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  • Merkel will be expected to win EU consensus on Migration
    2018-06-27 23:33:17 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German officials hope to win support from other European Union states for deals on managing the further travel of refugees already on the bloc’s territory - arrangements that could throw a lifeline to embattled Chancellor Angela...

  • Trump's chance to shift U.S. high court sharply right
    2018-06-27 23:11:33 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly c...

  • Trump’s “tariffs would result in loss of hundreds of thousands of American jobs”
    2018-06-27 22:59:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and thr...

  • Progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York
    2018-06-27 05:16:24 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, a high-ranking Democrat seen as a possible future leader of the chamber, lost his re-election bid in a stunning upset that highlighted the ideological battles at play in this year’s midterm ...

  • Harley-Davidson move shows consequences of Trump's trade war
    2018-06-27 00:38:30 UTC
    WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Harley-Davidson Inc with higher taxes on Tuesday and said the motorcycle maker, which he previously hailed as a model of American manufacturing, would suffer from a public backl...

  • Trump’s campaign manager loses bid to dismiss charges
    2018-06-26 23:51:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was dealt a major loss on Tuesday when a federal judge who had previously expressed some sympathy for Manafort refused to dismiss charges brought against hi...

  • Turkey Elections 2018: The Winner Takes It All
    2018-06-25 05:38:22 UTC
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million ...

  • EU will respond if Trump impose tariffs on European cars
    2018-06-23 22:13:42 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union will respond to any U.S. move to raise tariffs on cars made in the bloc, a senior European Commission official said, the latest comments in an escalating trade row. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday thre...

  • Brexit: Pro European Union Protesters March in London
    2018-06-23 22:01:31 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Around 100,000 supporters of the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, organizers said. Protesters packed the main art...

  • Will Iran win over Portugal and qualify for World Cup knockout stage?
    2018-06-23 07:17:14 UTC
    Iranian legend Mehdi Mahdavikia says Team Melli have potential to beat Portugal to book a place in the 2018 World Cup next stage for the first time. Despite their defeat against La Roja, Iran's fate is still in their own hands. Whatever happens...

  • California Democrat plays audio of children crying in detention center
    2018-06-23 06:04:50 UTC
    Washington — Temporarily presiding over the U.S. House on Friday, U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Roswell, found herself injected into the debate over family separation when U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, refused to turn off a ProPublica rec...

  • Tesla to close 14 solar facilities, cut jobs
    2018-06-22 04:44:58 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three interna...

  • US Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68
    2018-06-21 22:31:42 UTC
    Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer has died at the age of 68, the network announced Thursday afternoon. Krauthammer revealed earlier this month that he only had "a few weeks to live" because of an aggressive form ...

  • Nikki Haley dismisses report on extreme poverty in America
    2018-06-21 22:19:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In a letter to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) following his call for the Trump administration to uphold international human rights treaty obligations and present Congress with a plan to alleviate poverty, United Nations Ambassador N...

  • China targets tariff on Mercedes-Benz shipped from Alabama
    2018-06-21 07:00:52 UTC
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker Daimler cut its 2018 profit forecast, blaming a trade war between China and the United States and stricter pollution targets, sparking fears of a wave of earnings downgrades across the industry. Ch...

  • US quits UN human rights body, latest rejection of multilateral engagement
    2018-06-19 22:23:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. ...

  • Trump has chosen Merkel as his main enemy in Europe
    2018-06-19 21:19:55 UTC
    BERLIN — Trump has chosen German Chancellor Angela Merkel as his main enemy in Europe. It is difficult to be surprised anymore in the era of Donald Trump, so the US president's recent Twitter attack can't really come as a shock to people in Ger...

  • "F**k you Melanie, you feckless piece of s**t": Kathy Griffin goes after Melania Trump, demands she stops husband from separating immigrant families
    2018-06-18 06:41:10 UTC
    Kathy Griffin responded to Melania's statement and called her a 'feckless piece of s**t' Kathy Griffin unleashed a profanity-laced tirade against Melania Trump shortly after the first lady released a statement about the separation of immigrant ...

  • Germany’s Siemens to build new tube trains on London’s metropolitan network
    2018-06-16 16:57:58 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - A division of Germany’s Siemens has been awarded a contract worth about 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) to design and build 94 new trains for the Piccadilly Line on London’s metropolitan train network, known as the Tube. Tr...

  • Poll: 70 percent of Canadians boycott U.S. products
    2018-06-16 07:43:47 UTC
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Seventy percent of Canadians say they will start looking for ways to avoid buying U.S.-made goods in a threat to ratchet up a trade dispute between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, an Ipsos Poll sho...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo lights up World Cup 2018 with stunning treble
    2018-06-15 23:37:11 UTC
    <blockquote>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup in his own inimitable style on Friday, curling in a late free kick to complete a remarkable hat-trick and earn his team a 3-3 draw in an enthralling clas...

  • WORLD CUP 2018 - GROUP B: Iran won first match against Morocco
    2018-06-15 23:36:57 UTC
    <blockquote>ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday, a result they celebrated with unbridled delight. ...

  • WORLD CUP 2018 - GROUP A: Uruguay won first match against Egypt
    2018-06-15 23:36:42 UTC
    <blockquote> YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez scored with a thunderous 89th-minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point desp...

  • WORLD CUP 2018-GROUP A: Russia beats Saudi Arabia 5-0
    2018-06-15 23:35:52 UTC
    <blockquote>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia launched the World Cup party in spectacular style when they thrashed a feeble Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday to give the host nation the lift they desperately needed after a nin...

  • Football legend Ronaldinho to marry two women at same time
    2018-06-15 23:01:50 UTC
    LONDON — Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho will reportedly "marry" two women at the same time during a small wedding ceremony in August. While polygamy is outlawed in Brazil, O Dia (h/t Dan Gartland of Sports Illustrated) reported civil unio...