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- Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on user data, vows curbs
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:36:14 -0400
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to such information.
- Fed lifts rates, signals tougher stance as economy strengthens
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:31:34 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, highlighting its growing confidence that tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and spur more aggressive future tightening.
- Texas bombing suspect blows self up on roadside as police close in
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:28:40 -0400
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - Experts removed explosive device components on Wednesday from the home of a Texas man who police say carried out a three-week bombing spree that came to an end earlier in the day when he blew himself up as police closed in on his vehicle.
- Trump defends congratulatory phone call to Russia's Putin
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:17:50 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his congratulations to Vladimir Putin on the Russian president's disputed re-election victory on Wednesday, saying he wants Putin's help in solving crises from North Korea to Syria and beyond.
- Treasury has prepared China investment restriction options: Mnuchin
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:26:49 -0400
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday his agency has prepared U.S. investment restrictions on China for President Donald Trump to consider as part of his upcoming announcements on intellectual property actions against Beijing.
- What the Federal Reserve rate hike means for U.S. households
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:37:41 -0400
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The effects of the Federal Reserve interest rate hike announced on Wednesday will extend beyond corporate America to household budgets.
- Special Report: This man is trying to rebuild Mosul. He needs help - lots of it
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:45:03 -0400
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Perched atop a mound of rubble, Abdelsattar al-Hibbu surveyed what remained of his second-floor office: twisted iron and centuries-old stone reduced to dust by an airstrike.
- Insurers' new business: 'active shooter' policies for U.S. schools
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:20:05 -0400
(Reuters) - Insurance broker Paul Marshall can count on his phone ringing in the aftermath of a school shooting.
- Reuters reporters in court 100 days after their arrest in Myanmar
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:16:29 -0400
YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters reporters appeared in a Myanmar court for the 11th time on Wednesday, which marked 100 days since they were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.
- 'Four'easter' storm pounds U.S. East, states declare emergencies
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:30:52 -0400
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. East's fourth major snowstorm this month swept through the region with heavy snow and high winds on Wednesday, snarling flights and commuter travel, closing schools and triggering emergency declarations in New York City and New Jersey.