Sat, 26 May 2018 09:04:03 -0400
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Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives hopes of summit with North
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday to ensure the upcoming high-stakes summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump is a success, South Korean officials said.
Sat, 26 May 2018 09:30:26 -0400
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Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
Sat, 26 May 2018 04:44:06 -0400
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Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018
(Reuters) - Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018.
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:18:29 -0400
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Exclusive: Tesla flies in new battery production line for Gigafactory
FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week.
Fri, 25 May 2018 21:43:07 -0400
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'Not animals': Guatemala family mourns niece killed by U.S. Border Patrol
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The family of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman killed by a U.S. border patrol officer called on Friday for the United States to dial-back its rhetoric on migrants, after President Donald Trump described gang members entering the country as "animals."
Sat, 26 May 2018 04:23:33 -0400
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U.S. warns Syria of 'firm' measures for ceasefire violations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country's southwest.
Sat, 26 May 2018 04:25:55 -0400
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Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes after accusations
(Reuters) - Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologized to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behavior or harassment.
Sat, 26 May 2018 04:28:57 -0400
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Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost?
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (Reuters) - After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 on a pledge to "Make America Great Again" and revive the country's old industrial heartland, Dave Chrusciel hoped someday to return to his previous job at the steel mill here in this southern corner of Illinois.
Sat, 26 May 2018 04:27:07 -0400
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Ex-Panama president's jail letter blames U.S. for extradition
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli, jailed in Miami on spying charges while awaiting extradition to his home country, said in a letter released Friday that the United States reneged on promises from some U.S. officials to offer him a safe-haven.
Sat, 26 May 2018 05:29:51 -0400
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Kidnap charge spotlights justice divide in Mexican election
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An ex-member of an informal police force running for Mexico's Senate is battling attacks labeling her a "kidnapper," drawing attention to radical proposals by her ally, presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, to end the drug war.