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U.S. targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria
28 minutes ago
The United States has moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly fund militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah.
[From Reuters: Top News]
U.S. prosecutors probe Hyundai, Kia vehicle recalls: source
32 minutes ago
U.S. prosecutors are investigating if Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors' vehicle recalls over engine defects were conducted properly, according to a person with knowledge of the matter and documents reviewed by Reuters.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Interpol elects South Korea's Kim Jong Yang as president
38 minutes ago
Interpol elected Kim Jong Yang of South Korea as its next president on Wednesday, the international police body said on Twitter.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Exclusive: Trump weighs authorizing U.S. troops to medically screen migrants
1 hour ago
President Donald Trump's administration is considering giving U.S. troops on the border with Mexico the authority to carry out medical screening of migrants, U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.
[From Reuters: Top News]
In Papua New Guinea shanty-towns, residents question APEC legacy
1 hour ago
Barely a five-minute drive from the $50 million conference venue for the just-concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea's capital, a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Californians left homeless by wildfire now face heavy rain and mud
1 hour ago
Northern California residents left homeless by the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in state history braced for a new bout of misery on Tuesday from showers expected to plunge encampments of evacuees into rain-soaked fields of mud.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Harvesting in a trade war: U.S. crops rot as storage costs soar
1 hour ago
U.S. farmers finishing their harvests are facing a big problem - where to put the mountain of grain they cannot sell to Chinese buyers.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Holiday wish list: U.S. states count on extra online sales tax to boost budget
1 hour ago
Illinois, the U.S. state with the lowest credit rating on Wall Street, has often been chastised for using gimmicks to balance its budget.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Japan says ready to work for stability of Nissan-Renault alliance
1 hour ago
Japan said on Wednesday it is ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance following the stunning arrest of common Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as the Asahi newspaper reported prosecutors are weighing bringing a case against the Japanese automaker.
[From Reuters: Top News]
BioMarin sets stage early for hemophilia cure off-Broadway
1 hour ago
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc is turning to the theater to establish its name with hemophilia patients, long before its experimental cure for the bleeding disorder could reach the market.
[From Reuters: Top News]
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