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UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:37
MANILA/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

North Korea defector undergoes second surgery, South Korean hospital says

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:29
SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash this week over the border with South Korea was being operated upon for a second time early on Wednesday, the hospital treating him said.

U.S. Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:22
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wanted to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office if he wins a special election in Alabama.

Australians overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage, paving way for legislation

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:21
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians voted overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalize the unions and sparking colorful celebrations on Wednesday.

Soldiers on Harare streets as ruling party accuses Zimbabwe army chief of treason

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:17
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as troops took up positions around the capital in an escalation of a dispute with 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe over political succession.

U.S. women lawmakers on sex harassment: Congress, heal thyself

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives will adopt mandatory training on sexual harassment and discrimination, Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday after members of Congress shared stories of women being propositioned and groped in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.

Britain's May sees off challenges to Brexit plan, so far

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:04
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint to leave the European Union emerged unscathed on Tuesday from a first day of debate in parliament on legislation to sever ties with the bloc.

Buffett's Berkshire slashes IBM stake, adds to Apple

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:39
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc has sold another large piece of its stake in IBM Corp , backing further away from an investment that the billionaire has admitted was not one of his best.

Gunman kills four in Northern California shooting spree

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:16
(Reuters) - A gunman carrying a semi-automatic weapon and two handguns opened fire at multiple locations across a small Northern California community on Tuesday, killing four people before he was slain by police.

USITC says launches probe of allegations of patent infringement by Apple

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:07
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into allegations of patent infringement by Apple Inc on various devices.

Buffalo Wild Wings shares soar on report of takeover bid

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:30
(Reuters) - Buffalo Wild Wings' shares rose nearly 26 percent in early trading on Tuesday, a day after a report said the company received a $2.3-billion takeover bid from private-equity firm Roark Capital Group.

Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:16
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wants to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office.

Sessions changes statement about Trump campaign and Russia

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledged on Tuesday he was aware of contact between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian intermediaries, again modifying a previous statement about the extent of connections to Moscow.

Five dead in California shooting spree that ended at school: local media

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:10
(Reuters) - Five people died in a shooting spree on Tuesday that ended at a school in a remote area of rural Northern California and some children were among the wounded, according to officials and local media.

Zimbabwe ruling party accuses army chief of treason as tanks seen near capital

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:05
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as armored vehicles rolled towards the capital in apparent military pressure on President Robert Mugabe over a succession dispute.

Snap's biggest investors raise stakes in third quarter

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:49
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments and technology-focused hedge fund Coatue Management LLC boosted their stakes in social media company Snap Inc during the third quarter, despite Snap's disappointing results, regulatory filings showed on Tuesday.

When exactly will Britain leave the EU? UK parliament debates

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:20
LONDON (Reuters) - When exactly will Britain leave the European Union?

Sessions says he now recalls campaign meeting where Russia discussed

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:09
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts.

Tanks seen near Zimbabwe capital but streets calm as political tensions rise

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:11
HARARE (Reuters) - Armored vehicles were seen heading toward Harare but the streets of the Zimbabwe capital remained calm, a day after the armed forces chief said he was prepared to "step in" to end a purge of supporters of a vice president sacked last week.

Hariri to return to Lebanon in next two days

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:05
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri will return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia within two days, he said on Tuesday, 10 days after his shock resignation as prime minister in a broadcast from Riyadh.

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