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  • Iran: We made a "mistake" negotiating with US over nuke
    Iran-_we_made_a_%22mistake%22_negotiating_with_us_over_nuke 2018-08-15 18:16:14 UTC
    (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has admitted he made a mistake in allowing the country’s foreign minister to speak to his U.S. counterpart during negotiations that led to a 2015 international nuclear agreement. Interna...
  • Ex-WH aide says Trump knew about WikiLeaks emails before they came out
    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
    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
    German_economy_picking_up_more_steam_than_expected 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....
  • China takes over project in world’s biggest natural gas reserves in Iran
    China_takes_over_project_in_world%e2%80%99s_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”
    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
    North_korea_claims_the_latest_u.n._sanctions_are_an_act_of_war 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 ...
  • Impact of escalating trade tensions between US and China
    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
    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
    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...
  • Court Testimony: Trump's Former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Committed Crimes
    Conspiracy_against_us-_trump_aide_paul_manafort_charged-1 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...
  • Jobs boom in San Francisco, Seattle and Houston, not in Trump strongholds
    Jobs_boom_favors_san_francisco__seattle_or_houston__not_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
    Trump-_my_son's_met_russians_to_get_info_on_clinton 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 ...
  • Judge: Trump Administration Must Fully Restore DACA Program
    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
    Zimbabwe's_president_orders_top_officials_to_declare_assets 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...
  • Trump demands Sessions shut down Russia investigation
    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
    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
    British_car_makers_and_consumers_would_suffer_from_%22no-deal%22_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...
  • Collusion: Trump approved secret meeting with Russians
    Collusion-_trump_approved_trump_tower_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...
  • Plunge in Facebook shares rattled Amazon options market
    Plunge_in_facebook_shares_rattled_amazon_options_market 2018-07-26 18:56:45 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A plunge in Facebook Inc shares rattled the Amazon.com Inc options market on Thursday, with the social network’s fellow FAANG company due to report quarterly results later in the day. Facebook on Wednesday war...
  • Detection of water on Mars by italian scientists
    Detection_of_water_on_mars_by_italian_scientists 2018-07-25 22:26:02 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using a radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft, scientists have spotted what they said on Wednesday appears to be a sizable salt-laden lake under ice on the southern polar plain of Mars, a body of water they called a pos...
  • 'Best decision': Harley to shift production overseas to avoid tariffs
    'best_decision'-_harley_to_shift_production_overseas_to_avoid_tariffs 2018-07-24 19:15:26 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump’s restrictive trade policies have inflated Harley’s raw material costs and put it in crosshairs of a trade skirmish with the European Union. Last month, Harley unveiled a plan to shift production for European customers ...
  • Iran warns Trump to 'BE CAUTIOUS!'
    Iran_warns_trump_to_'be_cautious!' 2018-07-24 00:17:47 UTC
    WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran on Monday dismissed an angry warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran risked dire consequences “the like of which few throughout history have suffered before” if it made threats against the United Sta...
  • Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt
    Americans_fleecing_their_savings_and_piling_up_debt 2018-07-23 17:42:08 UTC
    REUTERS — Despite roaring job growth and consumer spending, the U.S. economy is bolstered in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt. A Reuters analysis of U.S. household data shows that the bottom 6...
  • Hostile rhetoric between Trump and Tehran escalating
    Hostile_rhetoric_between_trump_and_rouhani_escalated 2018-07-23 16:27:09 UTC
    Hostile rhetoric between Washington and Tehran escalated on Sunday after a tit-for-tat between Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani. U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked dire consequences “the like of which few throug...