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  • Trade Conflict Fears To Keep Markets On Edge
    2018-03-30 08:50:53 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A full-scale global trade war has not broken out yet - but that hasn’t stopped the market from fretting about one or analysts from warning about the potential cost. Whether such concerns remain a driving force for asset pri...

  • Fox Host Faces Ad Boycott After Bullying Parkland Student
    2018-03-29 17:42:58 UTC
    The right-wing propaganda giant Fox News host Laura Ingraham's put-down of Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg as a whiny high school kid has prompted him to mount something more potent than a whine — a call for an ad boycott, which has already ...

  • Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial
    2018-03-29 15:57:46 UTC
    PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling. It is one of multiple corruption cases targeting Sarkozy, and marks the second case so far in which he is bein...

  • Germany to deepen military ties with Netherlands
    2018-03-29 15:42:48 UTC
    COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany and the Netherlands could deepen missile defense ties in the coming years to strengthen NATO defenses, a German general told Reuters, at a time of growing tensions with Russia. Defense ministers from both co...

  • Trump Nominates His Doctor To Replace Veterans Affairs Secretary
    2018-03-29 01:26:48 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday in response to heavy criticism and nominated his personal physician, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, to replace him in the latest turnover am...

  • Germany: The world needs 'more United Nations'
    2018-03-28 18:41:39 UTC
    The world needs 'more United Nations,' new German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass has said. He is promoting Germany's claim to be elected to one of the 10 non-permanent Security Council seats. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met with UN Secret...

  • US judge allows lawsuit against Trump: Flouting constitutional safeguards against corruption
    2018-03-28 18:27:04 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday gave the go ahead to part of a lawsuit that accuses President Donald Trump of flouting constitutional safeguards against corruption by maintaining ownership of his business empire while in office...

  • Repeal the Second Amendment, Retired Supreme Court Justice Says
    2018-03-27 19:09:32 UTC
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, responding to this past weekend's March For Our Lives in several cities, is proposing what some might call a radical solution to prevent further gun violence — repealing the Second Amendment. In ...

  • China and US tussle at WTO over legality of Trump tariffs
    2018-03-27 17:39:35 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States sparred with China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday over the legality of U.S. tariffs in response to alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a presiden...

  • UK: EU to take possible further measures against Russia
    2018-03-26 16:42:13 UTC
    EU foreign ministers report back on possible further measures against Russia LONDON (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers will consider what possible further measures could be taken against Russia by June, British Prime Minister Theresa ...

  • Zimbabwe investigates Grace Mugabe for ivory smuggling
    2018-03-26 06:11:15 UTC
    The former first lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe, is suspected by wildlife officials of having smuggled ivory worth millions of dollars. The wife of ex-President Robert Mugabe was once tipped to lead the country. The wife of former Zimbabwean ru...

  • Porn Star Was Threatened to Keep Silence on Trump
    2018-03-26 05:27:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An adult-film actress who claims she had sex with Donald Trump before he was president said on Sunday she had been threatened in 2011 while in a parking lot with her infant daughter to discourage her from discussing the rela...

  • Young Americans to Lawmakers: 'We Vote You Out!'
    2018-03-25 16:49:35 UTC
    Chanting 'never again' and 'we vote you out,' hundreds of thousands of young Americans answered a call to action from survivors of last month's Florida high school massacre and rallied across the country demanding tighter gun laws. In some of t...

  • Ex Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany
    2018-03-25 16:24:05 UTC
    BARCELONA/BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was detained on Sunday in Germany five months after he went into self-imposed exile from Spain, where he faces up to 25 years in prison for organizing an illegal referendum on se...

  • Hundreds of Thousands Against US Gun Lobby
    2018-03-24 23:07:15 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Americans galvanized by last month’s Florida school massacre rallied in cities across the country on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws. Carrying signs with slogans such as “If they choose guns o...

  • Earth Hour: Millions of people turn off lights for nature
    2018-03-24 22:38:27 UTC
    Millions of people around the world are observing the annual Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change. Dubai and Australia's Sydney Opera House were among the places to join the blackout. People around the world are turning off their ...

  • Trump signs spending bill that "nobody read it"
    2018-03-23 18:45:02 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed Congress’ newly passed $1.3 trillion spending bill on Friday, ending suspense over a surprising threat he made hours earlier to veto the budget and shut down the federal government. In t...

  • European Union economy is performing at its best level
    2018-03-23 17:37:32 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone’s economy is performing at its best level yet, European Council President Donald Tusk told reporters on Friday, calling for EU leaders to consider reforms. “We are experiencing the most favorable situation sin...

  • European Union: It is not clear what Trump wants
    2018-03-23 16:29:14 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s trade chief is unsure what Washington wants in return for a permanent EU exemption from steel tariffs but she warned on Friday that she would resist pressure to cut EU duties on U.S. cars. European Trad...

  • Iraq war architect and Trump's national security adviser: John Bolton
    2018-03-23 07:49:19 UTC
    Washington — US president Donald Trump ousted National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and chose as his replacement John Bolton, a staunch hawk who served as part of the national security brain trust of then-President George W. Bush during the laun...

  • Trump sets China tariff plan, Dow plummets 720 points
    2018-03-22 20:30:02 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global stocks had sold off on Thursday on the expectation of tough action from Trump, with U.S. markets down as much as 2.93 percent, plummets 724.42 points. The Dow and Nasdaq stock indexes had fallen as much as 2 percen...

  • Mueller scrutinizing connections between Trump’s campaign and Cambridge Analytica
    2018-03-22 16:56:37 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of ...

  • Trans-Atlantic under Trump is worse than it has been in decades
    2018-03-22 07:36:03 UTC
    From nationalism to NATO spending, the trans-Atlantic relationship under US President Donald Trump is worse than it has been in decades. But, note practitioners and scholars, it doesn't have to stay that way. No American president in recent mem...

  • Karl Marx, author of "The Communist Manifesto" remains a celebrated figure in his hometown of Trier
    2018-03-22 07:06:35 UTC
    TRIER, GERMANY — While Karl Marx was exiled from Germany and died in England, the author of "The Communist Manifesto" and "Das Kapital" remains a celebrated figure in his hometown of Trier in Germany, where he now adorns pedestrian traffic lights ...

  • China accuses US of “repeatedly abusing” trade practices
    2018-03-22 06:55:52 UTC
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China accused the United States of “repeatedly abusing” trade practices, as Beijing braced on Thursday for an imminent announcement from U.S. President Donald Trump slapping more tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.S. tariffs ...