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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is expected to meet behind closed doors with the Senate intelligence committee within the next two days, a source close to Manafort told CNN on Tuesday, as a separate Senate committee announced it has subpoenaed the former Trump aide.
WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it may revise auto fuel efficiency requirements starting with the 2021 model year, a year earlier than previously disclosed, and could adopt lower standards through 2025.
July 25 (Reuters) - Domino's Pizza Inc reported quarterly international same-restaurant sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, overshadowing strength in the United States and sending its shares down almost 10 percent in morning trading on Tuesday.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey's pro-Kurdish parliamentary opposition launched three months of protests on Tuesday against a state crackdown which has seen dozens of lawmakers and mayors jailed over suspected links to militant separatists.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday told athletes set to compete as neutrals at next month's world championships that they will be paid by the state despite not officially representing their country.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's board will meet on Wednesday to consider offers for its chip unit from Western Digital and Taiwan's Foxconn in addition to a bid from a consortium that was previously favorite, a source familiar with the matter said. Toshiba is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit to cover losses from its bankrupt U.S. nuclear business Westinghouse.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's call for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate former Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is "highly inappropriate" and threatens to erode the separation between law and politics, a leading Republican senator said on Tuesday.
July 25 (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp, maker of Otis Elevators, Pratt & Whitney engines and Carrier air conditioners, on Tuesday reported a 2.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales in three of its four business units.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - A criminal gang is offering bounties of $1 million to assassins who kill leaders from Colombia's Marxist FARC rebel group, a lawyer for the guerrillas said on Tuesday, as the group prepares to take seats in Congress as part of a peace deal.
(Reuters Health) - Decreasing sensitivity to insulin - often associated with obesity and eventual type 2 diabetes - may also cause young adults to have lower bone mass at a time of life when it should be at its peak, Korean researchers say.
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Police with search hounds hunted on Tuesday for a chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods, a day after he stormed into an insurance office in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen and wounded two staff members.
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Advisors on Tuesday criticized Akzo Nobel for dismissing its request yesterday for shareholders to add items to the agenda of a Sept. 8 extraordinary general meeting.
LONDON (Reuters) - British TV presenter and former disc jockey Noel Edmonds has more than quadrupled the damages he is seeking from Lloyds Banking Group to 300 million pounds ($392 million) as he steps up a 12-year demand for compensation.
(Reuters) - The U.S. electric industry knew as far back as 1968 that burning fossil fuels might cause global warming, but cast doubt on the science of climate change and ramped up coal use for decades afterward, an environmental watchdog group said on Tuesday.
AMMAN (Reuters) - Several thousand Jordanians urged their government on Tuesday to close the Israeli embassy in Amman and scrap an unpopular peace treaty during the funeral of a young Jordanian shot dead by an Israeli security guard in the embassy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of Democratic senators hope to ban a pesticide the U.S. government has greenlighted for use, according to a bill unveiled on Tuesday in a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump's push to loosen environmental regulations.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 150 yards (137 meters), a U.S. official told Reuters.
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's ABC News on Tuesday launched a partnership with millennial-focused video news site ATTN: to co-produce videos for social media including Facebook Inc's Instagram and for Twitter Inc .
(Reuters) - A three-month-old killer whale, the last orca to be born in captivity at a SeaWorld park, died on Monday in San Antonio, Texas after suffering a possible pneumonia infection, the park said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Asset manager Blackrock and solar energy firm Lightsource have agreed to jointly create a 1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) portfolio of solar power assets in Britain over the next three years, the two companies said on Tuesday.
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria views a U.S. decision to halt CIA support to rebel groups fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad as a "start" toward ending the six-year conflict, a government minister told Reuters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will speak with Senate investigators on Capitol Hill within the next 48 hours, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citing a source close to Manafort.
(Reuters) - Diego Maradona has backed the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in soccer even though he is aware that his infamous 'Hand of God' goal would not have stood if the technology had existed during his heyday.
OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - Norwegian Air , the fast-growing budget airline trying to crack the transatlantic market by undercutting established rivals, faces mounting pressure to control costs and shore up its balance sheet to weather fierce competition.
NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) - US online health publisher WebMD Health Corpâ€™s acquisition by KKR & Co-backed Internet Brands will be financed in part by an all-loan debt structure led by Credit Suisse, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 43 activists to life in prison on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a retrial of anti-government protesters who clashed with authorities in late 2011.
July 25 (Reuters) - The S&P hit a record high, while the Dow opened higher on Tuesday, helped by strong earnings from Caterpillar and McDonald's, but Google-parent Alphabet weighed on the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
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.
FRANKFURT/CAPE TOWN, July 25 (Reuters) - Software AG is launching an internal investigation after a media report alleged it had paid kickbacks as part of a wide-ranging South African scandal in which fellow German software maker SAP has also been caught up.
FRANKFURT/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Daimler's supervisory board will meet on Wednesday to discuss allegations that German carmakers were involved in anti-competitive behavior, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a crucial role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and keep their years-long pledge to unwind the 2010 healthcare overhaul.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it may revise the 2021 model year fuel efficiency requirements as it reviews the Obama administration vehicle emissions rules a year earlier than previously disclosed.
LISBON (Reuters) - A German developer for the technology sector has reached an agreement to renovate a former military factory next to the Tagus River in downtown Lisbon, as the city's efforts to become a hub for European startups begins to attract foreign investors.
* Merck's investigational NNRTI, doravirine, meets primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferiority to efavirenz, both in combination with other antiretroviral agents, in pivotal phase 3 trial for treatment of hiv-1 infection
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(Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc will begin including Hulu Live TV and Google's YouTube TV viewing in its TV ratings in the United States in an effort to capture the shift from traditional broadcast to watching shows on laptops or smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan stoked a dispute with NATO ally Germany on Tuesday, warning of Western agents "roaming free" in Turkey and telling those who threaten the country with embargoes to be ready for the consequences.
July 25 (Reuters) - Gold miner Newmont Mining Corp reported a much bigger-than-expected 60 percent jump in quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday as production improved, more than offsetting losses from lower realized gold prices.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised ongoing work on a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain while criticizing the European Union's trade relationship with the United States, although he provided no other details.
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established U.S. restaurants, helped by promotions on beverages as well as the launch of signature crafted sandwiches.
LONDON (Reuters) - The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard will return to the London High Court on Tuesday for a hearing to decide whether their son should have his life support withdrawn at home or in hospital, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on its website.
(Reuters) - Biogen Inc's second-quarter profit smashed estimates on Tuesday, boosted by strong sales of its spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) drug, Spinraza, which is priced at $750,000 for the first year of therapy.
(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.
Germany's Angela Merkel is often referred to as the "climate chancellor" because of her impassioned stand on climate protection, which has included the muscular arm-twisting of laggard nations in Europe and beyond -- as she demonstrated at the G20 summit in Hamburg in earlier this month.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - British courts should protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the country after it leaves the bloc, Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday, defending Britain's rejection of the EU's position.
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - European Union plans to supervise euro-denominated clearing in London after Brexit don't give the bloc's regulators enough power to intervene in a crisis, Germany's stock exchange said on Tuesday.
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - The dollar sat at a more-than-one-year low while stocks climbed on Tuesday, as investors bet that subdued U.S. inflation and strains in Washington would limit Federal Reserve interest rate moves for the rest of the year.
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a lower quarterly net profit from continuing operations due to lower vehicle sales and restructuring charges, but results beat Wall Street expectations.
NICE/MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Firefighters battled wind-whipped infernos along the French Riviera coast on Tuesday as the flames torched vegetation on hills overlooking glitzy Mediterranean resorts thronged by summer holidaymakers.