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High-ranking House Democrat dealt surprise defeat at polls

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:39pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Democratic Party's insurgent left wing and Republican U.S. President Donald Trump each claimed big victories on Tuesday, as voters in seven states selected the parties' candidates for November's midterm elections that will determine control of Congress.

Judge bars separation of immigrants from children, orders reunification

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:10pm
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must work to reunite those families that had been split up in custody.

States sue Trump over immigrant families as Congress quarrels

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 9:41pm
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen states sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying President Donald Trump's order last week ending the breakups was illusory.

In Europe's east, a border town strains under China's Silk Road train boom

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 9:36pm
YIWU, China/MALASZEWICZE, Poland (Reuters) - When cargo trains from China began arriving at the Polish border town of Malaszewicze almost a decade ago, they were considered a novelty - able to ship laptops and cars to Europe in as little as two weeks, but extremely infrequent, with one service a month.

U.S. top court upholds Trump travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 7:34pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and rejecting the argument that it represented unconstitutional religious discrimination.

The culture clash behind GE's quick exit from Baker Hughes stake

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 5:27pm
HOUSTON (Reuters) - When General Electric Co bought oilfield services giant Baker Hughes last July, it created a global industry colossus with $22 billion in annual revenue.

States sue Trump on immigrant families, as Congress quarrels

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 4:14pm
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen states sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying President Donald Trump's order last week ending the breakups was illusory.

Energy leads Wall St rebound as trade worries ease

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:48pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks found their footing on Tuesday, helped by gains in the energy, technology and consumer discretionary sectors after a sharp sell-off a day earlier on spiraling global trade tensions.

Trump threatens Harley-Davidson over European production move

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:37pm
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Harley-Davidson Inc with higher taxes on Tuesday and said the motorcycle maker, which he previously hailed as a model of American manufacturing, would suffer from a public backlash if it went ahead with a plan to move production for European customers overseas.

Control of U.S. Congress in play in votes in seven states

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:18pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A bitter New York matchup between a convicted felon seeking to reclaim his congressional seat from a former prosecutor is among dozens of races in seven U.S. states on Tuesday, as voters pick candidates for November elections to determine control of Congress.

GE breakup leaves it with best and worst performers

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:09pm
(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Tuesday it will spin off its healthcare business and divest its stake in oil-services firm Baker Hughes, effectively breaking up the 126-year-old conglomerate which was once the most valuable U.S. corporation and a global symbol of American business power.

U.S. top court backs Trump on travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:04pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and rejecting the argument that it represented unconstitutional religious discrimination.

U.S. top court blocks California law on anti-abortion centers

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a California law requiring clinics that counsel women against abortion to notify clients of the availability of abortions paid for by the state, finding that it violated the free speech rights of these Christian-based facilities.

U.S. tariffs funnel Asian steel to Canada's oil industry

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:07pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO (Reuters) - Steel pipes and tubes used in drilling and transporting crude oil flooded into Canada this spring, a Reuters analysis shows, as U.S. President Donald Trump's steel tariffs forced producers from Asia to Europe to seek new markets.

The shock troops who expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:08am
By Simon Lewis, Zeba Siddiqui, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall

Who is making money from struggling U.S. malls?

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 9:44am
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - With its lonely hallways, half-shut food court and out-of-order restrooms, the River Oaks Center mall in suburban Chicago seems like an unlikely place to make money.

Europe claws higher after China enters bear territory

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 4:21am
LONDON (Reuters) - Modest gains from Europe's main bourses relieved nervy investors on Tuesday, after the latest escalation in an increasingly global trade storm pummeled Wall Street and sent China into 'bear' market territory.

Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure from Trump

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 3:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new U.S. sanctions, a day after traders massed outside parliament to protest against a sharp fall in the value of the national currency.

U.S. court dismisses climate change lawsuits against top oil companies

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:41am
(Reuters) - A California federal court dismissed climate change lawsuits against five oil companies by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, saying the complaints required foreign and domestic policy decisions that were outside the purview of courts, Chevron Corp said on Monday.

Illegal immigrant parents not facing U.S. prosecution for now

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 9:16pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Parents who cross illegally from Mexico to the United States with their children will not face prosecution for the time being because the government is running short of space to house them, officials said on Monday.

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