The United States takes on Sweden for the gold medal in men’s curling. Stay here for live updates and analysis.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sebastien Toutant soothed Canada's wounded pride by winning the first Olympic men's snowboarding big air gold medal on Saturday, taking the title with a combined score of 174.25 from his two best runs in the Pyeongchang Winter Games final.
Two-time NBA champion Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha, are expecting their third child. He talks to CNN's Van Jones about his growing family.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang individual medalists Wendy Holdener and Ramon Zenhaeusern led the way as Switzerland beat Austria 3-1 in a final showdown of traditional Alpine powerhouses to win the inaugural team gold at the Winter Olympics on Saturday.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Francesco Friedrich piloted his four-man bobsleigh team to the top of the timesheets with a blistering second run on Saturday to put Germany in a commanding lead heading into the final two runs of the competition a day later.
SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud.
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YANGON (Reuters) - Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar's restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a policeman was slightly injured and the authorities were still working to determine who was behind the bombings.
Nikolas Cruz had only recently moved in with a family friend weeks after his mother died when he reportedly called 911 to describe a tumultuous encounter with his new host.
WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials will
discuss trade disputes next week with a top Chinese economic
official when he visits Washington, a senior U.S. official said
on Friday as President Donald Trump considers new tariffs on
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Alpine skiing team won a bronze in the inaugural team event on Saturday to give the Scandinavian country 38 medals at the Pyeongchang Games, the most won by one nation at a single Winter Olympics.
My first day of teaching high school was September 11, 2001.
French painter Edgar Degas' rousing depiction of singers at an opera has been found in -- of all places -- a parked bus, nine years after it was stolen from a Marseille museum.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A company behind U.S.-based
funds tied to Wall Street's "fear gauge" is making changes to
its investment strategy after a sudden market plunge this month
routed traders betting on the complex instrument.
A small number of ISIS detainees have "recently" escaped from detention by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, according to a US official with direct knowledge of the program. The official described the incident as involving "less than five ISIS fighters."
BERLIN (Reuters) - Top officials in the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Saturday warned the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) that failure to stick to agreements on migrants could cause the collapse of the potential new German government.
A former NFL player who attended a prestigious private high school in Los Angeles was detained by police Friday in connection with a social media post that prompted the closure of the school due to security concerns, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the matter.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's self-styled "Peace Games" have been a sporting success but public reaction suggests it may have failed its bigger test -- to generate the support its president needs to make bold moves to improve ties with old enemy North Korea.
Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers calls out President Trump for 'name calling' following his response to the shooting.
A survivor of last week's massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida, said President Donald Trump failed to bring her any real comfort during a phone call he made while she was hospitalized.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims met on Friday with Chilean Bishop Juan Barros about accusations that he covered-up sexual abuse of minors committed by a priest.
The year the Show Me State saw too much.
The second-ranking Senate Republican broke with President Donald Trump on Friday when he told CNN that the President's proposal to raise the legal age to buy a rifle to 21 may not "save lives" and doesn't get at the "root of the problem."
On Wednesday, during CNN's town hall with survivors of last week's mass shooting at a high school in South Florida, National Rifle Association representative Dana Loesch lamented the holes in the FBI's National Instant Background Check System, or NICS.
There’s a reason Israel’s prime minister has endured.
Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official tells CNN. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating inside the country.
(Reuters) - A Florida golf club owned by U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Friday to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members that it wrongfully refused to refund their deposits when they wanted to resign.
UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers are fretting that they could face the next U.S. recession with an arsenal of policies little different from that used in the last downturn but robbed of much of their punch because interest rates are still low.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained.
The gastronomic bible awarded new stars to 57 restaurants, only two of which have women as chefs. A “Me Too” moment pricks French kitchen culture.
Australians are scared of guns. Americans love them.
A survivor of the Stoneman Douglas shooting says that students and parents did everything they could to report the Parkland gunman before the shooting.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organization.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Saudi, Emirati and Qatari leaders will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in the next couple of months, U.S. officials said, amid efforts by Washington to try to resolve a dispute between the Gulf neighbors.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The fallout over last week's
shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its
toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate
partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing
ties with the gun advocacy organzation.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Louisiana on Friday
revoked a permit for Energy Transfer Partners' Bayou
Bridge crude oil pipeline, halting work on a portion of the
project following protests by local and environmental groups.
When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."
Since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed as special counsel, he has issued more than 100 criminal counts against 19 people and three companies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.
