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U.S. Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

4 hours 27 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.

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.

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. should look at its own actions if it wants jailed pastor freed

4 hours 56 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.

Barbara Bush remembered for her dignity and wit at Houston funeral

5 hours 55 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.

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.

Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave northeast of Damascus

8 hours 48 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.

Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

10 hours 33 min ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Several former U.S. presidents were among the 1,500 mourners expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters evicted: family

11 hours 46 sec 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.

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

11 hours 36 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.

Former U.S. taekwondo star waits a decade for her #MeToo moment

12 hours 13 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.

U.S. student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

14 hours 10 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.

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.

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.

North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:36pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Apple offers battery replacement for some MacBooks after flaws reported

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:17pm
(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday said component failure in a limited number of MacBook Pros has caused built-in battery to expand, adding, it will offer worldwide free replacement for such batteries.

North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:17pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:13pm
(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.

Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:09pm
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland.

Trade tensions set for brighter U.S. corporate spotlight

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:46pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The potential for an intensifying trade dispute to undercut the U.S. stock market could become clearer next week when a host of multinational companies reports quarterly results that may provide a glimpse into the impact of those global tensions.

North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:20pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

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