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Exclusive: Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:38:33 -0400

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republicans mostly blame the U.S. Congress, and not President Donald Trump or party leaders, for failing to pass their party's healthcare overhaul, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday.(image)

State Department employee charged in making contacts with Chinese agents

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:29:27 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. State Department employee with access to sensitive diplomatic information was accused of failing to report her contacts with Chinese foreign intelligence agents who provided her with gifts in exchange for economic information, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.(image)

'No turning back': PM May triggers 'historic' Brexit

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:06:41 -0400

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, declaring there was no turning back and ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown.(image)

White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:14:17 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to sign a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules as a bigger fight looms over rules governing the openness of the internet, the White House said on Wednesday.(image)

Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russia probe

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:06:35 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee pledged on Wednesday that their investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election campaign would be bipartisan, a sharp contrast to bitter partisan disagreement surrounding a similar probe in the House of Representatives.(image)

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:26:58 -0400

MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake when a massive explosion tore through his street, filling the room with dust and shattered glass. Then came the screams and cries from next door.(image)

Montana tribe sues Trump administration for lifting coal moratorium

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:43:48 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Native American tribe in Montana filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging its decision to lift a moratorium on coal leases on public land without first consulting with tribal leaders.(image)

A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:04:19 -0400

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action.(image)

Face of anti-Kremlin protests is the son of a Putin ally

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:10:16 -0400

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian high school student Roman Shingarkin had some explaining to do when he got home after becoming one of the faces of anti-Kremlin protests at the weekend. His father is a former member of parliament who supports President Vladimir Putin.(image)

Woman hits car, tries to mow down officers near U.S. Capitol: police

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:32:08 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman was arrested near the U.S. Capitol in Washington after police said she drove erratically, crashed into another vehicle and tried to run over officers on Wednesday.(image)