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Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits nuclear deal

54 min 35 sec ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic agency was ready with "expected and unexpected" reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to do.
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North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

56 min 22 sec ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.
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Barbara Bush remembered for her dignity and wit at Houston funeral

1 hour 12 min ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral on Saturday as a formidable but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to public service.
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U.S. Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

2 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world's two largest economies, as international policymakers acknowledged Beijing needs to change its trade practices.
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Tens of thousands of Hungarians protest against PM Orban's rule

4 hours 49 min ago
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Hungarians protested on Saturday against government control over the media, which they say helped Prime Minister Viktor Orban to a landslide election victory earlier this month.
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Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. should look at its own actions if it wants jailed pastor freed

4 hours 57 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said the United States should look at its own actions if it wants the return of an American Christian pastor who has been jailed in Turkey for suspected links to a 2016 failed coup.
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U.S. Treasury chief may go to China as trade tensions simmer

5 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may visit China, in a move that could help defuse rising trade tensions between the world's two largest economies that threaten to derail a global economic recovery.
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Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners as Barbara Bush lauded at funeral

7 hours 5 min ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered on Saturday as a sharp-tongued but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to public service.
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Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

7 hours 38 min ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Four former U.S. presidents were among some 1,500 mourners gathering at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, the matriarch of one of the country's most prominent political dynasties who died at age 92 on Tuesday.
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U.S. regulator permits China's ZTE to submit more evidence

8 hours 28 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department has granted ZTE Corp's request to submit more evidence after the agency banned American companies from selling to the Chinese technology firm, a senior Commerce official said on Saturday.
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Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

8 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave northeast of Damascus

8 hours 49 min ago
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to northern Syria, state TV and a rebel official said, in a surrender agreement that marks another victory for President Bashar al-Assad.
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Chemical weapons watchdog: inspectors have samples from Douma

8 hours 53 min ago
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine whether such weapons were used there on April 7, the agency said.
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Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters evicted: family

11 hours 1 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - The family of a Myanmar policeman who told a court how police planted secret documents on Reuters reporters to "entrap" them was evicted from police housing in the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday, less than 24 hours after his testimony, family members said.
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Former U.S. taekwondo star waits a decade for her #MeToo moment

12 hours 14 min ago
(Reuters) - It has taken a decade, but Mandy Meloon, a two-time taekwondo world champion thrown off the U.S. national team in 2007 after accusing her coach of molesting her at age 16, has won a measure of vindication.
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U.S. student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

14 hours 11 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Leaders of the student-led anti-gun movement, who inspired classroom walkouts across the country on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, say they plan to maintain their activism through the long summer break.
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Iran vows 'expected and unexpected' moves if U.S. exits deal

16 hours 28 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic agency was ready with "expected and unexpected" reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to do.
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Judge sees 'gaping holes' in Trump lawyer bid to delay Stormy Daniels lawsuit

17 hours 58 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday signaled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump's personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' lawsuit over her alleged affair with the U.S. president, but stopped short of putting it on hold.
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Iran has 'expected and unexpected' reactions if U.S. leaves deal: Rouhani

18 hours 3 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran's atomic agency was ready with "expected and unexpected" reactions if the United States pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal.
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Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 10:39pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days.
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