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Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday if Mexico did not move to [more…]

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

U.S. mortgage industry faces job losses as refinancing dries up

U.S. mortgage industry faces job losses as refinancing dries up

Published 18/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With mortgage applications falling to their lowest since late-2014, the U.S. home lending industry is facing a major overhaul in how [more…]

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump’s presidency could [more…]

Futures slip after Fed minutes signal more rate hikes

Futures slip after Fed minutes signal more rate hikes

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday after the Federal Reserve’s minutes showed policy makers broadly agreed on the need to raise interest rates [more…]

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world’s two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties [more…]

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

How Democrats hope to obtain Trump’s tax returns

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from…

Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from…

Published 18/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, [more…]

U.S. women claim CONCACAF title over Canada

U.S. women claim CONCACAF title over Canada

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - The United States women’s soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both [more…]

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in [more…]