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Trump signs congressional resolution overturning auto lending rule
40 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed into a law a congressional resolution overhauling a rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that aimed to bar discrimination in auto lending, the White House said on Monday.
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Foreign media head to North Korea in sign nuclear shutdown will go ahead
56 minutes ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of roughly two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations departed for North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shut-down will go ahead.
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Same grief, different outcomes: Texas mulls school safety
3 hours ago
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Mourners knelt before white wooden crosses on Monday outside the Texas high school where 10 people were killed in the fourth deadly U.S. school shooting this year, an image recalling similar gatherings after February's Florida school massacre.
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Re-elected, Venezuela's Maduro faces global criticism, U.S. sanctions
3 hours ago
CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Critics at home and abroad on Monday denounced the re-election of Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro as a farce cementing autocracy, while the U.S. government imposed new sanctions on the crisis-stricken oil-producing country.
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Prodded by Trump, FBI to look into complaint about its 2016 tactics
3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization.
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U.S. toughens stance on Iran, lists sweeping demands
3 hours ago
WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear program to pulling out of the Syrian civil war -- or face severe economic sanctions as the Trump administration hardened its approach to Tehran.
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Senator Corker turns down Trump's offer to be ambassador to Australia
3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump offered Senator Bob Corker the chance to be the U.S. ambassador to Australia, but the Republican lawmaker, currently chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Monday he turned the position down.
[From Reuters: Top News]
With North Korea summit on shaky ground, Trump to press South Korean leader
5 hours ago
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Hawaii lava approaches geothermal power plant
5 hours ago
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island flowed towards a geothermal power plant on Monday as workers scrambled to shut it down to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones
9 hours ago
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents.
[From Reuters: Top News]
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