O.J. Simpson will go before a parole board in a hearing to decide whether he can be released from prison. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports. [Source]
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.
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.
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.
TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday in choppy trade as investors braced for the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting which begins later in the day.
TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average inched up on Tuesday as the market found its footing following the previous day's fall, although the index was confined in a narrow range ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Real estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in the HBO series "The Jinx," kicked a man in the face without provocation in 1981, breaking a bone, the man testified on Monday ahead of a highly anticipated murder trial.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay-Z ruled the Billboard 200 album chart for a second straight week with his confessional album "4:44," while California alt-rock band surged back into the Top 20 after the suicide last week of frontman Chester Bennington.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global telecoms operator VEON has elected former Xerox Corp chief Ursula Burns as its chairman, the company said on Monday, part of corporate governance reforms that are designed to showcase its makeover as an online services player.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency accused Australia on Monday of reneging on an agreement to settle some vulnerable asylum seekers held in controversial offshore detention centers, but Canberra said no such agreement existed.
Democrats will soon unveil an economic agenda that leaders hope will bring progressives and moderate Democrats who voted for President Donald Trump together, creating a united front ahead of next year's midterm elections.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support slid 10 points to 26 percent in a poll published on Sunday, a day before Abe will be grilled in parliament over a suspected scandal that is cutting his ratings to the lowest since taking office in 2012.
LONDON (Reuters) - British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday that he backed a transition agreement to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union, but it would have to come to an end before the next election due in 2022.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trumpâ€™s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.
LONDON, (Reuters) - HIV experts at an international conference starting on Saturday are keenly courting colleagues in oncology to explore whether advances in harnessing the immune system against cancer can help the search for a cure for AIDS.
Trump Jr. and Manafort will be interviewed privately and avoid public hearing next week before Senate panel
The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have cut a deal with President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to avoid a high-profile public hearing next week, with the two men agreeing to provide records to the panel and to be privately interviewed ahead of any public session.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two government sources familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday said they plan to drop criminal charges against two former JPMorgan Chase & Co derivatives traders over allegations they had a role in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses.
(Reuters Health) - High blood pressure during pregnancy has long been linked to greater odds of redeveloping the condition in middle age, but a new study suggests that the increased risk may exist soon after delivery and persist for decades.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a brief and turbulent tenure that made him a household name, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle.
(Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement authorities on Friday were seeking six teenagers from Burundi who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, two of whom had been spotted crossing the border into Canada.
(Reuters) - Earlier this month South Korea proposed military talks with the North. The formal initiative from Seoul's new government could lead to the first high-level discussions between the rival states since 2015.
PARIS (Reuters) - Top officials from France's far-right National Front gather on Friday to find a way back from successive election failures, and senior members said everything from the party's name to its vow to restore the franc currency were up for review.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Hundreds of supporters cheered as Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday arrived for the final hearing in her trial on charges she was negligent in overseeing a rice subsidy scheme which wasted billions of dollars.
Though the White House launched its "Made in America" initiative earlier this week to promote American jobs and products, President Donald Trump's businesses have again taken steps to hire foreign workers.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said on Thursday he plans to seek a meeting with Chinese officials to urge freedom of movement for the widow of Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, who died of cancer while in custody.
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday, after serving nearly nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas. But the former NFL superstar and movie actor's future outside of prison may not be so rosy.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released in October following an emotional hour-long hearing that centered on a botched armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room that sent him to prison for nine years.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - During a sometimes emotional hearing before a Nevada parole board, O.J. Simpson on Thursday asked to be released from prison after serving nine years for botched armed robbery of his own sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel room.
LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen , sources involved in the process told Reuters.
LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN, July 20 (Reuters) - Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen, sources involved in the process told Reuters.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - A state parole board in Nevada convened on Thursday morning to consider O.J. Simpson's bid for freedom after nine years in prison for a botched armed robbery of his own sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel room.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is rallying dozens of countries to stop the trade of torture equipment and lethal-injection drugs, which could make it harder for the United States to perform executions, a top EU official said on Thursday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Robert Anderson was enjoying a drink with a compatriot in a Munich beer hall a few weeks before Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union when he realized he and other Britons who stood to lose a lot of rights would have to get organized.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S.-based payment card companies, including American Express , MasterCard and Visa , are preparing to submit license requests to operate in China within months, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will plead his case for parole on Thursday inside a Nevada prison, nine years after he was jailed for a bungled armed robbery in which he attempted to steal mementos from his own legendary sports career.
