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EU warns U.S. of boomerang effect if Trump imposes car levies

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:57am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has warned the United States that imposing import tariffs on cars and car parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of U.S. exports.

Kennedy's departure from high court could benefit business interests

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 5:07am
WASHINGTON(Reuters) - In a hotly contested case before the U.S. Supreme Court three years ago, Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the deciding vote to uphold the broad scope of race discrimination claims that can be brought under the Fair Housing Act.

Chaos in Merkel's coalition after Seehofer dangles resignation

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 4:16am
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday will make a last-ditch effort to end a migration row with her conservative allies by holding more talks with her interior minister, whose offer to resign cast doubt over whether her fragile government can survive.

Exclusive: Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 4:12am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business group and customarily a close ally of President Donald Trump's Republican Party, is launching a campaign on Monday to oppose Trump's trade tariff policies.

World shares slide on trade war, German coalition concerns

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 4:02am
LONDON (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked world shares lower on Monday, while European markets and the Mexican peso were both jolted by political developments at home.

EU warns U.S. of major hit if car tariffs imposed

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 3:33am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has warned the United States that imposing import tariffs on cars and car parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of U.S. exports.

Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 3:00am
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's new president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he would pursue friend and foe alike in a crackdown on corruption after voters handed him a powerful mandate for government with a landslide election victory on Sunday.

James agrees to four-year, $154 million deal with Lakers

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 2:21am
(Reuters) - Three-time NBA champion LeBron James bid farewell to Cleveland on Sunday after agreeing to a four-year $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Myanmar court to hear arguments on charging jailed Reuters reporters

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:25am
YANGON (Reuters) - Prosecutors and defense lawyers will present arguments on Monday whether two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents in Myanmar should be charged, after the six-month pre-trial phase of the landmark case ended last month.

Expect a hot July Fourth as heat wave sizzles U.S. Midwest, East Coast

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:42pm
(Reuters) - Sweltering temperatures flirting with 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) will blister parts of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast on Monday and sizzle at least through the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

Merkel's Bavarian allies row over EU migrant deal

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 4:09pm
MUNICH/BERLIN (Reuters) - The leadership of Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies argued long into Sunday evening over whether to accept immigration proposals the German chancellor brought back from Brussels, heightening uncertainty over the future of her government coalition.

Croatia advance to quarter-finals after penalty shootout

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:58pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on Sunday.

Nine wounded in stabbing at child's birthday party in Idaho

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:43pm
(Reuters) - A man went on a stabbing spree at a 3-year-old's birthday party at an apartment complex housing refugee families in Boise on Saturday, injuring nine people, including six children, police said on Sunday.

Dell nears deal buy out VMWare tracking stock with cash and equity: source

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:28pm
(Reuters) - Dell Inc. is nearing a deal to buy out the holders of shares that track the performance of VMWare Inc using a mix of cash and equity in Dell, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Exclusive: Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline - factory sources

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 3:03pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc nearly produced 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans in the last week of its second quarter, with the final car rolling off the assembly line on Sunday morning, several hours after the midnight goal set by Chief Executive Elon Musk, two workers at the factory told Reuters.

Four hospitalized, police eye more arrests after Portland clashes

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 2:13pm
(Reuters) - Clashes between anti-fascist and right-wing militants in Portland, Oregon on Saturday sent four people to the hospital including a police officer and led to at least four arrests, authorities said.

Weary of graft and violence, Mexican voters lean toward outsider

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 1:53pm
NEZAHUALCOYOTL, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexicans lined up to vote for a new president on Sunday, with many hoping for a shake-up of the status quo by choosing an anti-establishment leftist whose pledge to clean up politics has resonated widely after years of violence and corruption.

U.S. has plan to dismantle North Korea nuclear program within a year: Bolton

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday he believed the bulk of North Korea's weapons programs could be dismantled within a year, although some experts say the complete process could take far longer.

Senator Collins will not back anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 12:58pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key moderate Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday that she will not support a nominee to fill a soon-to-be-vacated seat on the Supreme Court who would overturn a landmark legal ruling that supports a woman's right to abortion.

Trump will press Putin on election meddling denials: security aide

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 12:24pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will press Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Moscow's denial of meddling in the 2016 presidential election when the two leaders meet next month, national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday.