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Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

42 min 18 sec ago
(Reuters) - Former world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida early on Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to an online Palm Beach County Police report.

U.S. may put emergency tariffs on solar imports

1 hour 21 min ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organization that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according to a WTO filing published on Monday.

U.S. companies no longer know rules of game under Trump, Hasbro director says

2 hours 11 min ago
CASCAIS, Portugal (Reuters) - Confusion surrounding the trade policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration means U.S. companies no longer know the rules of the game, a board member and former CEO of toymaker Hasbro told an international conference on Monday.

Exclusive: U.S. aid agency under scrutiny for loans in Chile

3 hours 4 min ago
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government is auditing a foreign aid program that loaned almost $1 billion to renewable energy projects in Chile – including solar farms in such deep financial trouble that the loans may never be fully repaid, according to people familiar with the matter.

Macron meets Russia's Putin near Paris, promising tough talks

3 hours 40 min ago
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia's Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere.

Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election: polls

5 hours 54 min ago
PARIS (Reuters - French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to win the most votes in June's parliamentary election, polls showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity.

'Convinced Atlanticist' Merkel being honest with U.S., spokesman says

6 hours 42 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel believes firmly in strong German - U.S. relations and is simply being honest with the United States when she flags up policy differences with Washington, her spokesman said on Monday.

MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

7 hours 4 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday.

Civilians lack food, water, medicine as Mosul battle mounts: U.N.

9 hours 34 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Islamic State are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops to take the northern city.

UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

9 hours 35 min ago
(Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had arrested a 16th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing last week.

Cyclone churns towards Bangladesh as storm toll reaches almost 200 in Sri Lanka, India

10 hours 40 sec ago
AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - A cyclone grew in strength as it churned north towards Bangladesh on Monday after heavy rain in rural Sri Lanka and thunderstorms in eastern India killed almost 200 people, with more torrential downpours forecast.

President Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election: poll

12 hours 38 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to emerge with the most seats in June's parliamentary election, a poll showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity.

Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration

13 hours 1 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippine city of Iligan was overflowing with evacuees and on lockdown on Monday over fears Islamist militants had sneaked out of nearby Marawi, where troops were battling to drive out gunmen holed up in buildings for a seventh day.

Asia stocks edge up on firmer Wall Street, pound nurses losses

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 9:41pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime Minister Theresa May's party in Britain's upcoming elections. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a touch higher.

As Fed raises rates, aim is not to roil markets, Williams says

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 8:49pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. economy is at or near the Federal Reserve's goals of full employment and stable prices, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said, adding that the U.S. central bank wants to make sure markets stay calm as it slowly returns interest-rate policy to normal.

Christians caught up in Philippines' urban battle with Islamists

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00pm
ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Bishop Edwin Dela Pena was sipping coffee after dinner in a southern Philippines coastal town last Tuesday when he received a phone call: it was from one of his diocese priests, who sounded panicky and distressed.

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 6:01pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.

Swedish art gallery satire "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 3:52pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - "The Square", a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

A conservative 'common man' set to challenge Canada's Trudeau

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 2:52pm
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Andrew Scheer, a social conservative who unexpectedly won the race to head Canada's main opposition party, is a popular legislator who may be able to unite a divided movement as he prepares to take on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Parachutist injured in accident in New York Harbor: media reports

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 1:03pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A parachutist was seriously injured in an accident in New York Harbor on Sunday during a Fleet Week event in which U.S. Navy and Coast Guard service members were participating, WABC-TV reported, citing the Coast Guard as its source.