a new congress his foes fear will institutionalize dictatorship.
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RT:UM Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to claim his third major title after beating fellow American Matt Kuchar by three strokes in a thrilling duel at Royal Birkdale on Sunday.
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RT:UM Republican strategy on healthcare bill in flux ahead of vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senate leaders aim to hold a procedural vote as early as Tuesday to take up legislation to repeal or replace Obamacare, but it remained unclear which version of the bill senators would vote on.
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RT:UM New Trump communications director promises crackdown on media leaks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump's new communications director, said on Sunday that one of his first tasks will be to halt leaks and that staff on his team would be fired if the leaks do not stop.
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RT:UM Trump open to signing Russia sanctions legislation: official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump was open to signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill late last week.
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RT:UM BMW rejects media reports of emissions manipulations
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW on Sunday rejected media reports that the emissions treatment systems in its vehicles do not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design.
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RT:UM As U.S. weighs Afghan strategy, hopes set on fledgling Air Force
KABUL (Reuters) - As the U.S. administration prepares its new strategy for Afghanistan, the Kabul government and its Western allies are working hard to develop an air force that gives government forces the advantage in their war against Taliban militants.
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RT:UM Supreme Court ruling leads to offensive trademark requests
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A small group of companies and individuals are looking to register racially charged words and symbols for their products, including the N-word and a swastika, based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on trademarks last month.
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RT:UM Germany must act now to stop re-run of refugee crisis, Merkel rival says
AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany needs to take action now to prevent a re-run of 2015, when some 890,000 migrants arrived in the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat challenger for a September election told Reuters on Sunday.
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RT:UM U.S. Cuba tour operators gird for Trump travel crackdown
HAVANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage to business from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in September from the Trump administration.
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RT:UM Headstrong Renzi struggles to find political touch as Italian vote nears
ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Renzi is struggling to regain the political initiative after a disastrous spell during which he lost his job as prime minister and his party fractured.
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RT:UM Death toll in suspected Texas human smuggling case rises to nine
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - At least nine men were found dead on Sunday alongside dozens of people discovered inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, in what authorities called a case of "ruthless" human trafficking.
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RT:UM Britain needs transitional deal with EU, to end before next election: minister
LONDON (Reuters) - British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday that he backed a transition agreement to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union, but it would have to come to an end before the next election due in 2022.
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RT:UM Female stars call on BBC to 'act now' to close gender pay gap
LONDON (Reuters) - Some of the most high-profile female presenters at the BBC called on the head of Britain's public broadcaster on Sunday to "act now" to address a gender pay gap that sees it pay its top male star five times more than its best-paid female presenter.
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RT:UM Syrian army, allies advance against Islamic State east of Raqqa
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies have recaptured territory from Islamic State in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqqa after air strikes in the area, a pro-Damascus military media unit and war monitors reported.
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RT:UM Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use.
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RT:UM Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government warplanes carried out several air strikes in the Eastern Ghouta area east of Damascus on Sunday, a day after the Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
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RT:UM Firefighters gain on California wildfire, some evacuees return
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire in central California was contained enough on Saturday for authorities to consider allowing more people back to their houses, a day after evacuation orders were lifted for a gold rush era town that was previously threatened.
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RT:UM Madrid asks anti-trust watchdog to probe Uber's new airport service
MADRID (Reuters) - Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition.
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RT:UM Hundreds of Islamic State corpses await repatriation from Libya
MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Seven months after Libyan forces defeated Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments to decide what to do with them, local officials say.
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RT:UM Tennis: Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four
(Reuters) - International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honored to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.
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RT:UM NSA chief on Russia-U.S. cyber unit: Now is 'not the best time'
ASPEN, Colo. (Reuters) - National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers on Saturday rebuffed the prospect for a U.S.-Russia cyber unit, a proposal which has been greeted with incredulity by several senior U.S. lawmakers and which President Donald Trump himself appeared to back down from after initially indicating interest.
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RT:UM Free Iranian citizens, Iran tells U.S. in response to Trump
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran demanded on Saturday that the United States release Iranians detained there, a day after U.S. president Donald Trump called on the Islamic Republic to release three U.S. citizens.
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RT:UM U.S. Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State
(Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday.
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RT:UM U.S. lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.
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RT:UM Iran announces new missile production line: state media
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran.
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RT:UM Chinese government official sues exiled tycoon Guo for defamation
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese government housing vice-minister has lodged a $10 million defamation lawsuit against controversial billionaire Guo Wengui in New York over claims made by the exiled tycoon that she had engaged in corruption and provided sexual favors.
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RT:UM Backing Qatar, Erdogan may have little room to maneuver in Gulf visit
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan heads to the Gulf this weekend in an attempt to patch up the rift between Qatar and its neighbors, but the firm Qatari ally may find himself with little room to maneuver as a mediator.
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RT:UM Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russia role in U.S. election
NORFOLK, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "complete power to pardon," as his administration confronts ongoing investigations of possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia.
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RT:UM U.S. investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.
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RT:UM Four German women who joined Islamic State detained in Iraq: report
BERLIN (Reuters) - Four German women, including a 16-year-old girl, who joined Islamic State in recent years are being held in an Iraqi prison and receiving consular assistance, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.
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RT:UM Alternate history of Singapore scoops comic books awards in U.S.
SAN DIEGO, Calif (Reuters) - Singaporean graphic novelist Sonny Liew dominated the comic industry's equivalent of the Oscars, scooping three Eisner Awards for "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" - a wry alternate history of tightly-controlled Singapore.
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RT:UM U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."
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RT:UM Hungarian PM offers support to Poland in row with EU
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday that Budapest would defend Poland as the European Union threatens Warsaw with sanctions over its plans to extend government control over its courts.
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RT:UM Britain's May to stay as PM until at least 2020, close ally predicts
LONDON (Reuters) - British transport minister Chris Grayling, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's closest cabinet colleagues, has predicted she will remain in the job until at least 2020 and could even fight another national election.
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RT:UM Israeli raid, Jerusalem clashes ratchet tensions higher
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years.
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RT:UM Iraqi bridge is sole link for Mosul residents rebuilding lives
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - On a pontoon bridge connecting East and West Mosul, residents of a city shattered by the battle to expel Islamic State cross back and forth trying to rebuild their lives from the rubble.
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RT:UM Trump's new hire Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If President Donald Trump, who refers to the media as "fake news," wants his staff to use a more conciliatory approach with journalists, new communications director Anthony Scaramucci may be implementing such a shift - for now.
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RT:UM Senate rule deals setback to Republican healthcare bill
(Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate were dealt another blow in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Friday when the keeper of the Senate's rules said certain provisions in their healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. weighs financial sanctions to hit Venezuela's oil revenue - sources
HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering financial sanctions on Venezuela that would halt dollar payments for the country's oil, according to a senior White House official and an adviser with direct knowledge of the discussions.
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RT:UM Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting
(Reuters) - Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said that she and the community had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman.
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RT:UM Russian envoy overheard saying he discussed campaign with Sessions: Post
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by U.S. spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing current and former U.S. officials.
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RT:UM Trump Jr., Manafort agree to negotiate over interviews by Senate panel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign manager have agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russia probe.
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RT:UM Trump warns Iran over detained Americans: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens were released and returned, the White House said in a statement on Friday.
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RT:UM Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study: sources
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two government sources familiar with the matter.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. immigration raids to target teenaged suspected gang members
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest, among others, teenagers who entered the country without guardians and are suspected gang members, in a widening of President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants.
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RT:UM Six dead in worst Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed for years
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Six people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years, prompted by new security Israeli measures at Jerusalem's holiest site.
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RT:UM Qatar's ruler says time to resolve differences in talks
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's emir called on Friday for dialogue to resolve a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states, saying any talks must respect national sovereignty, but the call was unlikely to end the rift.
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RT:UM India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans to seek an explanation from Philip Morris International Inc about its marketing practices after Reuters reported that the tobacco giant used tactics that government officials say flout the country's law, a health ministry official said on Friday.
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RT:UM Democrats in U.S. Congress urge review of Amazon's Whole Foods deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc.
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RT:UM Venezuela opposition congress names alternative Supreme Court judges
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition-led congress on Friday appointed alternative judges to the country's Supreme Court, whose current pro-government members have been a bedrock of support for leftist President Nicolas Maduro.
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RT:UM Wells Fargo ordered to pay $575,000, reinstate whistleblower
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor on Friday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to pay $575,000 and rehire a whistleblower the bank dismissed in September 2011 after the former employee raised concerns over the opening of customer accounts without their knowledge, the agency said in a statement.
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RT:UM Special counsel asks White House to save Trump Jr., Russian meeting documents
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia has asked White House officials to preserve any records of a meeting last year between the president's eldest son and a Russian lawyer, according to a source with knowledge of the request.
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RT:UM Iran skips opportunity to upset nuclear deal over U.S. sanctions: sources
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran decided on Friday for the second time since January not to upset its nuclear pact with six world powers, two informed sources said, despite public statements by Tehran accusing the United States of violating the deal.
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RT:UM Activists, executives tell Texas Senate to ditch bathroom bill
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Transgender activists and business leaders urged a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation that would limit bathroom access for transgender people, saying it was a discriminatory measure that would hurt the state's economy.
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RT:UM White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle.
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RT:UM Trump picks financier Scaramucci to head White House communications: official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump picked Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter, to be his White House communications director on Friday, a White House official said.
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RT:UM Global pizza brands battle for Russia's far-flung regions
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Global pizza brands Domino's and Papa John's are preparing an assault on Russia's provinces, betting they can turn a profit far from Moscow as online card payments become more widespread and consumers get to know foreign brands better.
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RT:UM U.S. police seek Burundi robotics teens seen at Canada border
(Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement authorities on Friday were seeking six teenagers from Burundi who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, two of whom had been spotted crossing the border into Canada.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show.
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RT:UM Turkey seeks to cool row with Germany as Berlin reviews arms requests
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey's economy minister sought to calm rising tensions with Germany on Friday as Berlin said it was reviewing all applications for arms projects from Ankara.
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RT:UM Philippines' Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back on Friday at U.S. lawmakers opposed to the prospect of his visiting the White House, saying he would never go to the United States, which he called a "lousy" country.
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RT:UM UK sidelined as Europe looks beyond Brexit in aerospace
PARIS (Reuters) - Britain risks losing clout in the aerospace industry, one of its largest skilled employers, due to concerns over its departure from the European Union, a corporate overhaul at Airbus and a new Franco-German push on defense, industry insiders say.
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RT:UM GE shares fall as profit slumps, investors await new CEO's targets
(Reuters) - General Electric Co's shares dropped sharply on Friday after it posted a 59-percent decline in second-quarter profit and put off an expected cut to 2018 earnings targets until November, when new CEO John Flannery will be four months into his job.
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RT:UM Trump's legal team spokesman resigns amid reported shake-up
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's outside legal team spokesman has resigned amid media reports the team is being reorganized as investigations continue into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.
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RT:UM Merkel may win election, but lose her finance minister
SASBACHWALDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Wolfgang Schaeuble has won his parliamentary seat a dozen times, survived an attempt on his life and guided Angela Merkel through the euro zone crisis. Now, the German chancellor may have to sacrifice him to secure a coalition deal.
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RT:UM U.S. State Department to clamp ban on travel to North Korea
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday said it will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea due to the risk of "long-term detention" in the country, where a U.S. student was jailed while on a tour last year and later died.
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RT:UM Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided metal detectors at a sensitive holy site would not be removed.
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RT:UM Surviving Tiananmen 'Gentlemen' mum on Chinese Nobel laureate's death
BEIJING (Reuters) - Liu Xiaobo was one of the "Four Gentlemen" of Tiananmen Square, the group that staged a hunger strike in the final days of the 1989 pro-democracy protests in China and tried to hold off tanks and troops moving in to crush the student-led movement.
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RT:UM Trump weighing Scaramucci for White House communications director
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter, to be his White House communications director, a senior White House official said on Thursday.
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RT:UM 'Let's get the hell out of here' - quake off Greece and Turkey kills two
KOS, Greece/ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, sending tourists fleeing into the streets, and causing disruption in the nearby Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum.
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RT:UM Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead in apparent suicide: coroner
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday of apparent suicide a week before the California alt-rock band was due to embark on a U.S. tour.
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RT:UM McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national security, while America's allies will lose one of the few Republican critics of President Donald Trump's foreign policy.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. toughens stance on foreign deals in blow to China's buying spree
(Reuters) - A secretive U.S. government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of U.S. companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter said, a historically high number that bodes poorly for China's overseas buying spree.
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RT:UM Judge refuses to remove block on Trump sanctuary city order
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump's administration from carrying out a policy designed to threaten the granting of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities.
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RT:UM Tech group sides with Apple in Qualcomm's iPhone ban dispute
(Reuters) - A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm Inc in its legal dispute with Apple Inc by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm's bid to ban the import of iPhones.
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RT:UM U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'
BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army's top general in Europe said on Thursday.
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RT:UM FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discounting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.
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RT:UM Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demand
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing business, stoking optimism that the once-stagnant company has found a new groove.
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RT:UM Snap under pressure as Wall Street eyes share lock-up expirations
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A potential flood of newly available Snap shares is weighing on Wall Street's already shaky support for the owner of the Snapchat social media app.
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RT:UM Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.
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RT:UM Musk touts approval of New York-Washington 'hyperloop'
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said he had received "verbal" approval to start building an ultra-high-speed underground transport system linking New York and Washington that would cut travel time between the cities to about half an hour.
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RT:UM Israel faces mounting Palestinian anger over holy site metal detectors
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considered removing on Thursday metal detectors at a Jerusalem holy site after their installation following a deadly attack last week stirred up Palestinian protests and threats of escalation.
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RT:UM Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest: police
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two of them were seen entering Canada, police said on Thursday.
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RT:UM Exxon sues U.S. over fine levied for Russia deal under Tillerson
WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp sued the U.S. government on Thursday, blasting as "unlawful" and "capricious" a $2 million fine levied against it for a three-year-old oil joint venture with Russia's Rosneft.
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RT:UM Family of Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police hires lawyer -media
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The family of the Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented another police shooting victim in the state, local media reported on Thursday.
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RT:UM Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue serving.
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RT:UM Chipotle Virginia customer tested positive for Norovirus: official
BOSTON (Reuters) - Testing has confirmed Norovirus in a customer who ate at the Virginia Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant that was briefly closed earlier this week following multiple reports of diners falling ill, a county health department official said on Thursday.
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RT:UM White House deregulation push clears out hundreds of proposed rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said Thursday it had withdrawn or removed from active consideration more than 800 proposed regulations that were never finalized during the Obama administration as it works to shrink the federal government's regulatory footprint.
