President Donald Trump's attorney plans to appeal a New York Supreme Court judge's decision to allow a defamation lawsuit against the President to go forward.
LAS VEGAS/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, will cut ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a person familiar with the matter said, amid heightened scrutiny on Chinese tech firms in the United States.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police killed 13 suspected drug dealers and arrested more than 100 people in dozens of anti-narcotics operations on Wednesday in a province north of the capital, its police chief said.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Forty-five countries called on Cambodia on Wednesday to reinstate the main opposition party, release its jailed leader and ensure a July general election is free and fair.
Robert Mueller's Russia investigation looms larger for President Donald Trump every day, but when it comes to legal jeopardy, the President has far more to worry about than just the special counsel.
March 22 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd and Tata Motors
Ltd's Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said on Thursday they
reached a licensing agreement to use the Canadian company's
software in the luxury car brand's next-generation electric
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, on Thursday posted a 5 percent rise in annual net profit, fueled by growth in 4G subscribers.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Big internet companies and small software developers alike are likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information in the wake of the scandal involving Facebook Inc and the British election consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
NEW YORK, March 22 (Reuters) - An Och-Ziff Capital
Management executive is leaving the company to run a new firm
backed by global investment firm Millennium Management,
according to two sources familiar with the matter, the latest
move in the commodities fund industry after a turbulent 2017.
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LAS VEGAS/HONG KONG, March 22 (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc
, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, will
cut ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a
person familiar with the matter said, amid heightened scrutiny
on Chinese tech firms in the United States.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings lost almost $20 billion from its market value on Thursday after the Chinese internet giant missed quarterly revenue estimates and warned that planned investments may hurt margins.
An Arizona woman has died after being struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona. This is the first known fatality of an accident involving a self-driving car.
Democrat Conor Lamb announced Wednesday that his Republican opponent, Rick Saccone, has conceded in the close special election last week for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.
(Reuters) - Brazil's Joao Sousa edged American Ryan Harrison 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in first round action at the Miami Open on Wednesday as unseeded players enjoyed a day in the limelight in Florida.
* Ongoing OPEC-led supply restraint has been supporting oil
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of drones for consumers, is in talks with investors for at least $500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut, people with knowledge of the matter said.
* WTO says U.S. anti-subsidy tariffs partly violated 2014
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asia Development Bank (ADB) said on Thursday it would provide a $250 million loan to Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Co (SGE) and Iceland's Arctic Green Energy Corp (AGE) to develop clean geothermal heat in smog-prone northern China.
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In an interview with CNN's Laurie Segall, Mark Zuckerberg gets emotional when talking about building Facebook into something that his daughters will be proud of him for.
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the former Minnesota police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Australian woman in July represents a flight risk and should face high bail.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar slipped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve did not signal a faster pace of rate hikes this year while worries about a coming announcement on tariffs from U.S. President Donald Trump dented Asian shares.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his congratulations to Vladimir Putin on the Russian president's disputed re-election victory on Wednesday, saying he wants Putin's help in solving crises from North Korea to Syria and beyond.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian prosecutors asked a judge late on Wednesday to bar outgoing President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the country, hours after he resigned in the face of near-certain impeachment, a judiciary source told Reuters.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. East's fourth major snowstorm this month brought heavy snow on Wednesday, snarling flights and commuter travel, closing schools and triggering emergency declarations in several states.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to such information.
The snow has been falling all day in New York City.
(Reuters) - Michaels Companies Inc will shut down all of its approximately 100 Aaron Brothers framing and art supplies stores, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. crafts retailer grapples with the popularity of online shopping.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korea presidential office on Thursday proposed a four-year, two-term presidency, as widely expected, saying the current five-year single-term presidency hails from the age of dictatorship.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal spending bill released late on Wednesday included bipartisan legislation that would amend a decades-old privacy law to clarify that a U.S. warrant seeking data stored overseas is valid in certain circumstances.
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy suffered surprise defeats on Wednesday as the WGC-Dell Match Play got off to a typically unpredictable start in Texas.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly, the isolated state's rubber-stamp parliament, will hold a meeting on April 11, the North's state media said on Thursday, just weeks before an historic summit between North and South Korea.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to sharply reduce the annual $300 million in U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it take steps to stop making what lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crime is set to be passed by the U.S. Congress this week as part of a major spending bill unveiled on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress late on Wednesday unveiled a $1.3 trillion bill to fund the government through September, which includes an additional $80 billion in national defense spending but fails to fund some of President Donald Trump's immigration initiatives.