A federal indictment says that a former Trump campaign chairman wired 2 million euros to former European politicians.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co faces potential legal action by the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that its GE Capital unit and now-defunct WMC Mortgage Corp unit violated U.S. law in connection with subprime mortgages, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.
“Lady Bird” shares many similarities with “Real Women Have Curves.” But there are more systemic barriers to blame for the film’s dismissal by Oscar voters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Friday honored the head of the Federal Communications Commission with a rifle after braving death threats and other opposition as he worked to undo the Obama administration's 2015 net neutrality rules.
The sublime uprightness of black hair in its natural state has returned as a symbol of political consciousness.
The tech companies vowed this week to stamp out conspiracy videos and misinformation on the Parkland, Fla., shooting. So far, they are falling short.
WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The National Rifle
Association (NRA) on Friday honored the head of the Federal
Communications Commission with a rifle after braving death
threats and other opposition as he worked to undo the Obama
administration's 2015 net neutrality rules.
Caught in an angry social media storm, a number of marketers have ended promotions linked to the N.R.A. But it’s unclear whether boycotts have a lasting impact.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of Elvis Presley, says she is facing financial ruin and has filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing her former business manager of negligence and mismanaging her finances.
Here’s the stone cold truth: Canada’s men’s and women’s teams both ended up without an Olympic medal, an unthinkable development for a nation so dominant in the sport.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - General Electric Co
faces potential legal action by the U.S. Department of Justice
over allegations that its GE Capital unit and now-defunct WMC
Mortgage Corp unit violated U.S. law in connection with subprime
mortgages, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.
(Reuters) - Luke List and Jamie Lovemark took a one-stroke lead at the Honda Classic in Florida on a windy Friday as Tiger Woods fought back from late trouble to sit four back after a one-over par 71.
Conservatives try to look past President Trump’s flaws and see only his policies.
The president should seize the opportunity proposed by his defense secretary to reverse the cruel ban he unveiled on Twitter last summer.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Men and women swayed to music at Saudi Arabia's first-ever jazz festival on Friday, the second of a three-day outdoor event that showcases the Kingdom's recent efforts of shedding its conservative image.
BERLIN (Reuters) - British singer Ed Sheeran said on Friday that the hardest part of songwriting was coming up with lines that had never been written before as a new documentary detailing his creative process premiered at Berlin's international film festival.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Tennessee woman driving a white van on Friday intentionally drove into a White House security barrier but did not breach it, and she was immediately apprehended and put under arrest, the U.S. Secret Service said.
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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Reuters) - A California couple accused of keeping 13 children imprisoned, chained and starved in a squalid suburban home were hit with additional charges on Friday as defense lawyers said they were overwhelmed by the sheer amount of evidence in the case.
SAO PAULO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Brookfield Energia Renovável
SA, a Brazil-based unit of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management
, abandoned a plan to make a capital injection of 1.4
billion reais in Brazil's Renova Energia SA, which
would give it a controlling stake in the company.
(Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday billionaire investor Warren Buffett has decided to retire from the company's board following the end of his term in April to reduce travel commitments.
New charges were filed late Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the special counsel investigation.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government, which has steadfastly opposed bans on heavily-polluting diesel cars in cities, now plans legal changes that would allow driving bans on certain routes on an emergency basis, the Rheinische Post newspaper reported on Saturday.
The American evangelical preached and prayed to secure Europe as a stronghold for American-style democracy, capitalism and Christianity.
(Reuters Health) - The majority of people believe cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is successful more often than it tends to be in reality, according to a small U.S. study.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new indictment filed on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid former senior European politicians in 2012 and 2013 to lobby for the pro-Russia government of Ukraine.
An Instagram post by Martin, the N.F.L. player at the center of a bullying scandal in 2013, led officials at the school he attended in Los Angeles to close for the day.
“Are you next?” reads a placard in a glass display case in Seoul’s Gwacheon ice rink, where the next generation of Korean speedskaters take the ice each day — all dreaming of bringing home a medal in the country’s most popular winter sport.
Public schools across the state were closed as teachers protested their low salaries, which are 48th in the nation, and the high costs of health care.
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge ordered Alabama on Friday to preserve death chamber evidence of an aborted execution and be ready to present it at court after lawyers for the condemned man warned his poor health left him with veins unusable for a lethal injection.
The Canadian prime minister wore traditional garb throughout a visit to India, inspiring debate over whether he was appropriating or respecting local culture.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on
Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500
million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG's
U.S. unit on Friday resolved a lawsuit brought by a North
Carolina man whose diesel emissions case was set to be the first
go to trial on Monday.
After weeks of rumors, it became official Friday afternoon: Rick Gates pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election.
When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, had not entered the building, but that three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies were also outside the school and had not entered, Coral Springs sources tell CNN. The deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles, the sources said, and not one of them had gone into the school.
A woman close to Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in the Florida massacre, called the F.B.I. tip line saying she was worried he might be “getting into a school and just shooting the place up.”
NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Last March, executives at
General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall
Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite
flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE
Power's revenue and profit would rise.
The Chinese government’s move to tame an ambitious global deal maker reflects an official willingness to finally curb the country’s addiction to borrowing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected.
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(Reuters) - Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has reached a settlement with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) in her lawsuit after a fall at the 2015 U.S. Open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion, lawyers told Reuters on Friday.
(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, under indictment for invasion of privacy in connection with the cover-up of an extramarital affair, has resigned from a leadership position with the Republican Governors Association, the organization said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday to
their highest in more than two weeks, supported by the shutdown
of the El Feel oilfield in Libya and upbeat comments from Saudi
Arabia that an OPEC-led effort to cut stockpiles is working.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian fashion house Versace rocked Milan with bright tartans, leather and studs in its fall-winter 2018 collection runway show, echoing college chic and punk style.
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(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc's founding family group is finalizing plans to submit an offer to take the U.S. department store operator private, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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TORONTO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index closed
at a three-week high on Friday, with energy companies leading
gains across the board on higher oil prices.
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President Donald Trump said Friday he will not make the decision on whether to let Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, keep his temporary security clearance, telling reporters at the White House that he will let chief of staff John Kelly make the decision.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A passenger vehicle struck a White House security barrier on Friday but did not breach it, and the female driver was immediately apprehended, the U.S. Secret Service said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has a bald spot and it evidently annoys him.
(Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers fretted on Friday that they could face the next U.S. recession with virtually the same arsenal of policies used in the last downturn and, with interest rates still relatively low, those will not pack the same punch.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year.
(Reuters Health) - Some diabetics with plaque buildup in their arteries might have less debris in these blood vessels after adding wine to their diets, a recent study suggests.
(Reuters) - Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will leave it to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to settle a security clearance dispute involving son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner, but left little doubt he wants the case settled in a way that allows Kushner to keep his job.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More than 100 Central American migrants, including dozens of minors, were rescued from a truck found abandoned in a violent region of northern Mexico near the U.S. border, authorities said on Friday.
On Thursday, a single post on social media was blamed for costing Snapchat $1.3 billion in market value. The tweet wasn't from a head of state threatening to ban the app, or the company itself announcing major losses. It was from a reality TV star who doesn't like the platform's new layout.
LONDON (Reuters) - North Korea makes headlines with its military parades and nuclear program but a new London exhibition puts a spotlight on graphic design in the country.
“He’s going to do what’s right for the country,” President Trump said of his chief of staff. “I have no doubt he will make the right decision.”
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than half a dozen U.S. companies have abruptly cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre.
A week before the primary in the Arizona House special election, a leading Republican candidate's campaign is being roiled by an alleged cyber-affair with a former state Senate staffer.
“The Chorus Singers,” worth nearly $1 million, was taken from a museum in Marseille. Customs officials found the artwork in the bus’s luggage compartment.
The Florida deputy who waited outside as a gunman targeted staff and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17, was twice nominated as the School Resource Deputy of the Year and won the award in 2014, personnel records obtained by CNN show.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.
BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chairman of Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built a 9.69 percent stake in Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler , filings showed on Friday, demonstrating a shift in strategy by Chinese investors seeking access to new technology.
President Donald Trump continued to criticize the armed school resource officer in Parkland, Florida, who stayed outside of the school during the shooting, saying during a White House news conference conference that Scot Peterson "doesn't love the children, probably doesn't know the children."
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott urged state lawmakers on Friday to increase restrictions on buying guns and to strengthen school safety after a gunman killed 17 people at a school last week, proposals that gun control advocates said did not go far enough.
(Reuters) - KemPharm Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its opioid painkiller Apadaz for the short-term management of acute pain, sending the shares of the drugmaker up as much as 36 percent in late afternoon trading.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Twin car bombs killed 18 people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday in an attack by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but security forces shot dead five assailants, officials said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pakistan need not kill or capture militants such as members of the Haqqani network that use its territory to launch attacks in Afghanistan but could push them across the border instead, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.
MADRID (Reuters) - The number of Catalans in favor of their region becoming independent from Spain has dropped to a four-year low, a survey showed on Friday, casting renewed doubt over the secession campaign just as its leaders disagree on the way forward.
Whenever we talk about guns in America, the card-carrying members of the National Rifle Association are always the mouthpieces, equating being a gun owner with American hyper-patriotism. The historian Richard Hofstadter described the concept of "gun culture" -- guns viewed by many as part of America's heritage: "an ingredient in the American imagination."
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her wishes for Britain's post-Brexit ties with the European Union next week after winning support from key ministers, although European Council President Donald Tusk on Friday called the ideas floated so far "pure illusion".
President Donald Trump read the lyrics of an anti-immigrant song titled "The Snake" on Friday, reverting to a campaign staple that Trump has used to criticize United States' immigration policy.
President Trump praised the work of son-in-law Jared Kushner saying he is "truly outstanding" and is working with Trump's chief of staff General Kelly on peace in the middle east.
A little more than eight months before he won the White House in 2016, candidate Donald Trump, faced with the threat of a walkout by skeptical Republicans, abruptly canceled his scheduled speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
President Trump called out Russia, Iran, and Syria for creating a "humanitarian disgrace" in the war-torn country of Syria.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany shocked defending men's ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating them on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game.
BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta district on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire to end one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year-old civil war.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a gun rights group's constitutional challenge to strict New York City limits on how licensed handgun owners may use their weapons outside the home.
One of the Oscar frontrunners has been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit.
President Xi Jinping of China is sending Liu He, his top economic policy maker and a recent addition to the Politburo, to Washington on Tuesday.
A building now used for consular affairs will be designated the embassy, but most employees will remain in Tel Aviv for now.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks at the White House on Friday, and Trump later praised Australia's merit-based immigration system while Turnbull said the two countries were taking new steps to deepen ties.
Meet the people who gather for the extravaganza known as the Bronner Bros. show in Atlanta.
Before Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school in Florida on February 14, law enforcement officials received several calls from people concerned about the young man's guns and violent behavior. One caller said Cruz planned "to shoot up" an unnamed school.
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have elective surgery are more likely to experience delirium afterwards when they’re frail, a research review suggests.
(Reuters) - Russia's Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday, while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world number one Angelique Kerber.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday the Trump administration is working on new sanctions against Russia for a range of activities, including meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and he expects to brief the media on the actions within the next several weeks.
“When it came time to get in there and do something, he didn’t have the courage, or something happened, but he certainly did a poor job,” President Trump said of the officer in Parkland.
Teva Pharmaceuticals announced it would sell a “lower-cost” alternative to Syprine, an old drug that costs more than $21,000. But the new generic version costs nearly as much.
During the Global Business Summit in India, Donald Trump Jr. doubles down on his comments about the spirit of the people of India while criticizing the Washington Post's reporting on the comments.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A film about East German blue-collar workers casts a light on continuing east-west divisions that saw a far-right party storm into Germany's parliament last year - even if its director explicitly disavows any political message.
(Reuters) - Canada has long dominated both ice hockey and curling but a stunning string of Olympic defeats in the country's beloved sports at the Pyeongchang Games has left the nation in an unfamiliar state of mourning.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - David Mamet has written a new play about film producer Harvey Weinstein, the Pulitzer Prize winner said in an interview published on Friday.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway plans to spend 100 million Norwegian crowns ($13 million) to upgrade a doomsday seed vault on an Arctic island built 10 years ago to protect the world's food supplies, the government said on Friday.
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday refused to overturn former drug company executive Martin Shkreli's conviction of scheming to manipulate his company's stock price.
(Reuters Health) - People who get minimally-invasive surgery to replace damaged heart valves have an easier time completing daily tasks and a better quality of life after the procedure, a research review suggests.
I’m a congressman who was in the Army. I know how lethal these weapons are because I used them in combat.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said.
Mr. Trump claims to have cut 22 federal regulations for every one that is newly created — more, he says, than any other president. Neither boast is true.
When the shooting started at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday, there was an armed deputy in the building -- someone tasked, specifically, with keeping the students inside safe.
Most of the moments from the 2018 Winter Games that have gone viral online had little to do with athletic achievement.
It’s not always easy to hide thinning hair, especially when your hair is as famous as the president’s.
One of two local news sites shuttered by their billionaire owner has been bought by New York’s public radio station, but the other, DNAinfo, will stay dark.
While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her wish-list for Britain's post-Brexit relationship with the European Union next week after winning support from key ministers, but her opponents hope to defeat the government on the issue of future trade ties.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday a comprehensive plan to keep students safe, a week after a former student fatally shot 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
President Trump and his proposal to ban transgender people from the military is an insult to the thousands who are already serving capably.
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty Friday afternoon to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto police said on Friday that they have charged Bruce McArthur with a sixth murder, expanding the number of deaths blamed on the 66-year-old landscaper in a case that has shaken the city's gay community.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions against North Korea on Friday, intensifying pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - BB&T Corp customers could not
access ATMs and online banking accounts after a malfunction at
one of its data centers, the bank said on Friday.
President Donald Trump stood by his signature campaign pledge of building a campaign wall along the US border with Mexico, telling conservative activists Friday he'll get it built despite Democratic opposition in Congress.
Seymour is one of the oldest models to ever pose for Playboy. In an interview with the magazine, she said she almost quit acting because of sexual harassment.
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The Trump administration is expected to move its US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem sometime in May, according to a senior State Department official.
The governor proposal on Friday on raising the minimum age came in defiance of the N.R.A., but his ideas fell far short of what students activists had asked for.
The plea deal could be a sign that Mr. Gates plans to share incriminating information against Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman, or other members of the Trump campaign.
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(Reuters) - Some of the biggest names in corporate America are coming under mounting pressure on Friday to cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre.
President Donald Trump spent the last two days insisting that he was ready to find compromise on gun control measures in the wake of the murders of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Li Shufu, the chairman and main owner of Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL], has amassed a stake of 9.69 percent in Daimler AG , the German carmaker said in a regulatory filing on Friday.
BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta district unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire to end one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - Some of the biggest names in corporate
America are coming under mounting pressure on Friday to cut ties
with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists
intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's
Florida high school massacre.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign aide Rick Gates will plead guilty on Friday afternoon to charges of conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, according to court records.
West Bank, GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months.
When the company bought the elegant Waldorf Astoria, few had heard of it — but its founder and many board members made the most of impressive connections.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims was released from a hospital in Santiago on Friday after undergoing emergency gallbladder surgery, and may conduct more interviews, a spokesman said.
Feb 22 (Reuters) - Target Corp should hold off on
plans to cash in on a perceived advantage in toys after the
collapse of Toys "R" Us, several of the company's investors told
Reuters, worried it could eat up capital desperately needed in
an Amazon-dominated retail world.
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities, a source familiar with the decision tells CNN.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union's member states agreed on Friday to resist a push to have the EU chief executive determined by voting in elections to the European Parliament and aim to keep their collective control over the post.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Mexican breadmaker Bimbo on
Friday said it expects a positive impact on its cash flow due to
a recently approved tax reform in the United States, one of its
principal markets, and will invest $800 million this year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump's call last year for a ban on such service.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co
is buying a stake worth about 7.5 billion euros ($9.22 billion)
in Daimler AG to become the largest investor in the
German automaker, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar
with the matter.
A freewheeling President Donald Trump offered a political greatest hits reel Friday to the highest-profile right-wing gathering of the year, basking in conservative plaudits for what he characterized as a triumphant first year in office.
NEW YORK (LPC) - A flurry of huge US acquisitions is pushing high-grade M&A lending to early year highs as blue-chip firms take advantage of US tax reform and try to fight off the threat of online retail giant Amazon.
NEW YORK, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Investors are starting to doubt
whether they can count on the protective embrace of an
accommodative U.S. central bank when markets go haywire.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering a hike in the gasoline tax, but no decision has been made, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday.
Officials at the White House have been working to devise a plan this week that would allow Jared Kushner to continue in his role handling sensitive foreign policy matters without forcing President Donald Trump to personally intervene and grant him access to classified information, people familiar with the situation say.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German car maker BMW said on Friday it would recall 11,700 cars to fix their engine management software after it discovered that the wrong software had been installed on its luxury 5- and 7-Series models.
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a proposal on Friday to increase restrictions on buying guns and to strengthen school safety measures after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in the state last week.
When 17-year-old student Cameron Kasky took the microphone at CNN's town hall on Wednesday night, he put Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on the spot when he asked: Would you refuse to accept further campaign donations from the National Rifle Association?