Exclusive: North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms - envoy
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday. ...
Trump tries to rally support for healthcare bill as U.S. markets drop
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump tried to rally Republican lawmakers behind a plan to dismantle Obamacare on Tuesday as U.S. stock markets showed their worst one-day performance since the November election. ...
Trump's high court pick vows independence, says he's no 'rubber stamp'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would not hesitate to rule against the president as he vowed independence amid concerns by Democrats he would be beholden to the man who nominated him. ...
Exclusive: Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for a visit by China's president and will go to Russia later in April, U.S. officials said on Monday, disclosing an itinerary that allies may see as giving Moscow priority over them. ...
Exclusive: Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea - U.S. official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threat, a senior U.S. official said on Monday. ...
FBI head confirms Russia election probe, says Moscow backed Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election. ...
FBI head denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia election probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the FBI publicly challenged U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, denying the Republican's claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 election campaign and confirming his agency had launched a criminal investigation into any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. ...
FBI's Comey says no evidence of Trump wiretap claim, confirms probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the FBI publicly challenged U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, denying the Republican's claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 election campaign and confirming his agency had launched a criminal investigation into any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. ...
FBI head Comey says no evidence of Trump wiretapping claim
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey on Monday said that neither the Department of Justice nor his own agency had evidence to support a claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that his Trump Tower headquarters had been wiretapped during the 2016 election campaign. ...
House intelligence panel chairman says there was no wiretap on Trump Tower
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Monday denied a claim from President Donald Trump that there had been a wiretap on his Trump Tower in New York, but said it was possible other surveillance was used against the Republican. ...
How much is an Afghan life worth? That depends
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In March 2014, the U.S. military paid an Afghan man just over $1,000 to compensate for killing his civilian son in an operation near the border with Iran, according to U.S. military records released to Reuters.    ...
Republicans revamp health bill, boost benefits to older Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. ...
Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and to add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. ...
Republicans revamp U.S. health bill to help older Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and to add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. ...
Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi
BEIJING (Reuters) - With warm words from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his first trip to Asia since taking office with an agreement to work together with China on North Korea and putting aside trickier issues. ...
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90
(Reuters) - Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and as the creator of raucous anthems that defined the genre's early sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday at his Missouri home. He was 90. ...
Rock'n'roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90
(Reuters) - Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock'n'roll as one of its most influential guitarists and the creator of raucous anthems that defined its early sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday at his Missouri home. He was 90. ...
Rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry dead at age 90 in Missouri
(Reuters) - Rock-'n-roll pioneer Chuck Berry was found dead on Saturday at his home in Missouri, according to St. Charles County police in a statement posted on Facebook. ...
G20 financial leaders acquiesce to U.S., drop free trade pledge
BADEN BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day meeting failed to yield a compromise. ...
Man shot dead at Paris airport after attacking soldier
PARIS (Reuters) - Security forces shot dead a man who tried to seize a soldier's gun at Paris Orly airport on Saturday, forcing the evacuation of the busy airport and putting security back in the spotlight in the middle of France's presidential election campaign. ...