"ISIS's days in Mosul are quickly coming to an end": Iraqi forces/ U.S. Air Force
2017-01-13 21:57:56 UTC
By Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD
Iraqi special forces stormed a sprawling university complex in northeast Mosul on Friday and pushed Islamic State back in nearby areas to reach two more bridges across the Tigris River, the m...
Iraqi forces push further into northeast Mosul
2017-01-11 23:56:40 UTC
MOSUL, IRAQ (Reuters) - Iraqi forces made new advances against Islamic State in eastern Mosul and fought the militants in areas near the Tigris river on Wednesday, military officials said, keeping up the momentum of a renewed offensive in the jiha...
Donald Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi tactics
2017-01-11 22:11:59 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany over a dossier that makes salacious claims about him in Russia.
The Republican said leaks from ...
"FBI Is Sitting on Information on Trump-Russia Ties"
2017-01-10 23:12:49 UTC
It was only a couple of questions in the middle of a hearing, but the queries posed to FBI Director James Comey by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) during a Senate intelligence committee gathering on Tuesday afternoon had potentially explosive implications...
When you finally listen to what your body is saying, it's beautiful.
2017-01-10 09:02:35 UTC
What if the cliché “new year, new you” was less about changing your body and more about accepting it?
It’s a message that Now Toronto, an alternative weekly in Toronto, Canada, has been trying to spread with its “Love Your Body” issue. The annu...
Repeal of Obama's Affordable Care Act, will place a heavy financial toll on millions of older Americans
2017-01-14 07:27:08 UTC
Column: Older Americans at risk as Congress takes ax to Obamacare.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Anyone nearing retirement - or already retired - should pay very close attention to the doings of the 115th Congress that was sworn in this week.
Support for Merkel, most Germans are not worried about terrorism
2017-01-06 11:48:59 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc is up despite the Christmas market attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, and most Germans are not worried about terrorism, an opinion poll showed on Friday.
U.S. Intelligence Agencies: Differences In Trump Team
2017-01-06 01:23:18 UTC
By Mark Hosenball and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON
There is disagreement within President-elect Donald Trump's camp about the structure of the top U.S. intelligence agency when he takes office and it is unclear whether his national security adviser...
Polls: Majority Of Americans Don’t Believe Trump Can Handle Presidential Duties
2017-01-03 02:07:33 UTC
Gallop Polls: Compared to the last three U.S. presidents when they took office, Trump polls far lower in Americans’ confidence levels. At least 7 in 10 Americans were confident in key issues before Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton ent...
George Michael dead at 53
2016-12-26 06:36:43 UTC
London (Reuters) - British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53.
In the mid-1980s, Wham! was one of the most successful pop duos eve...
Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard
2016-12-23 12:22:34 UTC
(Reuters) - An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where it landed with 118 people on board.
The hijacker told crew he was "pro-Gaddafi" and that he was ...
Berlin attack suspect, Anis Amri, killed in shootout in Italy: Reuters
2016-12-23 11:40:49 UTC
BREAKING NEWS -
( Reuters ) - The Tunisian Anis Amri, suspected in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said.
Texas moves to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood
2016-12-22 05:23:40 UTC
By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS
Texas plans to block about $3 million in Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood operations in the state, a legal document obtained on Wednesday showed, a move the reproductive healthcare group said could affect ...
Trump's secretary of state pick created a company with Russia in the Bahamas
2016-12-20 08:47:04 UTC
The Panama Papers - Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption. A global network of journalists has published the names of thousands of offshore companies mentioned in the leaked documents known as the Pa...
Putin ordered increased security at all Russian missions
2016-12-20 09:21:58 UTC
ANKARA (Reuters) - The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery on Monday by an off-duty police officer who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" as he opened fire.
Putin is the cause of the U.S. election hack
2016-12-16 04:01:09 UTC
(Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin supervised his intelligence agencies' hacking of the U.S. presidential election and turned it from a general attempt to discredit American democracy to an effort to help Donald Trump, three U.S. officia...
Angela Merkel received 89.5 percent of delegate votes as chairwoman and chancellor candidate
2016-12-06 21:10:00 UTC
ESSEN, Germany - A victory for the woman who has led the party for 16 years. Germany's conservatives have re-elected Angela Merkel as their party leader. The chancellor received 89.5 percent of delegate votes at the CDU's party convention in Essen...
Defeat for far right in Austria's Presidential election
2016-12-04 18:06:25 UTC
The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed on Sunday evening.
The result is a blow to populists who had hope...
U.S. hate incidents rise sharply after Trump win
2016-12-05 05:01:52 UTC
<h2>Data Dive: U.S. hate incidents rise sharply after Trump win: civil rights group.</h2>
The number of hate and bias incidents reported across the United States spiked in the 10 days following Donald Trump's presidential election victory, acco...
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2016-11-20 00:33:44 UTC
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Europe Is Horrified After 2016 U.S. Election Result
2016-11-09 11:11:20 UTC
German politicians of all stripes lined up to express their shock at Republican Donald Trump's win in the US presidential election. But few seemed to know what it meant for transatlantic relations.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Ley...
AP: Trump's wife, Melania worked illegally in the U.S.
2016-11-05 11:17:09 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and relat...
Presidential Election Results: Donald J. Trump Wins
2016-11-09 10:37:30 UTC
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BREXIT: British Jews seek German citizenship
2016-10-31 05:50:38 UTC
<i><strong>Judith Wolff had never considered trying to obtain German citizenship until after the Brexit vote.</strong>
Photograph: Lee Brown for the Guardian</i><hr>
Descendants of the tens of thousands of German Jews who fled the Nazis and fo...
New earthquake rocks Italy, buildings collapse but no deaths reported
2016-10-31 04:53:37 UTC
NORCIA, ITALY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Italy on Sunday in the same central regions that have been rocked by repeated tremors over the past two months, with more homes and churches brought down but no deaths reported.
The quake, ...