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  • Ex-WH aide says Trump knew about WikiLeaks emails before they came out
    2018-08-14 23:11:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog,” and his campaign took legal action against her as the two former reality TV stars escalated their public feud. The in...

  • Motorway bridge collapse in Italian city of Genoa
    2018-08-14 16:09:17 UTC
    ROME (Reuters) - At least 22 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, and the deputy transport minister said the death toll would rise. ...

  • Steady and strong: German economy picking up more steam
    2018-08-14 07:07:13 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy picked up more steam than expected in the second quarter, driven by higher household and state spending, preliminary data showed on Tuesday. Gross domestic product in Europe’s biggest economy expanded by 0....

  • Germany: US destroys jobs and growth with tariffs and sanctions policies
    2018-08-12 18:59:30 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs and sanctions policies, saying such measures were destroying jobs and growth and that Europe would not bow to U.S. pressure rega...

  • China takes over project in world’s biggest natural gas reserves in Iran
    2018-08-11 18:21:26 UTC
    Reuters - China’s state-owned energy major CNPC has taken over the share in Iran’s multi-billion dollar South Pars gas project held by France’s Total, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday. Total signed a contract in 2017 to d...

  • German Right Wing snubs Bannon: “This is Not America”
    2018-08-11 02:50:07 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has poured cold water on plans by Steve Bannon, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former political strategist, to forge a wide populist alliance to undermine the European...

  • North Korea expects no progress as long as US pushes for sanctions
    2018-08-09 16:12:40 UTC
    SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States on Thursday of pushing for international sanctions despite goodwill moves by Pyongyang and said progress on denuclearization promises could not be expected if Washington continues ...

  • Iran tells North Korea that the US cannot be trusted
    2018-08-09 15:34:50 UTC
    SEOUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told North Korea’s foreign minister that the United States cannot be trusted, Tehran’s state media said, as the United States seeks a deal to rein in the North’s nuclear and missile program...

  • Impact of escalating trade tensions between US and China
    2018-08-08 18:14:42 UTC
    (Reuters) - U.S. companies are putting in place measures to cushion the impact of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China. The world’s two largest economies have already imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other’s...

  • China slaps additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion US imports
    2018-08-08 17:44:20 UTC
    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports from fuel and steel products to autos and medical equipment, the Chinese commerce ministry said, as the world’s largest economie...

  • Ohio Special Election Results: 12th Congressional District
    2018-08-08 02:23:46 UTC
    (Reuters) - Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O’Connor were running close on Tuesday in a hotly contested special election in Ohio that became a referendum on U.S. President Donald Trump’s leadership and a chance to gauge Democratic str...

  • Trump’s ‘unmitigated crap’ on California wildfires
    2018-08-07 21:23:33 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the California wildfires. But it wasn’t to express condolences for the victims or to praise the incredible bravery of firefighters — it was to try to score political points. And he did so by badly t...

  • Court Testimony: Trump's Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Committed Crimes
    2018-08-07 18:43:01 UTC
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s longtime aide testified at trial on Tuesday that Manafort instructed him not to tell their firm’s bookkeeper about payments from accounts in Cyprus that held millions of do...

  • EU raises concerns over new US move on Iran
    2018-08-06 17:59:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration expects economic sanctions that it is re-imposing on Iran this week to further cripple the Iranian economy and will aggressively enforce the measures, senior U.S. administration officials said on Mon...

  • Jobs boom in San Francisco, Seattle and Houston, not in Trump strongholds
    2018-08-06 03:46:51 UTC
    MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President Donald Trump’s watch. Yet the bulk of the hiring has occurred in bastions of Democratic voters rather than in the Republican counties ...

  • The 'Liar-in-Chief' twisting himself in knots
    2018-08-06 02:47:43 UTC
    US President Donald Trump has admitted his son sought information on presidential rival Hillary Clinton in a 2016 meeting with Russians in Trump Tower, saying it was “totally legal” and “done all the time in politics.” The Republican president ...

  • Trump's hotel revenue went up thanks to trip by Saudi Prince
    2018-08-04 05:32:38 UTC
    The relationship between the U.S. president Donald Trump administration and Saudi Arabia has been particularly close. Trump’s first trip abroad as president was to Saudi Arabia. In a surprise move, Trump initially praised a blockade of longtime al...

  • Judge: Trump Administration Must Fully Restore DACA Program
    2018-08-04 04:31:18 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children, including accepting n...

  • Zimbabwe electoral commission declares Emmerson Mnangagwa winner of presidential election
    2018-08-02 23:43:12 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a coup in November, on Friday won a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. Mna...

  • Apple became the first $1 trillion listed US company
    2018-08-02 18:06:54 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhou...

  • Trump demands Sessions shut down Russia investigation
    2018-08-01 17:59:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campai...

  • Trump's political schizophrenia is not likely to land well in Tehran
    2018-07-31 21:32:03 UTC
    US President Donald Trump is applying his usual game of intimidation and concession in his dealings with Tehran. But unlike with North Korea, this approach will not bear fruit. Anyone familiar with crime flicks will be familiar with the good co...

  • British car makers and consumers would suffer from "No-Deal" Brexit
    2018-07-31 02:14:06 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - A no-deal Brexit is not an option for Britain’s car industry, given the costs and disruption that carmakers and consumers would suffer, the head of the country’s automobile industry group said on Tuesday. Mike Hawes, chief ex...

  • FACT CHECK: Trump twists facts about economic growth
    2018-07-27 18:43:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday hailed a report on economic growth as a sign that the economy was mounting a remarkable turnaround under his stewardship. The facts are more nuanced. Following are three key remarks m...

  • Collusion: Trump approved secret meeting with Russians
    2018-07-27 05:03:15 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said that Trump knew in advance about a June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower at which Russians offered to provide damaging information about his Democratic rival...