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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis welcomed the poor, homeless and unemployed as guests of honor for a Mass and gourmet meal in the Vatican on Sunday, saying that helping the needy was one way of obtaining a "passport to paradise".
(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood regained control in the Race to Dubai, rebounding from his poor first round to shoot a seven-under-par 65 and also power back into the hunt for the DP World Tour Championship title on Friday.
(Reuters Health) - Physicians in England appear to favor research from high-income countries over research from low-income countries, a bias that could lead to reluctance to adopt cost-saving healthcare innovations, a new study suggests.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma reiterated a call on Monday for radical reforms to shift the balance of "monopoly" economic power away from whites who dominated under apartheid, saying without such change blacks would stay poor for a long time.
NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - United Airlines on Sunday resumed flights from Newark, New Jersey to New Delhi, India, according to the airline's website, after suspending the service temporarily over concerns about poor air quality in the Indian capital.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines has temporary suspended flights from Newark, New Jersey to New Delhi, India, on poor air quality concerns in the Indian capital, according to a company spokesman on Sunday.
(Reuters) - Walt Disney's shares rose 3 percent on Friday, as Wall Street shrugged off poor financial results and focused instead on the media giant's commitment to build a service that will compete aggressively with video streaming pioneer Netflix.
(Reuters) - Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon emissions to protect poor island nations from the increasing threat of floods and cyclones.
President Trump's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Election Day (apologies to Judith Viorst) began with a promise on Twitter, that if Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie were to be elected, he would "totally turn around the high crime and poor economic performance of VA." It ended in a different fashion, with a complaint, also expressed on the social media platform: Gillespie, "did not embrace me or what I stand for."
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's biggest state oil company Sinopec, one of the country's top banks and its sovereign wealth fund agreed on Thursday to develop a $43 billion natural gas project in Alaska, as the cash-poor U.S. state seeks to revive its dwindling energy industry.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - A landslide killed at least four people and left 18 missing in southwest Colombia, authorities said on Wednesday, as the country grappled once again with the deadly pairing of heavy rains and poor infrastructure.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Collectors who want to own a piece of music history - Fender, Gibson and Guild guitars used by the likes of Tom Petty, Paul McCartney and Jimi Hendrix - will have to be ready to put up some serious cash next month in New York City.
MANILA (Reuters) - Filipino lawyers on Thursday announced a broad alliance to challenge President Rodrigo Duterte's 16-month war on drugs amid unprecedented scrutiny of the campaign in which more than 3,900 mostly urban, poor Filipinos have been killed.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - John Kapoor, the billionaire founder of opioid maker Insys Therapeutics Inc, has resigned as chairman of drugmaker Akorn Inc, just days after his arrest on charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a potent pain medication while he was at Insys.
Oct 29 (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, John Kapoor, has resigned from the company's board of directors, Insys said in a statement on Sunday. Kapoor was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug, marking a step by authorities to fight the opioid epidemic.
Oct 29 (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of INSYS Therapeutics Inc John Kapoor, has resigned from the company's board of directors, INSYS said in a statement on Sunday. Kapoor was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug, marking a step by authorities to fight the opioid epidemic.
Oct 29 (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of INSYS Therapeutics Inc John N. Kapoor, has resigned from the company's board of directors, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Kapoor was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug, marking a step by authorities to fight the opioid epidemic.
Ramat Gan, ISRAEL (Reuters) - Sierra Leone hopes to raise millions of dollars for development projects by auctioning a huge uncut diamond, believed to be one of the world's largest, in New York in December.
(Reuters) - Signs of poor demand for the iPhone 8 fueled more questions on Thursday over Apple Inc's strategy of releasing two phones within months of each other in 2017, sending its shares almost 3 percent lower.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Consumer goods maker Unilever reported a 2.6 percent rise in underlying third-quarter sales on Thursday, blaming poor weather in Europe and natural disasters in the Americas.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the poor showing of her Christian Democrats (CDU) in a regional poll on Sunday had not weakened her conservative bloc's position ahead of three-way federal coalition talks due to start later this week.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese suppliers to U.S. flight control systems maker Moog sold it poorly made parts, faked paperwork and outsourced work to a factory not approved by the company, according to an internal report by U.S. aviation regulators.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The impoverished family of Australia's most famous Aboriginal artist, Albert Namatjira, has been given copyright to his works after years of fruitless campaigning triggered the intervention of a philanthropist.
Saying they're "unlawful," President Trump decided to stop the payments to insurance companies that subsidize cheaper plans for low-income people. That could increase premiums for others in the marketplace or potentially drive insurers away completely.
