(Reuters) - An explosion injured a man in his 30s on Tuesday evening in Austin, Texas, the same day law officials said all six previous explosive devices found in the city are connected.
(Reuters) - American teenager Amanda Anisimova, fresh off an impressive run at Indian Wells, beat China's Wang Qiang 6-3 1-6 6-2 at the Miami Open on Tuesday to set up a second round clash with Spanish third seed Garbine Muguruza.
A Holocaust denier is now officially the Republican nominee in a Chicago-area House race after running unopposed in Tuesday's primary.
MANILA (Reuters) - At least 19 passengers were killed and more than a dozen injured when a commuter bus crashed into a ravine south of the Philippine capital, Manila, on Tuesday evening, police said.
March 21 (Reuters) - Gold prices inched up on Wednesday as
the dollar crept lower, while investors awaited the conclusion
of U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meet for clues on faster
monetary tightening, expecting the first rate increase of the
year later in the day.
* Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,311.72 per
ounce, as of 0118 GMT. Prices hit a nearly three-week low in the
previous session at $1,306.91.
* U.S. gold futures for April delivery
It took photographer Carolina Sandretto four years and three round trip journeys to Cuba to put together a comprehensive book about the architectural opulence of its movie theaters.
SYDNEY, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. wheat futures edged higher
on Wednesday, rebounding from a one-month low touched in the
previous session, after damage to crops in a key producing
region from dry weather.
* The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of
Trade were up 0.1 percent to $4.53-1/2 a bushel by 0109
GMT. Prices closed up 0.5 percent on Tuesday, recovering from a
low of $4.50 a bushel - the lowest since Feb 22.
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - When Mohammad Ayub Khan heard his nephew had been picked up by Pakistani security officials in Karachi, it brought back painful memories of another nephew who had gone missing in similar circumstances years before.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders rejected protectionism on Tuesday and urged "further dialogue" on trade, but failed to diffuse the threat of a trade war days before U.S. metals tariffs take effect and Washington is to announce measures against China.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic's bid to kick-start his career after slipping to 181st in the world hit a speed bump on Tuesday when the 25-year-old Australian was knocked out in the first round of a second-tier tournament in France.
* GLYCOMIMETICS ANNOUNCES PRICING OF PUBLIC OFFERING OF
* CENTRIC HEALTH ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER
YEAR OF 2017
AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas (Reuters) - The series of parcel bombs in Texas that have killed two people and put residents on edge escalated on Tuesday with two more incidents, a bomb that exploded at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio and one that was discovered before it detonated.
* DXP ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL 2017
AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas, March 20 (Reuters) - The series of
parcel bombs in Texas that have killed two people and put
residents on edge escalated on Tuesday with two more incidents,
a bomb that exploded at a FedEx distribution center near San
Antonio and one that was discovered before it detonated.
March 20 (Reuters) - FedEx Corp will screen every
package at the Texas facility where a parcel exploded on
Tuesday, according to a FedEx manager, describing extraordinary
steps the company is taking in response to a series of bombings
in the state capital.
GREAT MILLS, Md. (Reuters) - A 17-year-old boy opened fire at a Maryland high school on Tuesday in an attack that left two fellow students wounded, then died after a gunfight with a police officer posted there, amid a renewed national debate over gun violence in schools.
March 20 (Reuters) - Billionaire Wall Street financier Peter
Peterson, who co-founded private equity firm Blackstone Group LP
and served as U.S. President Richard Nixon's commerce
secretary, died on Tuesday of natural causes, his family said.
He was 91.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump faced legal challenges from women on two fronts on Tuesday as a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Apprentice TV show contestant moved forward and a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump sued to undo a confidentiality agreement.
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LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - The last British tin mine
closed in 1998.
Illustrator Candace Jean Andersen was doing some research for a children's book on orcas when she stumbled into a mystery.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose rules on Wednesday designed to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax and set to hit U.S. tech giants such as Google and Facebook .
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A hush settled over financial markets on Wednesday as investors waited to hear how often the Federal Reserve might hike U.S. rates this year, while the currencies of exporting nations were rattled by fears of a full-blown trade war.
