BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders were seeking on Monday to clearly endorse free trade and renounce protectionism amid concern that U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and looming actions against China could trigger a trade war that would hurt global growth.
A European Union plan would hit Silicon Valley’s technology giants especially hard, further straining relations with the United States over taxes and trade.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone toward the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it would restructure its business units, as the U.S. agricultural merchant seeks ways to remain competitive in the face of persistent tight margins in the global grains sector.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces will press their offensive against Kurdish YPG forces along the length of Turkey's border with Syria and if necessary into northern Iraq, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, threatening wider conflict in Syria's civil war.
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced calls on Monday from U.S. and European lawmakers to explain how a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's election campaign gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users.
(Reuters) - A panel of federal judges in Pennsylvania on Monday refused to block the state's new congressional district map from taking effect, rejecting Republican arguments that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overstepped its authority in issuing new voting lines in February.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A woman died of her injuries after being struck by a Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada.
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank about 2 percent on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average shedding nearly 400 points, as Facebook led a selloff in technology stocks on reports that the social media company's user information was misused.
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation
Safety Board said Monday they are sending teams to Tempe,
Arizona, to investigate an accident involving a self-driving
Uber vehicle that killed a pedestrian.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 - U.S. stocks joined a broad
decline in global equity markets on Monday as traders turned
cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week
and amid continuing concerns about the threat of a global trade
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday unveiled new tools for game developers, days after opening Maps to create location-based online games, challenging technology rivals including Amazon.com Inc in the bid for a bigger slice of the lucrative industry.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A serial bomber is suspected of planting four bombs detonated this month around Austin, Texas, that have killed two people and injured four others and unnerved residents of the Texas capital.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Hungary defended its anti-immigration stance on Monday at the United Nations, saying it was determined to maintain a homogeneous, Christian society.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday blamed the Islamist Hamas group for the March 13 bomb attack on the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza, saying it was a "despicable and sinful act."
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Monday said it had agreed to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the company is accountable for its franchisees' alleged labor law violations, according to a source involved in the case.
March 19 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Monday said
it had agreed to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the
company is accountable for its franchisees' alleged labor law
violations, according to a source involved in the case.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies through an executive order prohibiting such transactions by those in the United States, the White House said in a statement.
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NEW YORK, March 19 (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Monday
as Wall Street slid more than 1 percent and energy market
investors remained wary of growing crude supply, although
tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran gave prices some support.
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis branded exploitation of women for prostitution a "crime against humanity" on Monday and asked forgiveness from society for Catholic men who use prostitutes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG will announce on Monday that it plans to invest $340 million to build a new sport utility vehicle at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant in the United States as demand surges for larger vehicles, according to a person briefed on the announcement.
After a report showed Cambridge Analytica, a data firm with ties to the Trump campaign, used private information from 50 million Facebook users, a whistleblower is explaining how the data was used.
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG
will announce on Monday that it plans to invest $340 million to
build a new sport utility vehicle at its Chattanooga, Tennessee,
plant in the United States as demand surges for larger vehicles,
according to a person briefed on the announcement.
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(Reuters) - Cloud storage company Dropbox Inc's [DBX.O] initial public offering was oversubscribed, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, indicating healthy demand for the first big tech IPO this year even as tech stocks opened the week on sour note.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a potential solution for the border with the Irish Republic that may face stiff opposition at home.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (Reuters) - A woman died of her
injuries after being struck by a Uber self-driving
vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing
company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program
across the United States and Canada.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a direct challenge to the constitutionality of the death penalty, refusing to hear an Arizona contract killer's argument that it amounts to impermissible cruel and unusual punishment and that American society has reached a consensus on the need to strike it down.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Tiger Brands has closed its factory in Pretoria where listeria was detected as South Africa faces the worst outbreak of the disease, which has killed 180 people since January 2017.
The plan calls for reducing the supply of illicit drugs with better interdiction and tougher penalties, reducing opioid prescriptions and overall demand, and expanding access to treatment.
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A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in the first known fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.