TRUJILLO ALTO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - In the lowlands of Trujillo Alto, a sprawling suburb of San Juan, clean water once again flows in the homes of most residents. But in the mountainous part of the city, which is largely poor and semi-rural, finding clean water remains a daily struggle.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian government lawyers filed a lawsuit on Friday to demand the dissolution of the main opposition party, in a move that would help Prime Minister Hun Sen extend his 32-year rule when the poor Southeast Asian nation votes in an election next year.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Heavy hailstorms and late frosts in spring and a hot, dry summer have damaged vineyards across Europe and are expected to result in the poorest wine grape harvest in 36 years, the EU's executive arm said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Puerto Rico, struggling to recover from hurricane damage, could receive $1 billion in additional funding for the Medicaid health insurance program for the poor under a proposal from a U.S. House of Representatives panel, a congressional aide said on Tuesday.
Retired Lt. Gen. Russel HonorÃ© drew a stark distinction Saturday when asked about President Donald Trump's tweets accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen YulÃn Cruz of "poor leadership" in her response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack Saturday morning on San Juan Mayor Carmen YulÃn Cruz for "poor leadership ability," saying she and others in Puerto Rico "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort."
President Donald Trump, a loud and persistent critic of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recently began renegotiating this trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The President promised to secure a fair deal for American workers. That sounds great. After all, we don't think Americans should be forced to compete with poorly paid workers from Mexico or elsewhere, and we can demand that companies that want to trade with us lift wages, benefits, and health and safety standards for their foreign workers.
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) - Another Presidents Cup, another poor start by the Internationals as the United States won the first foursomes match on the opening day at Liberty National on Thursday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly half of the estimated 56 million abortions performed worldwide every year are unsafe and women in poor countries face even higher risks due to U.S. funding cuts to family planning programs abroad, health experts said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission suffered a defeat on Wednesday, as a judge said it failed to prove private equity fund manager Lynn Tilton defrauded investors by hiding the poor performance of assets underlying three debt funds.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Relief supplies and volunteers are piling up at rescue sites in upscale districts of Mexico City following Tuesday's deadly earthquake in a show of solidarity that has contrasted with the government's struggle to get aid to people most in need.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri is almost certain to run for re-election in 2019, his top campaign adviser said on Thursday, even as he acknowledged that the leader's market-friendly reforms were unpopular among many poor Argentines.
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Reviewers of Apple Inc's latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago were impressed by some of its smartphone features, but several said on Wednesday they did not recommend the device because of connectivity problems and poor battery life.
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's latest smartwatch may have packed many impressive features of a smartphone, but occasional mobile connectivity issues and poor battery life held back several reviewers from recommending the device.
(Reuters) - South Korean Park Sung-hyun took full advantage of the ultimate mulligan by grabbing the first-round lead of the Evian Championship in France on Friday after bad weather wiped out her poor start a day earlier.
(Reuters Health) - After the Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped reduce the number of uninsured Americans, more low-income adults got cancer diagnosed when it was less advanced and potentially easier to treat, a recent study suggests.
LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Heart disease and tobacco ranked with conflict and violence among the world's biggest killers in 2016, while poor diets and mental disorders caused people the greatest ill health, a large international study has found.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian swimmer Jarrod Poort, who represented his country at the last two Olympics, has been handed a one-year ban for failures to notify anti-doping authorities of his whereabouts.
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(Reuters) - Executives from JPMorgan Chase & Co , Bank of America Corp and Goldman Sachs Group Inc warned on Tuesday that trading conditions during the third quarter were likely to be poor for their banks.
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Tuesday unveiled a growth plan that could add as much as $5 billion in revenue annually, as the bank seeks to reassure investors after two poor trading quarters in a row.
JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others, authorities said on Monday, as officials rushed to get food and water to stricken communities in the poor south.
JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and killed 96 others, authorities said on Monday, as officials rushed to get food and water to afflicted communities in the poor south.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A massive earthquake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 91 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people in the poorer south, state officials said, as more details of the disaster emerged.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A massive earthquake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 90 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people in the poorer south, state officials said, as more details of the disaster emerged.
BOGOTA/CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Pope Francis wraps up his trip to Colombia on Sunday with a visit to the Caribbean port city of Cartagena, a top tourist destination famous for its colonial walled ramparts but which masks deep social inequality in its surrounding shantytowns.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The death toll from the massive earthquake that struck Mexico on Thursday night has risen to 65, as more victims were registered in the poor southern states hardest hit by the disaster, authorities said on Saturday.
JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 60 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia.
I never again want to hear someone ask why the Democrats chose Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer as their leaders. The two just made a deal with the guy who wrote "The Art of the Deal" and made it the Art of the Steal. Poor President Donald Trump was lucky he got out of the room with his hair.
LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) is set to upgrade and strengthen its electronic trading system after falling volumes and user complaints about outages and poor functionality.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest and most crowded nations, plans to go ahead with work to develop an isolated, flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal to temporarily house tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar, officials say.
Sen. John McCain issued a plea for bipartisan cooperation as Congress returns from its extended summer recess, saying pragmatism, compromise and mutual respect are more critical than ever given what he considers the lack of experience emanating from the White House.