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Exclusive - Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the…

Exclusive - Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his…

Wednesday, Jan 17

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North Korea to send cheerleaders to Olympics but Japan sees little to celebrate

Reuters / World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Olympics in the South next month, Seoul said on Wednesday after both sides held talks amid a thaw in inter-Korean ties and as Japan urged caution over the…

Monday, Jan 15

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Sunken oil ship leaves 10-mile slick in East China Sea

Reuters / World

Officials and local media say a burning Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has produced a 10-mile long oil slick as black smoke continues to billow from the site, in the worst oil ship disaster in decades.

Sunday, Jan 14

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks

Reuters / World

An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision in the East China Sea, according to Chinese state media.

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U.S. ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat

Reuters / World

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States after President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix "disastrous flaws" in a deal curbing Tehran's nuclear programme.

Saturday, Jan 13

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Exclusive: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The former security chief of Uber Technologies Inc. swore in a closed legal proceeding that he knew of no attempts to steal trade secrets from anyone, including Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo, and would be…

Friday, Jan 12

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Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal

Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse a bad deal agreed by the Obama administration to sell the old one for "peanuts".

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China cracks down on foreign companies calling Taiwan, other regions countries

Reuters / Finance

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's aviation authority on Friday demanded an apology from Delta Air Lines for listing Taiwan and Tibet as countries on its website, while another government agency took aim at Inditex-owned fashion brand Zara and…

03

Walmart hikes minimum wage, announces layoffs

Reuters

Walmart announces wage hikes for U.S hourly employees and closure and layoffs at 62 Sam's Club stores on the same day. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

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Korea talks ease war fears in Washington, but for how long?

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talks between North and South Korea ahead of next month's Winter Olympics have eased fears of war over Pyongyang's development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States - at least for now.

Thursday, Jan 11

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UPDATE 8-U.S. House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy advocates and confusion prompted by morning…

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`A mad scramble': How Trump tweet on Pakistan blindsided U.S. officials

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A surprise New Year's Day tweet by President Donald Trump in which he appeared to decree an end to U.S. aid for Pakistan, sent U.S. officials scrambling to suspend security assistance without even knowing how much…

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South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading

Reuters / Technology

The South Korean government says it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil. Grace Lee reports.

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Trump, on possibility of North Korea talks, says: 'Who knows where it leads?'

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday after the first intra-Korean talks in over two years that the United States was willing to speak to North Korea "under the right circumstances," although it was far…

Wednesday, Jan 10

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Trump, on possibility of North Korea talks, says: 'Who knows where it leads?'

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday after the first intra-Korean talks in over two years that the United States was willing to speak to North Korea "under the right circumstances," although it was far…

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Cloud companies consider Intel rivals after security flaws found

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some of Intel Corp's data center customers, whose thousands of computers run cloud networks, are exploring using microchips from the market leader's rivals to build new infrastructure after the discovery of…

Monday, Jan 8

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Exclusive - Trump to call on Pentagon, diplomats to play bigger arms sales role: sources

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is nearing completion of a new "Buy American" plan that calls for U.S. military attaches and diplomats to help drum up billions of dollars more in business overseas for the U.S. weapons…

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks saunter toward historic high, US earnings hurdle

Reuters / Markets

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept toward all-time peaks on Monday after Wall Street boasted its best start to a year in over a decade, with brisk economic growth and benign inflation proving a potent cocktail for risk appetites.

Saturday, Jan 6

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North Korea agrees to talk to South after U.S.-S.Korea postpone drills

Reuters

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea agreed on Friday to hold official talks with South Korea next week, the first in more than two years, hours after Washington and Seoul delayed a military exercise amid a standoff over Pyongyang's…

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Trump meets Republican leaders to set strategy for 2018

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following a tumultuous start to 2018, President Donald Trump and top Republicans began a two-day retreat in Maryland on Friday to lay out legislative priorities for the year and discuss strategy for pivotal November…

Friday, Jan 5

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U.S. job growth cools as labor market nears full employment; wages up

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December amid a decline in retail employment, but a pick-up in monthly wage gains pointed to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to…

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Author of Trump book contradicts president, says aides see him as a 'child'

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The author of a deeply critical book about Donald Trump's first year in office said on Friday he had spoken with the president while working on it, contradicting Trump's assertion that he had never talked to the…

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North Korea agrees to talks after U.S., S.Korea postpone military drills

Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea agreed on Friday to hold official talks with the South next week, the first in more than two years, hours after the United States and South Korea delayed a military exercise amid a standoff over the North's…

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China says will limit oil, refined product exports to North Korea

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Commerce Ministry said on Friday it will limit exports of crude oil, refined oil products, steel and other metals to North Korea, in line with tough new sanctions imposed by the United Nations for Pyongyang's…

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UPDATE 2-"World is doomed": Erdogan denounces U.S. justice after Turkish banker trial

Reuters / World

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan denounced U.S. justice on Friday and suggested Turkey could rethink some bilateral agreements with Washington, after a U.S. court convicted a Turkish banker in a trial that included testimony of…

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WRAPUP 1-Solid U.S. job growth expected in December; wages seen rising

Reuters / Markets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in December while increasing wages for workers amid growing confidence in the economy, which could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to increase interest…

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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 billion: source

Reuters / Finance

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the…

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CORRECTED-WRAPUP 1-Trump administration drops Obama-era easing of marijuana prosecutions

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized the drug, instead giving federal prosecutors wide…

Thursday, Jan 4

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Trump aims to open nearly all U.S. offshore to drilling

Reuters

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed opening nearly all U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, a move aimed at boosting domestic energy production that sparked protests from coastal states, environmentalists and the tourism…