PARIS (Reuters) - France will announce a series of measures against sexual violence on Wednesday, including on-the-spot fines for sexual harassment on the street and extended deadlines for filing rape complaints.
TEMPE, Ariz. (Reuters) - The Arizona pedestrian killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle was a homeless woman close to getting off the streets, her friends said, describing her as a fighter who took care of those around her.
US President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election despite the warnings from multiple national security advisers and briefing materials that said "DO NOT CONGRATULATE," The Washington Post reported Tuesday evening.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - In the Jakarta headquarters of the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI), workers call each other "bro" and "sis", and their leader sets the sartorial standard with a pair of ripped jeans.
TEMPE, Ariz./DETROIT (Reuters) - Arizona officials said on Tuesday they saw no immediate need to tighten rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in reaction to a fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous vehicle that has focused attention on the safety of the new technology.
Mitch McConnell sees little upside to criticizing the president in public, and some critics say that by not issuing a more direct warning, he is undermining Congress’s standing.
NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company's bankruptcy filing will not protect ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, an attorney for the studio told U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath on Tuesday.
AMMAN (Reuters) - A Russian-brokered deal has been reached to evacuate a Syrian rebel group from a town in Eastern Ghouta to opposition-held northwestern Syria in the first such deal in the last remaining rebel bastion near the capital, two opposition sources said on Wednesday.
A Bedouin lesson for handling President Trump and Vladimir Putin.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned that a breakaway series to rival Formula One is a "realistic" possibility if the championship's stakeholders fail to placate Ferrari in their long-term vision for the sport.
In a speech this week, the president laid out a plan to address the crisis that was at turns thin on details and alarming in content.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The subantarctic Antipodes Island is now mice-free after an eradication effort aiming to protect the World Heritage site's unique and diverse wildlife and flora, New Zealand's Conservation ministry said on Wednesday.
Nations are protecting vast expanses of open sea but their first priority should be their richly biodiverse coastal waters.
If you have been trying to keep up with the various legal battles brewing around President Donald Trump over his pre-presidential treatment of and relationships with women, today was especially busy. And that's saying something.
Wreckage from the USS Juneau, a World War II cruiser sunk by a Japanese torpedo in 1942, has been discovered by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen on the floor of the South Pacific off the coast of the Solomon Islands.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday and credited U.S. defense sales to the Saudis with boosting American jobs, even as Riyadh's involvement in Yemen's civil war faced criticism.
FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - The so-called "affluenza" Texan is due to be released from jail on April 2 after serving nearly two years for killing four people while driving drunk, the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday.
Ralph Peters, a retired lieutenant colonel, sent an email to his colleagues saying he was ‘ashamed’ of what the channel had become.
LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.
A state judge has ruled that Summer Zervos, who accused Mr. Trump of groping her, can sue him for defamation for calling her a liar.
(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S. software maker MuleSoft Inc for about $5.90 billion in a cash-and-stock deal, illustrating CEO Marc Benioff's push to bolster the company's cloud-based portfolio with new technology.
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman last July was arrested on Tuesday on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors said.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
(Reuters) - Daniel Ek, the CEO and co-founder of streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA , is eligible to sell up to 15.8 million shares of the company worth up to $2 billion in its direct listing, the company disclosed in a filing on Tuesday.
In a red-hot start to the governor’s race, Ms. Nixon attacked the governor’s liberal bona fides, while an ally of his called her an “unqualified lesbian.”
The All Sages Bookstore, run by a onetime Tiananmen Square protester, has survived both the capital’s ferocious property market and the censorship of the Xi Jinping era.
John Oliver's parody book about Vice President Mike Pence's family pet has sold out.
* EMERGE ENERGY SERVICES LP FILES FOR OFFERING OF 814,295
UNITS REPRESENTING LIMITED PARTNER INTERESTS BY THE SELLING
UNITHOLDERS - SEC FILING
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* ART'S WAY MANUFACTURING CO INC - ON MARCH 15, 2018, AMBER
NOTIFIED CO OF HER RESIGNATION AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - SEC
NEW YORK, March 20 (Reuters) - Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp
expects to make acquisitions of modest-sized acreage in the
Eagle Ford shale field as it seeks to build out the new company
without compromising on a cash flow-focused business model, its
incoming chairman told Reuters.