The Middle East today is poised between multiple wars fueling extremism and a burgeoning younger generation looking for a new start.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, will meet with Rex Tillerson at the State Department on Monday before heading to the Capitol to start trying to win confirmation from the Senate, a U.S. official said.
A massive bushfire has engulfed a small town in southeastern Australia, destroying more than 100 buildings and forcing hundreds of residents to flee to beaches or evacuate to nearby towns, authorities said.
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Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill.
DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some rebels in eastern Ghouta may soon agree to withdraw from the opposition enclave or accept rule by the Syrian state after big advances by the army into the area, a Syrian government minister said on Monday.
(Reuters) - A New York tenants rights group and local politician said on Monday they would launch an investigation into the real estate company formerly headed by Jared Kushner, a top aide to President Donald Trump, over alleged falsification of building permits.
LONDON (Reuters) - Power generation from Britain's wind farms hit a record 14.2 gigawatts (GW) on March 17, National Grid said on Monday.
After we published an article on tipping and the power imbalance it creates between customers and servers, hundreds of readers wrote in with their own experiences — on both sides of the equation.
Producers behind an upcoming biopic about Judy Garland have released the first image of Renée Zellweger as the late screen icon and it is striking.
The Supreme Court turned away requests that it reconsider the constitutionality of the death penalty and how Arizona applies it.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the green light to two class-action lawsuits filed by residents of Flint, Michigan who are pursing civil rights claims against local and state officials over lead contamination in the city's water supply.
A 9-year-old boy retrieved a gun from his parents' bedroom and shot his 13-year-old sister to death, authorities said, after the two got into an argument over a video game controller.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trial that could shape the future of U.S. media ownership kicks off in Washington this week as the Department of Justice seeks to block AT&T Inc's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc.
The British musician is collaborating with other artists to create a high-tech, immersive experience that will tour Europe and America.
LONDON (Reuters) - India is the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh, a ranking by HSBC showed on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former General Motors Co and Microsoft Corp Chief Financial Officer Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination, officials said on Monday.
NBA star Dwyane Wade explains why he is speaking out against gun violence and throwing his support behind the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States' nominee to lead the United Nations migration agency denied on Monday that he was anti-Islam while acknowledging a controversy over some of his social media posts and retweets in the past.
Firing special counsel Robert Mueller would be "the beginning of the end of (Donald Trump's) presidency," predicted South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday.
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) tells CNN's John Berman that President Donald Trump's comments on special counsel Robert Mueller are alarming, and if Trump has done nothing wrong, it would best serve him to let the investigation run its course.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider rolling back the wide latitude federal agencies are given to interpret their own regulations in a case that could have bolstered President Donald Trump's push toward deregulation and curbing agency power.
A high-stakes trial begins over the Justice Department's decision to block the mega-merger between AT&T and Time Warner -- a deal that President Donald Trump thrust into the political spotlight.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator John Kennedy has joined his Democratic colleague Amy Klobuchar in calling on Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress following reports that a political consultancy gained inappropriate access to data on millions of Facebook users.
The two sides have negotiated a 21-month transition period after the withdrawal next March. But the deal depends on a solution to the Irish border question.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up a new dispute over the detention of immigrants in a case involving whether people who were convicted of criminal offenses and were subject to deportation can go free in certain instances after serving their prison terms.
Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade is throwing his support behind initiatives to honor the victims of February's deadly school shooting in Florida, donating his time and money in spite of criticism.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several large U.S. retail companies, including Wal-Mart Inc, Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and Macy's Inc, on Monday sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in his biggest ever election victory on Monday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory.
President Donald Trump on Monday continued his Twitter attack on special counsel Robert Mueller, calling the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election a "witch hunt."
Spring begins Tuesday, but winter isn't ready to retire just yet.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to provide driver's licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state's challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children.
Police received a tip about a shoplifting in progress at a Seattle Costco, and after waiting outside for the thieves to exit, cameras captured the cops busting the suspects.
