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'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11.


Opinion: Stop Apologizing for Being Elite

The energy that elites spend being ashamed of their advantages would be better spent sharing the fruits of those advantages.

Trump would call Daniels 'all the time' during affair, her friend says

Keith Munyan, a close personal friend of Stormy Daniels, confirmed to CNN he listened in on several private phone conversations between the porn actress and the man who would become president.


Oklahoma to become first U.S. state to use nitrogen gas for executions

(Reuters) - Oklahoma plans to start using nitrogen gas for executions, officials said on Wednesday, in what would be the first such method of capital punishment in the United States.

United States Politics and Government

News Analysis: Under Pompeo, a Foreign Policy That Fits the President’s Worldview

The man who would become secretary of state opposes the nuclear deal with Iran and doubts North Korea will give up its nuclear arsenal through negotiations.

She may be the 1st female CIA chief

President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA, Gina Haspel, would be the first female director of the intelligence agency if confirmed.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Pressured by Trump, A.T.F. Revisits Bump Stock Rules

In repeatedly promising that bump stocks would be banned, President Trump may have opened his Justice Department to lawsuits.


‘Punish a Muslim Day’ Letters Rattle U.K. Communities

Counterterrorism investigators are looking into anonymous letters that said points would be awarded for acts like pulling off a woman’s scarf and bombing a mosque.


Deutsche Bank to pay staff 2 billion euros in bonuses for 2017

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank said on Sunday its 2017 bonus pool would be above 2 billion euros ($2.46 billion), as the loss-making bank seeks to retain staff during a major overhaul.

Trump: 'I'd love to beat Oprah. I know her weakness.'

President Donald Trump said the person he most wants to run against in 2020 is Oprah Winfrey, predicting the campaign "would be a painful experience for her."


UPDATE 1-Regeneron/Sanofi offer new Praluent pricing to break reimbursement logjam

March 10 (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Saturday they would be willing to charge less for their potent cholesterol drug, Praluent, if insurers agree to lessen onerous access barriers for high-risk patients.


Regeneron/Sanofi offer new Praluent pricing to break reimbursement logjam

March 10 (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Saturday they would be willing to charge less for their potent cholesterol drug, Praluent, if insurers agree to lessen onerous access barriers for high-risk patients.


Trump says prepared to meet North Korea's Kim in first-ever such parley

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between leaders from the two countries and could mark a breakthrough in a standoff over the North's nuclear weapons.


Cilic says 99.9 percent of players will back new Davis Cup plan

LONDON (Reuters) - The proposed radical revamp of the Davis Cup format to create an end-of-season tennis World Cup would be welcomed by the players, according to Croatia's former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic.


Road to Talks Between the U.S. and North Korea Has Been Bumpy

A meeting between North Korea’s leader and President Trump would be the highest-level talks between the two countries, but there is a long history of failed efforts.


China-Vatican negotiations 'in full swing', Chinese official says

BEIJING (Reuters) - Negotiations to broker a framework accord between China and the Vatican on the appointment of bishops are making quick progress towards a deal, a Chinese official said on Friday, in what would be a historic breakthrough in relations.

Is vegetarian fast food actually good for you?

Plant-based diets have been associated with many health benefits, including a reduced risk of obesity, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. So it might naturally follow that vegetarian fast food, which is inherently plant-based, would be more nutritionally appealing than its traditional relatives.


Trump says North Korea's Kim promises to give up nuclear weapons, plans first-ever meeting

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between the two countries' leaders and potentially mark a major breakthrough in nuclear tensions with Pyongyang.

United States Politics and Government

Trump Accepts North Korea’s Invitation to Discuss Its Nuclear Program

No sitting American president has ever met a North Korean leader, and the meeting with Kim Jong-un would be a breathtaking gamble.


Southeast Asia's Grab in talks to buy into Uber's regional business-source

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm, Grab, is in advanced negotiations to buy parts of Uber Technologies Inc's business in the region, said a source with knowledge of the talks, in what would be Uber's second retreat from an Asian market.

How will Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel affect your state?

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his promised tariffs on steel and aluminum imports -- 25% on steel, 10% on aluminum -- would be applied in a "very loving way."


Southeast Asia's Grab in talks to buy into Uber's regional business: source

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm, Grab, is in advanced negotiations to buy parts of Uber Technologies Inc's business in the region, said a source with knowledge of the talks, in what would be Uber's second retreat from an Asian market.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Sam Nunberg Says He’ll Cooperate With Mueller. But What Does He Know?

Mr. Nunberg, who was one of the first people to take the idea of a Trump campaign seriously, would be in a position to tell the special counsel about the Trump campaign’s origins.


Grab in advanced talks to buy into Uber's Southeast Asia business: source

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm, Grab, is in advanced negotiations to buy parts of Uber Technologies Inc's business in the region, said a source with knowledge of the talks, in what would be Uber's second retreat from an Asian market.


Treasury's Mnuchin backs U.S. Senate bank bill: Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday passage of a Senate bill to ease rules on banks would be "a big step in the right direction."


Virgin Atlantic boss confident on post-Brexit flying rights

LONDON (Reuters) - Virgin Atlantic's chief executive said he was confident a deal would be done to secure Britain's flying rights after Brexit, as the airline launched an extra legroom economy seat to try to stand out from the crowd amid intense competition.


Carmakers warn Theresa May: Brexit barriers make our plants more expensive

GENEVA, March 7 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmakers such as Jaguar Land Rover cautioned Prime Minister Theresa May that car plants would become more expensive and more complicated to run after Brexit unless she can ensure unfettered trade with the European Union.


South Africa's Cape Town moves back to August 'Day Zero' forecast

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's city of Cape Town said on Wednesday that if no rainfall comes then "Day Zero", when the taps are predicted to run dry, would be pushed back to 27 August from July 9, and that the bullet could be dodged completely this year.

Mississippi could be the first state with 15-week abortion ban

The Mississippi Senate moved one step closer Tuesday to passing a law that would prevent women from getting abortions after they are 15 weeks pregnant. If the law passes, it would be the earliest abortion limit measured in weeks of pregnancy to become law in the US.

Trump: We'll counteract Russian meddling

During a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, President Trump said a study was being done to ensure that no votes would be tampered with in the 2018 midterm elections.


World Chess Federation says Swiss accounts to be frozen over Syria sanctions

(The Feb. 14 story corrects 1st para & headline to make clear the federation said UBS bank had announced that the federation's accounts would be immediately frozen, rather than had already been frozen)

United States Politics and Government

He Turned on Al Qaeda and Aided the U.S. Now He’s on Food Stamps and Needs a Job.

Bryant Neal Vinas, a convicted terrorist, thought he would be rewarded for telling the F.B.I. everything he knew. Instead, he is living unprotected in New York.

Gymnast becomes first man to accuse Larry Nassar of abuse

Jacob Moore went to visit Larry Nassar, a gymnastics doctor and family friend, after gymnastics practice one day in April 2016, for what he thought would be treatment for his ailing shoulder.

Academy Awards (Oscars)

From Time’s Up to Inclusion Riders: Women Take Charge at the Oscars

Men won a vast majority of Oscars, but the night will go down as one in which women made it clear they would be doing and saying what they wanted.


Collapse of Iran nuclear deal would be 'great loss', IAEA tells Trump

VIENNA (Reuters) - A collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would be a "great loss", the U.N. atomic watchdog's chief warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, giving a wide-ranging defense of the accord and his agency's work under it.


AXA buys Bermuda-based XL for $15 billion in latest insurance mega-deal

PARIS (Reuters) - France's AXA moved to buy Bermuda-based XL Group for $15.3 billion on Monday to create what it said would be a world leader in property and casualty insurance.


Toyota venture to spend $2.8 billion to develop self-driving technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said a new venture would be investing more than $2.8 billion to develop automated-driving software - the latest salvo in an increasingly frenetic battle to be ahead in a sector hit by a slew of disruptive technologies.

WH promised firearms policy plan by Friday. Then Trump had his 'surreal' guns meeting.

President Donald Trump's freewheeling meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday has delayed what top White House aides had promised would be the rollout of specific policy proposals about guns and school safety by the end of the week, multiple sources tell CNN.