VANCOUVER/LUSAKA, March 20 (Reuters) - First Quantum
Minerals said on Tuesday that Zambia's tax agency had
slapped it with 76.5 billion Zambian kwacha ($8.04 billion) bill
for unpaid import duties, a potentially huge blow for the
Canadian miner that earns most its profit in the southern
(Reuters Health) - As the elderly population grows in the U.S., an increasing number of patients in their 90s are hospitalized with injuries after falling, but they may be faring slightly better than in the past, a small study suggests.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to dismiss his indictment on corruption charges, clearing the way for a possible retrial after his earlier conviction had been thrown out.
(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that enacted the tightest restrictions on abortion in the United States, in a ruling handed down a day after the governor signed the measure.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday auctioned off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah for oil and gas development, a sign of strong industry demand in a region conservationists have vowed to protect.
GREAT MILLS, Md. (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student opened fire at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, in an attack that left two fellow students wounded, then died after a gunfight with an officer stationed there, amid a renewed debate over gun violence in schools.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a preview of arguments in a trial over AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner Inc , government lawyers said on Tuesday the deal will raise prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.
Cambridge Analytica, the embattled data analytics company best known for its work on President Donald Trump's campaign, has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix, in the wake of undercover reports showing him discussing potential bribery and entrapment.
First lady Melania Trump took advantage of an organized roundtable event with technology executives to address those who have criticized her for taking on a platform that includes cyberbullying.
* ORION ENGINEERED CARBONS TO ADD SPECIALTY CARBON BLACK
PRODUCTION LINE IN ITALY
BOSTON, March 20 (Reuters) - A push to restrict shareholder
resolutions could shut out many small investors with concerns
about corporate governance, an executive at asset manager
Vanguard Group said.
TEMPE, Ariz./DETROIT, March 20 (Reuters) - Arizona officials
said on Tuesday they do not see an immediate need to tighten
rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in
reaction to a fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous
Captain of business, financier, philanthropist and public-policy watchdog, Mr. Peterson rose from humble Nebraska roots to be a force in American life.
John Oliver’s parody of the Pence family’s book about their pet bunny has bumped pre-orders of James B. Comey’s memoir from the top spot.
(Reuters) - Amazon.com became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc for the first time.
WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - In a preview of arguments
in a trial over AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner Inc
, government lawyers said on Tuesday the deal will raise
prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has
no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Tuesday as higher oil prices lifted the energy sector, but another slump in Facebook Inc shares curbed gains.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump must face a defamation lawsuit by a woman who accused him of sexually harassing her after she appeared on his former reality TV show.
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(Reuters) - An Iranian national has been arrested on U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions and funnel more than $115 million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the U.S. financial system, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas (Reuters) - A package bomb blew up at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio on Tuesday, the fifth in a series of attacks that have rocked Texas this month and left baffled investigators searching for what they suspect is a serial bomber.
* CONSTELLATION BRANDS TO INVEST APPROXIMATELY $900 MILLION
INCREASE CAPACITY AT ITS PLANT IN CIUDAD OBREGÓN
A New York judge on Tuesday denied an attempt by lawyers for President Donald Trump to dismiss a defamation case against a former "Apprentice" contestant who claims Trump groped her a decade ago.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal government unveiled proposals on Tuesday to tighten already tough gun control laws to address a spike in crimes involving firearms, including a deadly attack on a mosque last year.
A former Playboy model who allegedly had a nine-month affair with President Donald Trump is suing the company that kept her original account from publication, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning reelection earlier this month, provoking a strong rebuke from GOP Sen. John McCain.
Cambridge Analytica, the data company Donald Trump's campaign hired during the 2016 presidential election, has been under a magnifying glass this week after a whistleblower claimed that the firm misused the personal data of about 50 million Facebook users.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump filed suit in California on Tuesday seeking release from a legal agreement requiring her to stay silent, becoming the second woman this month to contest arrangements not to disclose alleged extramarital relationships with Trump.
