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  • Is Flynn cooperating with Mueller or he's just bluffing
    Is_flynn_cooperating_with_mueller_or_he's_just_bluffing 2017-11-24 06:49:48 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump’s legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooper...
  • Democrats eye Senate seat in Trump's Texas: 2018 Midterm Elections
    2018_midterm_election-_democrats_eye_senate_seat_in_trump's_texas 2017-11-22 20:41:41 UTC
    KATY, Texas (Reuters) - As Democrats try to win control of the U.S. Congress in next year’s midterm elections, their hopes of picking up a Senate seat in Republican-dominated Texas rest with a telegenic ex-punk rocker who wants to impeach Presiden...
  • African leaders wonder who is next after Zimbabwe’s Mugabe was forced out
    African_leaders_wonder_who_is_next_after_zimbabwe%e2%80%99s_mugabe_was_forced_out 2017-11-22 18:39:59 UTC
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hours after Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was forced out after 37 years in power, Uganda’s president, another former guerrilla in office for more than three decades, was tweeting about pay rises for civil servants and bright prospec...
  • Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's interim president
    Mnangagwa_to_be_sworn_in_as_zimbabwe's_interim_president 2017-11-22 06:40:28 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said. Mnangagwa, who...
  • Robert Mugabe Resigns as Zimbabwe’s President
    Robert_mugabe_resigns_as_zimbabwe%e2%80%99s_president 2017-11-21 18:07:12 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African stro...
  • US federal judge blocks Trump's 'unconstitutional' order on sanctuary cities
    Us_federal_judge_blocks_trump's_'unconstitutional'_order_on_sanctuary_cities 2017-11-21 18:17:57 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) — A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration’s crackdown on immigration. ...
  • Zimbabwe’s Ruling 'ZANU-PF' to Discuss Mugabe's Impeachment
    Zimbabwe%e2%80%99s_ruling_zanu-pf_to_discuss_impeaching_mugabe 2017-11-20 20:20:15 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in p...
  • Germany Faces a Period of Political Wrangling and Uncertainty
    Governing_in_the_context_of_uncertainty_in_germany__europe's_anchor 2017-11-20 20:28:44 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s failure to forge a three-way coalition government has plunged Europe’s largest economy into uncharted waters, raising pressure on the three-term conservative chancellor to maintain stability. ...
  • Mass murderer Charles Manson died at age 83
    Mass_murderer_charles_manson_died_sunday_at_age_83 2017-11-20 17:58:25 UTC
    Manson and members of his "family" of followers were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area in August 1969. Prosecutors said Manson and his followers were trying to incite ...
  • Germany faces snap election as Merkel fails to form a new government
    Germany_close_to_a_new_general_election_as_merkel_fails_to_form_a_government 2017-11-20 09:41:11 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would meet the German president to inform him that she had failed to form a coalition government with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP). The decision...
  • Russian Elites Invested $100 Million in Trump's Business
    Russian_elites_invested__100_million_in_trump_businesses 2017-11-20 05:54:57 UTC
    MIAMI/MOSCOW – During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking office as president, he has been even more emphatic. “I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia,...
  • Mugabe Agrees to Stand Down as He Faces Impeachment
    Mugabe_agrees_to_stand_down_as_he_faces_impeachment 2017-11-21 17:54:29 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African stro...
  • Lebanon's Hariri Arrives In Paris as Macron Plays Mediator
    Lebanon_crisis-_hariri_arrives_in_paris_as_macron_plays_mediator 2017-11-19 19:03:36 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week. Hariri’s resignation on Nov. 4 threw Lebanon into p...
  • Mugabe and his wife “ready to die rather than step down”
    Mugabe_and_his_wife_were_%e2%80%9cready_to_die_rather_than_step_down%22 2017-11-18 19:03:21 UTC
    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday. The sources said a party ...
  • Germany Replaces US as Country with Best International Image
    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...
  • Canada reaches out to US Congress to bypass Trump on NAFTA
    Canada-_justin_trudeau_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...
  • Zimbabwe: Military appears to prevent Mugabe’s wife from succeeding him
    Zimbabwe-_military_appears_to_prevent_mugabe%e2%80%99s_wife_from_succeeding_him 2017-11-15 18:50:18 UTC
    ZIMBABWE/ HARARE (Reuters) — Military seized the state broadcaster and a general appeared on television to announce the takeover. But it has avoided calling the move a coup. Armored vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliam...
  • Zimbabwe military seized power, Robert Mugabe Arrested
    Zimbabwe_military_seized_power__robert_mugabe_arrested 2017-11-15 19:18:51 UTC
    ZIMBABWE/ HARARE (Reuters) — Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family...
  • Democrats Accuse U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of Lying Under Oath
    Jeff_sessions_suggests_'lie_detector_test_to_identify_nsc_leakers' 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
    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 ...
  • BREXIT: UK will not say how much it owes the EU
    Brexit-_uk_will_not_say_how_much_it_owes_the_eu 2017-11-12 16:50:04 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock ...
  • German Analyst Calls on the Major Parties in US to Wake Up
    German_analyst_calls_on_the_major_parties_in_u.s._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
    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
    Why_trump_is_so_afraid_of_mueller's_investigation 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...
  • Flynn & Son: Mafia Style Plot with Turkish Government
    Flynn___son-_mafia_style_collaboration_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...