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Trump accepts Republican nomination, vows to put 'America first'

By Steve Holland CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of "death,...

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 8:03pm

U.S. transgender woman's journey turns into constitutional fight

By Daniel Trotta POTTSVILLE, Pa. (Reuters) - Kate Lynn Blatt once lived as a woman at home but went to work in a battery factory as a man, a painful phase in her gender transition that would...

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 3:37pm

Migrant boys tell of attacks, murder in Libyan 'hell'

By Steve Scherer CALTAGIRONE, Italy (Reuters) - Street gangs in Tripoli, known as Asma Boys, attacked him with shards of broken glass, slicing his leg and his face, 17-year-old Augustine Okukpon from Nigeria said at a shelter in Sicily...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:56pm

Paris deploys private trash trucks to beat strike as Euro soccer starts

By Brian Love PARIS (Reuters) - The French authorities sent in private rubbish collection trucks to clear piles of rotting garbage from Paris streets on Friday and told striking public sector workers they would not be allowed to disrupt Europe's...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:01pm

Exclusive: Obama approves broader role for U.S. forces in Afghanistan

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved giving the U.S. military greater ability to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 7:47am

Thousands gather for Muslim funeral honoring Muhammad Ali

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - A Muslim funeral for Muhammad Ali on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where mourners...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:25am

Baltimore cop caused fatal Freddie Gray injury: prosecutor

By Donna Owens BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer fatally injured black detainee Freddie Gray by giving him a "rough ride" in a transport van, a prosecutor said on Thursday in opening statements of the murder trial...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:12am

Obama is 'fired up' for Clinton as Democrats seek to unify party

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton's White House bid on Thursday and called for Democrats to unite...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:07am

Peru's Kuczynski beats Fujimori in near-final vote count

By Mitra Taj and Caroline Stauffer LIMA (Reuters) - Former investment banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was on track to become Peru's next president after a near-final vote tally gave him a slim lead in the...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:02am

Private company wants U.S. clearance to fly to the moon

By Irene Klotz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. government agencies are working on temporary rules to allow a private company to land a spacecraft on the moon next year, while Congress weighs a more permanent legal framework to govern future commercial missions to...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:53am

California attorney general slams sentence in Stanford sex assault case

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Amy Tennery (Reuters) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the top vote-getter in the state's U.S. Senate primary, has joined the criticism of a six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:42am

Bernie Sanders-style, grassroots effort a likely model, say Trump donors

By Michelle Conlin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump's presidential campaign is likely to launch a small donor fundraising effort akin to the grassroots one that powered another insurgent presidential contender, Democrat Bernie Sanders, according to...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:29am

Clinton tells Trump: 'Delete your account,' fueling Twitter war

By Alana Wise (Reuters) - The U.S. presidential election battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has barely begun but their Twitter war is on. After receiving President Barack Obama's endorsement on Thursday to succeed him in the White House...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:29am

AT&T seeks to top Verizon as Yahoo reviews new bids: sources

By Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc <YHOO.N> is set to put together a new shortlist of bidders for its core internet assets after several parties, including Verizon Communications Inc <VZ.N> and AT&T Inc <T.N>, made second-round...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:06am

Wall Street retreats with oil prices after three-day rally

By Caroline Valetkevitch (Reuters) - U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday after three days of gains as oil prices fell and global growth worries drove investors to safer assets like bonds. Energy shares <.SPNY> declined 0.5 percent as crude oil...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:01am

Libyan forces fight Islamic State in Sirte, predict city to fall soon

By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Forces aligned with Libya's unity government battled Islamic State on Thursday in the militant group's stronghold of Sirte, but faced resistance from snipers...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 3:12am

Smelly bins, pickets plague France on eve of Euro soccer kickoff

By Brian Love and Richard Lough PARIS (Reuters) - As the stench of rotten, uncleared garbage wafts through parts of Paris and pilots prepare to strike, French President Francois Hollande said he would do what...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:14am

U.S. economic outlook brightens on upbeat job, inventory data

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month. Other data on Thursday...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 1:58am

Taliban gains in Afghanistan threaten costly U.S. reconstruction effort

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has wasted billions of dollars in reconstruction aid to Afghanistan over the past decade, and now a renewed Taliban insurgency is threatening the gains that have been made, the U.S government’s...

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 1:56am