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Wall Street bounces back as investors shrug off trade tensions

By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday in a broad-based rally as investors brushed aside intensifying trade rhetoric between the United States and China. All three major U.S. indexes closed higher...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:08pm

Uncertainty swirls around crucial hearing on Trump high court nominee

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican U.S. Senate...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

DoJ requests documents related to Musk statement on taking Tesla private

By Sonam Rai (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating Chief Executive Elon Musk's public statements in August that he was considering taking the electric carmaker private, the latest and biggest threat to Musk...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

Germany ousts spymaster over far-right violence row

By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's government said on Tuesday it would replace the head of its domestic intelligence agency who has faced accusations of harboring far-right sympathies, putting an end to a row that exposed divisions in...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

SeaWorld, ex-CEO settle SEC charges they hid 'Blackfish' impact

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and former Chief Executive James Atchison will pay more than $5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they misled investors about the negative impact of...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast

By Darya Korsunskaya and Stephen Farrell MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of a series of tragic and chance circumstances...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

Trump administration to ease rule on methane leaks on public land

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump Administration is slated on Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to ease energy industry regulations, environmental groups said...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:49pm

Assault claim against Trump court nominee eases pressure on vulnerable Democrats

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may remove pressure that some Democratic senators faced to back his confirmation as a way of reassuring conservative voters in congressional...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:49pm

War crimes prosecutor begins examining alleged Rohingya deportations

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday said her office had begun a preliminary examination into whether alleged forced deportations of Rohingya from Myanmar into Bangladesh could constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:49pm

U.S. judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots despite concerns

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) - A federal judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots for the November election, citing the potential for last-minute confusion, but expressed concern that the state's electronic machines could be vulnerable to hacking...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: reviewers

By Arjun Panchadar (Reuters) - The absence of a striking new feature left major tech blogs and newspapers lukewarm on the new XS range of Apple Inc's <AAPL.O> iPhones in the first batch of reviews on Tuesday, although most praised the improvements to a...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Anti-Kremlin activist saved by prompt treatment: doctors

BERLIN (Reuters) - Anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov would probably have died following an apparent poisoning in Moscow last week if he had not received prompt medical treatment, his doctors in Germany said on Tuesday...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Stocks rise as no harm seen in trade row, dollar steady

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets gained on Tuesday as the latest tit-for-tat U.S.-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while U.S. Treasury yields rose in anticipation the Federal Reserve will hike...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Porn star Daniels' tell-all Trump book full of salacious details: newspaper

By Bernie Woodall (Reuters) - Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who claims U.S. President Donald Trump paid her off to keep their tryst a secret, goes into uncomplimentary detail about their alleged sexual encounter in a new memoir, according to the...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years

By Philip O'Connor DUBLIN (Reuters) - Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for commercial gain...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:06pm

Ireland collects disputed Apple taxes in full ahead of appeal

By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland has fully recovered 13.1 billion euros in disputed taxes from Apple Inc <AAPL.O> plus interest of 1.2 billion which it will hold in an escrow fund pending its appeal against an EU tax ruling, Ireland's...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:52pm

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market

By Uday Sampath Kumar, John Benny and Martinne Geller (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co <KO.N> is closely watching the fast-growing marijuana drinks market for a possible...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:52pm

Trump accuses China of using trade to target election, threatens retaliation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened further retaliation against China if Beijing targets U.S. agricultural or industrial workers amid a trade dispute, and accused China of trying to sway the U.S. election by targeting farmers...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:08pm

Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing

By Lawrence Hurley and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 sexual assault will be called to testify in the Senate next Monday, complicating what had appeared...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:08pm