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Suspect arrested in Detroit murder that sparked serial killer fears

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - A 50-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in the murder of a Detroit woman whose body was found in a trash dumpster, a crime that touched off what police called a "horrible rumor" that a serial killer was lurking in the...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:02am

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:02am

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation

By Helena Soderpalm STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia. If...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:02am

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids

CAIRO (Reuters) - An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said. A third security source said the bus was carrying 25 South African...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:02am

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can't be '50-50'

By David Lawder and Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and other countries in Asia, and added that any agreement with China cannot be a "50-50" deal...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 4:02am

Trade uncertainty darkens U.S. small caps outlook

By Sinéad Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of smaller publicly listed U.S. companies have fallen more on recent U.S.-China trade tensions than larger corporations and could face an even rougher road as the year wears on unless the prospects for economic...

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:02am

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

By Marwa Rashad and Stephen Kalin RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:01pm

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China

By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:01pm

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs: paper

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday. In a column in the Sunday Times...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:01pm

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he called an inclusive campaign in a New Hampshire town hall broadcast on Fox...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:01pm

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 6:01pm

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash

ZURICH/GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels. The measure passed in the binding referendum under the Swiss system of direct democracy...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:03pm

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, says supply plentiful

By Rania El Gamal and Vladimir Soldatkin JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:03pm

India's Modi set to return to power with a bigger majority, exit polls show

By Aftab Ahmed and Devjyot Ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, exit polls showed, a far...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:03pm

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:03pm

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:02pm

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win

By Lidia Kelly and Jonathan Barrett MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 11:02am

Saudi energy minister says attacks put security of oil supply at risk

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday that recent attacks on Saudi energy assets had put security of oil supply at risk but not affected his country's output. He also called on Saudi Arabia's partners...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 11:01am

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical

By Paul Sandle and James Davey LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:01am

Austria heading for September election after far-right video scandal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:01am