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- Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:58:54 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court.
- NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:59:40 -0400
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- Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after vote
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:06:49 -0400
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel turns to the task of sounding out partners to build a coalition government after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday's election although she was weakened by a surge in support for the far right.
- One week to cross a street: how IS pinned down Filipino soldiers in Marawi
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:12:12 -0400
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - With a grimace, Brigadier General Melquiades Ordiales of the Philippines 1st Marine Brigade recounted the painful gains made against Islamist militants in Marawi City.
- Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:05:36 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration.
- Iraqi Kurds vote in historic independence referendum, shrugging off threats
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:01:06 -0400
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Voting started on Monday in an independence referendum organized by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, ignoring the threats of the Kurds' neighbors and fears of further instability and violence across the Middle East.
- Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:36:40 -0400
SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer", as Pyongyang staged a major anti-U.S. rally.
- U.S. to partially unveil key NAFTA proposal, talks seen dragging
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:04:32 -0400
OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. trade negotiators will only partially unveil new text on modifying a key chapter on investment under NAFTA, two well-placed sources said on Sunday, underlying the cautious pace of talks that are supposed to wrap up by the end of the year.
- Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:14:17 -0400
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country's deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors trapped under rubble since Tuesday's tremor shook Mexico City and nearby states.
- Weakened dam looms as latest threat to Puerto Rico after hurricane
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:38:50 -0400
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - A dam in Puerto Rico weakened by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a flood threat to thousands of homes downstream as the storm-battered U.S. island territory struggled through a fifth day with virtually no electricity.