MOSCOW, March 19 (Reuters) - Russia's top mobile phone
operator MTS said on Monday it expected its
revenue to grow slightly in 2018 and underlying profits to be
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain agreed to a potentially unpalatable deal to avoid a "hard border" for Northern Ireland on Monday to win agreement from the European Union that it would retain most EU benefits for nearly two years after Brexit.
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. drinkers overtook Britons as the world's biggest buyers of champagne in 2017, after British purchases fell heavily for the second straight year following the vote to leave the...
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Several large retail
companies, including Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy
and Macy's, are making a direct appeal to
President Donald Trump not to impose massive tariffs on goods
imported from China, in a letter sent to the White House on
(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Monday as reports of Facebook's user data being misused weighed on technology stocks and the broader market.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up a new dispute over the detention of immigrants in a case involving whether people convicted of criminal offenses who are subject to deportation can remain free while their cases proceed.
MADRID (Reuters) - After an uncharacteristically slow start to the season which provoked questions about his longevity, Cristiano Ronaldo has roared back to life with a torrent of goals and now has La Liga's top scorer award in his sights.
March 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on
Monday, led by the materials and energy sectors as oil prices
slipped and with investors cautious ahead of a U.S. central bank
meeting later this week.
LONDON (Reuters) - Regulators from across the world start work this week on a blueprint for a global "sandbox" or testing bed for new financial technology applications, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two men on bicycles were wounded after a bomb exploded, possibly detonated by a trip wire, police said on Monday, as authorities continued to investigate three parcel bombs that killed two people earlier this month in the Texas capital.
March 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened lower
on Monday as reports of Facebook's user data being misused
weighed on technology stocks and the broader market.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan are about three years behind the Federal Reserve in policy normalization as inflation in Europe and Japan will likely stay below their...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government and regulators will look in detail at the potential risks from cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, British junior finance minister John Glen said on Monday.
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DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Some rebels in eastern Ghouta may soon agree to withdraw from the opposition enclave or accept rule by the Syrian state after big advances by the army into the area, a Syrian government minister said on Monday.
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's shares fell more than 4 percent in premarket trading after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users.
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Monday: Cities divided over recreational marijuana, a church for the Instagram era and a ban on reading while walking.
The hurricane did deep damage to homes, roads, forests and trails. But waterfalls, hot springs and helping out are good reasons to visit.
At a whale biology conference in 1971, one attendee was photographed but not named. Internet sleuths tracked her down.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Days ahead of Egypt's presidential election, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, the only candidate standing against incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is avoiding the limelight.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces will withdraw from the Syrian border region of Afrin, leaving it to its "real owners", once it has been cleared of "terrorists", Turkey said on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria's civil war and its ballistic missile program, as Paris tries to persuade Washington to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
PARIS (Reuters) - French fashion house Christian Dior said on Monday that Kim Jones, formerly of Louis Vuitton, would replace Kris Van Assche as its menswear designer, as parent LVMH seeks to revamp...
(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp could relist ARM Holdings, the British chip designer it bought two years ago, according to a senior executive at the Japanese conglomerate, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
SALISBURY, England (Reuters) - Inspectors from the world's chemical weapons watchdog on Monday began examining the poison used to strike down a former Russian double agent in England, in an attack that London blames on Moscow.
Blue Ivy and her parents Jay Z and Beyoncé attended an art gala in Los Angeles, where the 6-year-old got in a bidding war with actor Tyler Perry.
WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - Barring a last-minute buyer, Toys 'R' Us will soon disappear from U.S. shopping centers, but the name and its iconic Geoffrey the Giraffe mascot are likely to survive for another generation of Toys 'R' Us kids.
DUBAI (Reuters) - A rare gold watch once owned by Egypt's King Farouk is expected to fetch $400,000 to $800,000 when it auctions this week at Christie's in Dubai.
A Washington, DC, council member apologized Sunday night after receiving backlash for comments he made in a video implying Washington's snowy March weather was controlled by Jewish financiers.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU lawmakers will investigate whether the data of more than 50 million Facebook users has been misused, the head of European Parliament said on Monday.
