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  • 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...

  • UK's Theresa May Underlines Importance of Iran Nuclear Deal
    2017-09-14 17:29:12 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May stressed the importance of a 2015 international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday during a brief meeting at her London office. Tillerso...

  • Democrats and Trump 'close' to deal on DACA
    2017-09-14 17:04:41 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was close to a deal with Democratic congressional leaders on protections for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children, a development that alarmed some of his cons...

  • Equifax: Web Server Vulnerability Led to Hack
    2017-09-14 11:48:32 UTC
    (Reuters) - Credit reporting company Equifax Inc blamed a web server vulnerability in its open-source software, called Apache Struts, for the recent data breach that compromised personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. The mas...

  • Median U.S. Household Income Sets Record in 2016
    2017-09-13 18:28:17 UTC
    SEPT. 12, 2017 — The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that real median household income increased by 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016, while the official poverty rate decreased 0.8 percentage points. At the same time, the percentage of people w...

  • Bluetooth bugs bedevil billions of android devices
    2017-09-13 17:45:53 UTC
    More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company. If you're not keeping count, that's most of the estimated 8.2 billion devices that use Bluetooth, w...

  • Nation Weather Service Takes Active Role in Preparing for Disasters
    2017-09-13 14:26:49 UTC
    COLLEGE PARK, Md.—“I woke up Friday night with a dream that it had missed the peninsula,” said Bill Lapenta, the director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction. We sat looking at a screen that showed Hurricane Irma’s long journey...

  • Medicare for All is New Litmus Test for Democratic Presidential Hopefuls
    2017-09-13 14:12:46 UTC
    Sarah Jones Medicare for All is becoming the new litmus test for Democratic presidential hopefuls.Cory Booker became the fifth Democratic senator to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All bill on Monday afternoon. It’s a shift for Booker,...

  • Russian Phantom Voters Cast Ballot for the 'Tsar'
    2017-09-13 14:01:30 UTC
    VLADIKAVKAZ/IVNYA, Russia (Reuters) - At polling station no. 333 in the Russian city of Vladikavkaz, Reuters reporters only counted 256 voters casting their ballots in a regional election on Sunday. People were voting across Russia in what is s...

  • Residents Return to Irma-ravaged Florida Keys
    2017-09-13 13:57:10 UTC
    Andy Sullivan ISLAMORADA, Fla. (Reuters) - Evacuees from Hurricane Irma were early on Wednesday returning to the Florida Keys, where sunrise will give them a first glimpse of devastation that has left countless homes and businesses in ruins. ...

  • North Korea Defiant over U.N. Sanctions
    2017-09-13 13:32:34 UTC
    Jack Kim, Roberta Rampton SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea showed trademark defiance on Wednesday over new U.N. sanctions imposed after its sixth and largest nuclear test, vowing to redouble efforts to fight off what it said was the thr...