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Alabama U.S. Senate candidate again denies alleged sexual misconduct

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:17pm
VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (Reuters) - Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, the Republican insurgent running for the U.S. Senate, on Saturday again flatly denied he had initiated a sexual encounter in 1979 with a 14-year-old girl, insisting the accusation was "fake news."

Exclusive: How Saudi Arabia turned on Lebanon's Hariri

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:15pm
BEIRUT (Reuters) - From the moment Saad al-Hariri's plane touched down in Saudi Arabia on Friday Nov. 3, he was in for a surprise.

Protesters flood Barcelona demanding release of separatist leaders

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:04pm
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters clogged one of Barcelona's main avenues on Saturday to demand the release of separatist leaders held in prison for their roles in the region's banned drive to split from Spain.

U.S. soccer star Hope Solo says ex-FIFA president 'grabbed' her

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:43pm
(Reuters) - U.S. soccer star Hope Solo accused ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter of grabbing her buttocks during an awards ceremony five years ago, an allegation that the former head of international football's governing body denied.

Trump probably can't be swayed to stay in climate pact: Gore

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:37am
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany, Japan and other U.S. allies are unlikely ever to persuade President Donald Trump to drop his plan to quit the Paris climate agreement, former U.S. vice president Al Gore predicted on Saturday.

Bahrain calls pipeline blast 'terrorism' linked to Iran

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:06am
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Bahrain said an explosion which caused a fire at its main oil pipeline on Friday was caused by "terrorist" sabotage, linking the unprecedented attack to its arch-foe Iran, which denies any role in the Gulf island kingdom's unrest.

Trump says he trusts Putin's denials of election meddling

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:57am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed President Vladimir Putin when he denied accusations that Russia meddled in last year's U.S. election after the two met briefly at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and agreed a statement on Syria.

Lebanese president calls on Saudi to explain why Hariri has not returned

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:54am
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president called on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to clarify why Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri could not leave the kingdom and return home.

Asia-Pacific leaders say to fight 'unfair trade' in nod to Trump

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:53am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to address "unfair trade practices" and "market distorting subsidies" in a statement that bore the imprint of U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the global trade landscape.

Lebanon president calls on Riyadh to clarify reasons stopping Hariri return

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:43am
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president called on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to clarify the reasons preventing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri returning to Beirut, his office said.

Putin and Trump talk Syria, election meddling at brief meeting

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:28am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed a statement on Syria during a brief meeting at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and Putin again dismissed allegations of meddling in last year's U.S. election.

UCLA players quizzed over alleged shoplifting to remain in China: ESPN

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:01am
(Reuters) - Three UCLA men's basketball players detained in China over allegations of shoplifting this week will not be on the team's return flight to the United States on Saturday, ESPN reported.

Ahead of Trump's visit to Philippines, a big thumbs up from U.S. veterans

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:22am
SUBIC, Philippines (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy and he has often come in for sharp criticism both at home and overseas, but in the town of Subic in the Philippines, he's a hero.

Putin, Trump agree political solution needed for Syria, Kremlin says

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:08am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed a joint statement on Syria on Saturday that said they saw no military solution to the conflict and a political one was needed, the Kremlin said.

North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 4:08am
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula.

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:54am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed a joint statement on Syria on Saturday that said they would continue joint efforts in fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin said.

Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without United States

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:12am
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last-minute resistance from Canada raised new doubts about its survival.

TPP trade deal advances without United States

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:30pm
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last minute resistance from Canada raised new doubts about its survival.

Investigators probe Trump knowledge of campaign's Russia dealings: sources

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has questioned Sam Clovis, co-chairman of President Donald Trump's election campaign, to determine if Trump or top aides knew of the extent of the campaign team's contacts with Russia, two sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

Republican establishment bails on Alabama candidate after sex allegations

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 4:49pm
(Reuters) - The Republican Senate campaign wing on Friday cut fundraising ties with Roy Moore, the party's U.S. Senate nominee in Alabama, the latest sign that the Republican establishment was abandoning his campaign a day after sexual misconduct allegations upended a seemingly one-sided race.

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