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In an apparent break with a nearly two-decades long bipartisan tradition, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined to host an event commemorating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, according to two administration officials familiar with the decision.
RABAT (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities have arrested 20 people following violent clashes between police and protesters in the northern city of Al-Hoceima on Friday evening, the local prosecutor said on Saturday.
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - British double Olympic champion Mo Farah made his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year's fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
(Reuters) - Oracle Team USA got off to a flying start on the first day of the America's Cup in Bermuda, comfortably beating Groupama Team France and then coming from behind in their second race with a narrow victory over arch rival Emirates Team New Zealand.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trumpâ€™s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters.
(Reuters) - Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s with songs such as "Whipping Post," in a career also marred by tragedy and drug abuse, died on Saturday at the age of 69, his official website said.
LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Saturday released a photograph of Salman Abedi on the night he killed 22 people in a suicide bomb attack in Manchester and said they believed an apartment in the city center was where he put together his device.
Gregg Allman, the founding member of the Allman Brothers Band who overcame family tragedy, drug addiction and health problems to become a grizzled elder statesman for the blues music he loved, has died. He was 69.
(Reuters) - Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s with songs such as "Ramblin' Man" in a career also marred by tragedy and drug abuse, died on Saturday at the age of 69, his official website said.
This Memorial Day, historical collectors have the opportunity to snag a rare Civil War item: a document believed to be the only one with the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and his fellow Union political and military leaders.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senior politicians attending a top meeting of South Africa's ruling ANC tabled a motion of no confidence on Saturday against president Jacob Zuma, News24 reported on its website.
BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) - A Somali court sentenced five men to death on Saturday after they were caught with a vehicle laden with explosives, a court official said, a rare successful prosecution in a country where bombings by the Islamist insurgency are increasing.
(Reuters) - Jim Bunning, who showed much of the same combativeness as a U.S. congressman as he had done during his Hall of Fame career as a hard-throwing pitcher in baseball's major leagues, died at the age of 85, his son said on Saturday.
Before we get to James Comey, fake Russian intelligence and the fact that it's getting very hard to say the Russians didn't affect the outcome of the election, let's start this with the obvious caveat that there were a great many factors that led to Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed ahead of a June 8 election but she is still on course to win comfortably, according to two opinion polls carried out since the Manchester suicide attack.
CANNES, France (Reuters) - A movie by an Iranian who was previously sentenced to jail for his work in Iran won the top prize in the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.
LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - British Airways said a power supply issue was to blame for a global computer system failure which sowed confusion and chaos at London's two biggest airports, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian mobile phone network operator Reliance Communications Ltd posted its second straight quarterly loss on Saturday, hit by the price war which has broken out in the world's second-biggest mobile market by number of users.
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Saturday that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that shareholders vote against a slate of directors proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and reject the hedge fund's plan to divide GM shares into two classes.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - South African Branden Grace, who caused controversy earlier this week over a free drop he took from a bunker, climbed to within a stroke of the lead after the BMW PGA Championship third round on Saturday.
MUMBAI, May 27 (Reuters) - Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings plans to sell a 12.2 percent stake in its Indian joint venture insurer ICICI Lombard in a deal that will value the company at 203 billion rupees ($3.15 billion), the Indian company said on Saturday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for improved relations with Gulf Arab countries during a telephone call with the emir of Qatar, which has come under fire from its Gulf neighbors over its relationship with Tehran.
ANKARA (Reuters) - An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit Turkey's Manisa province east of the Aegean coastal city of Izmir on Saturday, broadcaster CNN Turk said, adding that initial reports showed no casualties or damage.
SIGONELLA, Italy (Reuters) - With trouble facing him back home, U.S. President Donald Trump ended his nine-day overseas journey in dramatic fashion on Saturday, addressing U.S. troops at a campaign-style rally.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed to 10 percentage points, according to an Opinium poll for the Observer newspaper on Saturday.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, giving a pep talk to his troops in the country's restive south, exhorted the soldiers to go all out in fighting Islamic militants and joked that under martial law they could even commit rape with impunity.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways has canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.
(Reuters) - A stellar attack collides with a spectacular defense as the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins take on the upstart Nashville Predators in a Stanley Cup Finals full of contrasts starting on Monday.
KABUL (Reuters) - Pakistan announced it had reopened a major border crossing with Afghanistan on Saturday, more than three weeks after several people were killed when troops from both sides exchanged fire for several hours.
President Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers on Saturday declined to comment on the swirl of allegations that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials.
PARIS (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga polished his preparation for the French Open in style by claiming his maiden claycourt title, beating Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(2) 7-5 in the Lyon Open final on Saturday.
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Roman Polanski, whose 1960s films "Repulsion" and "Rosemary's Baby" focused on women in mental torment, returns to the same theme in a film that screened at Cannes on Saturday to mixed reviews.
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Asked about reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Russia before the president took office, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal.
President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. The President teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning during the final leg of his first presidential trip abroad.
CANNES, France (Reuters) - As a hired killer whose weapon of choice is a particular brand of hammer, Joaquin Phoenix delivered a short, sharp shock of a movie to close the Cannes Film Festival's main competition on Saturday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian air raids over Libya have destroyed several camps that trained the militants who killed dozens of Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian military said on Saturday.
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria said on Saturday it would conduct checks on different food products of multinational companies sold in the Balkan state and compare them with food sold in richer western European countries, amid concerns over quality.
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that "of course" President Donald Trump backed NATO's mutual defense doctrine, despite not making an explicit reference to it during a visit to Brussels this week.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Matt Fitzpatrick is not one to panic and his inability so far this year to replicate the 2016 form that validated his reputation as one of the hottest young players in golf has yet to unduly trouble him.
Alarm bells are ringing because one of the largest subprime auto lenders in the nation -- Santander Consumer USA -- only checked the incomes of 8% of its applicants, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration to hurt the business run mainly by Muslims.
MONACO (Reuters) - Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the showcase Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with world championship leading German team mate Sebastian Vettel alongside him on the front row.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine government peace negotiators cancelled formal peace talks with Maoist-led rebels in the Netherlands on Saturday after New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas stepped up offensives in the countryside.
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - In an unusual admission, Group of Seven (G7) leaders said in their final communique on Saturday that they had failed to bridge differences over climate change, with the United States unable to join other countries in committing to the Paris Agreement.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Chris Wood was the toast of the 2016 BMW PGA Championship after waving the shortest club in the bag like a magic wand but fast forward 12 months and he cannot buy a putt for love nor money.
NUREMBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Title holder Kiki Bertens swept aside Czech qualifier Barbora Krejcikova 6-2 6-1 on Saturday to win her second consecutive Nuremberg Cup in a successful dress rehearsal for the French Open starting on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two main airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to shift away from over-reliance on heavy industries, large-scale and careless expansion, and the depletion of the country's natural resources, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday, according to state media.
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Saturday that he would make a decision on whether to support a landmark international agreement on climate change next week.
LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - British Airways flights from Britain were delayed on Saturday because of a global system outage, the airline said, with passengers reporting massive hold-ups at airports and planes being held on runways.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain lowered its security threat level to "severe" on Saturday following significant activity by police investigating the suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Henry Amador-Batten, a gay father flying to his North Carolina home, was accused by United flight attendants of inappropriately touching his son on the flight, setting off a police investigation and angering the boy's fathers.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani held a phone call in which the two leaders stressed the need for more joint efforts to resolve the Syria crisis and discussed economic ties, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
MONACO (Reuters) - Jenson Button is set to start Sunday's showcase Monaco Grand Prix from last place after McLaren's engine partners Honda detected a power unit problem that will incur a 15-place grid penalty.