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U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law

Political News - 57 min 43 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.

Trump says AT&T plan to buy Time Warner 'not a good deal'

Political News - 59 min 10 sec ago
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his criticism of pay TV and wireless company AT&T's deal to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc, which the Justice Department has sued to stop.

Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 25 min ago
(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination.

Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Representative Conyers

Political News - 1 hour 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Representative Conyers

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for allegedly harming borrowers with student loan servicing failures.

Disney animation executive Lasseter takes leave after 'missteps': memo

Entertainment News - 1 hour 42 min ago
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co animation executive John Lasseter told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps," including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

Any Trump NAFTA withdrawal faces stiff court challenge: legal experts

Political News - 1 hour 44 min ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - With NAFTA talks grinding toward stalemate, U.S. President Donald Trump may be tempted to carry out his threat to withdraw from the trade pact, but legal experts say such a decision could be defeated, or delayed significantly by court challenges.

Gay romance 'Call Me By Your Name' leads indie Spirit nominations

Entertainment News - 2 hours 13 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Call Me By Your Name," a coming-of-age drama of two young men falling in love, led the Independent Spirit Awards nominations on Tuesday.

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Political News - 2 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.

U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 26 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen.

Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Rep. Conyers

Political News - 2 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Rep. Conyers

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 41 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

German police present stolen John Lennon diaries

Entertainment News - 3 hours 3 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police presented on Tuesday diaries, pairs of glasses and other items belonging to late Beatle John Lennon that were stolen from his widow Yoko Ono in 2006 and eventually ended up in Berlin.

U.S. TV networks fire Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

Entertainment News - 3 hours 4 min ago
(Reuters) - CBS News and other networks said on Tuesday they had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women.

Second U.S. judge halts Trump's ban on transgender troops

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 13 min ago
(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounts to unconstitutional discrimination.

U.S. jury finds former Swiss banker not guilty of aiding tax fraud

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 15 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.

Dutch sales manager wins McLaren F1 simulator job

Top Sports News - 3 hours 21 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A Dutch sales manager whose teenage hopes of a motorsport career ended when the money ran out won an eSports competition on Tuesday to become a McLaren Formula One simulator driver.

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