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Trump aides deny summit with Putin planned

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 23:30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two top aides to President-elect Donald Trump denied a published report on Saturday that he is planning to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin weeks after taking office.

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - Jan 15

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 22:29
DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Emission probes could widen beyond Renault in France: Minister

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 19:37
PARIS (Reuters) - A judicial investigation into diesel emissions testing in France could widen beyond Renault after tests showed other carmakers had exceeded the authorized levels, the French environment minister said on Sunday, without elaborating.

On sensitive U.S. stopover, Taiwan leader connects to Twitter

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 19:07
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, carving a careful diplomatic path on her stopovers in the United States, visited the headquarters of micro-messaging service Twitter Inc on Saturday and created a new account.

UPDATE 1-On sensitive U.S. stopover, Taiwan leader connects to Twitter

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 19:06
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, carving a careful diplomatic path on her stopovers in the United States, visited the headquarters of micro-messaging service Twitter...

Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 18:43
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of her gay and lesbian fans.

UPDATE 2-Canada's Porter Airlines resumes flights after outage grounds fleet

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 18:36
TORONTO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Privately held Canadian carrier Porter Airlines said flights had resumed after a system outage grounded its fleet earlier on Saturday.

Emission probes could widen beyond Renault in France - Minister

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 18:00
PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A judicial investigation into diesel emissions testing in France could widen beyond Renault after tests showed other carmakers had exceeded the authorised levels, the French...

Canada's Porter Airlines grounds all flights due to system outage

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 17:14
TORONTO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Privately held Canadian carrier Porter Airlines said it had grounded all its flights on Saturday due to a system outage.

On sensitive U.S. stopover, Taiwan leader connects to Twitter

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 17:13
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, carving a careful diplomatic path on her stopovers in the United States, visited the headquarters of micro-messaging service Twitter...

Iraqi forces advance at Mosul University, take areas along Tigris: officials

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 16:07
MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces drove back Islamic State militants in the Mosul University campus on Saturday, while elite police units took over large areas along the east bank of the Tigris river, military officials said.

At Paris meeting, major powers to warn Trump over Middle East peace

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 15:54
PARIS (Reuters) - Major powers will send a message to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward, and warn that his plan to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts.

Riots in Tunisia on revolt's anniversary, protests greet president

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:57
TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters demanding jobs clashed with police in several Tunisian towns on Saturday, blocking the route of visiting President Beji Caid Essebsi in one region, on the sixth anniversary of the country's revolution.

Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:29
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The incoming U.S. administration’s tough talk against China has set the stage for showdowns on everything from security to trade and cyberspace, but contradictory signals are sowing uncertainty over how far President-elect Donald Trump is prepared to go in confronting Beijing.

UPDATE 3-SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion, returns stage to earth

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:28
Jan 14 (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off from California on Saturday, returning the company to flight for the first time since a fiery launchpad explosion in September.

Trump blasts black congressman who said he is not a 'legitimate' president

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump began a long holiday weekend that honors slain black civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by blasting another African-American activist and politician who said he doesn't see Trump as a "legitimate president".

Brazil's Camargo Correa seeks new plea deal over corruption -Veja

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 09:52
SAO PAULO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Construtora Camargo Correa SA, one of Brazil's biggest engineering firms, is in talks with federal prosecutors for a new plea bargain deal linked to the country's...

SpaceX counts down to first launch after rocket explosion

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 08:00
Jan 14 (Reuters) - SpaceX plans to blast off a rocket on Saturday for the first time since a launch pad explosion in the fall sidetracked the ambitious flight plans of company founder and...

U.S. banks to stay in fashion as earnings kick off

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 07:10
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. bank stocks will stay in favor with investors as long as earnings reports in the coming week show an improving profit outlook while investors wait to see if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lives up to his campaign promises.

Plan for pink 'pussyhats' in Washington after Trump's inauguration

Top Reuters News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 06:54
(Reuters) - The National Mall in Washington D.C. could become a sea of bright pink the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as U.S. president if the vision of a pair of Los Angeles women is realized.

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