MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – From a hotel in Mexico City, Ann Wilson, a senior executive at the U.S. Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), is fielding calls from American auto parts makers worried that President Donald Trump’s metal tariffs will force them out of business. U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival in West
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PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) – A powerful storm that killed at least seven people moved away from the northeastern United States on Saturday but will continue to lash the coast with damaging winds, hampering power restoration efforts and causing additional flooding, forecasters said. A flight monitor shows cancelled flights at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York,
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LONDON (Reuters) – The head of a hardline group of pro-Brexit lawmakers on Saturday gave a cautious welcome to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for Britain’s future ties with Europe, saying now was not the time to nitpick. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech about her vision for Brexit, at Mansion House in
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) sports car maker Porsche could develop a flying passenger vehicle to compete with rivals in a possible market for urban air taxis and ride-sharing services, Porsche sales chief Detlev von Platen told a German magazine. An employee of German car manufacturer Porsche displays a badge depicting a Porsche logo at
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told Washington to send him hard evidence that his citizens meddled in U.S. elections, mocking accusations to date as“yelling and hollering in the United States Congress”. FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including the State Duma parliamentarians, members of the Federation Council, regional governors
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Animated“The Emoji Movie” stunk up the annual Razzie awards on Saturday, tanking below all contenders for worst achievements in film, while Tom Cruise and Mel Gibson were also roasted for 2017’s most ignoble performances. “The Emoji Movie,” Sony Pictures children’s film about talking emoticons, earned four Golden Raspberries, including worst picture,
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani lawmakers on Saturday began casting votes in secret for new senators in parliament’s upper house in an election that looks set to boost the ruling party, as it tries to revive the political fortunes of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks during a news conference
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BOSTON (Reuters) – A powerful storm lashing the northeastern United States on Friday killed at least five people as winds topping 80 miles per hour (129 km per hour) helped flood streets in Boston, ground flights and halt train service across the region. Almost 1.7 million homes and businesses were without power in the Northeast
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LONDON (Reuters) – A British supporter of Islamic State was found guilty on Friday of trying to recruit children he was teaching into an“army” of jihadists to help carry out a wave of attacks across London. Umar Ahmed Haque is seen in this undated custody photograph received via the Metropolitan Police, in London, Britain on
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo The
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(Reuters) – They made up a corps of bomb-sniffing dogs that accompanied brigade combat teams on potentially lethal missions, sniffing out roadside bombs in Afghanistan and saving human lives. In return for their combat service, the U.S. Army mistreated these canine heroes when they were discharged from the military, the Defense Department’s Inspector General’s Office
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal investigators are looking into whether Jared Kushner’s business talks with foreigners during the presidential transition had any influence on later White House policy toward those with whom he spoke, NBC News reported on Friday. FILE PHOTO – White House senior adviser Jared Kushner delivers remarks on the Trump administration’s approach to
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(Reuters) – Germany’s Kristina Vogel claimed a record-equalling 11th world title as she powered to victory in the individual sprint at the UCI track championships in Apeldoorn on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Cycling – UCI Track World Championships – Women’s Sprint, Final – Hong Kong, China – 14/4/17 – Germany’s Kristina Vogel celebrates after winning gold.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines is reviewing its relationships with all“politically divisive” groups, the carrier’s chief executive said in a Friday memo to employees, following blowback this week from the airline’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association. FILE PHOTO – A Delta plane passes a Delta bus on the tarmac
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated a Dow Chemicals lawyer to head-up an Environmental Protection Agency unit that oversees hazardous waste disposal and chemical spills from toxic“Superfund” sites. Trump named Peter Wright as assistant administrator for the Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM). Wright served as Dow’s managing counsel for environmental
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(Reuters) – U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman has sued the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over decades of sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar, saying they put“money and medals” before the safety of athletes. Raisman, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, said in November that she was sexually abused by Nassar, who pleaded
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