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  • Merkel will not limit number of refugees entering Germany
    2017-09-13 06:02:30 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has "guaranteed" she will oppose any limit on the number of migrants entering Germany. The chancellor's remarks just days before the German election. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told voters on Monday she did ...

  • U.S. Supreme Court: Refugees Are Not Welcomed
    2017-09-13 00:29:34 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump to broadly implement a ban on refugees entering the country from around the world. The justices granted a request from the Trump administratio...

  • JPMorgan's Dimon says Bitcoin 'is a fraud' and will blow up
    2017-09-12 21:06:11 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin “is a fraud” and will blow up, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), said on Tuesday. Speaking at an investor conference in New York, Dimon said, “The currency isn’t going to work. You can’t h...

  • US job openings continue to rise amid a scarcity of qualified workers
    2017-09-12 20:29:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings rose to a record high in July, suggesting a slowdown in job growth in August was an aberration and that the labor market was strong before the recent disruptive hurricanes. The monthly Job Openings and L...

  • Turkey appears to be building a military infrastructure independent of NATO
    2017-09-12 20:19:26 UTC
    Turkey has risked the anger of the United States and its fellow NATO members by signing a contract with Russia to buy a missile defense system. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish media on Tuesday that Ankara had put down a depo...

  • Apple rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X and cellular Watch
    2017-09-12 19:21:35 UTC
    CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since ...

  • Brexit may force Toyota to shift some UK production elsewhere
    2017-09-12 18:54:54 UTC
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deepening uncertainties over the direction and timetable of Brexit negotiations may force Toyota to shift some UK production elsewhere if they are not addressed, the Japanese carmaker warned on Tuesday. Early government as...

  • Mistrust in the US motivates Brazilians to research about North Korea
    2017-09-12 17:09:09 UTC
    The headlines that usually catch Brazilians' attention are various corruption scandals, acts of urban violence and football results. But at the moment there is one topic of unexpectedly high interest: North Korea. Since the most communist regim...

  • Trump's aggressive policy on Iran could complicate the US-led fight against ISIS
    2017-09-12 05:39:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive U.S. responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi‘ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to six curre...

  • Pope Francis Condemns Climate Change Skeptics
    2017-09-11 21:25:58 UTC
    ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said the recent spate of hurricanes should prompt people to understand that humanity will “go down” if it does not address climate change and history will judge those who deny the science on its caus...

  • Jeff Sessions Suggests 'Lie detector Test to Identify NSC Leakers'
    2017-09-11 17:53:55 UTC
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions proposed putting National Security Council staffers through a lie detector test to identify those leaking information to the media, several outlets reported late Sunday. <hr><strong><a href="http://talkingpointsm...

  • DACA Decision by Trump Could Cost Republicans the House: Bannon
    2017-09-11 16:52:59 UTC
    Ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in an interview that aired Sunday that President Donald Trump’s decision to punt to Congress on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program could risk the Republican majority in t...

  • Senator McCain: 'Every life has to end one way or another'
    2017-09-11 16:41:17 UTC
    Sen. John McCain opened up about his battle with brain cancer on Sunday, adding it to the list of other near-fatal encounters he's faced. “I’m facing a challenge," the Arizona Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union." "But I’ve faced oth...

  • Iran Seeks Deal for Long-Term Syria Garrison: Israel
    2017-09-11 16:00:41 UTC
    HERZLIYA, Israel (Reuters) - The Israeli intelligence minister said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad was ready to permit Iran to set up military bases in Syria that would pose a long-term threat to neighboring Israel. While formally neu...

  • Focus is on Search and Rescue, Restoring Power after Irma
    2017-09-11 15:52:57 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials were focused on Monday on search and rescue operations and restoring power to millions of people after Hurricane Irma tore across the Florida Keys before moving north up the state with high winds and heavy ...

  • U.N. Human Rights Head: Possible 'crimes against humanity' in Venezuela
    2017-09-11 15:39:38 UTC
    Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that Venezuelan security forces may have committed crimes against humanity against protesters and called for an international investigation. But Venezu...

  • Irma Knocks Out Power to Nearly 6 Million
    2017-09-11 15:28:39 UTC
    (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida, even as the storm weakened as it crept up the state’s west coast, according to state officials and local electric utilities. Irma hit Florida on ...

  • Deadly Irma batters Florida with high winds
    2017-09-10 19:43:38 UTC
    FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and...

  • Venice Film Festival: Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” won the Golden Lion
    2017-09-10 05:50:40 UTC
    VENICE (Reuters) - Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water”, a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with an aquatic creature, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Saturd...

  • Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima
    2017-09-10 05:44:33 UTC
    (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011. Irma was on course ...

  • Merkel's Solution to North Korea Crisis: Iran-Style Nuclear Agreement Talks
    2017-09-10 05:24:25 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she would be prepared to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missiles program, and suggested the Iran nuclear talks could be a model. ...

  • Florida Braces As Hurricane Irma Rips Through Cuba
    2017-09-09 20:10:48 UTC
    REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba’s northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida’s Gulf Coast as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm lashes th...

  • France, Japan, US Discuss Increased Presure on North Korea
    2017-09-09 18:42:50 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - France’s Emmanuel Macron discussed increased pressure and sanctions on North Korea on the telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday, the French president’s office said. The th...

  • Election Integrity: Kobach Says NH Data Supports Fraud Claims. He's Wrong
    2017-09-09 17:54:26 UTC
    New election data from New Hampshire is raising new conservative claims of voter fraud. In a Breitbart column, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who’s leading President Donald Trump’s “election integrity” commission, argued that “facts have c...

  • Japan's Jet Fighters Conducted Drills with U.S. Aircraft over East China Sea
    2017-09-09 17:41:30 UTC
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese F-15 fighter jets on Saturday conducted an air exercise with U.S. B1-B bombers in the skies above the East China Sea, Japan’s Air Self Defense Force (ASDF) said. The joint drill comes as South Korea braces for a possi...