A new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds a growing share of Americans want to see the GOP abandon its effort to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law known as Obamacare, as majorities across party lines want congressional Republicans to aim for a bill with bipartisan support.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Foes of Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro are calling for a national shutdown on Thursday to demand a presidential election and the abandonment of a new congress they fear would cement dictatorship.
O.J. Simpson spent a lifetime in the limelight -- first for his athletic prowess, charm and good looks, then as part of an American tragedy that came to symbolize much of what was controversial in America.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will testify on July 26 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday.
Bruce Fromong, the only surviving victim of the 2007 O.J. Simpson-led armed robbery that led to the former football star's imprisonment, says he is going to testify at a Thursday parole hearing -- in support of Simpson's release.
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) heard arguments on Wednesday over whether to allow a class action suit against Facebook, brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems - and about 25,000 other users across the globe.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has asked a federal judge to throw out his indictment for corruption, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of conduct that can lead to such prosecutions.
(Reuters) - Minnesota investigators are searching for a man spotted near the scene of the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer, hoping he may shed light on the still murky circumstances of the killing.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that Britain's Brexit negotiating position was just as strong as it was before last month's election, when her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority.
* Agilent Technologies- increased size of board from 10 to 11 members, appointed Hans E. Bishop to fill vacancy so created, both effective July 18, 2017 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2tG4yhU) Further company coverage:
BEIJING, July 19 (Reuters) - Global seed and crop chemical firm Dow AgroSciences is seeking to clarify China's position on its Enlist soybeans, the company said in an email to Reuters late Tuesday, after the product was not included in this week's biotech import approvals.
(Reuters) - As O.J. Simpson nears his date with Nevada's parole board this week, the consensus is he stands a good chance of winning release from prison in October, after serving nine years for a botched attempt to steal mementos from his sports career at gunpoint.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is looking for ways to defend American-made products by certifying legitimate U.S. goods and aggressively going after imported products unfairly sporting the "Made in America" label, the White House said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey's bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
(Reuters) - Madonna attempted on Tuesday to stop an upcoming auction of a prison break-up letter from rapper Tupac Shakur and a note in which she called singer Whitney Houston and actress Sharon Stone "horribly mediocre."
GENEVA (Reuters) - West Africa migrants and asylum-seekers must be dissuaded from going to Libya, the main point of departure for Europe but where they often face abuse and detention at the hands of traffickers, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Special Counsel investigators are seeking information from the still-publicly unidentified eight person who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower, this person's attorney Scott Balber said Tuesday.
July 17 (Reuters) - Tembec Inc's largest shareholder, Oaktree Capital Management LP, asked other shareholders to reject Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc's deal to buy the Canadian paper and cellulose pulp maker, saying it was a "flawed" sale process.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A centenarian Japanese doctor who saw patients until just months before his death and helped set up the medical systems that have made Japan one of the world's longest-lived nations died on Tuesday at the age of 105.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is planning to lower the estimated capacity of several older hydroelectric dams before they are privatized by state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras, a senior energy official told Reuters on Monday.
* Says board declared cash dividend of $0.17 per common share, a 3 percent increase from dividend paid previous two quarters - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2uB7RMq) Further company coverage:
July 17 (Reuters) - Activist fund Trian Fund Management LP launched its public push for changes at Procter & Gamble Co on Monday, nominating its Chief Executive Officer Nelson Peltz to the board in a bid to press for more drastic steps to revive sales and profits.
July 17 (Reuters) - Signet Jewelers Ltd, owner of the Kay and Jared brands, said on Monday it named Virginia Drosos chief executive officer, succeeding 35-year company veteran Mark Light who will retire due to health reasons.
