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Chinese police must guard against 'color revolutions', says top official

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's police must focus on withstanding "color revolutions", or popular uprisings, and treat the defense of China's political system as central to their work, the top law-enforcement official said. China's stability-obsessed Communist...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:02am

U.S. grand jury indicts four Audi managers in VW emissions probe

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG's <VOWG_p.DE> luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government's investigation into the German automaker's diesel...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:02am

U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose a greater threat to U.S. warships than ever before, the chief of U.S. naval...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:02am

Nearly 1,000 Central American migrants in new caravans enter Mexico

By Sofia Menchu TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Almost 1,000 Central American migrants entered southern Mexico on Thursday in a test of the new government's pledge to manage an ongoing exodus fueled by violence and poverty that has...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:02am

Former Trump lawyer reconsidering plan to testify to Congress: adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen is reconsidering his plan to testify publicly to the U.S. Congress next month because of intimidation by the president, an adviser to Cohen said on Thursday. Lanny Davis,...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:04pm

Trump administration moves to appeal census ruling

By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday took the first steps to appealing a lower court ruling that blocked its contentious plan to ask people taking part in the 2020...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:04pm

North Korea envoy in U.S. for talks with Pompeo, possibly Trump

By Matt Spetalnick and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A North Korean envoy arrived in Washington on Thursday for expected talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a possible encounter with President Donald Trump aimed a laying the groundwork for a second U.S.-North Korea...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:03pm

Trump pulls military plane from Pelosi overseas trip in shutdown fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday stopped House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi from using a military plane for an overseas trip, in a tit for tat after the Democratic leader's suggestion he postpone the State of the Union address during the partial government...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:03pm

Trump blocks Pelosi trip as tensions mount over government shutdown

By Steve Holland and James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's conflict with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown escalated on Thursday with Trump denying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi use of military...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:05pm

Volatile market hits Morgan Stanley's trading, wealth management

By Elizabeth Dilts and Aparajita Saxena (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley's <MS.N> quarterly profit fell short of expectations as bond trading revenue slumped more than rivals and its wealth management business faltered, sending its shares down 4.4 percent. The bank has...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

North Korea's top envoy arrives in Washington: South Korea's Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's top envoy, Kim Yong Chol, arrived at Washington D.C.'s Dulles International Airport to discuss a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

By Martinne Geller LONDON (Reuters) - Major consumer companies including Unilever <ULVR.L>, Procter & Gamble <PG.N> and Nestle <NESN.S> are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

American Express misses estimates on slowing customer spending; shares drop

(Reuters) - American Express Co <AXP.N> missed Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit estimates on Thursday, as the rate of customer spending slowed despite a strong U.S. holiday sales season. The credit-card issuer's shares fell 2.4 percent in extended...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

Trump tariffs force tough choices at U.S. auto suppliers

By Nick Carey WYOMING, Mich. (Reuters) - Bob Roth makes no bones about his feelings towards U.S. manufacturing. The co-owner and chief executive of RoMan Manufacturing Inc, which makes transformers and glass-...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:05pm

U.S. stocks edge up on defense, healthcare gains; pound firms

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain's exit from the European Union, Prime Minister...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:04pm

Ex-Trump lawyer: rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported that Cohen had paid the data firm...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:04pm

U.S. separated 'thousands' more immigrant children than known: watchdog

By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may have separated "thousands" more immigrant children from their parents than previously known but inadequate record-keeping means the exact number is still unclear, an internal watchdog said...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:04pm

Wall Street rises on report of U.S. considering end to China tariffs

By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday as a published report that the United States was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports lifted investor sentiment. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:04pm

Pets, owners flock to Madrid church for blessing of animals

MADRID (Reuters) - Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners making an annual pilgrimage for their pets. St Anthony the Abbot's church priest Angel Garcia expected up to...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:01pm

Leslie Moonves challenges $120 million severance denial by CBS

(Reuters) - Leslie Moonves, who resigned under pressure as CEO of CBS Corp, is challenging the company's decision to deprive him of $120 million in severance pay, according to a regulatory filing on Thursday. Moonves resigned amid a wave of allegations of...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:05pm