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Newspapers across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Brendan O'Brien LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:54pm

From Russia with attitude: Pussy Riot slates Kremlin at Fringe

By Elisabeth O'Leary EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Screaming, chanting, and torrents of religious-style vocals are the backdrop to Pussy Riot's Edinburgh Fringe show, which centers on the real-life trial and imprisonment of Russian...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:53pm

China, U.S. to hold lower-level trade talks in late August

By Michael Martina and David Lawder BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and the United States will hold lower-level trade talks this month, the two governments...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:48pm

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

By John Revill ZURICH (Reuters) - With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s. Today, two Swiss brothers are...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:25pm

Mali president Keita wins landslide election; faces uphill struggle

By Tiemoko Diallo and Fadimata Kontao BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a landslide victory in a run-off against...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Walmart's U.S. comparable sales rise most in decade, shares soar

By Nandita Bose NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc <WMT.N> reported quarterly earnings and sales that topped estimates on Thursday, driven by strong grocery sales and a revamped website that boosted online purchases, and the company's shares soared over...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Serbia turns to tech industry to fight economic stagnation

By Aleksandar Vasovic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia, a country that claims inventor Nikola Tesla as one of its most famous sons, is looking to technology to help lift itself out of decades of economic stagnation following the Balkan wars of the 1990s...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

By John Revill ZURICH (Reuters) - With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s. Today, two Swiss brothers are developing...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Citigroup settles U.S. charges of bad controls that led it to lose millions: SEC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Citigroup has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle charges related to bad loans made by its Mexican subsidiary, Banamex, between 2008 and 2014, and to trader mismarking and unauthorized proprietary trading by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from 2013...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Special Report: Reuters' testing triggers lead cleanup at Fort Knox base

By Joshua Schneyer FORT KNOX, Kentucky (Reuters) - Fort Knox is famed for its ultra-secure bullion depository that holds $100 billion in U.S. gold reserves. But some families at the Kentucky Army base have concerns about another heavy metal:...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:58am

U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid

By Daren Butler, Humeyra Pamuk and Jeff Mason ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:50am

Women charged with murder of North Korean to testify in Malaysia trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two women charged with murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must answer for their role in a well-planned conspiracy, a Malaysian judge said on Thursday, but added that the evidence did...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

Italy bridge collapse: The financial facts behind the fury

By Valentina Za and Stefano Bernabei MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday it narrowed its quarterly losses from a year earlier, although the ride-hailing company is still a long way from proving it can be profitable as it gears up to go public...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures - where some of America's most critical policy decisions get made - could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November's...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

El Salvador probes alleged cases of child abuse in U.S. detention centers

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador is investigating three alleged cases of sexual abuse of minors in U.S. immigrant detention centers, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Salvadorans Abroad, Liduvina Magarin, told...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado baker who won a narrow Supreme Court victory over his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is suing the state after it launched another case against him for declining to create a cake for a...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

(Corrects figure in paragraph 20 to $600 million, not billion, in this August 15 story) By Scott Malone and Gabriella Borter BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

Hospitals scrap surgeries, Venezuelans forgo showers as taps run dry

By Andreina Aponte CARACAS (Reuters) - At one of Caracas' biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed....

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am

Canada Hajj pilgrims, Saudi students face uncertainty due to diplomatic row

By Danya Hajjaji and Andrea Hopkins TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage face delays coming back due to a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia that is also prompting thousands of students from the...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:52am