Germany Replaces US as Country with Best International Image
2017-11-17 03:56:39 UTC
Germany has replaced the US as the country with the best "brand image," according to a new study of 50 countries released Thursday.
The Nation Brands Index survey, carried out by German-based market research firm GfK and the British political c...
The GOP Tax Cut Plan Has Almost No Impact on Investment
2017-11-16 05:47:30 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur and potential presidential candidate Mark Cuban said on Wednesday that a cut in the U.S. corporate tax rate would have little to no effect on his investment decisions.
Bills before both the U.S. Sen...
Canada reaches out to US Congress to bypass Trump on NAFTA
2017-11-15 20:02:04 UTC
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will redouble its lobbying efforts in Congress to block any Trump administration move to pull the United States out of NAFTA, sources familiar with government strategy said, as talks to modernize the treaty run into troub...
Democrats Accuse U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of Lying Under Oath
2017-11-14 20:43:37 UTC
The comment by Sessions to a House of Representatives panel did not reveal any new link between the Trump team and Russia but it was another example of the top U.S. law enforcement official offering a different version of events as lawmakers try t...
Former US intelligence chiefs: Putin is Manipulating Trump
2017-11-12 23:57:30 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former top U.S. intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling ...
German Analyst Calls on the Major Parties in US to Wake Up
2017-11-12 09:24:02 UTC
By Michael Knigge — Even after saying and typing the words President Donald Trump hundreds or even thousands of times since his stunning presidential election victory one year ago, it still feels awkward.
And that's the way it should be. Becaus...
Trump & Putin On the Same Page: We Didn't
2017-11-11 16:39:11 UTC
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed President Vladimir Putin when he denied accusations that Russia meddled in last year’s U.S. election after the two met briefly at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and agreed a...
Mueller Wants to Know if Trump Knew About Campaign's Russia Contacts
2017-11-11 08:26:47 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has questioned Sam Clovis, co-chairman of President Donald Trump’s election campaign, to determine if Trump or top aides knew of the extent of the campaign team’s contacts with Russia, t...
TPP Countries Agree to Move Ahead Without the US
2017-11-11 07:34:30 UTC
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last minute resistance from Canada raised new doubt...
Flynn & Son: Mafia Style Plot with Turkish Government
2017-11-11 07:17:50 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exch...
Analysis | Democrats have a good chance of retaking the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018
2017-11-09 04:29:13 UTC
(Reuters) - Democrats claimed historic gains in Virginia’s statehouse and flipped Republican-held seats in other local races across the United States on Tuesday, in the party’s first big wave of victories since Republican Donald Trump’s surprise W...
AT&T CEO Says Never Offered to Sell CNN
2017-11-09 05:04:37 UTC
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators and AT&T Inc sparred on Wednesday over whether the wireless carrier would be required to sell Time Warner Inc’s CNN cable network as a condition of approval of its deal to buy the media com...
Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio scored a decisive victory
2017-11-08 17:52:53 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio scored a decisive victory on Tuesday in his bid to secure a second four-year term in charge of the United States’ biggest city.
With more than 75 percent of the city’s voting pr...
In Virginia Only 17 Percent Went to Support Trump, Democrats Score Victories
2017-11-08 18:14:29 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Ralph Northam won a bitter race for Virginia governor on Tuesday, dealing a setback to President Donald Trump with a decisive victory over a Republican who had adopted some of the president’s combative tactics and i...
Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian Officials in 2016
2017-11-07 06:42:46 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to U.S. lawmakers that he met with a Russian deputy prime minister on two trips to Moscow in 2016 and consulted with senior Trump campaign sta...
US Gun Violence: Massacre at Texas Baptist Church
2017-11-06 04:07:20 UTC
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a...
Trump’s administration has links with Russian allies of Putin
2017-11-06 04:23:28 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top member of Donald Trump's administration has business links with Russian allies of President Vladimir Putin who are under US sanctions, Leaked files from offshore law firm show.
Partnerships used by Ross, a billiona...
Mueller Gathered Sufficient Evidence Charging Trump Aide Flynn & Son
2017-11-05 18:00:41 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller has collected sufficient evidence to charge Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, and his son, NBC News reported on Sunday, citing multiple sources fami...
DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020
2017-11-05 08:41:30 UTC
DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020 after Rigged 2016 Primary.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday vowed to ensure all candidates have an equal chance to win the Democratic presiden...
Manafort Tries to Avoid House Arrest by Offering $12 Million
2017-11-04 23:01:38 UTC
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.
North Korea conflict: A US president who doesn't want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening
2017-11-03 23:58:50 UTC
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening.
Manafort's Ties to Russia Coincide with Work on Trump’s Campaign
2017-11-01 18:05:37 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, had three U.S. passports, millions in assets and ties to Russian oligarchs, according to federal court documents after his indictment on tax fraud and money ...
The Link Between Martin Luther King Jr. and German Reformer
2017-11-01 11:00:35 UTC
<blockquote>When Martin Luther King Jr. brought his civil rights campaign to Chicago, then the US's second largest city, in the summer of 1966, he took a page out of his German namesake's book and attached his demands for fair and open housing to ...
House of Cards Season 6 Suspended after Kevin Spacey Allegation
2017-11-01 05:46:45 UTC
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc indefinitely halted production of political drama “House of Cards” on Tuesday following an allegation of sexual misconduct against series star Kevin Spacey.
Producer Media Rights Capital and Netflix “have dec...
29-year-old man carried out the attack in the name of ISIS
2017-11-01 02:57:49 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man driving a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path alongside the Hudson River in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring about a dozen others in what authorities said was...