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  • Roman Polanski remained a fugitive from justice
    2017-08-19 06:16:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski r...

  • Venezuela's top prosecutor Luisa Ortega escaped to Colombia
    2017-08-19 04:56:48 UTC
    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela's former top prosecutor Luisa Ortega arrived in Colombia on Friday, migration authorities in Bogota said, after she was fired by a controversial new legislative superbody and said she feared for her life. Ortega bro...

  • Nikki Haley contradicts Trump: "We must denounce & isolate" white nationalists
    2017-08-19 03:38:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told staff in an email - seen by Reuters on Friday - that everyone must stand up and condemn hate, as President Donald Trump faces a backlash for his response to violence at ...

  • Barcelona van driver among five killed by police
    2017-08-18 21:23:17 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - The driver of the van that plowed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, was one of five men shot dead by police in a Catalan seaside resort hours later, Spanish newspapers reported on Friday. Josep Lluis Trapero, po...

  • Start Counting the Last Days of Trump's Presidency
    2017-08-18 19:13:40 UTC
    <blockquote>By leaking extraordinarily sensitive intelligence to the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador, Trump risks helping enemies who would subvert the government of the United States. There is little or no chance that a hue an...

  • Bannon's Controversial Departure Of The White House
    2017-08-18 18:27:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views. ...

  • Police hunt van driver who hit Barcelona crowd
    2017-08-18 05:47:41 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people before fleeing, in what police suspect was one of multiple planned attacks. ...

  • Trump/Conspiracy Theorist Makes Up Story About 'General Pershing'
    2017-08-17 21:48:27 UTC
    After he struggled to condemn a white supremacist terrorist attack in the United States, reluctantly condemned it, and then pivoted back to the idea that not every participant in a neo-Nazi rally that ended with a woman’s murder was necessarily ba...

  • Waves of asylum seekers crossing the US border into Canada
    2017-08-17 20:25:42 UTC
    TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) - The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Thursday, as migrants worried about the U.S. administration...

  • Van plowed into crowds in Barcelona and killed 13 people
    2017-08-17 19:27:25 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - A van plowed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday and a regional official said 13 people were killed, in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack. Police said they had arrested a man li...

  • World leader called Trump's words "monstrosities"
    2017-08-17 02:54:36 UTC
    International leaders criticized US President Trump after he said multiple parties were to blame for violence at neo-Nazi marches in the US. In Germany, a leading politician called the president's words "monstrosities." At home and abroad, US P...

  • Clues of North Korea Missile Technology Lead To Russia
    2017-08-16 19:25:13 UTC
    A new media report claims North Korea was able to develop its missile system after buying rocket engines on the black market in Ukraine. Kyiv denies the link. In this international mystery, the clues lead to Russia. Anyone who asks Vitaly Zusht...

  • Trump could easily turn into a fascist if we're not vigilant
    2017-08-16 18:37:41 UTC
    Donald Trump is not yet in any meaningful way fascist or totalitarian, but he could easily turn into that if we're not vigilant. His creation of a social movement is very dangerous - and the left is enabling it, explains Roger Berkowitz, a scholar...

  • Trump disbanded business councils after CEOs exit
    2017-08-16 18:35:17 UTC
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest at his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, not only on white nat...

  • Germany: Chinese Pressure on North Korea Works
    2017-08-16 16:08:34 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday that everyone was concerned about an escalation of military violence as part of annual military exercises between South Korea and the U.S. but Chinese pressure on North Ko...

  • EU Strong Economic Growth Is On Track
    2017-08-16 08:10:41 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Miners and oil stocks helped Europe's major share index make strong gains on Wednesday, as higher metals prices lent a hand and investors awaited euro zone GDP figures expected to confirm the bloc's economic growth was on track....

  • Trump Encouraged Alt-Right Groups To Be More Violent
    2017-08-16 04:21:43 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own lea...

  • Premiums would rise 20% if Trump stops federal pay for health care
    2017-08-15 19:45:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Premiums for many would rise 20 percent in 2018 if Trump stops federal payments to health insurers, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office also found that terminating the payme...

  • Future Is with Core EU- Germany and France, not Nationalism
    2017-08-15 18:56:35 UTC
    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia should be part of a deeply integrated 'core' European Union driven by Germany and France, its prime minister said on Tuesday, backtracking from previous eurosceptic positions and distancing himself from some other e...

  • Is Recession Looming? U.S. Household Debt Jumps To A New Record High
    2017-08-15 18:10:40 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans' debt level notched another record high in the second quarter, after having earlier in the year surpassed its pre-crisis peak, on the back of modest rises in mortgage, auto and credit card debt, where delinquencies j...

  • North Korea delayed its decision on firing missiles towards Guam
    2017-08-15 08:15:45 UTC
    SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would s...

  • Who Are We? A Timeline of the Dark Side of America
    2017-08-15 07:41:17 UTC
    <h2>What Happened in Charlottesville Is All Too American</h2><h3>To affirm that vicious race-based violence is not who we are is to erase our very recent, collective past.</h3><strong>By JOSHUA ZEITZ August 13, 2017</strong><img alt="Who_are_we__a...

  • New Low: Trump Job Approval Rating at 34%
    2017-08-14 19:53:49 UTC
    GALUPP (by Frank Newport) — President Donald Trump's job approval rating in Gallup Daily tracking is at 34% for the three-day period from Friday through Sunday -- by one point the lowest of his administration so far. It is difficult to pinpoint...

  • More than 300 people killed in Sierra Leone mudslide
    2017-08-14 16:01:50 UTC
    FREETOWN (Reuters) - By Christo Johnson More than 300 people were killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown on Monday, sweeping away homes. The Red Cross said at least 205 bodies had been taken to the cen...

  • Victim of Neo-Nazi White Nationalists Wept for Social Justice
    2017-08-14 07:13:23 UTC
    (Reuters) - Heather Heyer came to downtown Charlottesville with her friends to make a stand against white nationalists who converged on the Virginia college town to demand the city keep a statue honoring a Confederate war hero, her boss said on Su...