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Amid tension, Trump and Turkey's Erdogan agree to strengthen ties

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 16:08
ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan spoke on Saturday and agreed to continue to work toward stronger ties and regional security, Erdogan's office said, a day after he lashed out at U.S. authorities for indicting one of his ex-ministers.

Utility crews stream into Florida for hurricane payday, adventure

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 16:05
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Nick Chilelli had been driving his utility truck with a broken air conditioner for about 18 hours, all the way from Cincinnati, when his convoy got trapped behind a car wreck just outside Orlando, Florida, at about 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Irma menaces Florida's Gulf Coast after striking Cuba

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:38
REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida's Gulf Coast as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm lashes the state.

Help those who hunger for food, dignity, pope urges Colombians

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:48
MEDELLIN, Colombia (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday urged Colombians to help their fellow citizens who hunger for food, dignity and God, pressing his appeal for the South American country to tackle social inequality.

Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:48
BANGKOK/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya insurgents declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire, starting on Sunday, to enable aid groups to help ease a humanitarian crisis in northwest Myanmar.

EU criticizes Trump's economic policy: report

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:01
BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's economic and financial committee has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policy and is worried that his efforts to boost protectionism pose a threat to the global economy, a German magazine reported on Saturday.

Florida braces for Hurricane Irma as storm rips through Cuba

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:36
REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm would engulf the state.

Dissipating storm Katia kills two in mudslide in eastern Mexico

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:27
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two people died in a mudslide in Mexico sparked by storm Katia, and thousands were left without power as the weather front dissipated inland on Saturday, threatening to dump rains in waterlogged areas also shaken by a major earthquake this week.

Saudi assures investors that reforms, Aramco IPO on track

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:22
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's government assured investors on Saturday that its Vision 2030 economic reform program, including the sale of a stake in national oil giant Saudi Aramco, was on track despite plans to adjust part of it.

Exclusive: Flying into the eye of Hurricane Irma with U.S. 'Hurricane Hunters'

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:35
THE EYE OF HURRICANE IRMA (Reuters) - The sky darkened, lightning flashed and a jolt of turbulence shook the cabin of the hulking Air Force turbo-prop aircraft as it plied its way toward the eye of Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded.

France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:19
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Emmanuel Macron discussed increased pressure and sanctions on North Korea on the telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday, the French president's office said.

U.S.-backed forces, Syrian army advance separately on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:08
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias and the Syrian army advanced in separate offensives against Islamic State in eastern Syria on Saturday, piling pressure on shrinking territory the group still holds in oil-rich areas near the Iraqi border.

France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants' revenues

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:04
PARIS (Reuters) - France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter.

Russia berates German defense minister for war games remarks

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:48
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry on Saturday criticized German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, saying it was bewildered by her assertion that Moscow planned to send more than 100,000 troops to war games on NATO's eastern flank this month.

Katia weakens to depression in Mexico; rains still a threat

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:41
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Storm Katia weakened to a tropical depression on Saturday as it moved into the interior of Mexico, but it could still dump heavy rains on areas that have absorbed large amounts of precipitation and been shaken by a massive earthquake in recent days.

Saudi says it's accelerating economic reforms, Aramco IPO on track

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:31
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's government is accelerating its economic reforms while revising some of them to give ministries more flexibility in meeting their targets, the information ministry said on Saturday.

Hurricane Irma rips through Cuba as it heads for Florida

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:14
REMEDIOS, Cuba (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday as it headed for Florida, where millions of residents were told to evacuate after the storm killed 22 people in the Caribbean and left devastation in its wake.

Egypt archaeologists unearth goldsmith's tomb near Luxor

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 08:49
LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago, unearthing statues, mummies and jewelry in the latest major find near the Nile city of Luxor.

Hurricane Irma downgraded as it tears into Cuba's northern coast

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 06:52
HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma weakened slightly on Saturday as it battered Cuba's northern coast while millions of Florida residents were told to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left devastation in its wake.

U.S.-backed forces, Syrian army advance separately on IS in Deir al-Zor

Top Reuters News - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 06:34
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias and the Syrian army advanced in separate offensives against Islamic State in eastern Syria on Saturday, piling pressure on shrinking territory the group still holds in oil-rich areas near the Iraqi border.

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