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RT:UM U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to near five-month low
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, touching its lowest level in nearly five months, suggesting strong job gains that should continue to underpin economic growth.
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RT:UM Parents of kidnapped U.S. journalist Tice renew plea for release
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The parents of a U.S. journalist kidnapped in Syria nearly five years ago issued a new plea for his release on Thursday.
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RT:UM O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from a Nevada prison in October, following an emotional hearing that centered on the botched armed robbery of his own mementos at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years.
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RT:UM One in eight people who voted for Trump having second thoughts - Reuters/Ipsos poll
NEW YORK (Reuters) - About one in eight people who voted for President Donald Trump said they are not sure they would do so again after witnessing Trump's tumultuous first six months in office, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters.
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RT:UM Aurora, Colorado marks five-year anniversary of theater massacre
AURORA, Col. (Reuters) - A somber crowd marked the fifth anniversary early on Thursday of a shooting rampage at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado that left 12 people dead and 70 injured.
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RT:UM Trump and Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not have "a secret meeting" at the G20 summit earlier this month, but confirmed they did chat informally over dinner.
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RT:UM After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare
MOSUL (Reuters) - Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul, putting aside the dream of a modern-day caliphate and preparing the ground for a different fight.
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RT:UM U.S. ends controversial laptop ban on Middle East carriers
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States has ended a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration.
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RT:UM Goldman's rotten trading quarter is a familiar smell on Wall Street
(Reuters) - Big Wall Street banks have spent billions of dollars and untold man-hours in recent years transforming their trading desks from hedge-fund like operations trading on their own account into market-making businesses offering a price based on what customers want to buy or sell.
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RT:UM Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions on Pyongyang over the test.
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RT:UM House panel approves budget measure that advances tax reform
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives took a new step toward tax reform legislation on Wednesday by approving a fiscal 2018 budget resolution that would allow the Senate to pass a sweeping tax code overhaul without Democratic support.
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RT:UM Video appears to show Baltimore police planting drugs: public defender
(Reuters) - A body camera video appears to show a Baltimore police officer planting drugs in order to arrest a man for illegal possession, the Maryland Office of the Public Defender said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Turkey's publication of U.S. troop locations poses risk, Pentagon says
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The publication by Turkey's state-run news agency of the locations of what appeared to be U.S. military posts in Syria puts American forces in danger, and the United States has complained to Turkey, a NATO ally, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Senator McCain vows to fight cancer, return to Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain on Thursday vowed a quick return to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer in a show of the fighting spirit that has come to define the war hero and which prompted a wave of support across the political spectrum.
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RT:UM Trump says he should not have picked Sessions as attorney general: NY Times
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation, according to a New York Times interview.
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RT:UM AmEx profit dips as it splurges on customer rewards
(Reuters) - American Express Co's profit declined 33 percent in the second quarter, hurt partly by higher expenses, as the card company spent heavily on rewards to woo customers amid intense competition from big U.S. banks.
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RT:UM U.S. top court rejects Trump bid to include grandparents in travel ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives of Americans in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Republicans could target Obamacare tax in wider tax overhaul - Brady
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans will consider using planned tax reform to eliminate one of the biggest taxes in Obamacare, if the Senate fails to overturn the healthcare law, a senior Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Australian woman shot in Minneapolis called twice to report an assault
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Shortly before she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, Justine Damond made two 911 calls to help a nearby woman she thought was possibly being sexually assaulted, according to transcripts released on Wednesday by police.
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RT:UM House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S., Canada, Mexico agree on fast-paced NAFTA talks - sources
MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S., Mexican and Canadian officials have agreed to an aggressive timetable to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), sources said, aiming to conclude early next year to avoid Mexico’s 2018 presidential elections.
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RT:UM Addiction and intrigue: Inside the Saudi palace coup
(Reuters) - On Tuesday June 20 Mohammed bin Nayef, a powerful figure in Saudi Arabia's security apparatus for the past two decades and the next in line to the throne, was summoned to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz on the fourth floor of the royal palace in Mecca.
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RT:UM In camps and ruins, Mosul civilians' ordeal is far from over
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The battle for Mosul is all but over after nine months of devastating urban warfare between government forces and Islamic State militants, but Iraqi civilians are suffering in a humanitarian crisis of monumental scale.
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RT:UM Morgan Stanley claims another trading victory over rival Goldman Sachs
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley beat Wall Street's profit expectations on Wednesday, reporting gains across most of its businesses and producing more trading revenue than rival Goldman Sachs Group Inc, a rare feat.
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RT:UM California wildfire explodes in size as blazes scorch U.S. West
MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) - A wildfire that has forced thousands of Californians to flee their homes exploded in size on Wednesday, threatening a picturesque gold rush town outside Yosemite National Park as dozens of blazes scorched the U.S. West.
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RT:UM Campaign urges U.S. public pension funds to divest from owner of Trump hotel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advocacy groups launched petitions and sent letters on Wednesday urging two of the biggest U.S. public pension funds to divest from an investment fund unless it stops paying one of President Donald Trump's companies to run a New York hotel.
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RT:UM With new Takata air bag recalls, automakers may face more liabilities
TOKYO (Reuters) - Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future.(For a graphic on air bag inflators click http://tmsnrt.rs/1JDZ4vq)
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RT:UM Republicans meet late into night as Trump demands new U.S. healthcare plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans struggling to agree on healthcare legislation to overhaul Obamacare obeyed U.S. President Donald Trump's orders to try to swiftly reach a deal but were unable to resolve their differences in a long, late-night meeting.
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RT:UM Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. says ready to testify to Congress
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election has said she is ready to testify to the U.S. Congress to dispel what she called "mass hysteria" about the encounter.
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RT:UM France's armed forces chief resigns over Macron budget cuts
PARIS (Reuters) - France's head of the armed forces resigned on Wednesday after a heated dispute with Emmanuel Macron over defense budget cuts, bringing to a head an early test of the newly elected president's mettle.
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RT:UM Trump to nominate Huntsman as Russia ambassador: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Jon Huntsman, an envoy to China under former Democratic President Barack Obama, as U.S. ambassador to Russia, the White House said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Trump presses fraud concerns as panel begins investigation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pressed his unproven claims of voter fraud on Wednesday at the first meeting of a commission he created to study the issue, and implied states that did not share voter data with the panel had something to hide.
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RT:UM Google redesigns mobile search app with personalized 'feed'
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google on Wednesday announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company into more direct competition with social networks such as Facebook.
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RT:UM Wildfire forces evacuation of California town near Yosemite
MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) - The 2,000 residents of a small California town in the foothills flanking Yosemite National Park were ordered to evacuate on Tuesday as crews battled an out-of-control wildfire that has already destroyed eight structures.
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RT:UM North Korea conducts public executions for theft, watching South Korea media: report
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea carries out public executions on river banks and at school grounds and marketplaces for charges such as stealing copper from factory machines, distributing media from South Korea and prostitution, a report issued on Wednesday said.
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RT:UM Minnesota mystery: Why were cameras off during police shooting?
(Reuters) - Amid public outrage over the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by Minneapolis police, the most persistent question was why officers did not turn on body cameras that could have captured what happened.
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RT:UM Discovery and Scripps in merger talks: sources
(Reuters) - Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive Inc are in merger talks, revisiting a deal that was scrapped three years ago, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Trump, Putin held a second, undisclosed meeting at G20 summit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a second, previously undisclosed conversation during a dinner for G20 leaders at a summit earlier this month in Germany, a White House official confirmed on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Senate intel panel wants to interview everyone at Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday that wanted to interview President Donald Trump's son, campaign chairman and everyone else who was at a meeting last year with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower.
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RT:UM Mitch McConnell: 'The man in the middle' of U.S. healthcare war
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For seven years, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell vowed to slay Obamacare if only his Republican Party controlled both chambers of Congress and the White House. Pull it out "root and branch," he pledged.
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RT:UM U.S. banks pay up for big deposits as consumers get pennies
(Reuters) - Big U.S. banks are starting to pay corporations, financial firms and rich people more to hold on to their deposits, but ordinary consumers will have to wait longer to see more than a few pennies for every $100 they stash in their accounts.
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RT:UM U.S. prepares sanctions against senior Venezuelan officials: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing sanctions against several senior Venezuelan officials, including the country's defense minister and a ruling party leader, for alleged human rights violations and could announce the measures as early as Tuesday, U.S. officials said.
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RT:UM Americans want U.S. goods, but not willing to pay more: Reuters/Ipsos poll
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Americans say they love U.S.-made goods. They are less enthusiastic, however, about paying a premium for them.
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RT:UM Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed visit at G20 dinner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a previously undisclosed conversation during a dinner for G20 leaders at a summit earlier this month in Germany, a White House official said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Uber is sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in New York City
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc was sued on Tuesday by disability rights groups that said the ride-sharing company violates New York City human rights laws by failing to make enough of its vehicles accessible to disabled people.
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RT:UM Defying Trump threat, Venezuela to press controversial congress
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government on Tuesday vowed to proceed with plans for a controversial new congress despite what it called a "brutal interventionist" threat of U.S. economic sanctions.
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RT:UM Mexico minister queries U.S. talk on cutting NAFTA trade deficits
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy minister on Tuesday expressed concern that the United States was insisting on reducing trade deficits in objectives it set out for the renegotiation of the NAFTA trade deal, a document he nevertheless said contained "no surprises."
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RT:UM North Korea lacks capacity to hit U.S. with accuracy: U.S. general
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea does not have the ability to strike the United States with "any degree of accuracy" and while its missiles have the range, they lack the necessary guidance capability, the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Nasdaq hits record on Netflix boost; Dow dragged by Goldman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Netflix rally boosted the Nasdaq Composite to a record high on Tuesday while Goldman Sachs Group Inc dragged the Dow lower as earnings take center stage on Wall Street.
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RT:UM U.S. puts new sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States slapped new economic sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and said Tehran's "malign activities" in the Middle East undercut any "positive contributions" coming from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord.
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RT:UM Turkey rolls out new school curriculum - without Darwin
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey announced a new school curriculum on Tuesday that excluded Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, feeding opposition fears President Tayyip Erdogan is subverting the republic's secular foundations.
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RT:UM Netflix wins international Crown with original shows
(Reuters) - Twenty years after Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix Inc , and a decade after the company introduced video streaming, it hit another milestone - one that is key to its ability to sustain its scorching pace of growth.
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RT:UM China's Xi pledges 'unremitting' efforts for Middle East peace
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to make "unremitting" efforts toward promoting peace in the Middle East following a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as China steps up its diplomatic engagement with the region.
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RT:UM Goldman execs scrutinize bond trading after revenue nosedives
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's management team is looking for ways to revive the bank's bond trading business and drum up more revenue from existing clients who have lately become less profitable for the bank.
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RT:UM Father calls for justice in Minneapolis police shooting
(Reuters) - The father of an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend called for justice on Tuesday hours after a local medical examiner ruled that her death was a homicide.
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RT:UM Bank of America profit rises as consumer bank hits profit 'milestone'
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on strength in its consumer bank and cost cuts that are beginning to bear fruit after years of branch closures, staff cuts and efforts to reduce technology and paper-related expenses.
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RT:UM U.S. student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy: colleagues
PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - By the time Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang arrived in Iran to conduct research for his doctorate in history, he had already spent years living and working in politically turbulent countries.
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RT:UM After healthcare failure, Republicans face similar divisions on tax reform
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in Congress unveiled a fiscal 2018 budget plan as a first step to major U.S. tax reform on Tuesday, only to face the same divisions between conservatives and moderates that helped killed their efforts to replace Obamacare.
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RT:UM Russia says ready to retaliate after U.S. talks end without deal
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday that it reserved the right to retaliate against the United States after a meeting in Washington ended without an agreement to return Russian diplomatic property the U.S. had seized.
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RT:UM New life in U.S. housing market not evident in big bank results
(Reuters) - The U.S. housing sector has seen prices, sales and financing applications soar lately as more buyers entered the market for the first time, but those trends were hard to see in big banks' mortgage businesses during the second quarter.
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RT:UM More hospital closings in rural America add risk for pregnant women
Bay Minette, Alabama (Reuters) - Dr. Nicole Arthur, a family practice physician, was trained to avoid Cesarean deliveries in child-birth, unless medically necessary, because surgery increases risks and recovery time.
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RT:UM Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains dangerous threat
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Monday declared that Iran was complying with its nuclear agreement with world powers, but warned that Tehran was in default of the spirit of the accord and that Washington would look for ways to strengthen it.
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RT:UM Setback for Trump agenda leaves dollar stranded
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a 10-month low on Tuesday, bearing the brunt of a selloff triggered by another setback to U.S. President Donald Trump's agenda and scaled-back expectations for another rate hike at Federal Reserve this year.
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RT:UM Two Republican senators join opposition to revised healthcare bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senators Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced their opposition on Monday to a revised Republican healthcare bill, delivering a serious blow to the legislation.
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RT:UM Trump threatens sanctions if Venezuela creates Constituent Assembly
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote.
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RT:UM Netflix beats subscriber targets, shares jump over 10 percent
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc crushed Wall Street forecasts by adding 5.2 million new streaming customers in the second quarter and predicted continued momentum as foreign subscriptions topped those in the United States, lifting its stock 10.4 percent on Monday.
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RT:UM U.S. ending laptop ban on Middle Eastern airlines
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it was lifting a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions.
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RT:UM Republican push to end Obamacare collapses in Senate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
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RT:UM U.S. makes lower trade deficit top priority in NAFTA talks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the U.S. trade deficit with Canada and Mexico.
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RT:UM Grandmas, grandpas from travel ban states now welcome: U.S. cable
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grandparents of U.S. citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are now eligible to receive U.S. visas, according to a State Department memo seen by Reuters that reflects the latest court ruling on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.
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RT:UM U.S. appeals court upholds nondisclosure rules for surveillance orders
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders for customer data to communications firms, a ruling that dealt a blow to privacy advocates.
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RT:UM Labor unions, Democrats pressure Trump ahead of NAFTA priorities statement
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded U.S. President Donald Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
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RT:UM New York attorney general says will sue over Obamacare repeal
(Reuters) - New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman intends to sue the federal government if Republican lawmakers pass proposed legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, his office said on Monday.
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RT:UM U.S. allows more seasonal workers as Trump pushes 'hire American'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government cleared the way on Monday for thousands more foreign workers to enter the country under temporary seasonal visas, just as President Donald Trump declared this "Made In America" week and pledged to stand up for U.S. workers.
