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Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: 'FIND NOW'

1 hour 44 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information.

Exclusive: How money flowed to Gambia's ex president

5 hours 14 min ago
DAKAR (Reuters) - Funds from a dollar bank account in the name of the Jammeh Foundation for Peace, a charity founded by Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh, flowed to Jammeh himself, not to foundation projects, according to bank records and interviews with a former charity official and a former presidential staff member.

Iraqi forces push into first districts of western Mosul

5 hours 18 min ago
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces advanced deeper into the western half of Mosul on Friday one day after launching attacks on several fronts toward Islamic State's last main stronghold in the city.

China say North Korean issue fundamentally between U.S., North Korea

5 hours 24 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday dismissed renewed pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump over its role in North Korea, saying the crux of the matter was a dispute between Washington and Pyongyang.

Bug causes personal data leak, but no sign of hackers exploiting: Cloudflare

7 hours 10 min ago
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A bug in its software left hundreds of thousands of webpages hosted by Cloudflare Inc leaking encrypted personal data, but there was no sign yet the leak had been exploited by hackers, the Internet security firm said on Friday.

Samsung Electronics tightens donation rules; report says two group executives offer to quit

7 hours 35 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics is tightening board oversight on donations while two senior Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] executives reportedly offered to resign, as the conglomerate struggles with the fallout from a graft scandal that led to its leader's arrest.

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

7 hours 39 min ago
(Reuters) - A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime.

Two senior Samsung Group executives offer to resign: Yonhap

8 hours 7 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Two senior Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] executives have offered to resign to take responsibility for the conglomerate's involvement in the graft scandal involving South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Yonhap news agency said on Friday, without citing sources.

VX nerve agent killed North Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police

9 hours 5 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in last week's bizarre murder in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, Malaysian police said on Friday.

Guatemala blocks entry to Dutch ship providing abortions

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:24pm
PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala (Reuters) - Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to end their pregnancies, saying the move was prohibited by the country's constitution.

Malaysia says VX nerve agent was used in murder of Kim Jong Nam

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:36pm
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was killed with a highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent, Malaysian police said on Friday, citing a preliminary report.

Philippine law enforcers arrest Duterte critic on drug charges

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:17pm
MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippines Senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs was arrested on Friday after charges were filed in court alleging she received money from drug dealers inside the country's prisons.

Early Uber investors call on company to change 'destructive culture'

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:57pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticize it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment.

Exclusive: Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:46pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing his preference on the issue for the first time since sparking international criticism for appearing to back away from the longstanding bedrock of Middle East policy.

Alphabet's self-driving car unit sues Uber with trade theft charge

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:42pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology.

Exclusive: Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:54pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity.

Exclusive: Trump calls Chinese 'grand champions' of currency manipulation

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:32pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing's foreign exchange practices.

Trudeau, Trump talk borders as asylum-seekers stream into Canada

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:02pm
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed border cooperation in a phone call on Thursday as pressure mounted in Canada over rising numbers of asylum seekers arriving from the United States.

U.S. attorney general rescinds Obama-era memo phasing out private prisons

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has rescinded a memo issued by the Obama administration that phased out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons.

Exclusive: Trump says Republican border tax could boost U.S. jobs

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke favorably about a potentially export-boosting border adjustment tax being pushed by Republicans in the U.S. Congress, but did not specifically endorse it.