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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if he has the clout to push ahead with...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:06pm

Fox signed O'Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new contract the next month, the New York Times...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

By Julien Toyer and Sam Edwards MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:56pm

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

By Jilian Mincer MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Reuters) - A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. The non-profit healthcare system is...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:05pm

Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:02pm

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

By Jilian Mincer MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Reuters) - A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. The non-profit healthcare system is...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:02pm

Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:01pm

Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough', end of Islamic State in sight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as "a critical breakthrough" in a worldwide campaign against the militants. On Friday, the Kurdish...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:47pm

A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

By Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) - On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:35pm

Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after U.S. budget vote

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:56am

Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after U.S. budget vote

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:55am

Trump considers Fed's Powell, economist Taylor to lead central bank

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank's top two jobs, in an apparent bid to reassure...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:16am

Trump considers Fed's Powell, economist Taylor to lead central bank

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank's top two jobs, in an apparent bid to reassure...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:15am

Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people coming from Puerto Rico on one-way tickets they never...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am

Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people coming from Puerto Rico on one-way tickets they never...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am

Trump administration considers pausing U.S. refugee family reunification program

By Yeganeh Torbati and Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Trump's administration has drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family members join refugees already settled in the United States until they can undergo increased security checks,...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:26pm

Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

By Andrea Hopkins OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:26pm