Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes
CANNON BALL, N.D./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. ...
Italy's Renzi vows to resign after crushing referendum defeat
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after suffering a crushing defeat on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euzo zone's third-largest economy into political turmoil. ...
Italy PM Renzi says he will resign following referendum defeat
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on Sunday in a referendum over his proposals for constitutional reform. ...
Italy PM Renzi facing big referendum defeat: exit polls
ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin, exit polls showed on Sunday, throwing his future into doubt and opening the door to renewed political instability in Italy. ...
Pence downplays significance of Trump's call with Taiwan president
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Sunday downplayed the significance of a phone conversation between Donald Trump and Taiwan's president, describing it as a "courtesy call" that was not intended to show a shift in U.S. foreign policy. ...
Putin says Trump clever, will understand new responsibilities
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will quickly understand his new responsibilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NTV TV. ...
Putin says Trump a clever man, will understand new responsibility quickly
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will understand the level of his new responsibility quickly, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted by news agencies as saying in an interview with NTV TV. ...
California warehouse fire kills at least nine at dance party
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire that erupted during a dance party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, killed at least nine people and left about two dozen missing, raising fears the death toll would rise, authorities said on Saturday. ...
California warehouse fire kills at least nine at dance party
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire that erupted during a dance party in a warehouse in Oakland, California, killed at least nine people and left about two dozen missing, raising fears the death toll would rise, authorities said on Saturday. ...
Fire at California loft party kills at least nine, two dozen missing
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire that erupted during a dance party at a warehouse used by an artists' collective in Oakland, California, killed at least nine and left about two dozen people missing, raising fears that more bodies would be found inside, authorities said on Saturday. ...
Fire at California loft party kills at least nine, two dozen missing
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire that erupted during a dance party at a warehouse used by an artists' collective in Oakland, California, killed at least nine and left about two dozen people missing, raising fears that more bodies would be found inside, authorities said on Saturday. ...
Fire at California loft party kills nine, higher death toll feared
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire at a dance party in a loft building in Oakland, California killed at least nine people and left some 25 missing, and authorities said on Saturday they feared the death toll could climb once recovery teams entered the burnt-out warehouse. ...
Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A fire during a party in a warehouse that housed artists' studios in Oakland, California killed at least nine people and left some 25 missing, and authorities said on Saturday they were preparing for a jump in the death toll. ...
China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. ...
U.S. veterans to meet with tribe elders in pipeline protest
CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans will meet with tribal leaders on Saturday as they continue to entrench themselves in a North Dakota camp where thousands of activists are protesting a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. ...
Exclusive: U.S. standards council to investigate New Oriental after Reuters report
MIAMI (Reuters) - A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. ...
Trump moves to quickly fill his top Cabinet ranks
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week, interviewing more candidates at Trump Tower for top jobs in his administration as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20. ...
Trump says will have most Cabinet posts filled next week
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was set to interview more candidates for top jobs in his administration on Friday and said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week. ...
Payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate at nine-year low
WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - - U.S. employers boosted hiring in November and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than nine-year low of 4.6 percent, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month. ...
Global stocks, dollar ease before U.S. payrolls, Italy referendum
LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks, oil and the dollar eased on Friday as investors took a cautious stance before U.S. payrolls data, which may cement the case for a Federal Reserve rate increase, and Italy's referendum on constitutional reform on Sunday. ...