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RT:UM U.S. dairy lobby increases pressure on Canada, NAFTA fight looms
OTTAWA/WINNIPEG (Reuters) - The U.S. dairy lobby is ratcheting up the pressure on Canada as talks to renegotiate NAFTA draw closer, demanding concessions the Canadian government looks unwilling to grant, according to people familiar with the file.
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RT:UM Minneapolis police shooting of Australian woman sparks questions about body cameras
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Authorities and activists on Monday questioned why Minneapolis police who fatally shot an Australian woman over the weekend did not have their body cameras turned on during the incident.
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RT:UM Ex-U.S. diplomats seek to save State Department refugee office
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Forty former U.S. diplomats and national security officials urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson not to eliminate the State Department office that handles refugees in a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.
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RT:UM Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn U.S. against terrorist designation, new sanctions
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a terrorist organization and applied new sanctions its action could be perilous for U.S. forces in the region.
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RT:UM South Korea's new government proposes military talks with North Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of President Moon Jae-in, to discuss ways to avoid hostile acts near the heavily militarized border.
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RT:UM Myanmar insists no North Korea links as U.S. envoy visits
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has no military ties with North Korea, a Myanmar official said on Monday, as a U.S. diplomat responsible for North Korea arrived for talks in which he was likely to seek assurances on efforts to isolate it.
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RT:UM Israeli 'counter-terrorism boot camp' a tourist attraction in occupied West Bank
GUSH ETZION SETTLEMENT, West Bank (Reuters) - Taking in the scene of a simulated fruit market in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, a group of tourists ponders whether a poster-size figure of an Arab man holding a cellphone is a threat and should be shot.
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RT:UM Low-fee BlackRock funds rake in cash but revenues disappoint
NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, reported a massive influx of cash into its low-cost funds but nonetheless fell short of Wall Street's forecasts as price cuts and lower performance fees dented revenue.
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RT:UM Trian takes off the gloves, aiming to put Peltz on P&G's board
(Reuters) - Activist investor Nelson Peltz is seeking a seat on Procter & Gamble Co's board, taking public his frustrations with the company's lagging stock price and railing against its "suffocating bureaucracy."
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RT:UM Major tech firms urge U.S. to retain net neutrality rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group representing major technology firms including Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday to abandon plans to reverse the landmark 2015 rules barring internet service providers from blocking or slowing consumer access to web content.
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RT:UM Not so fast: U.S. restaurant workers seek ban on surprise scheduling
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The text message came as Flavia Cabral walked to a McDonald's restaurant in Manhattan for her 6 p.m. shift on a May evening. It was from her manager. Business was slow and she was not needed.
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RT:UM China upset about 'negative' Taiwan content in U.S. defense bill
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with the United States after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a big annual defense bill that would expand exchanges with self-ruled Taiwan.
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RT:UM "Time to get to work": Brexit negotiators start first round
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The British and EU Brexit negotiators met on Monday, pledging to "get down to work" in a first full round of talks on Britain's divorce terms from the European Union.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Islamic State leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive - Kurdish security official
Sulaimania, IRAQ (Reuters) - A top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa, after reports that he had been killed.
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RT:UM North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales
SEOUL (Reuters) - Gasoline and diesel prices surged in North Korea in the weeks after a Chinese state oil company suspended fuel sales to the reclusive state, according to data reviewed by Reuters and an interview with a North Korean defector.
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RT:UM As Islamic State militants routed in Iraq, their families fear reprisals
BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - Their husbands, sons and brothers are dead, but the women and children Islamic State militants left behind will live to pay the price for their actions.
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RT:UM U.S. readies Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defies threat
WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing sanctions against several senior Venezuelan government figures, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to abort plans for a controversial congress foes say would cement dictatorship.
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RT:UM Takata's bankruptcy to pit automakers against air bag victims
WILMINGTON, Del./NEW YORK (Reuters) - The global recall of Takata Corp's defective air bags widened last week and the number of confirmed deaths rose, but legal experts said the bigger worry for car companies caught in the fallout is playing out in a Delaware bankruptcy courtroom.
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RT:UM Social workers reported Seattle mayor abused foster son: newspaper
(Reuters) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused his teenage foster son in the 1980s, according to a child welfare report filed with the state of Oregon at the time and reported by the Seattle Times on Sunday.
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RT:UM Nine killed by flash flooding in Arizona, another one missing
PHOENIX (Reuters) - At least nine people drowned while swimming in an Arizona river when they became overwhelmed by flash flooding following heavy rains in the drought-stricken region, officials said on Sunday.
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RT:UM UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar government sites, sparking diplomatic row: Washington Post
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. intelligence officials.
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RT:UM As London feuds, full Brexit negotiations open in Brussels
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's Brexit minister pledged to "get down to work" as he kicked off a first full round of negotiations on Monday, but a year after Britons voted narrowly to leave the EU their government seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.
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RT:UM Anti-Trump protests staged at U.S. Women's Open
BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (Reuters) - After three tranquil rounds at Trump National Golf Club, things heated up outside the ropes during Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open as activist groups staged protests against U.S. President Donald Trump.
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RT:UM Central California wildfire nearly 50 percent contained as hot, dry conditions persist
(Reuters) - A damaging wildfire burning on California's scenic central coast was expected to continue burning into Monday, after fire fighters made progress on Sunday in containing the blaze which has destroyed 16 homes.
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RT:UM Chicago anti-violence activist, nine-year-old gunned down in rash of shootings
(Reuters) - An anti-violence activist and a 9-year-old were among 10 people who were fatally shot in Chicago over the weekend, the latest in a rash of killings that has shaken the third-largest U.S. city and raised questions about how to staunch the bloodshed.
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RT:UM Protests in Poland condemn controversial judicial reforms
WARSAW (Reuters) - Thousands rallied in Poland's largest cities on Sunday against the ruling party's judicial reforms, which the opposition says would kill the judges' independence and undermine democracy.
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RT:UM Website says report of plot to strip Qatar of World Cup was 'fake'
LONDON (Reuters) - A story claiming that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022 was published on what appeared to be a fake version of a Swiss news website, the site's co-founder said on Sunday.
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RT:UM U.S. Secret Service rejects suggestion it vetted Trump son's meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service on Sunday denied a suggestion from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer that it had vetted a meeting between the president's son and Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign.
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RT:UM Federer crushes suffering Cilic for eighth Wimbledon title
LONDON (Reuters) - Behind Roger Federer's artistry and charm lies a ruthless streak of razor-edged steel which surfaced again on Sunday as he thrashed suffering Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to secure a record eighth men's Wimbledon singles title.
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RT:UM Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: Collins
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight to 10 Republican U.S. senators have serious concerns about Republican healthcare legislation to roll back Obamacare, moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins, who opposes the bill, said on Sunday.
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RT:UM UK will look to increase punishments for acid attacks: minister
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will look at tougher punishments for people who attack others using acid, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after a spate of incidents in London in recent months.
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RT:UM As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmand
CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan (Reuters) - While Washington works on plans to send more troops to Afghanistan, U.S. forces on the ground are grappling with building an army in the middle of a war their commanders say is locked in stalemate.
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RT:UM Iran says jails U.S. dual national for 10 years for spying
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian court has sentenced a graduate student from Princeton University to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran's judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case involving dual citizens held on security charges in the country.
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RT:UM Senate delays healthcare vote as McCain recovers from surgery
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of healthcare legislation while Arizona Republican Senator John McCain recuperates from surgery, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday.
