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|U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers
WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 2:47 AM
|Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro
PODGORICA (Reuters) - An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 2:47 AM
|North Korea's closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly ship sinking
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said on Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 1:50 AM
|New sealed charges brought in case against ex-Trump campaign manager
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New sealed criminal charges have been filed in federal court in the case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against two of President Donald Trump's former campaign officials, a court record indicated on Wednesday.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2018 5:05 PM
|How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 1:19 AM
|Seed firms scramble to stop a 'cancer' in Canada's cash crop
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Inside a laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a Monsanto Co research technician uses tweezers to transfer pollen from one canola plant to another, a small step toward creating a new breed of the vegetable oil-producing crop.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 1:29 AM
|Distrust of unions, and GM, hangs over South Korean efforts to stem job losses
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in a bind.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:15 AM
|Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 2:43 AM
|U.S. women end drought with shootout win over Canada
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winner in the shootout as the United States beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday to win their first gold medal in women's Olympic ice hockey since 1998 and snap a streak of four consecutive golds for their arch-rivals.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:33 AM
|Russian curling medalist guilty of doping violation, says CAS
PYEONGCHANG/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:49 AM