A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder in the death of Justine Ruszczyk, a 40-year-old Australian woman who was shot in 2017 after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home.
Melania Trump has long said she wants to curb online bullying. Her efforts often clash with the president's habit of using Twitter to insult people.
(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc said on Tuesday it would buy software maker MuleSoft Inc for about $6.5 billion, including debt, just a year after the software company went public.
(Reuters) - A Florida judge ordered the brother of suspected high school shooter Nikolas Cruz to be held on $500,000 bail for a trespassing charge after prosecutors on Tuesday said he had visited the campus three times since the Feb. 14 massacre.
(Reuters) - Daniel Ek, the Swedish CEO and co-founder of streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA , is set to sell 15.8 million shares of the company worth up to $2 billion in its direct listing, the company disclosed in a new filing on Tuesday.
The company’s board said it was suspending the chief executive, Alexander Nix, with immediate effect, pending an independent investigation.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump feted Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday and lauded U.S. defense sales as a boost to American jobs, even as Riyadh's involvement in Yemen's civil war faced criticism.
It's the first day of spring, but the Northeast can't seem to shake off winter.
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and said they would likely meet soon as relations between the two countries grow more strained over allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. electoral system.
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A former Cambridge Analytica contractor and Facebook officials on Tuesday agreed separately to speak to Congress amid growing calls on Capitol Hill for the election data firm and the social media giant to explain how 50 million Facebook users' data was used in the 2016 election.
(Reuters Health) - Teens and young adults who harm themselves without suicidal intent often kill themselves soon afterward, and the increased risk of death is greatest when guns are involved, a U.S. study suggests.
In the ’80s and ’90s, Daniel Day used Gucci’s logo without permission to create coveted “knockups.” Now, the couturier and the luxury brand have teamed up to create an appointment-only boutique.
Just one day after Mississippi's governor signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks, a federal judge issued an order temporarily blocking it.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers neared agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, as congressional leaders worked to narrow their differences on thorny issues such as President Donald Trump's border wall.
The school shooting was over in seconds. But it could have dragged on longer and proven deadlier were it not for the rapid response of a school resource officer.
Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.
Less than a year ago, here's how Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's potential political aspirations were being treated by the media.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday in response to a lawsuit that it does not search electronic devices of air travelers for content.
Stormy Daniels' friend Alana Evans says both she and Daniels have received threats from people formerly in the adult film industry.
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson opens his WGC-Dell Match Play title defense in Texas on Wednesday in a dangerous group that includes fellow American Kevin Kisner, Canadian Adam Hadwin and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - After years of denouncing his political opponents in Mexico as stooges of a corrupt "mafia," leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has extended his hand to them in a bid to make it third time lucky in the July 1 presidential election.
The justices heard arguments in a First Amendment challenge to a law requiring “crisis pregnancy centers” to provide information on abortion.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you pay quarterly U.S. taxes, the April IRS deadline is a double whammy - you have to file your 2017 return and you have to pay the first portion of your taxes due for the...
Your interest in Kim Kardashian West can tell researchers how extroverted (very), how conscientious (more than most) and how open-minded (only somewhat) you are.
Santa Barbara County officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order affecting about 30,000 people in extreme and high-risk debris flow areas ahead of the strongest storm of the season for Southern California.
PARIS (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) will use X-ray equipped trucks on Grand Tour stages and leading classic races this season following an increase in concerns about riders using motors inside their bikes.
(Reuters Health) - Fair-skinned children and young adults should get counseling on how to avoid sunburns that can lead to skin cancer, according to new guidelines from U.S. physicians.
What’s behind President Trump’s curious silence about a porn star and her story?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona this week could offer a test of who can be held legally responsible for accidents when a human is no longer at the wheel, legal experts said.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of F-Squared Investments Inc, once the largest U.S. money manager creating portfolios out of exchange-traded funds, must pay more than $12.4 million for...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU governments agreed on Tuesday to offer British banks and airlines hope of good market access after Brexit but kept London waiting for confirmation it will get the transition deal it wants to avoid disrupting business.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.
