Saturday, October 20, 2018

In a U.S. manufacturing hub, no illusions about tariffs and jobs

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Reuters) - In a town where a 30-feet tall chair is the chief landmark, and which is synonymous with a U.S. furniture industry decimated over the years by imports...

Turkey’s Erdogan says court, not politicians, to decide pastor’s fate

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court, not politicians, will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has roiled relations between...

Exclusive: As oil forecasts call for $100, India considers cutting back crude imports

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - With oil traders forecasting crude oil to rise to $100 a barrel by the end of the year, Indian refiners are considering cutting back their imports and...

U.S. accuses Myanmar military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a “well-planned and coordinated” campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s...

Oil rises to within four-year high as producers resist output increase to offset Iran...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil benchmark Brent rose for a second day on Tuesday, remaining within range of a four-year high reached during the previous session. Looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and the...

From reality TV to U.N., Trump to wield Security Council gavel

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the...

Russian opposition leader Navalny detained upon jail release: associate

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained again on Monday for allegedly violating protest laws while he was being released from a 30-day jail stint on the same...

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a...

At Las Vegas rally, Trump backs Kavanaugh, treads carefully around accusations

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump gave a full-throated endorsement to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tip-toed carefully around the sexual assault accusations that...

Japan PM Abe, U.S. President Trump to hold summit on Sept 26

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a summit meeting on Sept. 26, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Friday. Their meeting will be...

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Three Republican senators weigh in on delaying Kavanaugh vote

Washington (CNN)Three Republican senators have weighed in on postponing a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination until they hear more from the woman...

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