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  • Barcelona: Fury at Spanish plan to sack Catalan government
    Barcelona-_fury_at_spanish_plan_to_sack_catalan_government 2017-10-22 07:02:50 UTC
    MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no ...
  • Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000
    Jpmorgan's_jamie_dimon_says_bitcoin_%e2%80%9cis_a_fraud%e2%80%9d_and_will_blow_up 2017-10-20 20:12:57 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a who...
  • EU Reaffirms Full Commitment to the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Eu_reaffirms_full_commitment_to_the_iran_nuclear_deal 2017-10-19 23:53:02 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Dona...
  • George W. Bush Bashes Trump's Bigotry, Bullying, and Lies
    George_w._bush_bashes_trump's_bigotry__bullying__and_lies 2017-10-20 07:29:23 UTC
    New York (Reuters) - Former President George W. Bush decried “bullying and prejudice” while defending immigrants and trade on Thursday in a New York speech that appeared to be a sweeping, thinly veiled critique of President Donald Trump. Bush,...
  • Reality TV star, Ksenia Sobchak, is ready to take on Putin
    Reality_tv_star__ksenia_sobchak__is_ready_to_take_on_putin 2017-10-18 17:45:31 UTC
    Journalist and former reality TV star Ksenia Sobchak is ready to take on President Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming election. But is she the face of the opposition or a Kremlin-approved critic? Ksenia Sobchak smiles at readers from the cover...
  • Xi: China Will Relax Market Access for Foreign Investment
    Xi-_china_will_relax_market_access_for_foreign_investment 2017-10-18 05:56:37 UTC
    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a critical Communist Party Congress with a pledge to build a "modern socialist country" that will never copy the political systems of others and will remain open to the world. China will relax marke...
  • Germany: 88-Year-Old Woman Jailed for Denying Holocaust
    Germany-_88-year-old_woman_nazi_grandma_jailed_for_denying_holocaust 2017-10-17 03:54:22 UTC
    GERMANY, BERLIN — A Berlin court has sentenced serial Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck to six months in jail for denying the Nazis' extermination of Jews. The 88-year-old Ursula Haverbeck, who has several previous convictions all related to Ho...
  • Scientists Detect Light From Gravitational Wave
    Scientists_detect_light_from_gravitational_wave_when_neutron_stars_collide 2017-10-16 19:27:03 UTC
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - When neutron stars collide: Scientists in Europe and the U.S. have for the first time detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, at the same time as light from the same co...
  • NAFTA: US Government Issues Are "Practically Absurd"
    Nafta-_us_government_issues_are_%22practically_absurd%22 2017-10-16 19:27:18 UTC
    ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) - Negotiators from Canada and Mexico grappled with U.S. demands to drastically alter the North American Free Trade Agreement on Saturday, as talks over renewal of the pact vilified by President Donald Trump ran through a f...
  • Thousands Flee California Fires, Death Toll Rise to 41
    Saturday-_thousands_flee_california_fires__death_toll_rise_to_35 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...
  • Trump's Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal 'leaves U.S. Isolated'
    Iran's_rouhani_at_un-_it_would_be_great_pity_if_rogue_newcomers__trump__to_politics_destroyed_nuclear_deal 2017-10-14 21:41:29 UTC
    PARIS/ BERLIN/ ANKARA - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani harshly reacted to President Donald Trump’s decision not to certify its nuclear deal with six major powers. Rouhani said that his country would continue to stick to the nuclear deal and th...
  • California wildfires: at least 1000 missing persons, 41 dead
    California_wildfires-_at_least_1_000_missing_persons___26_dead 2017-10-16 19:26:20 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...
  • US Government to Launch Crackdown on Asylum Seekers
    Us_government_to_launch_crackdown_on_asylum_seekers 2017-10-13 00:25:20 UTC
    FALLS CHURCH, Va., (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday the policies that allow immigrants to seek asylum in the United States are broken and subject to “rampant abuse and fraud.” In a speech at the department’s Exec...
  • California Wildfires: 41 People Lost Their Lives
    21_people_lost_their_lives_in_california_wildfires 2017-10-17 22:53:24 UTC
    Santa Cruz, Sausalito (California) — Officials were contending with new fires in Northern California on Tuesday as progress continued on the blazes that have ravaged wine country. Five firefighters were injured in a fast-moving wildfire in the ...
  • Trump Wants Dramatically Increase the US Nuclear Arsenal
    Trump_wants_dramatically_increase_the_u.s._nuclear_arsenal 2017-10-11 17:52:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to dramatically increase the country’s nuclear arsenal, he said in a meeting with his national security advisers in July, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing three officials who were pre...
  • Catalan Leader Puigdemont Postpones Independence Plans
    Catalan_leader_carles_puigdemont_postpones_independence_plans 2017-10-10 20:15:26 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday proclaimed the region’s independence from Spain but said its effects would be suspended to allow for talks with the Madrid government. “I assume the mandate that Catalonia should...
  • Thousands Flee Deadly Wildfires in California Wine Country
    Thousands_flee_deadly_wildfires_in_california_wine_country 2017-10-17 22:03:51 UTC
    Santa Cruz, Sausalito (California) — Officials were contending with new fires in Northern California on Tuesday as progress continued on the blazes that have ravaged wine country. Five firefighters were injured in a fast-moving wildfire in the ...
  • Catalonia Faces Pressure to Abandon Plan for Independence
    Catalonia_faces_pressure_to_abandon_plan_for_independence 2017-10-09 19:47:19 UTC
    BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s secessionist leader faced increased pressure on Monday to abandon plans to declare independence from Spain, with France and Germany expressing support for the country’s unity. The Madrid government, grap...
  • Iran Threatens Missile Attacks on US Bases
    Iran_threatens_missile_attacks_on_us_bases 2017-10-09 09:03:15 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. The pledge came a week before President Donald Trump announces final decision on how h...
  • Trump Is Not Serious About 'Dreamer' Deal
    Trump_is_not_serious_about_'dreamer'_deal 2017-10-09 08:31:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to fund a border wall to be part of any immigration dea...
  • Columbus Day Celebrates the Explorer's Crimes Against Humanity
    Christopher_columbus_crimes_against_humanity 2017-10-09 20:25:51 UTC
    Every October, grateful Americans get a day off work to, ostensively, celebrate the life of explorer Christopher Columbus. The current President of the United States Donald Trump said in his proclamation: "The permanent arrival of Europeans to ...
  • British PM Might Demote Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
    British_pm_might_demote_foreign_secretary_boris_johnson 2017-10-08 06:07:18 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May signaled in an interview that she might demote Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a Sunday newspaper said, after she faced an open rebellion from within her party this week. The Sunday Times s...
  • Trump Presumed to Create Chaos in Iran Nuclear Deal
    Trump_presumed_to_create_chaos_in_iran_nuclear_deal 2017-10-06 00:20:55 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that potentially coul...
  • Brexit: "British Government Doesn't Know What It Wants"
    Brexit-_%22british_government_doesn't_know_what_it_wants%22_-_theresa_may_ 2017-10-05 17:25:39 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German firms active in Britain should make provisions now for a “very hard Brexit”, Germany’s biggest industry group said on Thursday, because the government in London does not know what it wants. The Federation of German Ind...
  • US hiring slowed to an 11-month low in September
    Us_job_openings_continue_to_tighten_amid_a_scarcity_of_qualified_workers 2017-10-04 16:44:29 UTC
    (Reuters) - U.S. companies scaled back their hiring to an 11-month low in September after two powerful hurricanes disrupted some business activities, while the vast domestic services sector overcame those snags to expand at its fastest pace in 12 ...