(Reuters) - Toys 'R' Us said at a bankruptcy court hearing on Tuesday that it was working hard to maximize payments to suppliers and lenders, as it starts to shutter 735 big-box toy stores across the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and called for urgent action and funding on Tuesday to help states battle foreign attempts to intervene in U.S. democracy.
A 9-year-old boy shot his 13-year-old sister to death after the two got into an argument over a video game controller, authorities say. Monroe County, Mississippi, Sheriff Cecil Cantrell tells HLN's Erica Hill how he believes the shooting unfolded.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. electric car company Tesla Inc said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Elon Musk, who was visiting Israel, did not discuss a collaboration with artificial intelligence firm Cortica.
Selena Gomez has a message for the trolls who insist on having an opinion on her vacation pictures: give it up.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asked the department’s inspector general to probe whether a federally funded pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six in Florida complied with all rules, her office said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The producers of television series "The Crown" apologized on Tuesday for paying the award-winning actress who played Queen Elizabeth less than her male co-star but said nothing about redressing the past imbalance.
AMMAN (Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed on Tuesday when a rocket hit a busy market place in an eastern suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said, while rescuers said Syrian and Russian airstrikes killed dozens in nearby rebel-held areas.
Facebook is under fire for allowing a Trump-affiliated firm, Cambridge Analytica, to access the private information of 50 million users. Facebook did not inform those users that their personal data was being harvested in an attempt to help Donald Trump win the 2016 election.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley is starting to see some wealth management customers bring assets into the bank that they had held at other firms, President Colm Kelleher said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal U.S.-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners, according to people familiar with the plan.
PARIS (Reuters) - The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he vowed to fight for a wider use of French in EU institutions and abroad.
There's been an important shift over the last few days in President Donald Trump's approach to the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as his rhetoric and his legal team have begun to reflect an increased focus on winning the fight for public opinion rather than cooperating with the actual probe.
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks in a ruling handed down one day after the state's governor signed the measure.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders are likely to reaffirm on Tuesday their commitment to fighting protectionism and recognize the need for "further dialogue and actions" on trade, just days before U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are to enter into force.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday released its first draft recommendations on how to prevent foreign hacking of U.S. elections, calling on Congress to help states tighten security after spending more than a year investigating Russian attempts to target the voting system in the 2016 campaign.
GREAT MILLS, Md. (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student shot and critically wounded two fellow students at a Maryland high school on Tuesday morning before dying after exchanging gunfire with a campus security officer, the county sheriff said.
“We had a very good call,” Mr. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “We will be meeting in the not-too distant future to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control.”
Amit Majmudar’s verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita offers a ravishing and faithful version of that enigmatic religious text.
The former model, Karen McDougal, is the second woman this month to challenge Trump associates’ efforts to bury stories of extramarital affairs.
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appointed Mellody Hobson, the president of a Chicago-based
investment firm, to its board of directors, the Wall Street bank
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Financial policymakers gathering in Buenos Aires on Tuesday agreed cryptocurrencies posed some risks but should not be banned altogether, the head of Italy's central bank said on Tuesday after the meeting.
AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas (Reuters) - A package bomb blew up at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio on Tuesday, hastening investigators to seek the public's help in determining if there is any link to four homemade bombs that have rocked the state capital of Austin this month.
(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc is in advanced discussions to acquire U.S. software maker MuleSoft Inc , people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as it looks to expand its offerings beyond customer relationship management software.
AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas, March 20 (Reuters) - A package bomb
blew up at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio on
Tuesday, hastening investigators to seek the public's help in
determining if there is any link to four homemade bombs that
have rocked the state capital of Austin this month.
LONDON (Reuters) - British physicist Stephen Hawking is to take his place among some of the greatest scientists in history when his ashes are interred inside Westminster Abbey, close to the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
When Donald Trump stepped into the White House in 2017, the President gave his son-in-law-turned-senior-aide Jared Kushner considerable power in trying to strike a deal for Middle East peace. Enter Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, another anointed son looking to make a name for himself after his father gave him considerable power.
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Cambridge Analytica is defending itself after British Broadcaster Channel 4 aired undercover videos showing executives from the firm discussing ways to potentially entrap candidates.