Senate dashes hopes for swift gun legislation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday the Senate will turn to a banking bill next week, dashing hopes of many senators in both parties that the Senate would be able to pass gun legislation quickly in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Hicks, Hope C (1988- )

Hope Hicks to Resign as White House Communications Director

Ms. Hicks, who had been considering a departure for several months, did not indicate what her next job would be, but she said that she plans to leave the White House in the coming weeks.


Senate Democrats push for support to reinstate net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats launched efforts on Tuesday to win a vote to reinstate Obama-era rules guaranteeing an open internet, suggesting it would be a major issue in the 2018 mid-term elections.

Analysis: This is how gun legislation dies

This time, we were told, it would be different.


ABLV owners to liquidate bank to protect assets and clients

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The owners of Latvia's ABLV Bank, accused by U.S. authorities of large-scale money laundering, have decided to liquidate the lender after the European Central Bank said on Saturday it would be wound up, ABLV told Reuters on Monday.

Travel and Vacations

Footsteps: In Search of Virginia Woolf’s Lost Eden in Cornwall

The vast coastal county of Cornwall, England, had a profound effect on the future writing of the impressionable young girl who would become a literary star.

Babies and Infants

The New Health Care: What Happens When You Let Babies Feed Themselves?

The hope was that they would naturally eat the right amount, and that fewer would be overweight, but a study didn’t support that.

Trump says military parade would be great for country's spirit

President Donald Trump says a military parade in Washington could take place on Veterans Day or the Fourth of July, adding that it would be "something great for the spirit of the country."

Politics and Government

North Korea Is Willing to Talk With U.S., South’s Leader Says

The move would be a potential diplomatic victory for President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, who has been urging the two countries to talk.

Teachers and School Employees

‘Teachers Are Educators, Not Security Guards’: Educators Respond to Trump Proposal

Many teachers reacted with alarm at the idea they would be trained and armed.

Van Jones: Jesus would be backing the kids

Gun violence is rocking our world again -- and our politics. But even as political rancor runs high, Americans' views are dramatically shifting.


Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey

BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Thursday that fighters backing the Syrian government were deploying on the frontlines to help repel a Turkish assault, but that assistance would be needed from the Syrian army itself.


Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings 'instantly'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed his call to arm teachers following last week's school massacre in Florida, saying it would be limited to those with military or special training but "would solve the problem instantly."


Three executions planned Thursday for three U.S. states

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Alabama, Florida and Texas plan to execute inmates on Thursday and if carried out, it would be the first time in eight years that three people on death row have been executed on the same day since the death penalty was reinstated in the United States.


Hearing in Russia curler case canceled, says CAS

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday that the hearing in the case of Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky had been canceled and that a decision would be made on the basis of written submissions.


UPDATE 2-GM proposes $2.8 bln, 10-yr investment in S.Korea - govt official

* Investment would be on top of over $2.2 bln debt-for-equity swap

Health Insurance and Managed Care

Trump Moves to Relax Rules on Cheaper Health Insurance

Under current rules, such “short-term, limited-duration insurance” cannot last for more than three months. Under the proposal, the limit would be 364 days.

Doping (Sports)

Russia Confirms Curler’s Doping Positive but Raises Doubts About Drug’s Source

Russian officials said the level of meldonium in Alexander Krushelnytsky’s system suggested he took the drug just once, something that would be “absolutely useless and ineffective.”


CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Japan's Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system

TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market, with plans for a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system.


Japan's Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market, with plans for a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system.

Iran official: Tel Aviv would be 'razed to the ground' if Israel attacks

Iran issued a strong warning to Israel on Monday in response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech at last weekend's Munich Security Conference.


Shiffrin to miss downhill after combined moved forward

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin has withdrawn from Wednesday’s women's Olympic downhill race after it was announced that the combined event would be brought forward 24 hours to Thursday because of fears of strong winds.


Ice hockey: Unified Korean team could be Beijing-bound

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The prospect of seeing a unified Korean women's ice hockey team return to action at the 2022 Winter Olympics would be welcomed by International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), who believe it would keep alive the message of peace and hope.

Fires and Firefighters

Fire Strikes Hallowed Site in Tibet, the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

It was unclear how much damage the blaze did to the ancient Buddhist temple. But to many Tibetans, any harm to the site would be a harsh blow.