(Reuters) - Oil giant Saudi Aramco is looking to buy a majority stake in a proposed refinery and petrochemical complex valued at 3 trillion rupees ($46.10 billion) in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, local daily Economic Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
(Reuters) - Most buyers prefer to be left alone as they shop in store for items like apparel and prefer to use in-store technology for customer service over personalized attention from store employees, according to a new study.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety - as long as their attire is "decent and respectful", the kingdom's reform-minded crown prince said.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says President Trump's tweets are the best barometer of the President's thoughts and that they make him his own worst enemy.
A helicopter carrying Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner had to return to an airport in Washington after one of its engines failed, two law enforcement sources told CNN.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has tried to distance himself from the trial of his former aide, Joseph Percoco, who was convicted of federal corruption charges.
BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will invest an extra $2 billion in Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada Group and tapped a top executive to run the business, as it takes on rivals such as tech titan Amazon in an aggressive expansion in the region.
Congress is expected to vote on a massive $1.3 trillion spending package this week that keeps all of the government funded, but what controversial policy riders tucked inside are the thing to watch?
Majorities of Americans expressed concern about government surveillance and the influence of unelected officials on government policy in a new poll released Monday by Monmouth University.
As the distinction between art and design becomes ever more blurred, more artists are making objects that function, and more designers are making sculpture.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's foreign minister stepped up London's criticism of Moscow on Monday over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in England, calling Russian denials of responsibility "increasingly absurd".
March 19 (Reuters) - Claire's Stores Inc said on Monday it
filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and expects to reduce
debt by about $1.9 billion, as the struggling retailer of girls'
accessories combats a fall in mall traffic.
Every day for about five years, Israeli sisters Reut and Shoham Nistel ran home from school, made themselves sandwiches and plopped down on the couch to watch an Argentine telenovela with Hebrew subtitles.
North Korea may be unreliable, but it was America that broke with the Korean armistice by introducing nuclear weapons into South Korea in 1958.
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Washington shies away from the idea of direct talks, but the Taliban see the United States as the decisive actor on the battlefield.
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Even as opioids flood American communities and fuel widespread addiction, hospitals are facing a dangerous shortage of the powerful painkillers for patients in acute pain, according to doctors, pharmacists and a coalition of health groups.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Buffered by three oceans and the United States to the south, Canada has for decades had the luxury of being able to pick and choose its newcomers. So few asylum seekers crossed the U.S. border illegally over the years that Canada didn’t consistently track the numbers.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU Brexit negotiators summoned national envoys and journalists at short notice on Monday as speculation mounted among diplomats of an interim deal to grant Britain a transition -- though some urged caution.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German online retailer Home24, which wants to challenge IKEA's dominance of the European furniture market, accelerated sales and trimmed its losses in the fourth-quarter after sources said it is considering a stock market listing.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's central bank imposed penalties of S$5.2 million ($3.95 million) on Standard Chartered Bank (SCBC) and S$1.2 million on Standard Chartered Trust (Singapore) (SCTS) for breaching money laundering rules and terrorism financing safeguards.
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Myanmar's controversial State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has canceled a rare public appearance in Australia due to ill health, hours after meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
(Reuters) - Apple Inc is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, Bloomberg reported, in a move that could hurt Asian display suppliers to the U.S. tech giant over the long-term.
Mr. Di Maio’s meteoric and improbable rise reflects Italy’s newly turbulent politics, as well as the lack of experience of his Five Star party.
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The president and former law enforcement and intelligence officials are trading Twitter insults, turning a conflict that would have once stayed private into a public brawl.
This season, dark-skinned models helped diversify the runways.
The National Labor Relations Board’s chief lawyer, a Trump appointee, is reportedly trying to reach a settlement to avert a landmark ruling.
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in a landslide re-election victory on Monday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory.
