Zimbabwe: Military appears to prevent Mugabe’s 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...
TPP Countries Agree to Move Ahead Without the US
2017-11-11 07:34:30 UTC
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last minute resistance from Canada raised new doubt...
Analysis | Democrats have a good chance of retaking the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018
2017-11-09 04:29:13 UTC
(Reuters) - Democrats claimed historic gains in Virginia’s statehouse and flipped Republican-held seats in other local races across the United States on Tuesday, in the party’s first big wave of victories since Republican Donald Trump’s surprise W...
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’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...
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...
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.
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...
Trump's Trio Face Criminal Charges in Mueller's Russia Probe
2017-10-30 23:24:27 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday.
A third fo...
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Transgender Military ban
2017-10-30 18:53:19 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington on Monday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, handing a victory to transgender service members who accused the president of violating ...
Apple, GM, Best Buy Join Dreamers Coalition Lobby on DACA
2017-10-27 03:09:17 UTC
(Reuters) - Apple Inc, General Motors Co, Best Buy Co Inc and others have joined a coalition of top companies lobbying the U.S. Congress for young, illegal immigrants to have a path to permanent residency, the group said on Thursday.
Iraqi Forces Target the Last Patch of ISIS-Held Western Territories
2017-10-26 05:23:42 UTC
(Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced early on Thursday an offensive to recapture the western border region of al-Qaim and Rawa, close to the Syrian border, from the Islamic State militant group.
Al-Qaim and Rawa are the la...
Obama: We Are Rejecting A Politics of Division
2017-10-19 23:44:17 UTC
New Jersey (Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, urged voters in New Jersey to reject the “politics of division” by supporting Democrats in next month’s ...
Insurance company to 9-month-old boy: Too expensive to keep you alive
2017-10-18 20:55:06 UTC
A 9-month-old boy with an aggressive brain tumor received a letter from his family’s insurance company explaining that treating the cancer would be too expensive and therefore “not medically necessary.”
‘Dear Connor Richardson,” the letter said...
Khamenei: Trump's stupidity shouldn't distract us from US deceitfulness
2017-10-18 18:35:19 UTC
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would stick to its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers as long as the other signatories respected it, but he might ultimately terminate it if Washington pu...
Mugabe’s wife sued a man for not delivering a $1.35 million wedding anniversary ring
2017-10-18 16:52:27 UTC
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace has sued a Belgium-based businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35 million ring she ordered for a wedding anniversary, state media reported on Wednesday.
Grace, 52, an influent...
Kurdish Peshmerga Pullout of the Disputed Area on Iran Border
2017-10-17 19:33:18 UTC
BAGHDAD/KIRKUK (Reuters) - The Baghdad government recaptured territory from Kurds across the breadth of northern Iraq on Tuesday, making startlingly rapid gains in a sudden campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country almost overn...
Germany Urges US Not to Endanger the Security of Its Allies and Americans
2017-10-16 19:27:28 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - If the United States terminates the Iran nuclear deal or reimposes sanctions on Tehran it could result in Iran developing nuclear weapons and raise the danger of war close to Europe, Germany’s foreign minister said on Saturday.
Thousands Flee California Fires, Death Toll Rise to 41
2017-10-16 19:20:16 UTC
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began gaining ground on wildfires that killed at least 41 people in the past week, the deadliest blazes in California’s history, as winds eased and searchers combed charred ruins for more victims with hu...
ISIS Facing Imminent Collapse in Syria's Raqqa
2017-10-14 21:41:42 UTC
BEIRUT — After losing Mosul, its de-facto Iraqi capital, ISIS is reported to have been driven out of Syria's Raqqa. US-backed coalition forces claim they are about to hand the jihadist militants another catastrophic defeat.
All ISIS ("Islamic S...
Trump Only Focuses on His Voters, Lacks Policy
2017-10-15 06:13:20 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For the moment, U.S. President Donald Trump is going it alone.
After weeks of seeing his agenda imperiled by Republican divisions and infighting among his aides, Trump has been a whirl of activity this week, reasserting h...
European Powers Will Do Everything to Save Iran Nuclear Deal
2017-10-11 17:32:14 UTC
BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if U.S. President Donald Trump ignores their pleas and decertifies the landmark 2015 agreement t...