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RT:UM Defiant Erdogan attacks EU, backs restoring death penalty
ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday defiantly stepped up his attacks on the European Union, saying Turkey had to go its own way and vowing to bring back the death penalty if parliament passed it.
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RT:UM Five Congo rangers killed in joint army operation to rescue U.S. journalist
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Five park rangers were killed in a joint operation with the army to rescue an American journalist and three park rangers, who went missing in a wildlife reserve in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said on Sunday.
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RT:UM Syrian state TV reports blast north of government-controlled Latakia
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian state television reported a "terrorist explosion" north of the government-held coastal city of Latakia on Sunday and cited reports of casualties.
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RT:UM U.S.-China trade talks sputtering at 100-day deadline
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Bilateral talks aimed at reducing the U.S. trade deficit with China have yielded some initial deals, but U.S. firms say much more needs to be done as a deadline for a 100-day action plan expires on Sunday. 
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RT:UM Venezuela opposition says 7 million vote in anti-Maduro poll
CARACAS (Reuters) - More than 7 million Venezuelans voted in Sunday's unofficial referendum held by the opposition to heap pressure on President Nicolas Maduro and repudiate his plan to rewrite the OPEC nation's constitution, monitors said.
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RT:UM Australian foreign minister criticizes Trump's remark to French first lady
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Sunday criticized comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on French first lady Brigitte Macron's appearance.
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RT:UM Thousands of Illinois homes swamped by flood waters as rivers keep rising
(Reuters) - Flooding north of Chicago could worsen on Saturday as rivers keep rising after a deluge earlier this week that damaged thousands of homes and sent water cascading into streets and basements, officials said.
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RT:UM Trump campaign paid lawyer now representing son $50,000 in June
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's campaign paid $50,000 to the law office now representing Donald Trump Jr. a little more than a week before news surfaced of an unreported meeting with a Russian attorney that has prompted new accusations of collusion.
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RT:UM Millions of pounds of hot dogs recalled in U.S. after bone pieces found
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York meat processor is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs and sausages mostly under the Sabrett brand name after consumers complained about finding small pieces of bone in some of the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Saturday.
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RT:UM Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to handle Russia probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced in a statement on Saturday that veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb will serve as special counsel, and sources familiar with the hiring said Cobb would handle the White House's response to Russia-related investigations.
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RT:UM Supreme Court gives Hawaii until Tuesday to answer Trump travel ban motion
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the State of Hawaii to respond by Tuesday at noon to President Donald Trump's motion to block a judge's ruling that prevented his travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies, the court's public information office said on Saturday.
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RT:UM Syrian army takes more oil fields from Islamic State in Raqqa and eastern desert
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army backed by heavy Russian air strikes seized a string of oil wells in southwest Raqqa province on Saturday, as retreating Islamic State militants battle to defend their remaining territory in the country.
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RT:UM Investigators look for cause of fatal Hawaii tower fire
(Reuters) - Honolulu fire officials on Saturday were hoping to determine the cause of a blaze that tore through three upper floors of a 36-story residential tower in Hawaii's capital, killing at least three people.
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RT:UM Muguruza blows away Venus to take first Wimbledon crown
LONDON (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza clinched a maiden Wimbledon title on Saturday with a stunning demolition of Venus Williams, whose dreams of a fairytale victory at the age of 37 were blown apart in a devastating second set.
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RT:UM Russia sees growing acceptance of Assad as key to Syria talks
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N.-led Syria talks have a chance of making progress because demands for the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad have receded, Russia's ambassador in Geneva, Alexei Borodavkin, told reporters on Saturday.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Australia-U.S. refugee swap again in doubt as officials exit Nauru
SYDNEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials interviewing refugees held in an Australian-run offshore detention center left the facility abruptly, three detainees told Reuters on Saturday, throwing further doubt over a plan to resettle many of the detainees in America.
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RT:UM Iran blames Trump for instability, rejects 'rogue' label
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday blamed what it called Donald Trump's "arbitrary and conflicting policies" for global security threats, rejecting the U.S. president's description of Tehran as a rogue state.
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RT:UM Singapore protest calls for inquiry over PM's alleged abuse of power
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Around 400 protesters gathered at Singapore's Speakers' Corner on Saturday calling for an independent inquiry into whether Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong abused his power in a battle with his siblings over what to do with their late father's house.
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RT:UM Merkel tells voters: Brexit, French poll changed my view on Europe
ZINGST, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told voters on Saturday that Britain's decision to leave the European Union and France's election of President Emmanuel Macron had changed her view on the bloc, adding it was worth fighting for a stronger Europe.
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RT:UM Honolulu tower blaze kills three, including mother and son
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Flames ripped through three floors of a Honolulu tower block, killing three people including a mother and her adult son on Friday, officials and media said.
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RT:UM Stalled Russia sanctions bill hits North Korean snag in U.S. Congress
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill that many lawmakers hoped would send a message to President Donald Trump to keep a strong line against Russia hit a new snag in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, as Republicans proposed combining it with sanctions on North Korea.
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RT:UM U.S. issues revised security directive to airlines worldwide
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the agency said on Friday.
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RT:UM Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed: Pentagon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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RT:UM Trump to ask Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday that the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.
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RT:UM Upgrade with a dab of TPP may be U.S. recipe for NAFTA revamp
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Donald Trump quit as part of his pledge to protect American workers from "bad trade deals" may still serve to shape a revised NAFTA trade pact, U.S. officials and trade experts say.
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RT:UM House backs massive increase in defense spending
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a massive annual defense bill on Friday, leaving out controversial amendments on transgender troops and climate policy but backing President Donald Trump's desire for a bigger, stronger military.
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RT:UM U.S. growth fund managers still bullish on Tesla after shares tumble
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Growth fund managers who have long held shares in Tesla Inc said they were still confident in the electric car maker even after production problems sent the stock diving more than 15 percent from its all-time high.
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RT:UM Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.
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RT:UM U.S. lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives' antitrust subcommittee has voiced concerns about Amazon.com Inc's $13.7 billion plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc and is pushing for a hearing to look into the deal's potential impact on consumers.
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RT:UM Russian-American lobbyist met with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News
(Reuters) - A lobbyist who was once a Soviet counter-intelligence officer participated last year in a meeting with senior aides to U.S. President Donald Trump, including his eldest son, and a Russian lawyer, NBC News reported on Friday, adding to allegations of possible connections between Moscow and the November election.
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RT:UM Honda recalls 2.1 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said on Friday it would recall about 2.1 million vehicles worldwide to replace battery sensors due to the risk of fire.
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RT:UM Democrats renew efforts to link banks, Trump and Russia
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A small group of Democrat members of the U.S. Congress have renewed their efforts to find possible links between banks such as Germany's Deutsche Bank , U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia.
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RT:UM North Korea may have more nuclear bomb material than thought: U.S. think tank
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.
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RT:UM One more Republican defection would doom Senate healthcare bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Friday on fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate to pass a bill dismantling the Obamacare law, but with their retooled healthcare plan drawing fire within the party even one more defection would doom it.
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RT:UM Weakness in mortgage business clouds Wells Fargo's profit beat
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, but revenue fell short of expectations as the lender's mortgage business continued to remain a dark spot.
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RT:UM Citigroup profit beats on smaller drop in trading revenue
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc reported a quarterly profit that beat analysts' estimates as trading revenue held up better than the company's forecast and loans grew.
