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  • Zuckerberg: We made mistakes allowing Cambridge Analytica to take users' data
    2018-03-21 21:56:42 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and said the company wo...

  • Israeli court sentences Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi
    2018-03-21 21:52:33 UTC
    OFER MILITARY PRISON, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi on Wednesday was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked up...

  • Brexit: EU leaders warn UK on Irish border and Gibraltar
    2018-03-21 18:48:03 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will issue a warning to Britain on Friday that it will only finally secure a Brexit transition period if it stands by its commitments on the Irish border and Gibraltar, a draft statement showed on Wednesday. The ...

  • Germany returned relics from 'Olmec civilization' to Mexico
    2018-03-21 18:37:38 UTC
    After nearly a decade of litigation, Mexico recovered two Mesoamerican busts that had been missing since the 1980s. German authorities had found the wooden pieces in 2008, when they seized them from an artifacts dealer. In a ceremony in Munich ...

  • Finland world's Happiest Country, U.S. Among Unhappiest
    2018-03-21 08:34:09 UTC
    The World Happiness Report, released Wednesday, crowned Finland the happiest place to live out of 156 countries. Europe's Nordic countries have dominated the happiness index since the first report was published in 2012. Last year's winner was N...

  • What is the Persian New Year, 'Nowruz'?
    2018-03-21 08:30:24 UTC
    Nowruz is the name of the Iranian New Year in Iranian calendars and the corresponding traditional celebrations. Nowruz is also widely referred to as the "Persian New Year". Nowruz is celebrated and observed by Iranian peoples and the related cu...

  • Chinese carmaker Geely's profit more than doubled in 2017
    2018-03-21 07:58:51 UTC
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, whose chairman recently took a $9 billion stake in Germany’s Daimler AG, said on Wednesday its profits more than doubled in 2017, driven by strong domestic sales of popular SUVs....

  • Israel confirms it bombed Syrian 'nuclear site' in 2007
    2018-03-21 07:24:50 UTC
    JERUSALEM, March 21 (Reuters) - Israel for the first time confirmed that it bombed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007, saying on Wednesday that the strike removed a major threat to Israel and the region and was a “message” to others. Th...

  • Democratic Rep. Lipinski wins Illinois congressional primary
    2018-03-21 07:16:22 UTC
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Dan Lipinski held off a stiff challenge from businesswoman Marie Newman to win a nationally watched congressional primary in Illinois, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. The AP called the r...

  • China pushing new energy vehicles to boost its global presence
    2018-03-20 07:23:59 UTC
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Delegates to China’s annual meeting of parliament have urged the state to provide more policy clarity for the electric car industry and overhaul a local government subsidy program they say has distorted the market. China is...

  • Oil Prices Rose, Lifted by a Weak Dollar
    2018-03-20 07:11:11 UTC
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose by almost 1 percent on Tuesday, lifted by a weak dollar, tensions in the Middle East and concerns of a further fall in Venezuelan output. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $62.59...

  • US film studio 'The Weinstein Company' filed for bankruptcy
    2018-03-20 07:04:02 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said on Monday it filed for bankruptcy and was ending all non-disclosure agreements that may ...

  • Psychological Analysis: Trump Supporters Share 5 Key Traits
    2018-03-19 17:04:33 UTC
    By BOBBY AZARIAN — The lightning-fast ascent and political invincibility of Donald Trump has left many experts baffled and wondering, “How did we get here?” Any accurate and sufficient answer to that question must not only focus on Trump him...

  • Hillary Clinton Explains Her Comments on Trump Voters
    2018-03-19 17:02:19 UTC
    The former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, provided an explanation for some recent comments she made that she understood 'upset or offended' some Americans. Clinton, on a trip to India, had talked...

  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona's plea to stop issuing driver's licenses to young immigrants
    2018-03-19 16:40:29 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to provide driver’s licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state’s challenge to an Obama-era program. The case centered on the D...

  • Turkish Aggressors Captured Syrian Town of Afrin From Kurds
    2018-03-19 07:18:55 UTC
    ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, raising their flags in the town center and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdis...

  • Another 6 years for Putin: Only Soviet dictator Josef Stalin ruled longer
    2018-03-18 19:41:42 UTC
    KEMEROVO, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajector...

  • Republican: Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal in May
    2018-03-18 19:24:32 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May. “The Iran deal will be another issue that’s ...

  • Ex-CIA Director to Trump: "America will triumph over you"
    2018-03-17 23:26:13 UTC
    Former CIA Director John Brennan tears into US president Donald Trump over former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe firing in a blistering statement. Earlier this month, Brennan said there was “deep, deep worry and concern” about America’s safe...

  • Mueller has McCabe documented Trump meetings
    2018-03-17 20:34:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Andrew McCabe, the former deputy director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation fired by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, kept detailed notes about his interactions with President Donald Trump. The memos are i...

  • Russian foreign ministry to expel 23 British diplomats
    2018-03-17 16:34:25 UTC
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a carefully calibrated retaliatory move against London, which has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in...

  • McCabe: Trump's "ongoing war on the FBI"
    2018-03-17 07:51:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe, prompting McCabe to say he is being targeted because he is a crucial witness into whether Trump tried to obstruct the Russia investigation. "He is fac...

  • Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to unveil EU roadmap
    2018-03-16 19:56:23 UTC
    Things are moving quickly now that Germany finally has its new government: Germany's new foreign minister, Heiko Maas of the Social Democrats (SPD), flew to Paris on the very same day he was sworn in. The chancellor is not wasting time, either. Le...

  • Germany, France and UK propose fresh sanctions on Iran
    2018-03-16 19:18:56 UTC
    BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) - Germany, France and Britain have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria’s war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuc...

  • South Africa ex-President, Jacob Zuma, faces corruption charges
    2018-03-16 19:08:19 UTC
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, prosecutors said, as a years-old scandal returned to haunt him within weeks of his fall from power. It was a stunning ...