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  • EU to protect oil exports & firms from US sanctions on Iran
    Eu_to_protect_oil_exports_and_firms_from_us_sanctions_on_iran 2018-07-17 21:13:17 UTC
    The Iran nuclear agreement marked its third anniversary in a gloomy state. Despite repeated attempts to keep him on board, US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the deal – signed on July 14, 2015 under the formal title the Join...
  • Germans: US president Trump is more dangerous than Putin
    Germans-_us_president_trump_is_more_dangerous_than_putin 2018-07-16 19:53:41 UTC
    The United States may be Germany's No. 1 ally, but two-thirds of Germans think that the US president is more dangerous than his Russian counterpart. That's not surprising when you look at Germany's political priorities. When asked which world...
  • Trump is wholly in the pocket of Putin
    Trump_is_wholly_in_the_pocket_of_putin 2018-07-16 18:41:29 UTC
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russia interfered to help him wi...
  • Helsinki: "Trump and Putin — piss off!"
    Helsinki-_%22trump_and_putin_%e2%80%94_piss_off!%22 2018-07-16 06:33:06 UTC
    The singer ended his song with the rowdy recommendation that "Trump and Putin — piss off!" as the crowd erupted into wild cheers at Sunday's special summit-themed concert to cap off a march through downtown Helsinki. Two blocks away from where Don...
  • France celebrates second World Cup victory after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final match
    Worldcuprn_204 2018-07-15 20:49:10 UTC
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders’ dreams of a first title...
  • Ireland to Boycott Israeli 'Occupied Territories' Goods
    Ireland_to_boycott_israeli_'occupied_territories'_goods 2018-07-15 20:23:57 UTC
    DUBLIN — On July 12, the Irish Senate, known as the Seanad Éireann, passed a bill to prohibit the import and sale of goods, services, and natural resources, originating from “illegal settlements in occupied [Palestinian] territories.” The ban woul...
  • Interference in UK politics: Trump-Bannon conspiracy against PM May
    Interference_in_uk_politics-_trump-bannon_conspiracy_against_pm_may 2018-07-14 23:52:09 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon believes now is the time for Boris Johnson to challenge British Prime Minister Theresa May for her job, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Saturday. Trump, in a...
  • All UN members (except US) agree on global compact on safe migration
    All_un_members_(except_us)_committed_for_safe_migration 2018-07-14 05:27:05 UTC
    After more than a year of discussions, the Global Compact For Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved by 192 members of the United Nations in New York on Friday. The aim is to promote safe and orderly migration and reduce human smuggli...
  • Trump brought his chaotic style of governing to the NATO summit
    Trump_brought_his_chaotic_style_of_governing_to_the_nato_summit 2018-07-12 18:00:08 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump brought his chaotic style of governing to the NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, irritating and befuddling allies with charges and jibes before declaring success for convincing his counterparts to pay mo...
  • Germany and China standing together against US protectionism
    Germany_and_china_standing_together_against_us_protectionism 2018-07-09 21:02:43 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and China signed a raft of commercial accords worth some 20 billion euros ($23.5 billion) on Monday, with their leaders reiterating commitments to a multilateral global trade order despite a looming trade war with the Un...
  • Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as UK foreign secretary
    Jeremy_hunt_replaces_boris_johnson_as_foreign_secretary 2018-07-09 20:36:14 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s foreign minister and Brexit negotiator quit on Monday in protest at her plans to keep close trade ties with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc, stirring rebellion in her party’s ranks. ...
  • Trump attacks fellow NATO members days before summit
    Trump_u.s._president's_moral_failure-_how_low_can_he_go_ 2018-07-09 20:07:40 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump again assailed fellow NATO members on Monday for not contributing enough to the alliance while maintaining a trade surplus with the United States, keeping up a drumbeat of criticism before meeting...
  • Vienna: Iran meets world powers to save nuclear deal
    Iran_meets_world_powers_to_save_nuclear_deal 2018-07-06 06:02:12 UTC
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran wants world powers to present measures guaranteeing oil revenue and investment into the country despite U.S. sanctions when ministers meet on Friday to save the 2015 nuclear deal, but European states will fall short of its ...
  • Trade war: China accuses US of “opening fire”
    China_warns_us___n-korea_not_let_the_situation_get_to_an_irreversible_stage 2018-07-05 16:53:07 UTC
    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China accused the United States on Thursday of “opening fire” on the world with tariffs set to take effect on Friday, warning that it will respond the moment that duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods kick in. U....
  • World Trade Organization rules in favor of Canada against US
    World_trade_organization_rules_in_favor_of_canada_against_us 2018-07-05 16:28:20 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Canada won the bulk of a ruling at the World Trade Organization on Thursday in a dispute over U.S. duties on Canadian exports of supercalendered paper, which is used in glossy magazines and catalogues. Canada filed the compla...
  • Volkswagen offers carsharing service with electric vehicles
    Vw_to_spend__800_million_in_california_and_a_total_of__2_billion_nationwide_on_clean_car_infrastructure 2018-07-04 19:11:31 UTC
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen plans to start offering car sharing services using fully electric vehicles in German cities next year as part of efforts to serve consumers who don’t want to buy their own vehicles. Its offering will compete in...
  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine
    Frederick_douglass-_this_fourth_of_july_is_yours__not_mine 2018-07-04 18:39:22 UTC
    Frederick Douglass, once a slave, became a brilliant and powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement. In 1852, he was asked to speak in celebration of the Fourth of July. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the aboli...
  • Iran reopens nuclear plant in preparation to increase uranium enrichment
    Iran_reopens_nuclear_plant_in_preparation_to_increase_uranium_enrichment 2018-06-27 23:50:27 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran has reopened a nuclear plant idle for nine years, its atomic energy agency (AEOI) said on Wednesday, as Tehran prepares to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the U.S. ...
  • Merkel will be expected to win EU consensus on Migration
    Angela_merkel_slams_trump%e2%80%99s_threat_to_%e2%80%98destroy%e2%80%99_north_korea 2018-06-27 23:33:17 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German officials hope to win support from other European Union states for deals on managing the further travel of refugees already on the bloc’s territory - arrangements that could throw a lifeline to embattled Chancellor Angela...
  • Trump's chance to shift U.S. high court sharply right
    Trump_bans_transgender_people_from_military_service 2018-06-27 23:11:33 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly c...
  • Trump’s “tariffs would result in loss of hundreds of thousands of American jobs”
    Untitled 2018-06-27 22:59:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and thr...
  • Progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York
    Progressive_alexandria_ocasio-cortez_ousted_a_powerful__10-term_congressman_in_new_york 2018-06-27 05:16:24 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, a high-ranking Democrat seen as a possible future leader of the chamber, lost his re-election bid in a stunning upset that highlighted the ideological battles at play in this year’s midterm ...
  • Harley-Davidson move shows consequences of Trump's trade war
    Harley-davidson_move_shows_consequences_of_trump's_trade_war 2018-06-27 00:38:30 UTC
    WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Harley-Davidson Inc with higher taxes on Tuesday and said the motorcycle maker, which he previously hailed as a model of American manufacturing, would suffer from a public backl...
  • Trump’s campaign manager loses bid to dismiss charges
    Conspiracy_against_us-_trump_aide_paul_manafort_charged 2018-06-26 23:51:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was dealt a major loss on Tuesday when a federal judge who had previously expressed some sympathy for Manafort refused to dismiss charges brought against hi...
  • Turkey Elections 2018: The Winner Takes It All
    Turkey_elections_2018-_the_winner_takes_it_all 2018-06-25 05:38:22 UTC
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million ...