Give Mark Zuckerberg credit: He sat for an interview with CNN amid the worst run of media attention ever for the company he founded in a Harvard dorm room 14 years ago.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas man who police say carried out a three-week deadly bombing spree made a 25-minute video "confession" on his phone, which authorities recovered after he blew himself up on Wednesday as officers closed in to make an arrest.
Facebook’s chief executive spoke with The New York Times about data privacy of users, Cambridge Analytica and the company’s next steps.
March 21 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc's chief security
officer Michael Coates said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that
he will be leaving the microblogging site.
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LIMA, March 21 (Reuters) - Peru's center-right President
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his resignation on Wednesday
after vote-buying allegations ensnared him in a fresh scandal on
the eve of an impeachment vote, capping months of political
turmoil in one of Latin America's most stable economies.
(Reuters) - Endo International Plc and two other companies have agreed to pay $270.8 million to resolve class action lawsuits alleging Endo paid a generic drug manufacturer to delay launching a cheaper version of its Lidoderm painkiller patch.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican candidate in a close U.S. House of Representatives special election on March 13 in Pennsylvania conceded to his Democratic opponent on Wednesday, cementing a Democratic upset in a long-time Republican area that President Donald Trump handily won in 2016.
WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic
leaders in the U.S. Congress late on Wednesday unveiled a $1.3
trillion bill to fund the government through September, which
includes an additional $80 billion in national defense spending
but fails to fund some of President Donald Trump's immigration
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce tariffs on Chinese imports on Thursday, a White House official said, in a move aimed at curbing theft of U.S. technology and likely to trigger retaliation from Beijing and stoke fears of a global trade war.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg tells CNN Senior Tech Correspondent Laurie Segall he's sorry about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was on the defensive on Thursday after posting its largest loss in two months when the Federal Reserve turned out to be less hawkish than anticipated.
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TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles.
Unlike her heart, three weeks of Celine Dion's Las Vegas shows won't go on.
TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO, March 21 (Reuters) - Police in
Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision
between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as
investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the
safety of autonomous vehicles.
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March 21 (Reuters) - The FBI has reminded parcel delivery
companies in the United States to follow "established protocols"
for handling suspicious packages following a bomb blast at a
FedEx Corp sorting facility in Texas, an agency
spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's vice finance minister said on Thursday there is tension between GM Korea and the Korea Development Bank because the U.S. automaker isn't sharing internal information about the company necessary for the bank to carry out due diligence.
(Reuters) - A 17-year-old Maryland high school student used his father's legally purchased handgun to shoot a female student with whom he had been in a recently ended relationship, police said on Wednesday.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday his agency has prepared U.S. investment restrictions on China for President Donald Trump to consider as part of his upcoming announcements on intellectual property actions against Beijing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's private security detail accompanied him on first-class flights, the agency confirmed on Wednesday to U.S. House Democrats, who requested details on his travels amid growing scrutiny of Cabinet members' spending.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was showcasing self-driving valet technology on Britain's streets on Thursday which allows a car to find a space and park itself.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will announce a task force on Thursday to exploit the technology underpinning cryptoassets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as part of new plans to help fintech companies to find more customers.
Hundreds of pages of correspondence between the two men reveal an active effort to cultivate President Trump on behalf of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, both American allies.
Why is President Trump tweeting about castrated sheep? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a flurry of typos.
(Reuters) - U.S. media company Meredith Corp said on Wednesday it cut about 200 jobs and would lay off another 1,000 as it streamlines its operations following the completion of its Time Inc acquisition.
OSLO (Reuters) - The past three years were the hottest on record and heat waves in Australia, freak Arctic warmth and water shortages in Cape Town are extending harmful weather extremes in 2018, the United Nations said on Thursday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A widely read Chinese state-run newspaper said on Thursday China should prepare for military action over self-ruled Taiwan, and pressure Washington over cooperation on North Korea, after the United States passed a law to boost ties with Taiwan.
Here’s help making sense of the president’s legal team.
John O. Brennan said Russia may have compromising information on President Trump, setting off furious speculation about whether the former spy chief was basing that assertion on inside information.
Nary a bad word about Vladimir Putin can the U.S. president find.
Patrons of the social network are deleting their profiles in protest over reports that the company allowed a political data firm to harvest private information.
Lawmakers set off tear gas canisters in Kosovo's Parliament in an attempt to prevent the ratification of a border agreement with Montenegro.
Andrew G. McCabe, whom Mr. Sessions fired last week, authorized the investigation. Mr. Sessions inaccurately testified that he had no contacts with Russians.
The president, denouncing China’s trade practices, will announce a range of stiff penalties on Chinese imports and investment, sparking concerns of a trade war.
A sexual relationship between a minister and a staff member has become a firing offense, like corruption or a conflict of interest.
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have applied to the Football Association to establish a professional team in the second tier of the Women's Super League, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka defeated 23-times grand slam champion Serena Williams 6-3 6-2 in the Miami Open first round on Wednesday, the latest big win for the emerging 20-year-old Japanese player.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has so far discussed with President Donald Trump's lawyers four main topics they want to talk about with the President.
Keeping a strong economy running hot, but not so hot as to risk inflation or a bubble, is the task facing the Fed’s new leader.
If a man who spent a year in prison for violating mine safety standards wins the Republican Senate primary, it would be just what the party deserves.
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday called off next week's trial of two members of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's administration accused of extorting a music festival production company into using union labor after a court ruling jeopardized the prosecution's case.
The president argued that the conversation in which he congratulated President Vladimir V. Putin could help relations with Russia and, in turn, national security interests.
His cavalier approach reminds me of Cheney’s 15 years ago.
PARIS (Reuters) - Teachers, hospital nurses, train conductors and airline controllers will walk off the job and take to the streets across France on Thursday in a test of public anger with President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive.
Beyond medical costs, a trip to the hospital can mean a permanent reduction in income for many Americans, new research shows.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was back on Capitol Hill meeting with Democrats on Wednesday ahead of the midterm elections, attempting to bridge a divide in his party between progressives and blue-collar voters.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Longtime AIDS researcher Dr. Robert Redfield will be the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday.
The revelation that President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his, um, hard fought re-election has set off a firestorm of criticism -- from a Twitter scolding by Sen. John McCain on the right to reproach by foreign policy experts connected to former Vice-President Joe Biden on the left.
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) says President Donald Trump's decision to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on his election win was "foolhardy" and weakened the United States.
Once Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi is sworn in as a US senator, there will be only one state remaining that has never sent a woman to either chamber in Congress -- Vermont.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch voters on Wednesday approved a referendum granting spy agencies the power to install bulk taps on Internet traffic, even as news of Facebook's 50 million user profile leak returned digital privacy issues to the fore.
The magazines, some of the most celebrated titles in the industry, clashed with the lifestyle publications favored by Meredith, which bought Time Inc. last year.
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“When I listen to your testimony, I hear no sense of urgency to really get on top of this issue,” one member of the Senate Intelligence Committee told Kirstjen Nielsen.
Photos from Tuesday’s meeting show that the dynamics at the table remained relatively unchanged — even amid White House staff shake-ups — and male.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, highlighting its growing confidence that tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and spur more aggressive future tightening.
Noah Christensen admits he could have used better language when he called his congressman's office and used the F-word to demand action on gun control.
The plan would create a system where digital businesses in Europe would have to pay taxes on their revenues, rather than their profits, to curb tax avoidance.
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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in office since 2016, was battered by secretly recorded tapes showing votes being exchanged for money and favors.
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A Manhattan congestion plan faces not only political challenges but also divisions over whether E-ZPass is the right technology to make it a reality.
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Dr. Robert Redfield has been selected as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A plane carrying scores of Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Islamist Boko Haram militants on Wednesday has taken off from Maiduguri for the capital Abuja, a Reuters witness reported.
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CARACAS (Reuters) - The Miss Venezuela beauty pageant said on Wednesday it will investigate possible unethical conduct by its contestants following a vitriolic social media spat that saw former participants accusing each other of inappropriate behavior.
Dr. Redfield, a Baltimore AIDS researcher and advocate for medication-assisted therapies to treat addiction, will take over the public health agency.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Collaboration software provider Slack Technologies Inc is building a safety engineering team that will develop methods to help reduce the disruptions that have been more frequent on Slack's service than rival systems, the company told Reuters.
NANTERRE, France (Reuters) - French former president Nicolas Sarkozy was told after two days in custody on Wednesday that he is being formally treated as a suspect as magistrates investigate claims his 2007 election campaign got funding from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at penalizing website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking, chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday, with major indexes giving up gains in choppy trade after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates, while a strong gain in the energy space helped limit losses.
(Reuters) - British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser Group said on Wednesday it had ended discussions with Pfizer Inc over buying its consumer healthcare business, a day before the U.S. drug company was expecting binding offers for the unit.
Punishing Russia for election interference is not a partisan issue.
In response to an ABC News report that dismissed FBI official Andrew McCabe oversaw an investigation in whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied to Congress about his contacts with a top Russian diplomat, Sessions' attorney confirmed that he is no longer under investigation for perjury related to statements made at his confirmation hearing.
GRANADERO BAIGORRIA, Argentina (Reuters) - U.S. tractor maker Deere & Co is bracing for a negative financial impact from U.S. tariffs on steel imports and worries that retaliatory tariffs on American agricultural exports could follow, Chief Executive Samuel Allen told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday.
Nearly 20% of the student population didn't show up Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after two fellow students were charged with bringing weapons to campus, another made a threat of violence on social media and a security guard was found asleep in his car.
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas said on Wednesday it was searching for a prime suspect in a bomb attack last week on the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza.
The primaries in Illinois on Tuesday night were, for the most part melodramatic -- some big names got scares but there were no major upsets.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. East's fourth major snowstorm this month swept through the region with heavy snow and high winds on Wednesday, snarling flights and commuter travel, closing schools and triggering emergency declarations in New York City and New Jersey.
(Reuters Health) - Carefully following a gluten-free diet might not protect people with celiac disease from exposure to potentially harmful amounts of gluten, new findings suggest.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will on Friday offer Britain a Brexit transition deal, the summit chair Donald Tusk said - but the deal will only be finalized if London honours its commitments on the Irish border and Gibraltar.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, in talks with congressional leaders on Wednesday, backed a $1.3 trillion spending bill meant to avert a U.S. government shutdown, even though it is expected to exclude some of his specific immigration-related funding requests.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. Republican lawmakers said on Wednesday they want China's Confucius Institute cultural centers in the United States to register as foreign agents, and to require all U.S. universities to disclose major gifts from foreign sources.
A costume department employee who worked on the now-canceled Fox series "The Grinder" has accused actor Fred Savage of harassment, discrimination and assault and battery.
STRATFORD, Ontario (Reuters) - A Canadian town known for its annual theater festival is emerging as a hub of "snowtonomous" research, as automakers face demands to produce self-driving cars that can perform in snow and sleet.
Top Trump campaign brass spent the summer of 2016 grappling with how to build a digital operation for the general election and came upon a possible solution: Cambridge Analytica.
SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday his agency has worked on U.S. investment restrictions on China for President Donald Trump to consider as part of his decisions on intellectual property actions against Beijing.
In his first public statements concerning a data privacy scandal, Mr. Zuckerberg said “there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.”
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain's devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales on Wednesday approved bills that aim to keep their current powers unchanged after Brexit, a backstop in case a dispute with Prime Minister Theresa May's government drags on.
(Reuters) - U.S. media company Meredith Corp , which completed the acquisition of Time Inc in January, said on Wednesday it has cut around 200 jobs and plans to lay off 1,000 more over the next 10 months.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tech start-ups that issue digital tokens to raise funds are falling in line with U.S. securities laws or seeking legal ways to skirt them after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it planned to regulate the market.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The head of United Airlines acknowledged on Wednesday that the carrier had made a mistake last week when a French bulldog puppy died on a United flight after a cabin attendant forced the dog's owner to stow it in an overhead bin.
Everything you do on Facebook helps the company know you better. Advertisers pay big bucks for those insights. But what happens when that data falls into the wrong hands?
The fact that President Donald Trump either didn't read or ignored a warning in his briefing papers not to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on a phone call between the two men Tuesday is a sexy story. But, it is not the real story here.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The man accused of carrying out a three-week bombing spree that killed two people in Texas before blowing himself up as police closed in on him was a 23-year-old unemployed man from suburban Austin, authorities said on Wednesday.
The devices used in the Austin and San Antonio-area explosions were pipe bombs with batteries and smokeless powder and were constructed with materials found in a hardware or sporting goods store, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When exploring marine environments, underwater robots tend to be a bull trout in a china shop, disturbing marine life with their bulk and disruptive propulsion. Enter SoFi, the soft, agile robotic fish with a delicate demeanor.
Puerto Ricans like me are stranded here. It can hardly be called living; it’s barely surviving.
A new study rebuts the belief that if we address class issues, we can fix racism.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to name the Federal Reserve as the primary regulator for the "Volcker Rule," which bars banks from speculative trading.
The Federal Reserve, buoyed by a strengthening economy, raised rates for a sixth time in three years and indicated another two increases are still expected this year.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The effects of the Federal Reserve interest rate hike announced on Wednesday will extend beyond corporate America to household budgets.
New documents show the Environmental Protection Agency spent more than $30,000 on security detail for Administrator Scott Pruitt's overseas trip to Italy last year.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he disliked Donald Trump's comments about women so much that he would have "beat the hell" out of him if they were still in high school.
Lawmakers must approve the bill by midnight Friday to avoid a government shutdown this weekend, which would be the third closure this year.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Chevron attorney said in court on Wednesday that the company supports scientific conclusions that humans are causing climate change, a response to a lawsuit that accuses five major energy producers of misleading the public for years about their role in global warming.
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie said changing circumstances made him confident Russia would become compliant with international anti-doping standards despite an apparent impasse.
The cosmologist’s ashes will be buried there later this year, near a few legendary scientists like Darwin and Newton.
Democratic attorneys general are suing the Trump administration, just as their Republican counterparts sued the Obama administration. Each side has scored victories.
(Reuters Health) - Mass-produced shoe inserts available on drugstore shelves and customized orthotics may not work for plantar heel pain, a research review suggests.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The quiet, home-schooled son of a local couple that sold Amway products is suspected of staging a three-week deadly bombing campaign that gripped the Texas capital of Austin.
(Reuters Health) - Infant mortality rates for full-term babies vary across the U.S., but all states are worse than many European countries, a new study suggests.
(Reuters) - British scientists have developed a lightweight and highly sensitive brain imaging device that can be worn as a helmet, allowing the patient to move about naturally.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The soundtrack from "The Sound of Music," Fleetwood Mac's 1977 album "Rumours" and the 1984 song "Footloose" were among 25 recordings deemed national treasures on Wednesday and worthy of preserving by the U.S. Library of Congress.
Msgr. Dario Vigano resigned as the head of Vatican communications after an embarrassing attempt to manipulate a letter written by the retired pope, Benedict.
The Russia investigation, the Cambridge Analytica developments and a triptych of lawsuits concerning the President's pre-presidential relationships with and treatment of women don't have anything specifically to do with one other -- other than all of them were part of the effort to elect Trump.
European leaders are expected to approve a deal to avoid a “cliff-edge” departure. But Brexit supporters are angry at policy retreats from London.
A photographer set out to portray the cookie-cutter culture of corporate America's bygone days.
BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. retirement plans pumped billions of dollars into investment trusts last year, helping asset managers offset some of the heavy cash outflows from their pricier actively managed...
A canine-friendly showing of “Isle of Dogs” brought out that rare breed: cinephile dogs and their owners.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - An unemployed 23-year-old man suspected of a three-week bombing campaign in Texas that killed two people and injured five others before blowing himself up on the side of a highway was identified by local media on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - UBS AG has reached a $230 million settlement to resolve charges brought by New York state that it misled and hurt investors by selling subprime mortgage securities that contributed to the 2008 global financial crisis.
Emmanuel Macron is hoping to win where others failed by reducing railway workers’ benefits, part of a plan to reshape the economy and society.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will issue a warning to Britain on Friday that it will only finally secure a Brexit transition period if it stands by its commitments on the Irish border and Gibraltar, a draft statement showed on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More money for border security and fighting Russian election hacking was expected to be included in a $1.3 trillion U.S. government spending bill taking shape in Congress on Wednesday, along with gun legislation and a fix to a "grain glitch" in last year's sweeping tax law overhaul.
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Famously private, the society photographer waited till after his death to publish “Fashion Climbing.”
(Reuters) - Eight state troopers will be sent to help guard the Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people, the state's governor said on Wednesday after a rash of security incidents this week including the arrest of two students for carrying knives.
NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) - UBS AG has reached a
$230 million settlement to resolve charges brought by New York
state that it misled and hurt investors by selling subprime
mortgage securities that contributed to the 2008 global
WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - More money for border
security and fighting Russian election hacking was expected to
be included in a $1.3 trillion U.S. government spending bill
taking shape in Congress on Wednesday, along with gun
legislation and a fix to a "grain glitch" in last year's
sweeping tax law overhaul.