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  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:34

    Lawmaker accuses U.S. Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from providing Congress with a whistleblower complaint that reportedly involves a discussion between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:32

    Germany faces test of green credentials with new climate plan

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government prepared on Thursday for all-night talks on a new climate policy that will determine whether Berlin is serious about engineering a paradigm shift in Europe’s largest economy or simply wants to make a token show of going green.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:30

    U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

    JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:24

    Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majority in a tight election.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:18

    EU wary of Brexit crash landing at high-stakes October summit

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain finally put some documents on the table on Thursday to break an impasse in its Brexit talks with the EU, but the bloc is worried that London is banking too much on a meeting of the 28 national leaders next month to get a deal across the line.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:15

    Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark make-up only hours after he had apologised for what he characterized as a racist act at a 2001 costume party.

  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:12

    U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

  • Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:32

    South Korea removes Japan from trade whitelist as feud deepens

    South Korea has removed Japan from its list of most trusted trading partners, the latest sign of unraveling ties between two U.S. allies mired in a series of disputes.

  • Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:22

    U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster

    WASHINGTON - Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act faster.