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Company veteran named Airbus sales chief after ex-Rolls executive quits

By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus <AIR.PA> named its second new sales chief in less than a year on Thursday after chief commercial officer Eric Schulz abruptly resigned nine months after being poached from Rolls-Royce <RR.L> to...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:06pm

Pope orders inquiry into bishop as U.S. Church leaders discuss abuse crisis

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has ordered an investigation of an American bishop accused of sexual misconduct with adults and accepted his resignation, deepening a worldwide clerical abuse scandal...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:06pm

House panel backs bill to make Trump tax cuts permanent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-led panel in the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to make permanent individual tax cuts from President Donald Trump's 2017 tax overhaul, a move widely seen as a partisan ploy to help Republican candidates in the Nov. 6...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:05pm

Scientists investigate icy streams for survival clues

FURKA, Switzerland (Reuters) - A team of scientists has embarked on a four-year quest to discover what beyond water the world loses when glaciers melt. By poring over microorganisms...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:10pm

Divided German leaders to meet next week over spymaster's future

By Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) - The leaders of Germany's ruling parties said they would meet on Tuesday to try to agree whether the embattled head of the domestic intelligence agency should keep his job, coalition sources told Reuters. Hans...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:10pm

U.S. marines conduct big drills with rebels in southern Syria

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel commander said on Thursday rare military exercises with U.S. marines in southern Syria sent a strong message to Russia and Iran that the Americans and the rebels intend to stay and confront any threats...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:09pm

Roche steps up efficiency drive to take sting out of biosimilars

By John Miller and Ben Hirschler LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche <ROG.S>, the world's biggest producer of cancer drugs, is stepping up cost cuts in an efficiency drive made unavoidable by competition from cut-price copies of three mega-brands from...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:09pm

U.S. to reconsider asylum for separated immigrant families

By Tom Hals (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration has agreed to reconsider the asylum claims of some 1,000 immigrant parents and children who were separated at the U.S. border as part of a deal to settle lawsuits over his "zero-tolerance"...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:09pm

Goldman names new operating chief, finance head in executive shakeup

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday announced its biggest management shakeup since naming David Solomon as Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein's successor. Long-term insider John Waldron will take over as president and chief operating officer...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:09pm

U.S. Army mobilizes against lead hazards at bases around globe

By Andrea Januta and Joshua Schneyer FORT BENNING, Georgia (Reuters) - Inside the gates of the U.S. Army's Fort Benning, the din of power tools blared this week. Maintenance workers wearing respirators were busy removing old and...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:53am

North Korea's 'Mass Games' provide tourist spectacle, and sobering reminder

By Josh Smith PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Packed into Pyongyang's giant stadium this week with thousands of other tourists, Australian Mitchell Hamilton marvelled at the return of North Korea's “Mass Games,” a huge pageant that...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:52am

Escapism or realism? Top Emmy races pose a choice

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fantasy or realism? That's the question at the Emmy Awards this year as voters choose whether to reward television dramas and comedies that provide comfort and escapism, or bleaker fare that echoes...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:52am

U.S. Republican chairman: U.S. should do more to hold Russia accountable

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Thursday the United States should be doing more to hold Russia accountable for "aggressive acts." "We...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:52am

Gunman kills five in 'new normal' shootings in California: police

(Reuters) - An unidentified gunman shot and killed his wife and four other people in a series of...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:52am

Russia's Putin inspects war games and vows to beef up army

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday promised to strengthen the army and supply it with new generation weapons, as he traveled to watch Russia's biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union. The Vostok...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:02am

China welcomes U.S. invite for trade talks, Asian markets relieved

By Steve Holland and Michael Martina WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday that it welcomed an invitation by the United States to hold a new round of trade talks, as Washington prepares to further escalate the U.S.-China trade war with...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:02am

EU parliament pushes Hungary sanctions over Orban policies

By Alastair Macdonald STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to sanction Hungary for flouting EU rules on...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:02am

Many battleground U.S. House districts see strong 2017 income growth

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Household incomes posted strong growth last year in more than a dozen U.S. congressional districts where Republicans face stiff challenges in November elections, according to a Reuters analysis of Census Bureau data...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:02am

U.S. firms in China feeling 'clear and far reaching' trade war pinch: survey

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - American companies in China are being hurt by tariffs in the growing trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to a survey of hundreds of firms, prompting the U.S. business lobbies behind the poll to urge the Trump administration to...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:02am

Bubbling Bolt toasts zero-gravity with champagne

REIMS, France (Reuters) - Usain Bolt sprinted through thin air and sipped champagne floating on his back as he enjoyed near zero-gravity conditions in an aircraft performing...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:54am