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- State Department website posts article on Trump's Florida resort
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:09:39 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. State Department website on Monday took down an article it published this month about President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort which had prompted criticism from prominent ethics experts that the piece represented use of public office for private gain.
- Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:47:58 -0400
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas executed the first of two inmates scheduled to be put to death on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant a last-minute reprieve, state officials said.
- Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:46 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's zeal to unveil a tax plan before his 100th day in office is raising questions about just how thorough his "tax reform" plans will be, amid signals that his focus for now is on slashing tax rates.
- U.S. sanctions hundreds of employees of Syrian research center
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:27:41 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it said was responsible for developing chemical weapons, weeks after a poison gas attack killed scores of people in a rebel-held province in Syria.
- Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:59:28 -0400
PARIS (Reuters) - France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, on Monday urged people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a vote to choose his successor next month and reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose place in the run-off represented a "risk" for France.
- Senate confirms Trump's agriculture secretary
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:21:48 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.
- Obama makes no mention of Trump in first major post-presidential appearance
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:26:24 -0400
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump, but urged young people to get more involved in their communities at a time of stark political divides.
- Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:54:08 -0400
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday.
- Trump-backed Navy expansion would boost costs some $400 billion over 30 years: study
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:14:24 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships as recommended by military leaders and backed by President Donald Trump would cost some $400 billion more over the next 30 years than the currently planned 308-ship fleet, according to a study released on Monday.
- Tesla‚Äôs big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:05:45 -0400
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company's cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor Co's market value. Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them.