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  • Women Who Use 'IUDs' Have a Lower Risk of Cervical Cancer
    2017-11-09 06:46:10 UTC
    Women who use intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception might have a lower risk of cervical cancer than their counterparts who don’t use this form of birth control, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data from 16 previously publi...

  • Science: Sheep Can Recognize Human Faces
    2017-11-09 06:20:01 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Sheep have been trained to recognize the faces of celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases. In a speci...

  • AT&T CEO Says Never Offered to Sell CNN
    2017-11-09 05:04:37 UTC
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators and AT&T Inc sparred on Wednesday over whether the wireless carrier would be required to sell Time Warner Inc’s CNN cable network as a condition of approval of its deal to buy the media com...

  • 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...

  • North Korea: Impact of Sanctions on Women and Children
    2017-11-08 18:25:26 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families. Han Tae Song, ambassador of the Democratic People...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian Officials in 2016
    2017-11-07 06:42:46 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to U.S. lawmakers that he met with a Russian deputy prime minister on two trips to Moscow in 2016 and consulted with senior Trump campaign sta...

  • The Paradise Papers: Queen's Private Estate in Hot Water
    2017-11-06 18:53:23 UTC
    Reporters have published a raft of secret documents that reveal the strange investments and tax avoidance indulged in by the powerful and wealthy. The revelations come from the same team that uncovered the Panama Papers. But it appears for now tha...

  • Agatha Christie, ‘Queen of Crime,’ is Returning to the Big Screen
    2017-11-06 07:05:51 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the ‘Queen of Crime,’ is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express,” directed by Kenneth Brannagh. Starring Brannagh as ecc...

  • 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...

  • US Gun Violence: Massacre at Texas Baptist Church
    2017-11-06 04:07:20 UTC
    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A gunman entered a church in a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday and began firing, at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a...

  • 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...

  • DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020
    2017-11-05 08:41:30 UTC
    DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020 after Rigged 2016 Primary. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday vowed to ensure all candidates have an equal chance to win the Democratic presiden...

  • 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...

  • North Korea conflict: A US president who doesn't want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening
    2017-11-03 23:58:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening. Wh...

  • German 'Wolfskinder': the Forgotten Orphans of World War Two
    2017-11-03 06:17:09 UTC
    They were barefoot and they had lice. It must have been April 1946, but after so many decades, Erika Smetonus isn't entirely sure about the dates. Her mother hadn't survived the war, her father was missing. Smetonus was completely alone when t...

  • GOP Massive Tax Cuts Will Lead to Major Deficit and Debt
    2017-11-02 21:24:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised. The bill, representing what would be the largest overhaul of the U...

  • Spain Issued a European Arrest Warrant for Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont and 4 Members of his Sacked Cabinet
    2017-11-02 18:52:51 UTC
    MADRID/ BARCELONA/ BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Thursday issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four members of his sacked cabinet, now in Belgium, after they failed to appear at a High Court he...

  • Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont Refuses to Return to Spain
    2017-11-02 06:36:44 UTC
    MADRID (Reuters) - Dismissed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday he would ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region’s push for independence, but he could testify from Belgium. If Puigdemont fails t...

  • Manafort's Ties to Russia Coincide with Work on Trump’s Campaign
    2017-11-01 18:05:37 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, had three U.S. passports, millions in assets and ties to Russian oligarchs, according to federal court documents after his indictment on tax fraud and money ...

  • The Link Between Martin Luther King Jr. and German Reformer
    2017-11-01 11:00:35 UTC
    <blockquote>When Martin Luther King Jr. brought his civil rights campaign to Chicago, then the US's second largest city, in the summer of 1966, he took a page out of his German namesake's book and attached his demands for fair and open housing to ...

  • House of Cards Season 6 Suspended after Kevin Spacey Allegation
    2017-11-01 05:46:45 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc indefinitely halted production of political drama “House of Cards” on Tuesday following an allegation of sexual misconduct against series star Kevin Spacey. Producer Media Rights Capital and Netflix “have dec...

  • 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. <hr><a href="http://global-gathe...