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Helping the poor is a 'Passport to Paradise,' Pope says

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".

North Korea

Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic Worms

South Korean doctors operating on an injured North Korean soldier found parasitic worms crawling in his dietary tract, a symptom of poor hygiene and nutrition.


Golf: Fleetwood shoots 65 to retake pole in the Race to Dubai

(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.

Poor record-keeping hinders Zinke investigation, watchdog says

The Interior Department's internal watchdog has chastised agency officials for poor record-keeping as she investigates Secretary Ryan Zinke's travel expenses.

Federal Taxes (US)

Senate Plan Would Raise Taxes on the Poor, a Report Says

The nonpartisan congressional Joint Committee on Taxation said an amended Senate tax bill would effectively raise taxes on low-income Americans by 2021.

Green Climate Fund

U.N. Climate Fund Promised Billions to Poor Nations. For Some, the Wait Is Long.

The Green Climate Fund was meant to help developing countries tackle climate change, but many of the most vulnerable nations have not seen any grants.


Physicians may be biased against research from poor nations

(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.


South Africa's Zuma again denounces "monopoly" white economic power

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.


Poor children benefit when parents have access to healthcare

(Reuters Health) - Low-income children in the U.S. whose parents qualified for Medicaid were more likely to receive preventive care, regardless of their own insurance coverage, a new study finds.


Skipton Journal: Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.)

An area in Yorkshire topped a national survey, upsetting stereotypes that northern England is colder, poorer and less sophisticated than the south.


Bronx Charity Founder Wants to Pay Bail for Poor Defendants Nationwide

Her new initiative, called the Bail Project, hopes to free 150,000 people in jail on bail in 40 cities in the next five years.


United resumes Newark-Delhi flights after halt due to poor air quality

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.


United halts Newark-Delhi flights on poor air quality

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.

Sutherland Springs, Tex, Shooting (2017)

In the Air Force, Texas Gunman Showed Signs of Depression and Rage

One Air Force colleague recalled how Devin P. Kelley, when punished for poor performance, would cry, scream and shake with rage, vowing to kill his superiors.


Disney shares rise as focus turns to streaming commitment

(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.


Fiji spending soars to battle climate risks

(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.


Disney profit, revenue misses Street as cable business weighs

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co reported lower-than expected quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, dragged down by a poor performance at its cable business, including a drop in subscribers at ESPN.

Opinion: Reality bites Trump

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."


'We're engaged': Alaska gets China backing for natural gas project

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.


At least four dead, 18 missing in Colombia landslide

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.

Tax Shelters

The Paradise Papers: How Business Titans, Pop Stars and Royals Hide Their Wealth

Records from an offshore hideaway show how an American billionaire grew one of the world’s largest trusts and another owned part of a company accused of exploiting the poor.


While the poor collector gently weeps, Hendrix, McCartney guitars go up for auction

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.


Fight for grassroots democracy in Cambodia sidelines U.S.

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia (Reuters) - Sin Rozeth's attempts to show the benefits of grassroots democracy to some of the poorest people in the Cambodian city of Battambang are in peril.


Filipino lawyers' group challenges Duterte's war on drugs

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.

Opinion: Asia trip is an opportunity for Trump

Presidential trips can be a strong policy instrument when wielded correctly. But when poorly planned or executed, time abroad can result in irrevocable blows to US national security.


Insys founder Kapoor steps down as Akorn chairman after arrest

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.

Federal Taxes (US)

Op-Ed Columnist: Donald Trump Wants to Raise Your Taxes

His plan is politically vulnerable because it’s full of stealth tax increases for the middle class and poor.


UPDATE 3-Insys founder resigns from board after charges in U.S. opioid bribe case

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.


UPDATE 1-INSYS founder resigns from board after charges in U.S. opioid bribe case

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.


INSYS founder resigns from board after charges in U.S. opioid bribe case

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.

Women and Girls

Weinstein, Hefner and the Poor Excuse that Explains a Lot

Harvey Weinstein was wrong to use “the culture then” to explain his behavior, but not that wrong.