LUSAKA, March 20 (Reuters) - Zambia's tax collection agency
said on Tuesday it had uncovered an five-year, $8 billion tax
scam at an unspecified "prominent mining company".
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as a jump in oil prices lifted energy stocks, though another drop in Facebook's shares curbed the gains on the Nasdaq Composite and the S&P.
AMMAN (Reuters) - At least 29 people were killed and scores injured on Tuesday when a rocket landed in a busy market place in an eastern suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said.
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in newly diagnosed patients, opening up a key market for the drugmaker.
DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it will pause autonomous vehicle testing following an accident in which an Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona.
March 20 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved
Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a
chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in
newly diagnosed patients, opening up a key market for the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday discussed tensions with Iran and a Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen which has come under criticism in Congress.
A Catholic priest from Poland is facing rebuke after calling Pope Francis a "foreign body" in the church and implying the Pope should pass away soon if his views on refugees and non-Christian beliefs don't change.
(Reuters) - The U.S. government spent over $30,000 on personal security for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt during his trip last year to Italy, according to documents obtained by a watchdog group that said the spending was irresponsible at a time of budget cuts.
For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday will ask automakers and regulators why tens of millions of vehicles with faulty Takata air bag inflators remain on the road years after deaths prompted the largest auto safety recall in history.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled sympathy toward Christian-based facilities that argued that a California law requiring them to post signs disclosing the availability of state-subsidized abortions and birth control violates their right to free speech.
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A Trump administration proposal would limit the ability of Mexico, Canada and the U.S. to warn consumers about the dangers of foods linked to obesity.
If you had asked a young child 50 years ago to draw a picture of a scientist, about 99% of the drawings would be of men.
Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate and author of the forthcoming “Wade in the Water,” wrote a college application essay about Thoreau: “I was an aspiring Transcendentalist from a young age.”
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt suspended the licenses of ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem on Tuesday, in a court ruling after taxi drivers sought to shut down the two firms' operations in the country, judicial sources said.
The National Rifle Association is criticizing Florida's Republican House Speaker Richard Corcoran for his comments lauding the passage of gun control legislation and accusing him of "betrayal."
There has been a strong Jewish presence in the region since ancient times, and kosher tradition is reflected in recipes for the Passover feast.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump phoned Russia's Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election and they discussed the possibility of a meeting, the Kremlin said.
President Trump calls the series of bombings in Texas "terrible" and calls the bomb makers "sick people."
The president has lavished praise on Mohammed bin Salman, who has rapidly consolidated his position as Saudi Arabia’s heir apparent.
Michelle Obama was so popular she needed more space.
A student opened fire with a handgun, the sheriff said, wounding two students and exchanging gunfire with an officer who was stationed at the school.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers sought to reach an agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, with immigration issues such as President Donald Trump's border wall and protections for young 'Dreamer' immigrants at the center of negotiations.
While meeting with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, President Donald Trump said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone and that they will be meeting soon.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators debated a resolution seeking an end to U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's campaign in Yemen's civil war on Tuesday, the same day President Donald Trump was due to meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier said on Tuesday he expected the most difficult negotiations with London to come at the end of the process.
Last week, quietly and without fanfare, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley blocked President Donald Trump's nominee to be the intelligence community's top lawyer, the General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Jason Klitenic.
Even as the calendar turns to spring, winter refuses to relinquish its grip with forecasters predicting 12 to 16 inches of snow starting on Wednesday.
(Reuters Health) - Golf cart crashes involving children can result in serious injuries, a new study confirms.
BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia's prime minister-designate Peter Pellegrini said on Tuesday he would propose a new list of ministers on Wednesday after the president rejected his cabinet proposals.
Dancers from the Stephen Petronio Company are learning Cunningham’s “Signals” — and learning that a sense of play is essential to it.
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is launching the Google News Initiative, to weed out fake news online and during breaking news situations, it said in a blog post on Tuesday.
His label, Delicious Vinyl, released crossover hits by Tone-Loc and Young M.C., and he helped the Beastie Boys make the groundbreaking “Paul’s Boutique.”