Reuters Top News

Hackers attacked one million-plus Asus users through malicious update

(Reuters) - Hackers were able to deliver malware to the more one million-plus Asus computer owners last year by hijacking the company's software update system, security researchers said on Monday. Moscow-based cyber security provider Kaspersky Lab said the...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:23 PM

Airbus close to signing aircraft deal with China: sources

PARIS (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus is close to signing a deal worth billions of dollars with China following a delay of more than a year in the negotiations, industry sources said on Monday. The deal is part of a package of trade deals...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:23 PM

Autonomy boss Lynch ramped sales ahead of HP deal, court told

By Georgina Prodhan LONDON (Reuters) - British entrepreneur Mike Lynch artificially inflated revenue at his Autonomy software company before selling it to Hewlett Packard for $11 billion, the U.S. firm's lawyer told a London court on Monday. HP is suing Autonomy founder...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:23 PM

Wall Street falls on global growth worries

By Shreyashi Sanyal and Amy Caren Daniel (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Monday, extending the previous session's steep sell-off, hit by worries of a slowdown in global economic growth. However, Wall Street's main indexes were still above...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:21 PM

Israel carries out air strikes in Gaza after rocket attack near Tel Aviv

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Monday after a rocket attack near Tel Aviv wounded seven people, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to the United States...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:19 PM

Trump lashes out after Russia probe, cites 'treasonous' and 'evil' acts

By Jeff Mason and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump lashed out at unnamed enemies on Monday, accusing them of evil actions and treason, a day after his attorney general released a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's findings clearing the president's...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:18 PM

Lawyer Michael Avenatti charged in $20 million Nike extortion scam: prosecutors

By Joseph Ax and Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against U.S. President Donald Trump, was arrested on Monday and charged with trying to extort more than $20...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:18 PM

U.S. Senate judiciary panel head wants special counsel to look at origins of Trump probe

By Susan Cornwell and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday he will ask Attorney General William Barr to appoint a special counsel to look into the origins of the investigation...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:18 PM

In boost for Netanyahu, Trump signs proclamation recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory in an election boost for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as his chief political rival...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:17 PM

Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead in apparent suicide: police

(Reuters) - The father of one of the children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was found dead of an apparent suicide on Monday morning at his office in Newtown, Connecticut, police said. Jeremy Richman, 49, was the father of...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:17 PM

Apple invites Hollywood to Silicon Valley in television push

By Stephen Nellis and Lisa Richwine CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple prepared to lift the curtain on Monday on a television and movie streaming service that will allow users of its 1.4 billion gadgets to stream television shows and movies, both Apple...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:17 PM

Netanyahu to cut U.S. visit short after seven wounded in rocket attack near Tel Aviv

By Tova Cohen MISHMERET, Israel (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he will cut short his trip to the United States after a rocket attack near Tel...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:10 AM

British PM May battles to keep control of Brexit

By Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Monday she did not have the backing to pass her European Union withdrawal deal as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:09 AM

Former USC, Georgetown coaches to face charges in U.S. college admission scandal

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Former coaches from the University of Southern California and Georgetown University are among a dozen people due in court on Monday to face charges that they participated in the largest college admissions fraud scheme...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:08 AM

Charges of cheating amid confusion over Thailand's election result

By Panu Wongcha-um and Kay Johnson BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's first general election since a military coup five years ago was thrown into disarray on Monday as two opposition...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 3:03 AM

Israel says six hurt near Tel Aviv in apparent Gaza rocket attack

By Rami Amichay MISHMERET, Israel (Reuters) - A long-range rocket launched from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding six people in the first such incident since a 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave, Israeli...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 3:02 AM

Boeing to brief on 737 MAX updates as Ethiopian backs planemaker

By Jason Neely and Jamie Freed ADDIS ABABA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical experts and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed confidence in the planemaker...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 3:02 AM

New Zealand PM announces royal commission inquiry into Christchurch attack

By Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, into the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people. "It...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 3:02 AM

World stocks slide on economy concerns, U.S. yields drop

By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks sold off for a second straight session on Monday on persistent concerns over global economic growth, while benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields fell to more than one-year lows. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe...

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 10:04 PM

Russia probe findings offer re-election weapon for Trump

By Steve Holland, Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's conclusion that Donald Trump did not collude with Russia to win the presidency in 2016 gives the president a powerful weapon to use against his...

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 10:04 PM