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- China says war must not be allowed on Korean peninsula
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:59:57 -0500
BEIJING (Reuters) - War must not be allowed to break out on the Korean peninsula and the issue must be resolved through talks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, while U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of the danger of "sleepwalking" into conflict.
- With no deal on children's health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:19:09 -0500
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress' failure to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling.
- Norwegian Air ramps up transatlantic fare war with four new routes
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:29:32 -0500
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will start flying four new routes between the United States and Europe, the budget carrier said on Thursday, rapidly expanding its low-cost transatlantic flights and increasing pressure on established carriers.
- Investors call on Sanderson, Denny's, McDonald's to cut antibiotics
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:22:11 -0500
(Reuters) - An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald's Corp, Denny's Corp and Sanderson Farms Inc to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.
- Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:24:39 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.
- Federal Communications Commission set to reverse net neutrality rules
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:14:40 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to rescind net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama that barred the blocking or slowing of internet traffic.
- U.N. chief says arrest of Reuters journalists shows erosion of press freedom in Myanmar
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:19 -0500
TOKYO/YANGON (Reuters) - The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.
- Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:27:06 -0500
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.
- U.N. probes alleged abduction of North Korean restaurant workers, official says
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:29:11 -0500
SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior United Nations human rights official on Thursday said he was investigating North Korea's allegations that a dozen restaurant workers who arrived in the South from China last year were abducted against their will.
- Russia's Putin, on track for easy re-election, laments dearth of rivals
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:35:55 -0500
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he faced no credible high-profile political opponents as he prepared to run for re-election in March, but would work to try to create a more balanced political system.