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Trump attacks Clinton on trade, says he should be handed victory

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:03:24 -0400

TOLEDO, Ohio; WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday over her trade policies, saying she would handle trade deals so badly that the country should "just cancel the election" and name him the victor.(image)

Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:09:54 -0400

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - A federal court jury delivered a surprise verdict on Thursday acquitting anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year.(image)

Lawyer says U.S. Supreme Justice Thomas groped her in 1999

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:31:25 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman who works as a corporate lawyer with an Alaska energy company has accused U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of groping her in 1999, a charge he called "preposterous" and untrue.(image)

Exclusive: EpiPen price hikes add millions to Pentagon costs

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:27:58 -0400

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV's price hikes on EpiPens have added millions to U.S. Department of Defense spending since 2008 as the agency covered more prescriptions for the lifesaving allergy shot at near retail prices, government data provided to Reuters shows.(image)

Police arrest 141 in crackdown on North Dakota pipeline protesters

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:49:18 -0400

(Reuters) - Police arrested 141 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota in a tense standoff that spilled into Friday morning between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline.(image)

Facebook executives feel the heat of content controversies

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:05:03 -0400

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After Facebook's removal of an iconic Vietnam war photo stirred an international uproar last month, the social network's executives quickly backtracked and cleared its publication.(image)

Amazon forecast for holiday season disappoints as investment rises

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:16:05 -0400

(Reuters) - Inc on Thursday said high spending on warehouses and video production would drag on profits in the holiday quarter, disappointing investors who are weary of roller coaster results from the e-commerce giant and sending its shares down 6 percent.(image)

Obama rallies Obamacare troops at 'critical time' for program

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:04:31 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday urged more than 25,000 volunteers and advocates who dialed in to a White House conference call to pull out the stops to boost the number of people signing up for Obamacare health insurance plans.(image)

Iraqi army aims to reach site of Islamic State executions south of Mosul

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:16:03 -0400

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi army was trying on Thursday to reach a town south of Mosul where Islamic State has reportedly executed dozens to deter the population against any attempt to support the U.S.-led offensive on the jihadists' last major city stronghold in Iraq.(image)

NATO seeks to manage Russia's new military deployments

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:46:16 -0400

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin's high-profile military deployments aim to showcase Russian power in any global confrontation with the West, NATO officials say, but the alliance will not seek to match Moscow's actions.(image)