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Nick Hague dreamed of the stars as a boy, now he's heading to space

By Liza Feria and Ruthy Munoz HOUSTON (Reuters) - As a boy growing up in Kansas, Nick Hague looked up at the stars and wanted to explore the...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:51pm

Merkel to Trump: Falling German crime stats 'speak for themselves'

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel coolly rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that migrants were behind a surge in crime in Germany, pointing to statistics that showed crime was in fact down. "My answer is that the interior minister...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:51pm

U.S. housing starts approach 11-year high, permits weak

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding surged to near an 11-year high in May amid an acceleration in both single-family and multi-family home construction, but a second straight monthly drop in permits suggested housing market activity...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:38pm

Senate Democrats question if Trump nominee had role in child separation

By Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. Senate Democrats have written to President Donald Trump's nominee to head up the U.S. consumer watchdog agency, seeking documents to determine whether she had a role in the administration's policy of...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:08pm

Saudi-led coalition seizes large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport: UAE

By Mohammed Ghobari ADEN (Reuters) - Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:08pm

Trade fears slam stocks and commodities as investors eye safety

By Sinéad Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stock markets tumbled with U.S. bond yields and agricultural commodities on Tuesday, while the dollar rose and investors...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 3:47pm

California deals with dementia among aging inmates

By Sharon Bernstein STOCKTON, Calif. (Reuters) - California prison inmate Richard Arriola does not...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:36am

Saudi Arabia's women drivers get ready to steer their lives

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - On June 24, when Saudi women are allowed to drive for the first...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:36am

Italy wants EU border agency in Africa, not at sea

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Italy wants Europe's border agency to stop migrants in transit countries before they board boats rather than working in the Mediterranean, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday. His comments come...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:36am

UK happy with Murdoch's Sky News commitments in relation to Sky bid

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox had answered its remaining doubts about the independence of Sky News if it buys all of its parent Sky, paving the way for a takeover battle over the pay-TV group. Media Secretary Matt...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:35am

Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal

By Elizabeth Piper and William James LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May cannot accept a proposal to hand parliament more control over Brexit, her spokesman said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with lawmakers who want the...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:27am

Exclusive - Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-PM Najib over 1MDB: Mahathir

By A. Ananthalakshmi, Kevin Krolicki and Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:09am

Denying it has lost war on drugs, UK rules out legalizing cannabis

By Kate Holton and Ben Sladden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it had no intention of legalizing cannabis after a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa May's party said the government had "irreversibly lost" the battle to drive the...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:35am

White House defends immigration policy as outrage grows over children

By Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday as furor grew over the separation of immigrant...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:54am

Exclusive: China's Xiaomi cuts valuation after pulling mainland offering: sources

By Julie Zhu and Fiona Lau HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters/IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between $55 billion and $70 billion following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO,...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:27am

Head of Volkswagen's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

(This version of the story has been refiled to add dropped word "boards" in paragraph one.) By Edward Taylor and Jan Schwartz FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's <VOWG_p.DE> supervisory boards suspended crisis talks to find...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:52am

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills four, halts factories

By Kaori Kaneko and Malcolm Foster TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, killed four people, injured hundreds more and halted...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:34am

Kansas judge strikes down voter ID law

(Reuters) - A federal judge struck down a Kansas law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in a decision on Monday that could make voter registration easier in the state in the run-up to November mid-term elections. The ruling ended a two-...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:34am

Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list of Chinese tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump by shifting its production...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:34am

AT&T promises fewer ads, tailored programing after merger

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - AT&T Inc <T.N> is promising fewer commercials, smaller channel bundles and personalized programming now that it has taken over Time Warner channels in an $85 billion mega-merger. After...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 8:46pm