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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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 9 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 17 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 18 horas
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 21 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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 22 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 22 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 22 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 22 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 23 horas
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.
Reuters Top News | Hace 2 días
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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