Disabilities tied to worse access to care, poorer health

(Reuters Health) - People with disabilities may have less access to care and worse health outcomes than individuals without physical or mental challenges, two recent studies suggest.

New York Times

Ask The Times: What Constitutes Style? Choire Sicha, Our New Styles Editor, Answers Your Questions

“Styles is the document of the conflicts between rich and poor, which is why our section makes absolutely everyone unhappy eventually.”

McCain and Trump still fighting Vietnam War

John McCain may be battling, as he has described it, a "very poor prognosis" of brain cancer, but he's still a fighter.


New school offers education 'salvation' for Syrian girls in Lebanon

BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (Reuters) - A new girls' school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's poor Bekaa region is aiming to give girls from conservative backgrounds the chance at a formal education.

Fuel Emissions (Transportation)

London Adds Charge for Older Diesel Vehicles to Fight Pollution

It will now cost almost $30 to drive such cars in the center of the British capital, as the mayor cites “a health crisis” caused by poor-quality air.


Sierra Leone to auction multi-million dollar diamond to benefit poor

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.

Hurricane Maria (2017)

'Perfect Storm' of Failures Leaves Puerto Rico in the Dark

One month after Hurricane Maria, experts say poor planning, logistical nightmares and dire financial straits are to blame for the slow response to Puerto Rico's major power outage.


Power, Corruption and Murder Roil Little Guyana

A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.


'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

(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.


'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand drags Apple lower

(Reuters) - Signs of poor demand for the iPhone 8 fueled more market questions over Apple Inc's double 2017 iPhone release strategy, sending its shares down as much as 2.6 percent on Thursday.


UPDATE 1-Unilever blames poor weather for slowing growth

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Unilever reported lower-than-expected third-quarter sales, blaming recent storms in the United States and poor weather for weak ice cream sales in Europe.


Unilever blames poor weather for slowing growth

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.


No gladiators vs lions, but cheap seats now open in Rome's Colosseum

ROME (Reuters) - Visitors to Rome's Colosseum can now see the structure as poor Romans once did - minus the wild animals, gladiators and Christian martyrs.

Courts and the Judiciary

Editorial: Ending Cash-Register Justice

Towns across the country hand out fines for minor infractions and jail anyone too poor to pay. It’s time for more judges to speak out.


Merkel: State defeat has not weakened conservatives before coalition talks

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.


Fake paperwork, poor parts challenge China's aerospace boom

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.


INSIGHT-Fake paperwork, poor parts challenge China's aerospace boom

* Chinese suppliers to Moog committed violations - FAA report

Homeless Persons

Homeless Shelters Name Their Own Rates in New York, Audit Finds

The state comptroller found that New York had poor control over how much it was paying to house the homeless, but the city said reform was already underway.

Sexual Harassment

Woody Allen Warns of ‘Witch Hunt’ After Weinstein Allegations

In an interview with the BBC, Mr. Allen expressed sympathy for “the poor women that were involved” but also called the situation “sad for Harvey.”


Copyright restored to poor family of Australian Aboriginal artist

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.

Trump ends insurance subsidies for poor people

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.

The richest poor country in the world

It is an island of fabulous beasts and unforgettable vistas.

India: A nation of many extremes

In CNN reporter Moni Basu's home country of India, there's a wide gap between the rich and poor, educated and uneducated. Will India's divided present lead to turbulent future?

Prisons and Prisoners

Courts Sidestep the Law and South Carolina’s Poor Go to Jail

One homeless man has been arrested or cited 270 times on the same charge, trespassing. He has never been represented by a lawyer.


In the mountains of Puerto Rico, hurricane recovery is slower

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.


Global Health: As Cancer Tears Through Africa, Drug Makers Draw Up a Battle Plan

In a deal similar to the one that turned the tide against AIDS, manufacturers and charities will make chemotherapy drugs available in six poor countries at steep discounts.

Suits and Litigation (Civil)

New York City Will Sue State Over $380 Million Withheld for Uninsured

Uncertainty over federal payments has led the state to withhold the money, meant to cover the costs of coverage of poor and uninsured patients.


Cambodian government files lawsuit to dissolve main opposition party

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.

