Port strike turns violent in Chile, complicates fruit exports

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A month-long worker’s strike and protests in Chile’s flagship port of Valparaiso turned increasingly violent and spread to other ports along...

Former Trump adviser Flynn says he knew lying to the FBI...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn said on Tuesday he knew lying to the FBI was a crime...

Chaos on French highways as ‘yellow vests’ torch toll booths

By Geert De Clercq and Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – French “yellow vest” protesters occupied highway toll booths, setting a number on fire and causing...

White House cites ‘options’ for funding border wall

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Tuesday it has found a way to build President Donald Trump’s promised border wall...
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Germany tightens rules to protect critical infrastructure: document

By Michael Nienaber and Markus Wacket BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is lowering its threshold to launch security probes of stake purchases by non-European entities to...

Italy strikes deal with EU commission over budget: ministry spokeswoman

ROME (Reuters) – Italy has done a deal with the European Commission over its contested 2019 budget, a spokeswoman at the Economy Ministry said...

Investor activists press U.S. prison operators on human rights

By Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) – Activist investors said on Tuesday they filed shareholder resolutions at two U.S. private prison operators, looking to link executive...

Kinder Morgan faces proposed class action lawsuit on pipeline

(Reuters) – Kinder Morgan is facing a proposed class action lawsuit, claiming that a division of the pipeline operator has emitted chemicals and toxic...
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Science, Technology & Internet

Solar system’s most distant object is ‘Farout’ pink dwarf planet

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have discovered the most distant object known in our solar system, so remote and unusual they chose the...

EU approves state aid for six broadband networks in Bavaria

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission approved on Tuesday state aid for a project to build very high capacity Internet networks in six cities...

Ceconomy set to present new finance chief soon: sources

Düsseldorf (Reuters) – Ceconomy <CECG.DE>, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics retailer, is about to present a new finance chief, sources close to the company told...

Entertainment & Celebrities

Steve Carell tells tale of hope from trauma in ‘Welcome to...

LONDON (Reuters) – Actor Steve Carell takes on the real-life story of a man recovering from a brutal attack in his latest Hollywood offering...

CBS denies former CEO Leslie Moonves $120 million severance

(Reuters) – CBS Corp said on Monday it will not pay Leslie Moonves a $120 million severance package as it girds for a likely...

Jeff Bridges to receive lifetime achievement honor at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges will receive a lifetime achievement award at January’s Golden Globes ceremony for his wide range of...

Sports

Reports: Yankees hire Beltran as special assistant to GM

Former nine-time All-Star Carlos Beltran is poised to join the New York Yankees as a special assistant to general manager Brian Cashman, MLB.com and...

Ibrahimovic ‘not finished yet’ with MLS, re-signs with LA Galaxy

By Frank Pingue (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not yet done with Major League Soccer (MLS), as the Los Angeles Galaxy said on Tuesday the...

I never expected so much success: Messi

MADRID (Reuters) – Lionel Messi said he never expected to have such a successful career after receiving his fifth Golden Shoe on Tuesday, for...

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Belgian PM resigns after losing vote of confidence: media

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has resigned after losing a vote of confidence, Belgian newspaper De Morgen reported on Tuesday. Michel relaunched his government a week ago...

Bangladesh ruling party promises growth in bid for third term

By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League unveiled its election manifesto on Tuesday, making sweeping promises to eradicate poverty and boost the economy as...

Hungary protests spark opposition coalition – but will it last?

By Gergely Szakacs and Krisztina Than BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Week-long protests in Budapest have forged fragmented opposition parties into a rare coalition against Viktor Orban, drawing young Hungarians into...

U.S. commits $5.8 billion to develop Central America, Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States is committing $5.8 billion toward development in Central America, as part of a plan to strengthen economic growth in the region and...

Yelp loses bid to intervene in Google antitrust challenge

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. search and advertising company Yelp has lost its bid to intervene in Google’s challenge against a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU...