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China Calls Iowa’s Branstad ‘Old Friend’ After Report He Picked As Ambassador

By Dominique Patton and John Ruwitch BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China said on Wednesday the governor of the U.S. state of Iowa, Terry Branstad, was an “old friend” after a report that he had accepted an offer from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to become the next U.S. ambassador to China. “We welcome him to play a […]

Cuban Revolutionary Leader Fidel Castro Dies Aged 90

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. He was 90. A towering figure of the 20th century and Cold War icon, Castro stuck […]

Trump Triumphs Over Clinton In White House Upset

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path. A wealthy real-estate developer and former reality TV host, Trump […]

Urbandale And Des Moines Police Officers Killed In Ambushes Overnight

Updated – Police in Iowa said on Wednesday they have captured a man suspected of killing two police officers as they sat in their patrol cars in separate and unprovoked attacks. Scott Michael Greene, 46, was taken into custody just hours after police named him as their suspect in the ambushes, a police spokeswoman in […]

Trump Looks For Boost From Clinton’s New Email Problem

By Steve Holland CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shifted quickly on Friday to take advantage of a new twist in Democrat Hillary Clinton’s long-running email saga, seeking a much-needed boost in the campaign’s waning days. The FBI’s disclosure that it is investigating more emails as part of a probe […]

Clinton Email Problem Resurfaces As FBI Announces Review

By Mark Hosenball and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist that could damage the Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential race. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James […]

In Last Debate, Trump Suggests He May Reject Election Results

By Steve Holland and Amanda Becker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he might reject the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, a possibility his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called “horrifying.” In their third and final presidential debate, Trump said he would wait to decide […]

U.S. Military Strikes Yemen After Missile Attacks On U.S. Navy Ship

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military launched cruise missiles on Thursday against three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said. Yemen’s Houthi movement condemned the strikes and Iran announced it had sent two […]

Clinton Opposition To Asia Trade Pact ‘Close Call’: Hacked Emails

By Amanda Becker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton’s campaign was worried about the “hard balance” she would need to strike as the presidential candidate prepared to oppose a Pacific trade pact championed by President Barack Obama that she once supported, according to emails published on Tuesday by WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks released its latest batch of […]

Trump Steps Up Attacks On U.S. House Speaker, Says ‘Shackles’ Are Off

By John Whitesides and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House candidate Donald Trump stepped up his attacks against U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, calling him a weak and ineffective leader but saying his campaign “shackles” were off now that Ryan and other establishment Republicans have abandoned him. The day after Ryan, the […]

   

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