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  • Germany’s Strong Economic Growth Creates Tax Surplus of 30 Billion Euros
    Germany%e2%80%99s_strong_economic_growth_creates_tax_surplus_of_30_billion_euros 2017-11-09 23:36:47 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s new tax estimates show the next federal government will have around 30 billion euros available for tax cuts and additional spending over the next four years, Finance Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday. The tax...
  • UN Climate Summit: US Governors, Mayors and Business Leaders Go to Germany to Show they Care about Saving the Planet
    Un_climate_summit-_us_governors__mayors_and_business_leaders_go_to_germany_to_show_they_care_about_saving_the_planet 2017-11-09 19:52:53 UTC
    BONN/ GEMANY — U.S. governors, mayors and business leaders have come to the UN climate summit in Germany to show they care about saving the planet. They say Trump's climate inaction is a slap in the face to the American people. Following the US...
  • Iranians that Hold Dual Nationality Are the Target of Imprisonment in Iran
    Iranians_holding_dual_nationality_are_the_target_of_imprisonment_in_iran 2017-11-09 18:51:49 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have arrested at least 30 dual nationals during the past two years, mostly on spying charges, according to lawyers, diplomats and relatives, twice as many as earlier reported by local or international...
  • North Korea: Impact of Sanctions on Women and Children
    North_korea-_impact_of_sanctions_on_women_and_children 2017-11-08 18:25:26 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families. Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People...
  • Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio scored a decisive victory
    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
    In_viginia_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
    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...
  • The Paradise Papers: Queen's Private Estate in Hot Water
    The_paradise_papers-_queen's_private_estate_in_hot_water 2017-11-06 18:53:23 UTC
    Reporters have published a raft of secret documents that reveal the strange investments and tax avoidance indulged in by the powerful and wealthy. The revelations come from the same team that uncovered the Panama Papers. But it appears for now tha...
  • Agatha Christie, ‘Queen of Crime,’ is Returning to the Big Screen
    Agatha_christie__%e2%80%98queen_of_crime_%e2%80%99_is_returning_to_the_big_screen 2017-11-06 07:05:51 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the ‘Queen of Crime,’ is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express,” directed by Kenneth Brannagh. Starring Brannagh as ecc...
  • US Gun Violence: Massacre at Texas Baptist Church
    Shooting_at_texas_church_with_multiple_fatalities_and_injuries 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
    Trump%e2%80%99s_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
    Mueller_gathered_sufficient_evidence_charging_trump_aide_flynn_and_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
    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
    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. ...
  • Iran states US President is Crazy And Suicidal
    Iran_states_us_president_is_crazy_and_suicidal 2017-11-04 18:37:40 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a “crazy” return to confrontatio...
  • North Korea conflict: A US president who doesn't want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening
    Who_is_more_crazy__kim_jong-un_or_trump_ 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. Wh...
  • German 'Wolfskinder': the Forgotten Orphans of World War Two
    German_'wolfskinder'-_the_forgotten_orphans_of_world_war_two 2017-11-03 06:17:09 UTC
    They were barefoot and they had lice. It must have been April 1946, but after so many decades, Erika Smetonus isn't entirely sure about the dates. Her mother hadn't survived the war, her father was missing. Smetonus was completely alone when t...
  • GOP Massive Tax Cuts Will Lead to Major Deficit and Debt
    Gop_massive_tax_cuts_will_lead_to_major_deficit_and_debt 2017-11-02 21:24:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised. The bill, representing what would be the largest overhaul of the U...
  • Spain Issued a European Arrest Warrant for Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont and 4 Members of his Sacked Cabinet
    Spain_issued_a_european_arrest_warrant_for__catalonia's_carles_puigdemont 2017-11-02 18:52:51 UTC
    MADRID/ BARCELONA/ BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Thursday issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four members of his sacked cabinet, now in Belgium, after they failed to appear at a High Court he...
  • Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont Refuses to Return to Spain
    Catalonia's_carles_puigdemont_refuses_to_return_to_spain 2017-11-02 06:36:44 UTC
    MADRID (Reuters) - Dismissed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday he would ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region’s push for independence, but he could testify from Belgium. If Puigdemont fails t...
  • Manafort's Ties to Russia Coincide with Work on Trump’s Campaign
    Manafort's_ties_to_russia_overlaps_with_his_work_on_trump%e2%80%99s_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 ...
  • 29-year-old man carried out the attack in the name of ISIS
    Nyc-_29-year-old_suspect_had_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...
  • NYC Shooting: Vehicle Striking People in Lower Manhattan
    Nyc_shooting-_vehicle_striking_people_in_lower_manhattan_-_lower_manhattan__new_york_city__the_home_depot__tribeca__wpix 2017-11-01 03:11:43 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - 8 people were killed and numerous others injured in New York City on Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle drove down a bike path that runs alongside the Hudson River in Manhattan, police said. <hr><a href="http://global-gathe...
  • Brussels: Puigdemont seeks guarantees for return to Spain, but agrees to snap election
    Catalan_president_carles_puigdemont_rejected_the_madrid's_decision 2017-10-31 19:55:57 UTC
    BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont agreed on Tuesday to a snap election called by Spain’s central government when it took control of the region to stop it breaking away, but he said the fight for independence w...
  • Mueller's Clear Signal to the White House and Trump Associates
    Mueller's_clear_signal_to_the_white_house_and_trump_associates 2017-10-31 18:35:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump brushed off the first indictments in the probe of his campaign’s ties to Russian election meddling, but the charges sent a clear signal to the White House and other Trump associates: Robert Mu...