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'Only Trump earns more': Mexico president flays supreme court

By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president escalated a conflict with the judiciary on Tuesday, calling the country's supreme court judges the "best paid public servants in the world," after the tribunal froze plans to impose pay...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:57pm

In heated on-camera clash, Trump fights with top Democrats on border wall

By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal to avert a government shutdown was possible ahead...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:57pm

Exclusive: Trump says he is looking at 10 or 12 candidates for chief of staff job

By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has 10 to 12 candidates he is considering for the post of new White House chief of staff and although he could move quickly to fill the job, he was in...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:55pm

Myanmar court allows jailed Reuters reporters' appeal to proceed: lawyer

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's High Court has allowed an appeal to proceed in the case of two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years on charges of breaking the country's Official Secrets Act, defense lawyers said on Tuesday. The...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:55pm

Firefighters to the rescue after German chocolate factory spill

BERLIN (Reuters) - Firefighters in the town of Werl in western Germany tackled an unusual emergency late on Monday when a tank at a local firm making liquid chocolate overflowed and poured out onto a street. "About a ton of chocolate ran out into the...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:46pm

Curry signals willingness to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

By Rory Carroll (Reuters) - Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry on Tuesday signaled that he is willing to take NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab in Houston after his pronouncement this week that he does not believe humans ever walked on the Moon...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:45pm

Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power

By Malini Menon and Sunil Kataria NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi....

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 8:45am

Britain's May to ask Merkel to help change Brexit divorce deal

By Bart H. Meijer and Peter Maushagen THE HAGUE/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was making the rounds of European leaders on Tuesday, seeking support for changes to her Brexit deal in a last ditch bid to save it, after calling...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:03am

China, U.S. discuss road map for next stage of trade talks

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States discussed a road map for the next stage of their trade talks on Tuesday, during a telephone call between Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:03am

Reluctant U.S. Supreme Court on collision course with Trump

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:03am

Tentative rebound masks unease over Brexit, trade and growth

By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks rose tentatively on Tuesday as investors picked through the rubble of conflagrations in some of the world's top economies amid uncertainty over Brexit, a China-U.S. trade war, and French protests. Contact...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:02am

U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and censorship. The U.S. Treasury named the men as Ryong Hae Choe...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 5:03am

'Stop Brexit!' - one man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON (Reuters) - Steve Bray is already hard at work when dawn breaks over London, waving anti-Brexit banners behind television...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 5:02am

U.S. returns bells looted after Philippine wartime massacre

MANILA (Reuters) - Church bells taken as war trophies by U.S. forces more than a century ago arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, ending Manila's decades-long quest for the return of some of the most famous symbols of resistance to U.S. colonialism...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:03am

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn files complaint over detention

TOKYO (Reuters) - Carlos Ghosn, the ousted chairman of Nissan Motor, has filed a complaint against a court decision to extend his detention following his re-arrest on fresh allegations of financial misconduct, the Tokyo District Court said on Tuesday. Ghosn...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:03am

China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

By Stephen Nellis and Adam Jourdan SAN FRANCISCO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:01am

U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two Marine Corps aircraft were involved in an accident during an air-to-air refueling exercise on Dec. 6. The five missing crew of a KC-130...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 2:48am

Canadian court weighs bail for jailed CFO of China's Huawei

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian provincial court weighing whether to grant bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], who is facing possible extradition to the United States, adjourned on Monday without deciding her fate...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:47pm

U.S. arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Kneeling in front of riot police, 32 religious leaders and activists were arrested at the U.S. border fence in San Diego...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:47pm

Art and cash-filled Rio apartment the new battleground for Nissan, Ghosn: court filing

By Marcelo Rochabrun and Ritsuko Ando SAO PAULO/TOKYO (Reuters) - A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn has emerged as the latest battleground between the indicted former Nissan Motor Co Ltd...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:03pm