Venezuela's hardline opposition party to boycott 'fraudulent' election

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's hardline opposition party Popular Will, whose leader Leopoldo Lopez would be a leading presidential contender if he were not under house arrest, announced on Friday it would boycott April's presidential vote, calling it a "fraud."

'Black Panther' is the next 'Wonder Woman'

"The Black Panther" looks destined to become an enormous hit, which, given Hollywood's fondness for sequels and spinoffs, means there will surely be a litter of kittens. Yet as with the superhero world's other new royalty, "Wonder Woman," the euphoria greeting the movie's arrival would benefit from some perspective before rushing to create copycats.


UPDATE 3-U.S. SEC blocks Chicago Stock Exchange sale to China-based investors

* SEC not satisfied with source of funds, who ultimate consortium owners would be


U.S. official: 'Would be surprised' if Russia doesn't face sanctions under new law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday she would be surprised if the United States doesn't at some point impose sanctions on Russian firms or entities covered by a U.S. sanctions law that went into effect in late January.


No 'bloody nose' plan for North Korea: U.S. official, senators

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. diplomat for Asia, Susan Thornton, said on Thursday she understood the Trump administration had no strategy for a so-called bloody nose strike on North Korea, but Pyongyang would be forced to give up its nuclear weapons "one way or another."


Sinn Fein leader says there will be more Northern Ireland talks

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Thursday there would be more talks on restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland, but the timing was uncertain.


Biathlon: 'Sick' wait the hardest part for golden Oeberg

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden's Hanna Oeberg may have crossed the finish line in the fastest time, but the 22-year-old faced a long and agonizing wait to see if her efforts in the women's 15km individual biathlon race would be rewarded with an Olympic gold medal.


Olympics-Alpine skiing-Gut feeling fine after getting close-up with photographer

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Switzerland's Lara Gut crashed into a photographer after a spectacular wipeout in the women's giant slalom on Thursday but neither of them were hurt and the speed specialist said she would be fine for the super-G in two days' time.


Qualcomm meets Broadcom to discuss $121 billion acquisition offer

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc said on Wednesday it met with Broadcom Ltd earlier in the day to discuss the latter's revised $121 billion bid, the first time the chipmakers have discussed what would be the technology sector's largest ever acquisition.

Trump suggests 25 cent gas tax increase, senator says

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that a one-time, 25 cent increase in gas and diesel taxes would be needed to help pay for the administration's new infrastructure plan, according to Democratic Sen. Tom Carper.


Illinois governor takes aim at pensions, healthcare costs in budget

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner proposed a $75 billion fiscal 2019 budget on Wednesday that would be balanced if lawmakers agree to push some big-ticket costs onto local school districts and universities.


Treasury's Mnuchin says sanctions against Russians 'in the near future'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday that sanctions against wealthy Russians in retaliation for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election would be released shortly.


GE's chief communications officer Deirdre Latour to leave company

(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Wednesday that its chief communications officer and senior adviser, Deirdre Latour, would be leaving the company in mid-March to pursue other opportunities.


Campaigners to challenge 'fit and proper' ruling on Fox bid for Sky in court

LONDON (Reuters) - The decision by regulators that Twenty-First Century Fox would be a "fit and proper" owner of Sky will be challenged in court, campaign group Avaaz said on Wednesday.


Opel says to build next-generation Corsa in Spain

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Opel, the German carmaker now owned by France's PSA Group , said a new version of its Corsa city car would be built exclusively in Zaragoza, Spain, from 2019.

Netanyahu, Benjamin

Netanyahu Should Be Charged With Bribery and Fraud, Israeli Police Say

The charges, which would be the first against a sitting prime minister, raised immediate doubts about his ability to stay in power.


Bill aims to restore U.S. tax break for advance refunding muni bonds

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The federal tax exemption for a type of debt refunding used by U.S. states, cities, schools and other issuers to lower borrowing costs would be restored under a new bipartisan bill in Congress, two of its sponsors said on Tuesday.

