Germany’s 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.
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
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
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
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...
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Brussels: Puigdemont seeks guarantees for return to Spain, but agrees to snap election
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
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...