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  • US quits UN human rights body, latest rejection of multilateral engagement
    2018-06-19 22:23:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. ...

  • Trump has chosen Merkel as his main enemy in Europe
    2018-06-19 21:19:55 UTC
    BERLIN — Trump has chosen German Chancellor Angela Merkel as his main enemy in Europe. It is difficult to be surprised anymore in the era of Donald Trump, so the US president's recent Twitter attack can't really come as a shock to people in Ger...

  • "F**k you Melanie, you feckless piece of s**t": Kathy Griffin goes after Melania Trump, demands she stops husband from separating immigrant families
    2018-06-18 06:41:10 UTC
    Kathy Griffin responded to Melania's statement and called her a 'feckless piece of s**t' Kathy Griffin unleashed a profanity-laced tirade against Melania Trump shortly after the first lady released a statement about the separation of immigrant ...

  • Germany’s Siemens to build new tube trains on London’s metropolitan network
    2018-06-16 16:57:58 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - A division of Germany’s Siemens has been awarded a contract worth about 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) to design and build 94 new trains for the Piccadilly Line on London’s metropolitan train network, known as the Tube. Tr...

  • Poll: 70 percent of Canadians boycott U.S. products
    2018-06-16 07:43:47 UTC
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Seventy percent of Canadians say they will start looking for ways to avoid buying U.S.-made goods in a threat to ratchet up a trade dispute between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, an Ipsos Poll sho...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo lights up World Cup 2018 with stunning treble
    2018-06-15 23:37:11 UTC
    <blockquote>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup in his own inimitable style on Friday, curling in a late free kick to complete a remarkable hat-trick and earn his team a 3-3 draw in an enthralling clas...

  • WORLD CUP 2018 - GROUP B: Iran won first match against Morocco
    2018-06-15 23:36:57 UTC
    <blockquote>ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday, a result they celebrated with unbridled delight. ...

  • WORLD CUP 2018 - GROUP A: Uruguay won first match against Egypt
    2018-06-15 23:36:42 UTC
    <blockquote> YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez scored with a thunderous 89th-minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point desp...

  • WORLD CUP 2018-GROUP A: Russia beats Saudi Arabia 5-0
    2018-06-15 23:35:52 UTC
    <blockquote>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia launched the World Cup party in spectacular style when they thrashed a feeble Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday to give the host nation the lift they desperately needed after a nin...

  • Football legend Ronaldinho to marry two women at same time
    2018-06-15 23:01:50 UTC
    LONDON — Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho will reportedly "marry" two women at the same time during a small wedding ceremony in August. While polygamy is outlawed in Brazil, O Dia (h/t Dan Gartland of Sports Illustrated) reported civil unio...

  • US police officers tased NBA player over parking violation
    2018-06-15 23:01:17 UTC
    Police bodycam footage of the arrest of a Milwaukee Bucks star in January was released on Wednesday showing the player being tased after committing a parking violation. Sterling Brown is suing the police department after the video showed him be...

  • US government cites a pro-slavery argument in defense of separating immigrant families
    2018-06-15 07:17:39 UTC
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department’s policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their c...

  • New York sues Trump, three of his children & his foundation
    2018-06-15 07:09:12 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York’s attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the nonprofit, including support for Trump’s 2016 presiden...

  • Trump's party could be defeated in November
    2018-06-14 06:16:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 'It's Trump's party now' and Republicans could pay in November. Democrats need to pick up 23 seats in the House and two seats in the Senate in the Nov. 6 elections to regain control of those chambers, allowing them to blo...

  • US congressman spreads neo-Nazi propaganda on twitter
    2018-06-14 05:51:47 UTC
    US congressman, Steve King (The Republican lawmaker from Iowa), spreads neo-Nazi and white supremacists propaganda on twitter. On Tuesday, King, shared a tweet by British political activist Mark Collett that showed that 65 percent of Italians u...

  • Iran to Kim: Don't trust Trump, he quits deals within hours
    2018-06-12 23:46:34 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearization agreement within hours. Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice...

  • Trump's massive tax cuts drive up U.S. deficits: Just in May alone, $147 billion
    2018-06-12 23:06:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government had a $147 billion budget deficit in May, an increase of 66 percent from the same month last year as the ledger took a hit from declining revenue and higher spending, according to Treasury Department data...

  • North Korea, U.S. leaders sign document after meeting
    2018-06-12 06:12:23 UTC
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday had gone “better than anybody could have expected”, and they would sign a document following talks on ways to end a nuclear st...

  • Canadian province of Quebec offers C$100 million in loans to companies hit by U.S. tariffs
    2018-06-11 22:15:23 UTC
    MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec will offer C$100 million ($77.1 million) in loans and guarantees on loans to steel and aluminum companies hit by recent U.S. tariffs, the province’s economy minister said on Monday. Companies...

  • Merkel labels Trump behavior 'depressing'
    2018-06-11 06:07:07 UTC
    Germany's Angela Merkel sharply criticized Donald Trump's decision to retract his endorsement of the G7 communique. The German Chancellor said the EU would continue preparing counter-measures to US metal tariffs. Merkel on Sunday chided US Pre...

  • Robert DeNiro: "No Longer Down With Trump, It's F••k Trump"
    2018-06-11 05:53:24 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro issued an expletive-laden denunciation of U.S. President Donald Trump during the live television broadcast of the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday. De Niro appeared on stage at New York’s Ra...

  • Macron suggests to exclude Trump from joint statement at G7 summit
    2018-06-08 02:20:20 UTC
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron, who has invested in a warm personal relationship with US president Donald Trump, said the other G7 nations - Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy and Japan, as well as France - should remain “polite”...

  • Mars: Earth’s neighbor may have harbored life
    2018-06-07 19:30:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A NASA rover has detected a bonanza of organic compounds on the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday that mark some of the strongest evidence ever that Earth’s nei...

  • Poll: Turkey's Erdogan to lose the parliamentary majority in snap elections
    2018-06-07 17:05:09 UTC
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan is seen falling short of a first-round victory in Turkey’s presidential election and his ruling AK Party is forecast to lose its parliamentary majority in the June 24 vote, a survey by pollster Gezici showed on Th...

  • US solar companies freeze billions in projects, thousands of jobs
    2018-06-07 06:47:39 UTC
    (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported solar panels has led U.S. renewable energy companies to cancel or freeze investments of more than $2.5 billion in large installation projects, along with thousands of jobs, the developers tol...