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Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to live not for transient things like...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

Solemn service to mark 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre

By Keith Coffman LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminates on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage. On April...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

UK PM May to be told to quit by top Conservative: Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) - A top member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June or her lawmakers will try again to depose her, the Sunday Times reported, without citing sources....

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:06pm

Thai navy boards cabin of fugitive 'seasteaders' facing death penalty

By Panu Wongcha-um BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the "seasteading" movement who possibly face the death sentence for...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:05pm

UK police say total of climate activists arrested passes 750

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last six days, police said on Saturday, up from a Friday total of 682...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:05pm

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Rupam Jain KABUL (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:06pm

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

By Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDONDERRY (Reuters) - Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region's 21-year-old peace deal...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:05pm

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:02am

Egypt holds referendum that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

By Yousef Saba and Mahmoud Mourad CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians began voting on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 8:02am

North Korean slams Bolton's 'dim-sighted' call for sign of denuclearization

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's "nonsense" call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons, the second time it has criticized a leading U.S. official in less than a week...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:01am

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

(Reuters) - U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the West. The CIA accused Huawei of receiving...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:01am

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

By Ben Blanchard QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior commander said on Saturday, as...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:01am

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc. The...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:01am

Pompeo says nothing's changed on North Korea talks: 'It'll be my team'

By David Brunnstrom and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said U.S. diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:01pm

U.S. arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have arrested a former U.S. Marine who is a member of a group that allegedly raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid in February and stole electronics, two sources familiar with the arrest said on...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00pm

EU's Juncker: there is still a risk of no-deal Brexit despite delay

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There is a still a concern that Britain may leave the European Union without a deal to smooth the way, the bloc's chief executive said on Saturday, urging Britain to take advantage of a six-month delay to work out the...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:00pm

Peru ex-president leaves cadaver as sign of 'contempt' for his enemies: suicide note

By Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia wrote in an alleged suicide note read by family members at a wake on Friday that he had killed himself in order to avoid humiliation at the hands of his political enemies...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:00pm

On Good Friday, pope hears harrowing stories of human trafficking

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis led Good Friday services dedicated to the victims of human trafficking and the plight of migrants, denouncing leaders with "armored hearts" who exploit their plight for political gain. Francis, marking his seventh Easter...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 8:01pm