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RT:UM JPMorgan posts higher profit; shares dip on net interest income view
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday due to strong loan growth and higher interest rates, but said net interest income for the year would be lower than expected, sending its shares down about 2 percent.
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RT:UM Trump faces obstacles in bid to re-shape key U.S. courts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's effort to reshape influential U.S. courts by stocking them with conservative judges faces at least one significant impediment: some of the courts best placed to thwart his agenda have liberal majorities that are likely to stay in place in the short-term.
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RT:UM Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.33 million vehicles over fire, air bag risks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling 1.33 million vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns for potential fire risks and inadvertent airbag deployments.
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RT:UM North Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if U.N. adopts sanctions
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.
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RT:UM Bastille Day march-past closes Trump's Paris visit
PARIS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump watched U.S. and French soldiers march together through the Paris sunshine on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France's annual Bastille Day holiday.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Hong Kong leader offers condolences to wife of Chinese dissident Liu
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Friday she shares the compassion of people over the death of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and acknowledged "anxieties" about "incidents" in the former British colony that can potentially erode its autonomy.
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RT:UM U.S. farm lobby turns up heat on Trump team as NAFTA talks near
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With talks to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact just weeks away, U.S. farm groups and lawmakers from rural states are intensifying lobbying of President Donald Trump's administration with one central message: leave farming out of it.
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RT:UM U.S. government crackdown threatens Kaspersky’s American dream
(Reuters) - Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of the Russian cybersecurity software firm that bears his name, had a big American dream.
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RT:UM Three Israelis wounded in shooting near Jerusalem holy site, gunmen dead: police
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three gunmen opened fire at police near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, wounding three Israelis, two of them critically, before the attackers were killed by security forces, Israeli police said.
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RT:UM AT&T CEO to become executive chair after Time Warner deal: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported.
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RT:UM Lawyer for U.S. Army sergeant accused of terrorism suggests entrapment
HONOLULU (Reuters) - The lawyer for a U.S. Army sergeant charged in Hawaii with trying to provide material support to Islamic State extremists said on Thursday his client suffers from mental illness that FBI agents exploited in a "sting" operation leading to his arrest.
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RT:UM U.S. judge narrows travel ban in defeat for Trump
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a U.S. judge said on Thursday.
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RT:UM Attention turns to freedom of Liu Xiaobo's widow after Chinese dissident's death
BEIJING (Reuters) - Friends of China's Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, who died of liver cancer in custody, said on Friday they are still unable to contact his widow, Liu Xia, and that ensuring her freedom is now a top priority.
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RT:UM Presidents Bush and Clinton: Be humble in victory, responsible with power
DALLAS (Reuters) - Former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton told a forum in Dallas on Thursday that they were able to forge mutual bonds of respect and friendship because the other had been gracious in victory and respectful of presidential power.
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RT:UM U.S. House may be near deal on stalled Russia sanctions bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional negotiators are making progress on resolving a dispute that has stalled a bill to impose new sanctions on Russia, congressional aides said on Thursday, and one lawmaker said the matter could be resolved as soon as Friday.
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RT:UM Trump to get a range of options to curb steel imports: senators
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday he will present to President Donald Trump a range of options to restrict steel imports on national security grounds, according to senators who met with Ross.
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RT:UM Trump says wall may not need to cover entire U.S.-Mexico border
PARIS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said the wall he wants to build on the 2,000-mile (3,200-km) U.S.-Mexico frontier may not need to cover the entire border because of existing natural barriers, according to remarks released by the White House on Thursday.
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RT:UM CEO of Martin Shkreli's old company likens him to 'Pied Piper'
(Reuters) - The CEO of Retrophin Inc, the drug company that Martin Shkreli founded and is now accused of conspiring to defraud, compared Shkreli to the Pied Piper on Thursday as he tried to explain to jurors why he stuck with the company in its early days despite misgivings.
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RT:UM Trump says he would invite Putin to White House, but not now
PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who is fighting off allegations of ties between his election campaign and Moscow, said he would invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House but added that now was not the right time for that.
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RT:UM Trump says he is considering quotas, tariffs on Chinese steel dumping
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering quotas and tariffs to deal with the "big problem" of steel dumping from China and others.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. asks nations to provide more traveler data or face sanctions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department will require all nations to provide extensive data to help it vet visa applicants and determine whether a traveler poses a terrorist threat, according to a cable obtained by Reuters.
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RT:UM For women at the U.S. Congress: the right to bare arms?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After an internet-fueled furor over rules barring women in sleeveless attire, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan pledged on Thursday that House officials would review and perhaps modernize the chamber's dress code.
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RT:UM Tale of two factories: hope, anguish ahead of Trump's steel tariff call
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (Reuters) - The blast furnaces and slab casters at United States Steel Corp's Granite City Works have been idle for 18 months, and laid-off workers here are pinning their hopes on President Donald Trump imposing broad new restrictions on imported steel.
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RT:UM Exclusive: U.S. prepares new sanctions on Chinese firms over North Korea ties - officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Frustrated that China has not done more to rein in North Korea, the Trump administration could impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and other firms doing business with Pyongyang within weeks, two senior U.S. officials said.
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RT:UM A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish state
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Late one night in early February, Ibrahim Kaboglu learned that he had been targeted in the sweeping crackdown that followed Turkey's failed coup a year ago.
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RT:UM Trump likely to say Iran complying with nuclear deal: U.S. official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is "very likely" to state that Iran is adhering to its nuclear agreement although he continues to have reservations about it, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.
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RT:UM Sessions releases heavily redacted record of foreign contacts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday released a government form dealing with contacts he has had with foreign nationals, including Russian government officials, but much of it was redacted.
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RT:UM Putin critic Navalny says security service tracking his children
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny complains his wife and two children are being tracked by the security services, but says he's not afraid to challenge Vladimir Putin for the presidency whatever the risks.
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RT:UM Yellen says 3 percent U.S. growth 'quite challenging' in coming years
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It would be "quite challenging" for the United States to reach the 3 percent growth target set by President Donald Trump, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told a Senate panel on Thursday in a hearing focused on regulatory reform and a discussion of lagging productivity.
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RT:UM New Senate healthcare plan keeps Obamacare-era taxes on wealthy: Senate source
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The revised U.S. Senate healthcare plan will keep in place two Obamacare taxes on the wealthy and retain its limit on corporate tax deductions for executive pay in the health insurance industry, a Senate source told Reuters on Thursday.
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RT:UM All-girl Afghan robotics team cleared to compete in United States
KABUL (Reuters) - A team of Afghan girls are on their way to compete in an academic robotics competition in the United States after American officials agreed to allow them to enter the country despite initially denying them visas.
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RT:UM Ex-N.Y. assembly speaker Silver's conviction overturned
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned the conviction of Sheldon Silver, the former New York state assembly speaker, saying the jury was instructed improperly in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning corruption prosecutions.
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RT:UM Struck by liver cancer, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody
SHENYANG, China (Reuters) - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer.
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RT:UM Britain takes step toward Brexit with repeal bill
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, an important step toward Brexit but one which the opposition said it would challenge.
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RT:UM U.S. labor market strengthening; producer prices creeping up
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week for the first time in a month and producer prices unexpectedly rose in June, likely keeping the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year.
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RT:UM Trump envoy announces Israeli-Palestinian water deal, silent on peace prospects
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy announced an Israeli-Palestinian water agreement on Thursday but dodged questions on whether he was making headway on reviving peace talks.