Women and Girls

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of Women’s ‘Empowerment’

Development organizations and Western feminists think that empowering poor women means giving them chickens or sewing machines. It doesn’t.


EU wine grape harvest seen at 36-year low due to frosts, heatwave

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.

United States Economy

Economic Scene: Tax Cuts, Sold as Fuel for Growth, Widen Gap Between Rich and Poor

New research undermines the contention since the 1970s that lower rates stimulate the economy. What they seem to do instead is increase inequality.


House Republicans seek $1 billion in Medicaid funds for Puerto Rico

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.

Tests (Medical)

Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Impending Dementia

Men and women who failed to identify orange, leather, peppermint, rose or fish odors were at higher risk of cognitive decline.

Honoré: 'The mayor's living on a cot'

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré drew a stark distinction Saturday when asked about President Donald Trump's tweets accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of "poor leadership" in her response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.


Opinion: The Latin Mass, Thriving in Southeastern Nigeria

The older service appeals to the poor and links faraway lands to Rome, and Catholic traditions.

Hurricane Maria (2017)

Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Criticized Storm Response

In a series of tweets, the president accused the mayor of San Juan of “poor leadership” and implied that Puerto Rico should do more to help itself.

President accuses San Juan mayor of poor leadership as she pleads for help

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack Saturday morning on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín 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."

Sen. Warren: Canada giving US wake-up call

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.

Celebrity chef steps up amid country's food crisis

Chef Jose Andres says he loves feeding the many as he leads a food mission in one of the poorest neighborhoods in San Juan, Puerto Rico. CNN's Bill Weir reports.


U.S. strike first against Internationals at Presidents Cup

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.


WHO reports 25 million unsafe abortions a year, sees higher risk from U.S. cutbacks

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.


Financier Lynn Tilton defeats SEC fraud charges

(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.


SNAP food aid program tied to lower health spending for poor

(Reuters Health) - For low-income U.S. adults, enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may be associated with lower health spending, a new study suggests.

McCain's cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'

Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis."


While wealthy Mexicans swamped by quake aid, poor feel abandoned

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.


Argentina's Macri almost certain to run for re-election: adviser

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.


UPDATE 1-Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch

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.


Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch

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.


Poor sleep associated with higher risk of chronic pain

(Reuters Health) - People who sleep poorly may be more likely to develop a chronic pain condition and have worse physical health, a study from the UK suggests.


Golf: Park grabs first-round lead at Evian Championship

(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.


ACA Medicaid expansion tied to earlier cancer care for the poor

(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.


Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick

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.


Australian Olympic swimmer gets one-year 'whereabouts' ban

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.


BRIEF-GE Power selected for another gas power plant contract in South Asia

* GE says has been selected by Shapoorji Pallonji Group to supply power generation equipment for upcoming power plant in Bhola district of Bangladesh Source text ( Further company coverage:


Wall Street executives have gloomy outlook on third-quarter trading results

(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.


Goldman details $5 billion revenue growth plan amid investor questions

(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.


Mexico rushes aid to millions after powerful quake; death toll at 96

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.


Mexico rushes aid to millions after huge quake; death toll at 96

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.


Thousands of homes wrecked by huge Mexican quake, death toll at 91

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.


Thousands of homes wrecked by huge Mexican quake, death toll at 90

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.


Pope to wrap up Colombia trip in Cartagena with focus on poor

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.


Death toll from massive Mexican quake rises to 65

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.


Mexico's strongest quake in 85 years kills dozens in the poor south

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.

Begala: Why Trump caved to Pelosi and Schumer

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.


LME to upgrade electronic trading system after complaints

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.


Exclusive: Crowded Bangladesh revives plan to settle Rohingya on isolated island

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.


UEFA president says rich-poor divide is key issue in European football

GENEVA (Reuters) - Preventing the growing gap between the rich clubs and the rest is the key issue in European football, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Monday.

McCain: Trump is poorly informed, impulsive

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.


Vietnam says violations found at central bank in war on graft

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has found faults with the central State Bank of Vietnam, including poor supervision of credit organizations and inefficiency in preventing corruption, the government said on Saturday.