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  • Brexit: 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain
    2017-09-18 14:51:50 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe’s single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in in...

  • Political comedy "Veep", "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Saturday Night Live" won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards 2017
    2017-09-18 04:43:21 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, where “Saturday Night Live” was also a big winner on a night dominated by jokes about U.S. President Donald Trump. In the...

  • Emmys 2017: Full list of winners from the 69th annual awards
    2017-09-18 04:29:40 UTC
    <The stars of the small screen stepped out from behind the camera Sunday night for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. While some of the nominees were TV legends, others arrived at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with empty trophy stands. Chec...

  • Trump Retweeted A Video From An Anti-Semitic Account
    2017-09-17 18:48:49 UTC
    President Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a doctored video showing him hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball — from an account that makes racial, anti-Semitic, and anti-LGBT comments.

  • Castro Responds to US Diplomats' Head Injuries in Cuba
    2017-09-17 18:46:10 UTC
    HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro seemed rattled. The Cuban president sent for the top American envoy in the country to address grave concerns about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana. There was talk of futuristic “sonic attacks” and the subtle...

  • Schiff: Trump 'Has No Ideology' Except ‘Personal Interests’
    2017-09-17 16:40:56 UTC
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, on Sunday said President Donald Trump is neither conservative nor liberal, but simply “pro-Trump.” On ABC’s “This Week,” Schiff called Trump’s discussions with Democ...

  • EU-U.S. Data Pact Faces Major Test
    2017-09-17 16:35:49 UTC
    Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the dat...

  • Electoral District Boundaries Fight Heads to US Supreme Court
    2017-09-17 16:27:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme ...

  • Khamenei: Iran Leader Warns U.S. on Nuclear Deal
    2017-09-17 16:20:18 UTC
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will not be bullied by the United States and will react strongly to any “wrong move” by Washington on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday. His comments came after U.S. President Don...

  • A Deplorable President's Shameful Tweets and Retweets
    2017-09-17 16:12:08 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane. Clinton had been b...

  • EU Plans To Raise Taxes For Internet Giants
    2017-09-17 00:53:39 UTC
    TALLINN (Reuters) - A European Union plan to raise more tax from digital multinationals faced the first signs of scepticism on Saturday, as smaller members of the bloc warned about the economic impact from such a move. France wants to tax compa...

  • Turkey Angry at Germany For Kurdish Protests in Cologne
    2017-09-16 23:42:44 UTC
    COLOGNE/ ANKARA - Turkey has summoned Germany's ambassador after more than 10,000 Kurds rallied in Cologne. The rally was in support of Kurdish independence as well as the jailed leader of the banned PKK. Turkey summoned the German ambassador t...

  • California protects immigrants and resists Trump by becoming a 'Sanctuary State'
    2017-09-16 18:43:59 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers voted to become a sanctuary state, tussled over hot-button environmental issues and urged other states to refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission as their ...

  • British Police Arrest 18 year old in London Train Bombing
    2017-09-16 16:40:41 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British police hunting those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a London train on Friday said they had arrested an 18-year-old man in a small town outside London on Saturday. “We have made a significant arrest in our in...

  • Former CIA Director Morell is in No Position to Judge Chelsea Manning
    2017-09-16 15:47:47 UTC
    Michael Morell is in no position to pass judgment on Chelsea Manning.The former CIA director claims to have been outraged by the decision of the Harvard Kennedy School to appoint Chelsea Manning as a visiting fellow. In response to his resignation...

  • Protests in St. Louis Over Cop's Acquittal
    2017-09-16 15:38:07 UTC
    ST. LOUIS — Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man several years ago marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations, until a broken window at the mayor's home ...

  • White House Says: ESPN Host Who Criticized Trump Should Be Fired!
    2017-09-16 15:29:59 UTC
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday spent the second day in a row suggesting that an ESPN anchor should be fired for critical comments against President Trump. After suggesting Wednesday that ESPN anchor Jemele Hill sho...

  • UK Police Evacuate and Search Properties after London Train Bombing
    2017-09-16 15:19:20 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they have evacuated and are searching a residential address in Surrey, southern England, after arresting an 18-year-old man in connection with a London train bombing that injured 30 on Friday. The police s...

  • Equifax's Two Top Technology Executives Leave 'effective immediately'
    2017-09-16 15:14:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Equifax said on Friday that it made changes in its top management as part of its review of a massive data breach, with two technology and security executives leaving the company “effective immediately.” The credit-monitor...

  • Russian and Syrian Jets Strike U.S.-backed Forces in Syria
    2017-09-16 15:08:10 UTC
    Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province, a flashpoint in an increasingly complex battlefield. The Syrian Democratic ...

  • Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into Equifax breach
    2017-09-16 02:48:20 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax’s massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for fre...

  • Federal Judge Rules Against Trump on "Sanctuary Cities"
    2017-09-16 02:10:15 UTC
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities in retaliation for limiting cooperation with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigrati...

  • North Korea Fires Missile over Japan: U.N. Security Council to Meet
    2017-09-15 15:52:19 UTC
    Jack Kim, Kaori Kaneko SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile over Japan and far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday for the second time in under a month, again challenging the United States and other world powers to rein in Pyong...

  • Mattis: North Korea Deepens its Isolation with Missile Launch
    2017-09-15 15:45:28 UTC
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that North Korea is deepening its economic and diplomatic isolation with its latest ballistic missile launch, adding the United States was still assessing the new test by Pyo...

  • Iraq: Turkey warns Kurds against holding an independence referendum
    2017-09-14 17:54:07 UTC
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Thursday welcomed an Iraqi parliament move to reject a referendum on Kurdish independence. The parliament in Baghdad authorized the prime minister to “take all measures” to preserve Iraq’s unity in response to the m...