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Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Published 06/08/2018

GYANJA, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - An assassination attempt and protest in Azerbaijan’s second city have sent a warning to the ruling elite that discontent is simmering [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Published 06/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on [more…]

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Published 06/08/2018

(Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova fended off four match points en route to a 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2 win over Czech Donna Vekic in the Citi Open [more…]

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Published 05/08/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role [more…]

Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Published 04/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook (FB.O) are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves harder to track [more…]

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Published 04/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort admitted in trial testimony on Friday that she helped [more…]

NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

Published 03/08/2018

(Reuters) - NASA on Friday named nine astronauts for the first manned space launches from U.S. soil since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. [more…]

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Published 03/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified on Friday that she knew an accounting treatment [more…]

China’s Chang and Canada’s Xuan win top prizes at Ballet Olympiade…

China’s Chang and Canada’s Xuan win top prizes at Ballet Olympiade…

Published 30/07/2018

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Chinese dancer Sinuo Chang and Canadian ballerina Yuan Zhe Zi Xuan, also known as Jessica Xuan, won the top prizes at [more…]