(Reuters) - Trian Fund Management LP said on Monday it was seeking a seat for its billionaire chief executive on Procter & Gamble Co's board, as it looks to push the company to take more drastic steps to revive sales and profits.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Forty former U.S. diplomats and national security officials urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson not to eliminate the State Department office that handles refugees in a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to focus on business rather than history in Budapest as he looks to deepen ties with Hungary, whose leader Viktor Orban's flirtation with the radical right has unnerved Jews living there.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - An extraordinary shareholder meeting for the listed unit of indebted Chinese tech group LeEco ended amid protest from creditors on Monday and without the election of a chairman to replace embattled founder Jia Yueting.
ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish government sent a request to parliament on Monday to extend the period of emergency rule imposed after last July's failed coup attempt, a statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The text message came as Flavia Cabral walked to a McDonald's restaurant in Manhattan for her 6 p.m. shift on a May evening. It was from her manager. Business was slow and she was not needed.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday began hearings that will decide the future of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is fighting for his job and contesting a damning corruption report by an investigative panel.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about a Brexit deal when its negotiators come to Brussels on Monday for a first full round of talks aimed at smoothing Britain's departure.
LONDON (Reuters) - Already one of the greatest sportsmen of his era, Roger Federer will become the most successful man in Wimbledon history if he can beat Croatian Marin Cilic on Sunday's final and claim an unprecedented eighth men's singles title.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives' antitrust subcommittee has voiced concerns about Amazon.com Inc's $13.7 billion plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc and is pushing for a hearing to look into the deal's potential impact on consumers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative David Cicilline, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, has urged the subcommittee to hold a hearing on Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative David Cicilline, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, urged the panel to hold a hearing on Amazon's plan to buy Whole Foods .
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Neoenergia SA, whose takeover of a smaller rival will turn it into Brazil's No. 1 power utility by customers served, is working on a dual initial public offering in SÃ£o Paulo...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc voted for eight proposals pushing U.S. and Canadian companies to adopt policies boosting their boards' diversity during the most recent quarter, the world's largest asset manager said on Thursday.
LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the Andean nation's former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia to be jailed for up to 18 months while prosecutors prepare formal money laundering charges against them.
(Reuters) - Environmentalists have filed a lawsuit seeking to force U.S. fisheries managers to implement plans for restricting the number of whales and turtles permitted to be inadvertently snared in drift gillnets used for catching swordfish off California's coast.
Chicago, July 13 (Reuters) - The Chicago Sun-Times' new owners - a group that includes labor unions, a former alderman and a retired newscaster - are aiming to increase subscriptions and boost the newspaper's digital footprint, they said on Thursday, a day after acquiring the tabloid.
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THE HAGUE, July 13 (Reuters) - Angry Dutch residents living near the huge Groningen gas field demanded a total halt to production, accusing oil companies of causing house-damaging earth tremors and the government of lying at a hearing in the Netherlands' highest court on Thursday.
HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive to oust Islamic State from Mosul forced Um Youssef to flee her home in the city's historic quarter but, despite the government's declaration of victory this week, she is in no rush to return.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Angry Dutch residents living near the huge Groningen gas field demanded a total halt to production, accusing oil giants of causing house-damaging earth tremors and the government of lying at a hearing in the Netherlands' highest court on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf apologized on Wednesday for his expletive-filled rants hurled at the officers who arrested him in Georgia last week on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication, and said he was seeking help for addiction.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The conservative House Freedom Caucus threatened on Wednesday to block a fiscal 2018 budget resolution vital to tax reform, unless Republican leaders release a plan that slashes U.S. corporate taxes and doubles the standard deduction for individuals.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - An attorney for Elliott Management on Wednesday complained to a bankruptcy court judge that the owner of Texas's largest power distribution business did not provide the investment fund with information needed to line up financing for its offer of more than $18 billion to buy the company.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to continue his efforts to try to resolve a stand-off between Qatar and four Arab nations, who have accused their gas-rich neighbor of supporting terrorism.
PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on July 15-16 as part of efforts to ease tension between those countries regarding Qatar, his office said in a statement.
