Reuters: Top News
|Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective U.S. Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 8:14 AM
|Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of reports at big military installations like Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as well as overseas hubs like South Korea.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:54 PM
|Buyers circle suddenly attractive U.S. media companies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:42 PM
|After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon
PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 11:17 AM
|Party set to sack Mugabe, Zimbabweans celebrate expected downfall
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party will dismiss President Robert Mugabe on Sunday and reinstate Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice-president he fired, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday, as ecstatic crowds celebrated the expected downfall.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 1:35 PM
|Exclusive: Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP deal - source
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win “imminent” Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe’s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 1:24 PM
|Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across social media.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 11:58 PM
|Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at the United Nations to renew the inquiry, which Moscow has slammed as flawed.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 1:15 AM
|Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 12:26 AM
|Special Report: Ivanka Trump and the fugitive from Panama
By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin, Brad Brooks and Christine Murray
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:22 PM