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen, an employee of France's consulate in Jerusalem, on suspicion of using a diplomatic car to smuggle guns from the Islamist Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China elevated a key confidante of President Xi Jinping to one of the top positions in government on Monday as Beijing cracks down on riskier financing and a debt build-up that may pose systemic risks to the world's second-largest economy.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two men on bicycles were wounded in an explosion of a bomb that may have been detonated by a trip wire, police said on Monday in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union must discuss Iran's role in Syria and Yemen, as well as its ballistic missiles program, France said on Monday, as it seeks to preserve the 2015 nuclear accord by a May 12 ultimatum set by U.S. President Donald Trump.
LONDON, March 19 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Monday
as caution gripped investors ahead of an expected Fed rate hike,
while earnings and M&A took centre stage with software company
Micro Focus' sinking and a bid for Hammerson boosting commercial
real estate stocks.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is "seriously concerned" about a trade stand-off with the United States, he told mass-selling daily newspaper Bild.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A bomb blast in a four-floor building in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria killed seven civilians and four Free Syrian Army members overnight, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Societe Generale SA said on Monday that it hoped to resolve "within weeks" U.S. investigations into alleged Libor rigging and transactions made by the French bank involving Libyan counterparts.
Mikael Owunna met and photographed more than 50 L.G.B.T.Q. Africans in 10 countries across Europe and North America, and the resulting images exhibit the power that comes from insiders documenting their own community.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Drivers for app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola started an indefinite strike across India on Monday, demanding extra pay as a surge in the number of cabs on the two platforms, coupled with cutbacks in incentive payments, have stung drivers.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A court in northern Japan on Monday rejected a lawsuit to halt construction of a nuclear plant, said the company building the facility, Electric Power Development Co (J-Power).
University of Maryland-Baltimore County won in a historic NCAA tournament game against University of Virginia, and the UMBC Twitter account also scored points with sports fans with its witty posts.
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday as bushfires that have destroyed dozens of homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds of residents to flee continued to burn out of control in the southeast of the country.
MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida International University (FIU) students return to classes on Monday from spring break with a moment of silence planned campus-wide for the six victims of a newly installed pedestrian bridge at the school that collapsed last week.
Hundreds of residents were evacuated as fires in southern New South Wales spread to a town of 1,600 people.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to pull the country out of the International Criminal Court should not impede a probe into deaths there.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford Motor Co is having relationship issues.
Austin police and EMS on Sunday evening confirmed a reported explosion on Dawn Song Drive. Two males in their 20s were transported to a hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, Austin EMS said via Twitter.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China elevated a key confidante of President Xi Jinping to one of the top positions in government on Monday as Beijing cracks down on riskier financing and a debt to reduce systemic risks to the world's second-largest economy.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people.
MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Working quietly from a shared office space in one of Mexico City's trendiest neighborhoods, China's ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to hit its archrival Uber where it hurts.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - At least two people attacked Turkey's embassy in Copenhagen with petrol bombs early on Monday causing some minor damage to the exterior of the building but no injuries, police in the Danish capital said.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Canberra on Monday to be met by a military honor guard and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has said he will raise human rights issues during her visit.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets traded mixed on Monday as caution gripped investors in a week in which the Federal Reserve is likely to hike U.S. interest rates and perhaps signal that as many as three more lie in store for the rest of the year.
SYDNEY, March 19 (Reuters) - Asian share markets traded
mixed on Monday as caution gripped investors in a week in which
the Federal Reserve is likely to hike U.S. interest rates and
perhaps signal that as many as three more lie in store for the
rest of the year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jerome Powell heads for his first interest rate increase as Federal Reserve Chairman this week with an unanswered question looming above others: could his optimism about the U.S. economy lead to more hikes than markets have prepared for?
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Real estate brokers scoff that just a fraction of U.S. office space is occupied by co-working and other flexible workspace options, yet data shows over one-quarter of new leases signed in the past two years came from this burgeoning business.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his popularity plunging amid a cronyism scandal, took responsibility on Monday for a loss of trust in his government but denied he or his wife had intervened in a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.
MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (Reuters) - Working
quietly from a shared office space in one of Mexico City's
trendiest neighborhoods, China's ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.
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(Reuters) - Apple Inc is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is tracking how regularly customers shop at its store without checkout lines in Seattle - and so far, the verdict is they keep coming back.