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RT:UM Hunter of Stalin's mass graves on trial; friends say he's been framed
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Yuri Dmitriev spent years locating and exhuming the mass graves of people executed during Josef Stalin's Great Terror. Eight decades after one of Russia's darkest chapters, it is his reputation, not Stalin's, that is on trial.
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RT:UM First tech, now financing: U.S. shale firms get creative to pump more oil
HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. shale producers survived an oil price crash and confounded OPEC's efforts to drain a global glut by employing innovative drilling and production techniques. Now, some of these producers are turning to creative investments to pump more oil.
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RT:UM Goldman Sachs relaxes dress code for techs in fight for talent
(Reuters) - Traditionally buttoned-up Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc has relaxed the dress code for its computer engineers in a bid to attract tech talent with a more casual environment.
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RT:UM T-cell cancer therapy holds promise, longer-term results await
(Reuters) - A novel cell treatment that saved the life of 9-year-old Austin Schuetz was given the green light by U.S. regulatory advisers on Wednesday and doctors hope it can save the lives of more children with the most common type of childhood cancer.
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RT:UM New Senate Republicans healthcare bill already in trouble
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leaders released on Thursday a revised plan to dismantle the Obamacare law, but it drew criticism from senators on both sides of the political divide within the Republican party, indicating a treacherous path for the bill.
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RT:UM Singapore penthouse on sale for over $72 million, a test for luxury market's recovery
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The asking price for a new three-storey Singapore penthouse, complete with a private pool on the 64th floor, has reached a dizzying S$100 million ($72.6 million).
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RT:UM Malaysia says MH17 suspects to face charges could be known by year-end
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia hopes that suspects in the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to face charges in the Netherlands should be known by the end of the year, its transport minister, Liow Tiong Lai, said on Thursday.
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RT:UM China's liberals quietly fight efforts to erase Liu Xiaobo legacy
SHENYANG, China (Reuters) - As the hospital treating Liu Xiaobo says his organs and breathing have begun to fail from cancer, few in China outside a small circle of dissidents know about the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and his lifetime pursuit of liberal democratic reform.
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RT:UM In Brazil, Lula conviction opens field for 2018 presidential race
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The graft conviction Wednesday of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a front-runner for next year's presidential election, opens the door for an outsider to take power in Latin America's largest country, political experts said.
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RT:UM China trade with sanctions-struck North Korea up 10.5 percent in first half
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's trade with isolated North Korea rose more than 10 percent in the January-June period from a year earlier, a Chinese official said on Thursday, amid pressure from the United States for Beijing to do more to rein in its erstwhile ally.
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RT:UM Trump says 'something could happen' on climate accord
PARIS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump held the door open to a reversal of his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday, but did not say what he would need in return to persuade him to do so.
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RT:UM Online ads offer legal option for U.S. election meddling
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The laws that prohibit foreign nationals from spending money to influence U.S. elections do not prevent them from lawfully buying some kinds of political ads on Facebook and other online networks, campaign finance lawyers said.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not fault his son Donald Trump Jr. for meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign and that he was unaware of the meeting until a few days ago.
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RT:UM Shares, bonds rally as markets count on cautious Fed
LONDON (Reuters) - World shares hit their fourth all-time high in less than a month on Thursday and bond yields almost everywhere were lower, as investors bet that policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best.
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RT:UM Exclusive: Trump says he does not fault son for meeting Russian lawyer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not fault his son Donald Trump Jr. for meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign and he was unaware of the meeting until a few days ago.
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RT:UM In Trump's Ohio bastion, supporters dismiss uproar over Donald Jr.
LITTLE HOCKING, Ohio (Reuters) - While revelations that Donald Trump Jr. welcomed Russian help in last year's presidential election roil Washington, asking about it along southern Ohio's Appalachian Highway can draw some pretty strange looks.
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RT:UM Ex-Brazil President Lula sentenced to nearly 10 years for corruption
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a top contender to win next year's presidential election, was convicted on corruption charges on Wednesday and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison.
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RT:UM Generali puts $50 billion German life portfolio on block: sources
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Italy's Generali has put its 44 billion euro ($50 billion) German life insurance portfolio up for sale as it restructures in Europe, sources close to the matter said.
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RT:UM Tech firms protest proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc , Twitter Inc , Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to U.S. net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others.
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RT:UM Democrats introduce new bill on Russia and Iran sanctions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new version of a Russia and Iran sanctions bill on Wednesday, hoping to send a message to President Donald Trump to maintain a strong line against Moscow.
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RT:UM Murray dethroned in painful Wimbledon exit to Querrey
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray's Wimbledon title defense evaporated on Centre Court in a painful five-set demise to Sam Querrey on Wednesday as the hip injury that has dogged the world number one throughout the tournament finally got the better of him.
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RT:UM UK government declines to publish review on funding of extremism
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Wednesday it would not publish in full its report on the sources of funding of Islamist extremism in Britain, prompting opposition charges that it was trying to protect its ally Saudi Arabia.
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RT:UM Trump's FBI pick vows independence, says Russia probe no 'witch hunt'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI, Christopher Wray, on Wednesday said he would refuse to pledge loyalty to Trump, rejected his description of the probe into Russian election meddling as a "witch hunt," and vowed to quit if asked by the president to do something unlawful.
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RT:UM China dissident Liu's condition critical, breathing failing, hospital says
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo is in critical condition and his breathing is failing, the hospital treating him said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Dow sets record-high close; Fed signals gradual rate hikes
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow rose to a record high close while U.S. stocks kept their upward momentum Wednesday following Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony to gradually raise interest rates.
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RT:UM Fed's Yellen says rate and portfolio plans on track, cautions on inflation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is healthy enough for the Fed to raise rates and begin winding down its massive bond portfolio, though low inflation and a low neutral rate may leave the central bank with diminished leeway, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Wells Fargo trims auto loans as market cools, risk overhaul kicks in
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co is scaling back and remolding its auto lending business in response to growing stress in the market, as well as a bank-wide push for more centralized risk controls.
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RT:UM As Qatar row smolders, world markets tot up dependence on Gulf petrodollars
LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar's tensions with its neighbors are making world markets edgy about any hint of financial instability among the Gulf economies, whose vast store of petrodollar savings permeate global investments.
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RT:UM Trump says son is 'innocent' over emails about Russian campaign help
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his eldest son as "innocent" following emails that showed Donald Trump Jr. welcomed Russian help against his father's rival in the 2016 presidential election, deepening the controversy over purported Russian meddling.
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RT:UM Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.
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RT:UM After dieselgate, Volkswagen loosens reins on empire
WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - When Volkswagen boss Matthias Mueller vowed to reform the carmaker after its emissions scandal, decentralizing power from its Wolfsburg headquarters in Germany was a top priority.
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RT:UM Japan PM's sagging support dims outlook for revising constitution: MP
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cherished goal of revising Japan's pacifist constitution has become more difficult to achieve after a plunge in his popularity and the erosion of public trust, a ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday.
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RT:UM Ex-Christie ally and Bridgegate mastermind may avoid prison
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mastermind of the Bridgegate lane closure scandal that helped derail New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's presidential ambitions could avoid prison when he is sentenced in federal court on Tuesday.
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RT:UM Iraq strikes Islamic State in Mosul days after declaring victory
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State militants holding out in Mosul's Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Baghdad declared victory over the jihadists in what they had declared the de facto Iraqi capital of their "caliphate".