(Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday was set to hold a series of meetings on how to combat school violence, three days after a 17-year-old killed 10 people in the fourth-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in modern U.S. history.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 17:26:38
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington and Beijing both claimed victory on Monday as the world's two largest economies stepped back from the brink of a global trade war and agreed to hold further talks to boost U.S. exports to China.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 16:53:46
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it was unlikely to refer Comcast's bid for Sky for a lengthy investigation after an initial review found that the $30 billion (22.4 billion pound) offer did not raise public concerns about media ownership.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 15:14:13
A South African court has found Henri Van Breda guilty of killing his mother, father and brother in a frenzied axe attack.
Posted 2018/05/21 12:44:00
LONDON (Reuters) - After the near collapse of his company following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster and a three-year slump in oil prices, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley is hardly relaxed.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 09:10:36
LONDON (Reuters) - Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London's standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 09:09:27
LONDON (Reuters) - Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government's efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow's aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 08:40:16
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Higher fuel and staff costs, combined with flat fares, will knock profits at Ryanair back from record levels, Europe's biggest low-cost airline said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 08:26:27
NASA's new planet-hunting spacecraft has successfully completed a flyby around the moon - snapping a photograph revealing more than 200,000 stars along the way.
Posted 2018/05/21 07:06:00
LONDON (Reuters) - British households became much cheerier about their financial situation this month, according to a survey on Monday that will hearten Bank of England officials who think the economy's weak start to the year was temporary.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 07:02:29
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor , the agency's owner has confirmed.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 06:14:37
The US has pulled back from starting a trade war with China that could have sent shockwaves through the global economy.
Posted 2018/05/20 18:15:00
There is narrow support for abortion on request for women up to 12 weeks into pregnancy in the Republic of Ireland as the referendum approaches, a Sky Data poll has revealed.
Posted 2018/05/20 13:19:00
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement.Source
Posted 2018/05/20 08:35:20
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking a six-year term on Sunday in a vote condemned by foes as the "coronation" of a dictator and likely to bring fresh foreign sanctions.Source
Posted 2018/05/20 07:57:59
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a group of Islamic State fighters had been evacuated from the last insurgent enclave near Damascus on Sunday in a withdrawal that will restore state control over the area.Source
Posted 2018/05/20 07:56:36
A cougar has been killed by authorities in Seattle after it mauled a mountain biker to death and wounded another.
Posted 2018/05/20 06:30:00
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is dangerously oozing towards a major road that serves as an escape route for coastal residents.
Posted 2018/05/20 03:56:00
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier.Source
Posted 2018/05/20 03:25:59
WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1,000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity.Source
Posted 2018/05/20 00:07:49