Iraq paramilitary groups blame U.S., Israel for blasts at Iraqi militia bases: statement

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi paramilitary groups on Wednesday blamed blasts at their weapons depots and bases on the United States and Israel, a statement said. The statement from the... Read more »

Trump says he had to ‘take China on,’ regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing... Read more »

Trump administration expected to announce plan to detain migrant children longer: ABC

FILE PHOTO: Children walk inside an enclosure, where they are being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), after crossing the border between Mexico and the United States... Read more »

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than... Read more »

Trump, advisers looking at ways to boost U.S. economy as markets fear recession

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Even as they reject talk of a looming recession, President Donald Trump and his advisers are examining ways to provide a boost to the U.S. economy... Read more »

Trump looking at possible U.S. payroll, capital gains tax cuts

U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters as he meets with Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House In Washington, U.S. August 20,... Read more »

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues

TOKYO (Reuters) – Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they... Read more »

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska’s governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University... Read more »

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain

MADRID/LAMPEDUSA (Reuters) – The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, turning down an option to take them to Spain... Read more »

For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric and focus on the grievances of white voters helped him win the 2016 election. But a Reuters analysis of... Read more »