ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Six Turkish banks face billions of dollars of fines from U.S. authorities over alleged violations of sanctions with Iran, the Haberturk newspaper reported on Saturday, citing senior banking sources.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - McLaren's Fernando Alonso, who made a big impression in the Indianapolis 500 this year, could enter the Daytona 24 Hours sportscar race in January ahead of a later attempt to win Le Mans.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, U.S. stocks are at a record high and investors are concerned that steep valuations may mean a correction is overdue, despite healthy corporate earnings and economic growth.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Residents of Northern California's wine country left homeless by the state's deadliest-ever wildfires could be temporarily housed in federal government trailers, officials said on Wednesday, as the death toll from the blazes rose to 42.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's opposition leader, former prime minister Khaleda Zia, returned home on Wednesday to a rapturous welcome from her supporters after more than three months away for medical treatment in Britain.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would review a report that his nominee for drug czar championed a law that weakened the government's ability to fight the nation's opioid epidemic, and said he could consider jettisoning the pick.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition refused on Monday to recognize a surprise win for the ruling socialists in weekend gubernatorial elections, raising the prospect of new protests and foreign sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro's government.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet restrictions have struck a "new blow" against foreign companies working there, Germany's ambassador said on Monday, warning that such moves could undermine Beijing's political and commercial ties with the world.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler has started the process of creating separate legal entities for its Mercedes Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that has fuelled speculation of an eventual break up of the German automaker.
In a brief ceremony held in Cairo last Thursday, Palestinian negotiators signed an agreement meant to bring an end to the bitter feud that has divided Hamas from the main Palestinian leadership. The leaders of Hamas and of the Palestinian Authority hailed the deal as the beginning of a new era, but much remains to be resolved, and the plan could unravel just as similar ones did in the past.
Golf diplomacy, a key assist for Nancy Pelosi, big questions about what the White House would accept in a bipartisan health care deal and behind-the-curtain details of President Trump's relationship with former chief strategist Stephen Bannon: it's all a part of our "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a taste of tomorrow's news today.
Oct 13 (Reuters) - Constitution Pipeline said on Friday that its natural gas pipe from Pennsylvania to New York could enter service as early as the first half of 2019 if it gets the necessary regulatory approvals.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink warned on Friday that financial markets are ignoring underlying risks, which means there could be a "big correction" if a major surprise world event occurred.
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's plan to make it easier for small businesses to band together and buy stripped-down health insurance plans could violate a federal law governing employee benefit plans and will almost certainly be challenged in court, legal experts said.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's expected plan to let Americans buy insurance across state lines could violate federal law governing employee benefit plans and will almost certainly be challenged in court, several legal experts said.
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.
DETROIT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday warned leaders of Canada's Unifor labor union that it will start to wind down production of its popular Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle at an Ontario factory unless workers there call off a month-long strike.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to doing a bilateral trade deal with Canada but not Mexico if talks between the three countries over the North American Free Trade Agreement fall apart.
SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters feared resurgent winds and dry conditions on Wednesday would spread the wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 homes and businesses and blanketed Northern California's famed wine country in smoke.
Trump administration negotiators are bringing an aggressive position on trade to the North America Free Trade Agreement negotiating table, demanding several provisions that some worry will sink the deal and give President Donald Trump a reason to scrap the agreement entirely, business leaders and sources with knowledge of the proceedings tell CNN,
BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's plan to cut costs by creating a new car parts business could unlock funds for its move to electric vehicles and herald an eventual spin-off that could transform its profitability, analysts said on Wednesday.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters battling wildfires in California's wine country faced the prospect of new outbreaks on Wednesday when dry, windy conditions return to an area where blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed 2,000 homes and businesses.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy should play a role in resolving the gridlock over Telecom Italia's (TIM) network assets, possibly by involving state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), president of the ruling PD party said in a position paper.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) could buy part or all of Vivendi's stake in Telecom Italia (TIM) in a bid to protect strategic telecom network assets, president of the ruling PD party said in a position paper.
(Reuters) - Nelson Peltz put his activist hedge fund credentials on the line to win a board seat at Procter & Gamble Co, only to be narrowly defeated, according to a preliminary shareholder vote count. Yet he stands to lose more face than he does money.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday the country may start to see a small number of drug shortages within two or three weeks due to delays in restoring manufacturing operations in Puerto Rico, where 10 percent of drugs prescribed in the United States are made.
LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers on Tuesday gave broad support to a law that could end the City of London's global dominance in clearing euro-denominated financial contracts after Brexit.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to moderate its stance in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, describing some of Washington's demands as "poison pill proposals" that could doom the talks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel restrictions targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to dismiss a major case on the legality of the action even though he has issued a new policy to replace it.
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey would soon close its border with northern Iraq and shut its air space in response to last week's Kurdish independence referendum.
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey would soon close its border with northern Iraq and shut its air space in response to last week's Kurdish independence referendum.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit is proving to be a major obstacle to the tax reform plan being offered by President Donald Trump and top congressional Republicans, with one leading Senate hawk saying a week after the plan was introduced that any enlarging of the fiscal gap could kill his support.
(Reuters) - A new tropical depression at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides over portions of Central America, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.
At least 58 people were killed and over 500 injured when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas. The crime instantly entered the record books as the worst mass shooting in modern American history.
BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia will move as soon as this weekend to declare independence from Spain, the region's leader said, moving the European Union country closer to a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy.
Oct 3 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and said it will become the majority owner in six years, deepening its commitment to the American economy.
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and will become majority owner in six years.
Oct 3 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it bought a major stake in Pilot Flying J, the largest U.S. truck stop operator, and will become majority owner in six years.
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday deepened its commitment to the American economy, saying it will buy a 38.6 percent stake in truck-stop operator Pilot Flying J and eventually take a controlling stake.
LONDON, Oct 2(Reuters) - Developing countries have been on a borrowing binge this year with nine months of bumper investment inflows and record bond sales, but a sharp U.S. dollar bounce into year-end could end the party early.
NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A year ago casino magnate Steve Wynn warned that Las Vegas was a "target city" and disclosed a raft of new security measures, including invisible metal detectors and specially trained guards, designed to prevent a large-scale attack.
LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 6.6 million early deaths in America might be averted over 10 years if smokers switched to e-cigarettes, and the nicotine delivery devices should be adopted as part of an "endgame for cigarette smoking", researchers said on Monday.
GENEVA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The United States surprised a meeting of the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body on Friday by saying that, as adoption of a recent appeal ruling had not been subject to the usual "consensus" principle, any country could block it, trade sources said.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's domestically developed C919 passenger jet is likely to make its third test flight within days or in up to two weeks, a senior Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] executive told reporters on Friday.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's domestically-developed C919 passenger jet is likely to take its third test flight within days or up to two weeks, a senior Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] executive told reporters on Friday.
(Reuters) - A team of scientists won approval from Hawaii officials on Thursday to build a $1.4 billion telescope atop a volcano indigenous people consider sacred, but opponents vowed to continue fighting.
RIO DE JANEIRO/HOUSTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's big bet on Brazil's offshore Campos basin shows its willingness to pay up to replenish its reserves and may pave the way for hefty bids in October auctions in the country's rich pre-salt areas, analysts said.
LONDON (Reuters) - A new typhoid vaccine developed by privately-held Bharat Biotech proved safe and highly immunogenic in a study and could be used to prevent millions of infections if it succeeds in final-stage clinical trials, researchers said on Friday.
AUCKLAND (Reuters) - The next America's Cup regatta will be sailed in Auckland in 2021 in 75-foot monohull yachts but only if New Zealand's largest city can build the infrastructure needed to stage the regatta, holders Team New Zealand said on Friday.
Sept 28 (Reuters) - An initial public offering by Lyft Inc, the second largest U.S. ride services firm, could benefit a broad and diverse group of investors, from Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent to a member of the Saudi royal family.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High-income Wall Street financiers could be unintended winners from a section of U.S. President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan that is meant to help mostly small, "mom-and-pop" businesses.
FUSCHL AM SEE, Austria (Reuters) - China may join Britain and France in banning new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 and could set an earlier deadline, the secretary-general of the World Energy Council (WEC) said.
BELFAST, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Britain's defence secretary on Wednesday warned that a trade challenge taken by Boeing against Canadian rival Bombardier could jeopardise the U.S. firm's relationship with Britain, one of its biggest defence clients.
An acquittal in a high-profile rape case in India has reignited debate over the meaning of consent after a judge set aside the conviction of a Bollywood filmmaker, saying "a feeble 'no'" could still signal willingness on the part of an alleged victim.
(Reuters) - Researchers have discovered a protein that could help diagnose a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes, veterans of military service and others who have experienced brain trauma, a new study published on Tuesday showed.
The headlines of football players and chronic traumatic encephalopathy - commonly known as CTE - seem endless. The degenerative brain disease's most recent vicitm - former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. But one of the biggest obstacles in understanding CTE has been the inability to diagnose it in the living. New research published today may make that possible. Published in the journal PLOS One, researchers have found a protein that can be a marker of this devastating disease.
(Reuters) - Maria, presently a Category 1 hurricane, could lose strength and weaken to a tropical storm within the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.
ZURICH/LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Food group Nestle could swap out around 10 percent of group sales as it enters new areas of business and leaves others, Chief Executive Mark Schneider told investors in London on Tuesday.
BEIJING, Sept 26 (Reuters) - HNA Group, the high-flying Chinese conglomerate caught in the cross-sights of Beijing, has hit turbulence as deals stall and scrutiny of its finances and shareholding structure intensifies.
Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore have one final day of campaigning before Republican voters in Alabama will take to the polls in a GOP primary to decide who they want to run against Democrat Doug Jones in the special election to fill a US Senate seat.
NEW YORK/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
UNITED NATIONS/BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.
President Donald Trump's proclamation issued lateÂ Sunday night restricting travel from eight countries will impact the upcoming Supreme Court arguments, legal experts say, and could even stop the justices -- for now -- from weighing in on the legality of the President's controversial executive order.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's announcement on Sunday restricting travelers from an expanded list of countries has already been roundly criticized by immigrant and civil rights groups as no more lawful than his previous travel ban, but it could stand a better chance of holding up in court, legal experts said.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Weakened by the worst result for her party since 1949 and facing a more fractious political landscape at home, Germany's Angela Merkel could be forced to rein in plans to re-shape Europe together with France's Emmanuel Macron.
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.
ST. LOUIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.
LONDON (Reuters) - A home-made bomb which injured 30 when it partially detonated on a packed London train a week ago had the potential to cause much more damage, the head of the city's police force said on Friday.
LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - People who exercise five days a week for 30 minutes significantly reduce their risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new international study.
(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin.
Senate Republicans continue to sound optimistic about their chances of passing their last, last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before their window to do so closes at the end of the month. (I'm more skeptical.)
LONDON/DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will be able to release its audited financial accounts in early 2018 if the government decides on a venue for listing the oil giant's IPO and finalizes several reforms this year, three sources said.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - If New Zealanders vote this weekend to change who governs them, that could create an obstacle to plans by members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to finalize a trade deal in November.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Torrential rains lashed India's financial hub Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralyzing traffic at the country's second busiest airport after a plane overshot the runway.
LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will be able to release its audited financial accounts in early 2018 if the government decides on a venue for listing the oil giant's IPO and finalizes several reforms this year, three sources said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted democracy restored soon in Venezuela and warned that the United States might take additional measures to apply pressure on the oil-producing nation.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France made a fresh plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he would decide on the matter soon.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed "we really have a chance" to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians and said he would unveil a decision on the Iran nuclear deal "very soon."
LONDON (Reuters) - It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, as the risks could not yet be fully assessed and the technology underpinning them is still unproven.
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Maria was expected to reach hurricane status later on Sunday, and hurricane watches were in effect for several Caribbean islands, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC).
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equity investors could rotate out ofÂ high-yielding sectors and into stocks of banks, which would benefit from the next leg up in interest rates, after theÂ Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting wraps up on Wednesday.
KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to step up air strikes on Islamist militants in Afghanistan risk increasing civilian casualties and stirring resentment, despite an initial welcome by Afghan officials and international allies.
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Jose could regain hurricane strength on Friday and cause life-threatening rip currents along portions of the United States east coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
As North Korea continues its march towards developing a reliable long-range nuclear missile, US officials are becoming increasingly vocal about concerns over Pyongyang's ties to another familiar adversary: Iran.
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Thursday he could veto controversial reforms passed by Congress that critics described as a serious setback in the country's fight against political corruption.
Over the past several months, Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed anxiety over the large-scale Russian military exercise known as "Zapad," or "West," slated to begin in mid-September and to engage virtually every element of Russian forces. In late July, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe, warned that NATO allies fear "Zapad 17" could be a Russian "Trojan horse."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Hawaii on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to lift curbs imposed by a lower court on President Donald Trump's ban on most refugees entering the United States.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's National Meteorological Center on Tuesday warned that Typhoon Talim could intensify and turn into a super typhoon as it churns towards Taiwan and Zhejiang and Fujian provinces on the Chinese mainland.