New releases in speculative fiction include a viral dystopia, a fantasy kingdom ruled by magic, a lesbian pulp noir satire and a classic revisited. [Source]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of more than 100 bipartisan lawmakers in the U.S. House urged President Donald Trump on Friday to reconsider the omission of climate change from his administration's national security strategy, saying it is a step backward on science.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - The mudslides that tore through a coastal Southern California area this week claimed the lives of children as young as 3 and senior citizens as old as 89, officials said on Thursday, while rescue crews continued to search for eight people believed missing.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Rescue workers on Thursday searched for eight people missing after mudslides that ripped through a coastal Southern California community, as the identities of some of the 17 who died in Tuesday's disaster began trickling out.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this month will include Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, a senior administration official told Reuters.
(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp became the latest chipmaker to release software patches for the Spectre microchip security threat, indicating that the chipset flaw was affecting graphic processors as well as CPUs.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators are looking at a range of theories, including the possibility of a "viral" attack, to explain what sickened American diplomats last year who were stationed in Havana, the State Department said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday released testimony from the founder of the Fusion GPS firm that researched President Donald Trump's ties to Russia and produced a dossier denounced by the White House.
Jan 8 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday released an updated version of its operating system software to fix a major microchip security flaw that affected nearly all computer chips made in the last decade.
BRIEF-Apple Says Released iOS Update That Includes Security Improvements To Mitigate Effects Of Spectre
* APPLE INC RELEASES IOS UPDATE '11.2.2' THAT INCLUDES SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS TO SAFARI AND WEBKIT TO MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF SPECTRE- WEBSITEâ€â€‹ Source text : https://apple.co/2qG7Y83 Further company coverage:
MOSS, Norway (Reuters) - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg began negotiations on Tuesday to add the small Liberal Party to her cabinet, emphasizing jobs creation and energy policy among top priorities for the talks.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday.
â€œThe Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaningâ€ has wisdom about sorting through and disposing of many of your possessions, and â€œThe Southern Sympathy Cookbookâ€ offers â€œfuneral food with a twist.â€
SAO PAULO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Friday it had not allocated money to bid in upcoming oil and gas auctions in its five-year capital spending plan, according to a presentation hosted by exploration and production director Solange Guedes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The ethics probe into U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold, who is already under a cloud for alleged sexual misconduct, is being expanded to look into whether he mixed his political campaign with congressional work and lied to the House Ethics Committee, the panel said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Climate change will not be included in an important Pentagon strategy document set to be unveiled in January, the No. 2 official at the U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia has released without charge a former minister and fierce critic of the government who spent two days in jail after being arrested for alleged treason, a lawmaker told Reuters on Thursday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Cash-strapped smartphone screen maker Japan Display Inc dismissed a report on Thursday that it was seeking investment from Apple Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] as "speculative" and declined to comment further.
TOKYO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Cash-strapped smartphone screen maker Japan Display Inc dismissed a report on Thursday that it was seeking investment from Apple Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as "speculative" and declined to comment further.
Matthew Petersen, President Donald Trump's district court nominee who struggled to answer basic legal questions at his confirmation hearing last week, has withdrawn his nomination, a White House official said.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday it may tax capital gains from cryptocurrecy trading as global regulators worried about a bubble, with Australia's central bank chief warning of a 'speculative mania" that has seen the digital asset making rip-roaring gains.
A mother says her son is a victim of bullying, and she posted a video of his emotional message to those who are criticized for being different. Some celebrities who watched the video are showing their support.
LONDON (Reuters) - Buckingham Palace released on Monday a new portrait of Prince Philip, painted by Australian-born artist Ralph Heimans in the year that Queen Elizabeth's husband announced his retirement from active public life.
Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain wants to increase regulation of Bitcoin and other digital currencies by expanding the reach of European Union anti-money-laundering rules that force traders to disclose their identities and report suspicious activity.
BRIEF-FCB Financial Says Agreement With Floridian Community Bank, Includes A Termination Fee Of $3.1 Mln In Certain Circumstance
* FCB FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC - AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDIAN COMMUNITY BANK, INCLUDES A TERMINATION FEE OF $3.1 MILLION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCE - SEC FILINGâ€â€‹ Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2jyfxqB) Further company coverage:
(Reuters) - Britain's Pool Re, which helps insurers pay out claims on property damage caused by terror attacks, said it will extend its cover to include damage and business interruption caused by acts of terrorism involving a cyber attack from April 2018.
(Reuters) - European Athletics is poised to spearhead the charge for radical change in the sport with organizers having unveiled a new mixed gender team competition to be introduced at the second edition of the European Games in 2019.
ATHENS (Reuters) - The World Chess Federation (FIDE) is undertaking a "huge effort" to include Israeli players in a speed chess championship hosted by Saudi Arabia next month, the federation said on Monday.
LAHORE/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A firebrand Pakistani Islamist accused of masterminding a bloody 2008 assault in the Indian city of Mumbai was released from house arrest on Friday and told his cheering supporters his freedom was vindication of his denial of guilt.
Jacquelyn Martin, the Associated Press photojournalist who captured a photo of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and wife Louise Linton with a sheet of dollar bills, responds to Mnuchin's claim that he didn't know the photo would be made public.
MUNICH, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A former Audi manager is being released following his arrest earlier this year on suspicion of fraud and false advertising in connection with the carmaker's emissions scandal, a spokesman for Munich's higher regional court said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration publicly released on Wednesday its rules for deciding whether to disclose cyber security flaws or keep them secret, in an effort to bring more transparency to a process that has long been cloaked in mystery.
Republican senators will include a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate in the revised version of the chamber's tax overhaul to be released by the Senate finance committee Tuesday afternoon, according to two GOP aides. The committee's Republicans were unanimous in their support for adding the repeal.