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Siemens, Trimble, Moody's breached by Chinese hackers, U.S. charges

By Nick Keppler, Karen Freifeld and John Walcott PITTSBURGH, Pa./NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged three Chinese nationals affiliated with a cyber security company in China with hacking into Siemens AG, Trimble Inc and Moody...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:37am

Britain's 'thrilled' Prince Harry announces he will wed U.S. actress Meghan Markle

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and U.S. actress Meghan Markle announced on Monday they were getting married next year, saying their relationship had blossomed "incredibly quickly"...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:46pm

Trump refers to a 'Pocahontas' in Congress at meeting with veterans

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said there was a "Pocahontas" in the U.S. Congress during a meeting on Monday with Native American World War Two veterans in an apparent derogatory reference to Democratic Senator...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:46pm

From blind date to Botswana's stars, Prince Harry charts love for U.S. actress Meghan Markle

By Michael Holden and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - Just four weeks after a blind date with U.S. actress Meghan Markle that left him "beautifully surprised", Britain's Prince Harry took his wife-to-be on a trip to Botswana to camp under the...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:45pm

Executives of scandal-hit Uber travel globe to reassure regulators

By Sam Nussey and Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Uber executives are traveling the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business, after a massive data breach became the latest controversy to hurt the ride-...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:37pm

Internet businesses ask U.S. to keep net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AirBnb, Reddit, Shutterstock, Inc, Tumblr, Etsy <ETSY.O>, Twitter <TWTR.N> and a long list of small internet companies urged the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to scrap a plan to roll back net neutrality rules...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:37pm

U.S. consumer watchdog agency official sues to block Trump's pick

By Patrick Rucker and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official filed suit late on Sunday trying to prevent President Donald Trump from naming an acting head of the watchdog agency, but its top lawyer...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:57am

Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

By Nyimas Laula DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate,...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:19am

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit China amid Western criticism over Rohingya exodus

By Simon Lewis YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will soon visit Beijing, state media said on Monday, as the southeast Asian nation appears to draw closer to its northern neighbor, China, amid global criticism over an exodus of...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 1:08am

Huge blast in China's Ningbo city kills at least two, cause unknown

BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful explosion in a Chinese city south of Shanghai brought down buildings in a neighborhood marked for demolition, killing at least two people, state television reported on Sunday. The explosion struck at around 8:50 a.m. (0050 GMT...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:27am

Beijing kindergartens get permanent inspectors after abuse scandal: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing will hire permanent inspectors to provide oversight at every one of its kindergartens following child abuse allegations at a facility run by the New York-listed RYB Education, state news agency Xinhua said late on Sunday. The...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 8:57pm

U.S. prosecutors' letter spurred orders in self-driving car lawsuit

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The judge overseeing a lawsuit between Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Waymo self-driving car unit issued a series of orders this week, prompted by information shared with him by...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 12:05am

U.S. prosecutors' letter spurred orders in self-driving car lawsuit

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The judge overseeing a lawsuit between Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Waymo self-driving car unit issued a series of orders this week, prompted by information shared with him by...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 12:05am

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo faces corruption charges

By Emelia Sithole-Matarise HARARE (Reuters) - Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, among those detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was charged on Saturday with corruption, including trying to defraud the...

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 3:40pm

Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid. "You should be gentle, very, very gentle," said Xiong, who performs...

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 1:20am

Hope fades after 9 days of searching for Argentine submarine

By Hugh Bronstein and Luc Cohen BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after days of waiting at the sub's Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:59pm

U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

By Richa Naidu and Nandita Bose (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 9:21am

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

By Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. The bread, made...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:43am