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Baseball: Astros tame Dodgers' Darvish in Game Three win

By Frank Pingue HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Astros chased Los Angeles Dodgers starter Yu Darvish in the second inning and rolled to a 5-3 victory on Friday that gave them a 2-1 lead in the...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:36am

U.S. wants Sahel force strategy before giving money: officials

By Michelle Nichols KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United States strongly supports an African military force to combat extremist militants in the Sahel region, but needs to see a strategy for the operation before it considers funding, the U.S. envoy to the...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:32am

China's Guangdong gets new party boss, former leader likely to be promoted

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Saturday appointed a new top official for the southern export powerhouse province of Guangdong, whose former leader sources say is likely to be promoted to a vice premier, part of a reshuffle after the end of a Communist Party Congress...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:22am

Cambodia deports 61 Chinese telecom extortion scam suspects

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia police on Saturday deported 61 Chinese nationals wanted in China on suspicion of extorting money over the internet and by phone, they said, but Taiwan said 19 were from Taiwan. Several hundred suspected...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:21am

Australian PM puts foreign minister in charge amid government crisis

By Jane Wardell and Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday appointed his foreign minister as acting prime minister as he tried to stem the fallout of a citizenship crisis that has cost his government its...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:21am

Indonesia detains owner after deadly fireworks factory blaze

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have detained a fireworks factory owner and a manager on suspicion of negligence after explosions and fire ripped through a warehouse on the outskirts of Jakarta, killing 48 workers and injuring dozens, police said on Saturday...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:21am

Indonesia detains owner after deadly fireworks factory blaze

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have detained a fireworks factory owner and a manager on suspicion of negligence after explosions and fire ripped through a warehouse on the outskirts of Jakarta, killing 48 workers and injuring dozens, police said on Saturday...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:21am

Australian PM puts foreign minister in charge amid government crisis

By Jane Wardell and Alison Bevege SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday appointed his foreign minister as acting prime minister as he tried to stem the fallout of a citizenship crisis that has cost his government its...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:21am

Exclusive: Koran, boots and scarves all that remain in Philippine rebel leader's lair

By Martin Petty MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Prayer mats, chequered scarves, black fatigues, and bullet-ridden walls mark the hideout where the "emir" of Islamic State in Southeast Asia spent months...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:12am

Exclusive: Koran, boots and scarves all that remain in Philippine rebel leader's lair

By Martin Petty MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Prayer mats, chequered scarves, black fatigues, and bullet-ridden walls mark the hideout where the "emir" of Islamic State in Southeast Asia spent months...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:11am

Mattis, in Seoul, says U.S. can't accept nuclear North Korea

By Phil Stewart SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday that he could not imagine United States ever accepting a nuclear North Korea, warning that its rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs would undermine, not strengthen...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 3:02am

Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

By Sam Edwards and Angus MacSwan BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - The Madrid government sacked Catalonia's...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 1:58am

Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitor

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A small asteroid or comet that has been spotted racing through our solar system may have come from elsewhere in the galaxy, U.S. space scientists...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 1:00am

Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

By Sam Edwards and Angus MacSwan BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - The Madrid government sacked Catalonia's...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:53am

First charges filed in Russia probe led by U.S. Special Counsel: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury in Washington on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters...

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:47am

Apple says iPhone X pre-orders are 'off the charts'

By Aishwarya Venugopal and Arjun Panchadar (Reuters) - Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were "off the charts". The company's shares, which have fallen...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:25pm

Apple says iPhone X pre-orders are 'off the charts'

By Aishwarya Venugopal and Arjun Panchadar (Reuters) - Apple Inc quashed concerns of muted demand for its iPhone X on Friday, saying pre-orders for the 10th anniversary phone were "off the charts". The company's shares, which have fallen...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:25pm

Facebook, in reversal, to publish cache of political ads

By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc <FB.O> announced a plan to increase transparency about its role in political advertising on Friday, ahead of congressional hearings next week on social media companies and Russia's meddling in last...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:50pm

Uber hires Pepsi's Tony West as new chief legal officer

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Friday it hired a new chief legal officer to guide the company through its many legal quandaries, filling one of the crucial vacancies in its leadership....

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:46pm

Facebook, Twitter, Google executives to testify at U.S. Senate Russia hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives from Facebook Inc <FB.O>, Twitter Inc <TWTR.N> and Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google will testify on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S....

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:25pm