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays announced on Wednesday board appointments for its non-ring fenced business Barclays International (BI), to comply with new post-crisis rules forcing British banks to separate their retail operations from their riskier business.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Razer Inc, a gaming hardware maker backed by Intel Corp and Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, plans to go public toward the end of October in an IPO that will value the company at up to $5 billion, a person familiar with the deal said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday set a July 18 confirmation hearing for David Kautter, President Donald Trump's nominee for a top tax policy job at the U.S. Treasury.
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 11 (Reuters) - Brazil state oil company PetrÃ³leo Brasileiro SA said on Tuesday its board has approved an initial public offering of shares for its fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distribuidora on the Sao Paulo stock exchange.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kushner Cos, the realty company once headed by President Donald Trump's son-in-law, said on Tuesday it is reassessing how to finance the redevelopment of its flagship New York City property after failed talks with a former Qatari prime minister.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania State University fraternity pledge who died in February after consuming massive amounts of alcohol was one of several prospective members who felt compelled to drink to gain admission, a police detective testified on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Intelligence Committee wants Donald Trump Jr. to appear before the panel to answer questions about his meeting last year with a Russian lawyer who he believed had information damaging to Hillary Clinton, the committee's top Democrat said on Tuesday.
LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian attorney general's office said on Tuesday it was seeking pre-trial detention for former President Ollanta Humala, who is under investigation for money laundering over allegations that he took illegal funds from Brazilian builder Odebrecht.
President's son tweets messages that appear to be basis of a NYT report on attempt to seek info on Clinton
President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with a "Russian government attorney" last summer who supposedly had "very high level and sensitive information" that would "incriminate" Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, according to emails the younger Trump publicly released on Tuesday.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Battered by its emissions scandal, Audi launched its latest technology-packed A8 luxury saloon on Tuesday, aimed at overtaking rivals Mercedes-Benz and BMW as it struggles to overcome its biggest-ever corporate crisis.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Venezuelan state oil producer PDVSA could seek to renegotiate a looming October bond payment given low oil prices, Hector Andrade, PDVSA's managing director for planning, said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - The women's quarter-finals are the main course at Wimbledon on Tuesday, but former men's champion Novak Djokovic is serving up a juicy appetizer on Centre Court, where fans were short-changed by player withdrawals a week ago.
JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, July 11 (Reuters) - Indonesia says it will invite the head of mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc to Jakarta this month to try to settle a festering dispute over a new deal to operate the world's second-largest copper mine.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay Z's latest album "4:44" may already be certified platinum but it was noticeably absent from Monday's Billboard 200 album chart because the rapper's own streaming platform Tidal did not report numbers to Nielsen Music.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states sought on Monday to pile pressure on Qatar over charges it backs terrorism, saying the publication of a previously secret accord between Riyadh and Doha showed Qatar broke a promise not to meddle in the affairs of Gulf countries.
(Reuters) - An Indian citizen pleaded guilty in a U.S. court on Monday to conspiring to aid an al Qaeda leader in Yemen and attempting to pay an undercover FBI agent $15,000 to murder a U.S. federal judge, authorities said.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Members of a Pennsylvania State University fraternity spent more than $2,000 on alcoholic beverages for four membership events that culminated in the death of a 19-year-old student in February, a police detective said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's minister for culture had a long conversation with the Bolshoi Theatre before it announced it was postponing the world premiere of Nureyev, a ballet about the famous Russian dancer, the TASS news agency reported on Monday.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will begin discussions about a roadmap for Ukraine to join NATO, and Kiev has pledged to implement reforms to bring the country up to NATO standards by 2020, President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday.
(Reuters) - Accelerating world oil demand and reduced supply from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could push crude prices up to $60 a barrel before the end of the year, according to a report from Barron's.
FRANKFURT, July 9 (Reuters) - A Volkswagen manager told the then chief executive and other managers that the carmaker's diesel emissions cheating could cost up to $18.5 billion, almost a month before investors were informed, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A Volkswagen manager told the then chief executive and other managers that the carmaker's diesel emissions cheating could cost up to $18.5 billion almost a month before investors were informed, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported.