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Wall Street rises as Netflix boosts tech, internet stocks

By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as technology and internet stocks gained on Netflix Inc's <NFLX.O> plans to raise fees for U.S. subscribers and hopes of more stimulus for China's slowing economy fostered a risk-on mood...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:35pm

How Trump slowed rush for Syria exits after huddle in Iraq

By Steve Holland, Phil Stewart and Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump was reeling from sharp rebukes at home and abroad over his surprise announcement last month to immediately pull American troops out of Syria when he flew...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:33pm

Gunmen kill seven in Kenya hotel compound attack claimed by Somali Islamists

By George Obulutsa and Baz Ratner NAIROBI (Reuters) - Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and sending workers diving under desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:31pm

JPMorgan misses fourth-quarter profit estimates as bond trading slumps

By Elizabeth Dilts and Siddharth Cavale (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> missed profit estimates for the fourth quarter as a slump in bond trading revenue overpowered strong consumer loan growth and record revenues. It was the...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:09pm

Antarctica's melt quickens, risks meters of sea level rise: study

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Antarctica's annual ice losses have accelerated six-fold in the past 40 years in a trend that could push sea levels meters higher in coming centuries amid man-made global warming, scientists...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:09pm

As loans and revenue shrink, Wells Fargo leans on cost cuts

By Imani Moise and Aparajita Saxena (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co's loan book shrank and revenue fell across all its major businesses last quarter, as the fourth-largest U.S. lender continued to work through the consequences of wayward sales practices at...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:08pm

House Republicans move to reprimand King over white supremacy comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives moved on Monday to strip congressman Steve King of his committee assignments after the Iowa Republican gave a media interview in which he questioned why white supremacy is considered offensive. The decision...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:08pm

President Trump can't stop U.S. coal plants from retiring

By Scott DiSavino (Reuters) - More U.S. coal-fired power plants were shut in President Donald Trump's first two years than were retired in the whole of Barack Obama's first term, despite the Republican's efforts to prop up the industry to keep a campaign...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:07pm

Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe streets after protests kill three people

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military put on a show of force to deter further unrest on Tuesday after at least three deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price hikes, but continuing...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:11pm

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm Inc against Apple Inc was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday, in a reversal for the U.S. chipmaker after it won a recent court ban on the sale of some iPhones in the country. The regional...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 9:08am

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown deepens

By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday signaled more stimulus measures in the near term as a tariff war with the United States took a heavy toll on its trade sector and raised the risk of a sharper economic slowdown. The world...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:04am

Trump: 'I never worked for Russia'

By Jeff Mason and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia, his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against U.S. interests. Trump also disputed a...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:04am

Japan's Olympic Committee head denies impropriety in 2020 bid procedures

By Elaine Lies and Jack Tarrant TOKYO (Reuters) - The head of Japan's Olympic Committee confirmed that he had been questioned by French authorities in December on Tuesday but repeated his denial there was anything improper about Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Games and vowed to prove his...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:04am

Take a second look, Britain's May urges lawmakers before Brexit vote

By Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Monday to take a "second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement....

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:04am

Confederate monument's pedestal ordered removed at university in North Carolina

By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The pedestal for a Confederate monument called Silent Sam that has been a flashpoint for demonstrations at a North Carolina university will be removed, the school's president said on Monday, nearly five months after...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:02am

China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens

By Philip Wen, Christian Shepherd and David Ljunggren BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling, prompting Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of using the death penalty...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:03am

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON/NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a Republican call for temporarily reopening shuttered U.S. government agencies in order to encourage negotiations with Democrats on border security issues, as a partial...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:03am

Hundreds of Hondurans set off toward United States in new caravan

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (Reuters) - Hundreds of Honduran migrants began the long trek north on Monday, part of new U.S.-bound caravan that hopes to succeed even as a previous wave of Central Americans were unable to quickly enter the...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:03am

Eyes on Newcrest as gold dealmaking heats up

By Nichola Saminather TORONTO (Reuters) - Two recent large M&A deals in the gold sector have prompted speculation that Newcrest Mining <NCM.AX>, Kinross Gold Corp <K.TO> and B2Gold Corp <BTO.TO> may be among the next gold companies...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:02am

First U.S. crude cargoes head to China since trade breakthrough: sources

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three cargoes of U.S. crude are heading to China from the U.S. Gulf Coast, trade sources said on Monday, the first departures since late September and a 90-day pause in the two countries' trade war that began last month...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:02am