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Two weeks on, Hawaii residents look for "normalcy" amid ash, lava

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Two weeks after fountains of lava and poisonous gas from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the middle of the night, things were only getting worse...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:25am

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's bloc wins Iraq election

By Raya Jalabi and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A political bloc led by populist Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq, has won the country's parliamentary election, the...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:51am

Diana's favourite flowers adorn her son's wedding chapel

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - White roses - the favourite flowers of Prince Harry's late mother Diana - arched over the organ loft and West Door of St George's chapel, where he will marry American actress Meghan Markle on Saturday. London...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:20am

Malaysia agog as disgraced ex-PM Najib's cupboards laid bare

By Tom Westbrook KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysians have avidly watched the public humiliation of former leader Najib Razak and his wife, as police hunting evidence of graft loaded five trucks with luxury items, including dozens of Birkin handbags,...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:20am

EU considers Iran central bank transfers to beat U.S. sanctions

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission is proposing that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran's central bank to avoid U.S. penalties, an EU official said, in what would be the most forthright challenge to Washington's...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 8:33am

All aboard for the royal wedding: excitement builds on trains to Windsor

By Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - Waking up with a black coffee as her train rolled out of London, Pam Boothby explained how she had not missed a royal wedding in four decades - not even when it fell on her child's birthday or when she lived...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 6:52am

After cold nights on Windsor streets, royal super-fans thrilled as big day dawns

By Emma Rumney WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Donna Werner, an American who has spent four nights on the streets in Windsor to secure a prime position for Saturday's royal wedding, was cold and stiff as dawn broke but looking forward to catching a...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 5:06am

China air force lands bombers on South China Sea island

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement. "A division of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) recently...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 5:06am

ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles

By Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 5:06am

Plane crashes in Cuba killing more than 100, investigation underway

By Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) - More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba's worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 5:06am

U.S., China talks focus on cutting trade gap, $200 billion target disputed

By Steve Holland and Michael Martina WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China is "meeting many" Trump administration demands to cut its trade surplus with the United States...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 1:16am

Trump suggests FBI may have infiltrated his campaign

By John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday escalated his attacks on the Justice Department, suggesting that the FBI may have planted or recruited an informant in his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump stopped...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:46pm

Missouri legislators begin weighing impeachment of governor

(Reuters) - Missouri legislators convened on Friday to weigh the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens, who has been embroiled in separate sex and fundraising scandals that have led to mounting pressure for his resignation. The Republican-controlled...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:56pm

U.S. accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the No. 2 official in the country's ruling party of profiting from illegal narcotics shipments, the first time that Washington has...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:32pm

Michael Cohen seeks to keep Stormy Daniels' lawyer out of N.Y. case

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Cohen, a longtime personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Friday asked a judge to bar adult film star Stormy Daniels' lawyer from intervening in Cohen's legal attempt to limit prosecutors' review of...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:20pm

Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow again

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spewed ash nearly six miles (9 km) into the sky on...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:53pm

After Trump's withdrawal from nuclear pact, EU energy chief courts Iran

By Alissa de Carbonnel TEHRAN (Reuters) - Europe's energy chief will seek to reassure Iran's top ministers on Saturday that the European Union wants to keep trade open despite the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Miguel Arias Canete,...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:53pm

Congo's Ebola not an international emergency, can be controlled -WHO

By Tom Miles and Fiston Mahamba GENEVA/KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo can be brought under control and is not an international public health emergency, experts advising the World Health Organization said on...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:42pm

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, as U.S. ambassador to South Korea ahead of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled next month but since called into question by...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:33pm