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Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations.

Mexico rescuers labor against time to find trapped quake survivors

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:39
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to find survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years, as the search for a 12-year-old schoolgirl that transfixed the nation faced complications.

Republicans 'close' on healthcare's last chance: Pence

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:09
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged fellow Republicans to get behind the party's "last best chance" to repeal and replace Obamacare as congressional leaders scrambled to secure enough support ahead of a planned vote next week.

Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:03
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, which it said on Thursday had already happened twice.

Mexico races to save 12-year-old girl as quake toll hits 237

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:51
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds as dawn broke on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and other possible survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.

Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:36
SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them.

SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:24
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. markets regulator said on Wednesday that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the insider information stolen.

Maria drenches Dominican Republic after hammering Puerto Rico

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:13
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds and headed northwest in the Caribbean on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to the entire island.

Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:03
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Thursday its nuclear accord with world powers cannot be renegotiated, after the Trump administration warned it was weighing whether the deal signed by its predecessor served U.S. security interests.

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:47
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.

Special Report: More power and a quiet exit for Taser’s best-selling product

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:22
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - The X26 is in a class by itself.

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption fight

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:14
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies.

Senate race in Alabama exposes Republican rift

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:03
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is due to travel to Alabama on Friday to whip up votes in a Senate race that has laid bare the rift between the Republican party's leadership and its anti-establishment wing.

Russia warns U.S. it will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:07
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something it said had already happened twice.

Mexico searches for earthquake survivors against increasing odds

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:12
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against long odds into the dawn on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and untold other survivors who may be trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.

Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:25
TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure.

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:06
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to almost all the island.

Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:25
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a company representative said.

South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:23
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of aid to North Korea, as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was getting more serious by the day and the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington continued.

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:15
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones, its latest push into hardware manufacturing.

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