Trump, Donald J

Trump Pressures Democrats Over DACA and Infrastructure Plan

In two early tweets, Mr. Trump said a March deadline to protect young immigrants would be the “last chance,” and suggested that Democrats should come to a deal on his infrastructure proposal.


After Porter scandal, White House leaves clearance changes up to FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grappling with the fallout over a former aide accused of domestic abuse, the White House on Monday said any changes in how security clearance investigations are conducted on President Donald Trump's team would be up to the FBI and intelligence agencies.


U.S. to push for 'reciprocal tax' on trade partners: Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would push for a "reciprocal tax" against countries, including U.S. allies, that levy tariffs on American products, but officials did not provide details on how such a tax would be structured or what goods it would apply to.


Harvard names veteran academic administrator as new president

(Reuters) - Harvard University on Sunday announced that Lawrence Bacow from its Kennedy School of Government would be its 29th president starting on July 1, calling him one of the most experienced and respected leaders in U.S. higher education.

If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's little sister would be favored to win gold

If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's little sister would be favored to win gold.

Colleges and Universities

On Campus: The Student Loan Serenity Prayer

College was great, but no one mentioned how soul crushing my debt would be.

Analysis: John Kelly couldn't have handled this any worse

When John Kelly was hired as Donald Trump's second chief of staff, he made very clear that his focus would be not on managing the President but on managing the White House staff.


Teva warns on 2018 profit, may face migraine drug delays

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Thursday said its 2018 results would be weaker than expected and that it might encounter delays for an important new migraine drug, pushing the drugmaker's shares down more than 9 percent.


Waiting to Treat the Cancer

It would be a race between the leukemia returning and the insurance company approving the procedure that could keep it at bay permanently.


Whistleblowers should not go public, says WADA

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Whistleblowers in sport should not go public with their information because they would be compromising their potential protection, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday.

United States Defense and Military Forces

Editorial: Trump Wants a Big Parade. It Would Be a Big Mistake.

The president wants to one-up France’s Bastille Day parade with a military procession that would cost millions and send the wrong message to America.

Analyst: Staging a military parade is beneath the US

CNN military analyst John Kirby reacts to President Donald Trump's request for a military parade, saying it would be beneath the US to stage such an event.

Zuma, Jacob G

President Zuma’s Speech Postponed Amid South Africa Power Struggle

With the president facing calls to resign, Parliament announced that the annual state of the nation speech would be postponed. But who knows for how long.


Cost-cutting and higher vehicle prices lift GM margins

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday posted better-than-expected quarterly results as cost-cutting and higher vehicle prices offset a double-digit decline in U.S. sales volume and said it expected 2018 would be a strong year globally and in North America, sending its stock up more than 1 percent.


Many Say He’s the Least Qualified Lawyer Ever to Lead a Guantánamo Case. He Agrees.

Lt. Alaric Piette knows he is unfit to be Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s only lawyer. But leaving his client with no one, he says, would be worse.


Broadcom unveils $121 billion 'best and final' offer for Qualcomm

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd made a $121 billion "best and final offer" on Monday to acquire Qualcomm Inc, ratcheting up pressure on its U.S. semiconductor peer to engage in talks on what would be the biggest ever technology acquisition.


BRIEF-Norwegian Cruise Line CFO Would Be Leaving Co



Battle over bodies rages quietly in Iraq's Mosul long after Islamic State defeat

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqis who have come home to Mosul's Old City knew it would be hard living in the rubble left by the battle against Islamic State, but there is one aspect of their surroundings they are finding unbearable seven months on.


China's Leshi says $890 million of debts due this year, shares drop 10 percent

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Leshi Internet said about 5.62 billion yuan ($890 million) of its debts would be due by the end of this year, or almost two-thirds of the company's total loans and liabilities, sending its shares down for a ninth day.


Merkel: German coalition talks tough, Sunday finish uncertain

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that her conservatives faced tough negotiations with the Social Democrats (SPD) as they strive to form a ruling coalition, and it was unclear when they would be able to wrap up the talks.

The GOP House member was one of several lawmakers to say the Nunes memo does not vindicate Trump

South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy said the recently released, controversial GOP memo alleging FBI abuses of its surveillance authority does not have "any impact on the Russia probe," and even without the Steele dossier, there would be a Russia investigation.