Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require ‘fair political solutions’

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without “fair political solutions” acceptable to...

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often...

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises...
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ECB hopeful Rehn lays out challenges facing Draghi successor

By Anne Kauranen HELSINKI (Reuters) – European Central Bank presidential hopeful Olli Rehn spelled out the challenges facing Mario Draghi’s successor in an interview published...

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom

By Jeff Mason TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant...

China’s top banking regulator says yuan bears will suffer ‘heavy losses’

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative...

Musk’s SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings

(Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to...
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Science, Technology & Internet

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to...

First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure

(Reuters) – U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one...

Uber’s first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company’s board of directors,...

Entertainment & Celebrities

On Cannes red carpet, ‘go big’ is this year’s fashion buzzword

By Johnny Cotton CANNES, France (Reuters) – Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year’s Cannes film...

Rocky star Stallone says he never expected to make it in...

By Hanna Rantala CANNES, France (Reuters) – Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it...

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants

(Reuters) – A committee in Ohio’s House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state’s two nuclear power...

Sports

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors...

MLB notebook: Athletics’ Davis lands on IL

The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list on Friday, retroactive to May 22, because of a left hip/oblique...

NFL notebook: ‘Pacman’ Jones retires

Cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones announced his retirement from the NFL after 12 seasons. “I stand tall and proud as I announce that this beautiful life-changing...

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No claim made for Lyon bomb French anti-terrorism prosecutor says

PARIS (Reuters) – No claim of responsibility has so far been made for a bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which injured 13 people, French anti-terrorism prosecutor Remy Heitz...
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British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest...

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi

By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad...

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings

VALLETTA (Reuters) – A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday,...
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Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan’s Pillow Fighting Championship

By Jack Tarrant and Yoko Kono ITO, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Reuters) – The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the...