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Trump rejects push for moderate immigration deal, wants 'whole package'

May 24, 2018 - 9:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected a push by moderate congressional Republicans for a 'Dreamer' immigration deal, saying he would only back sweeping immigration legislation that met all of his demands, including a U.S-Mexico border wall.
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U.S. and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power

May 24, 2018 - 9:06am
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear technologies.
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Rusal CEO, board members quit in quest for U.S. sanctions relief

May 24, 2018 - 8:46am
HONG KONG/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest aluminum producer, United Company Rusal Plc , said on Thursday that its chief executive and seven board members had quit, part of a strategy it hopes may persuade the United States to lift crippling sanctions on it.
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North Korea blows up nuclear test site amid doubts over summit

May 24, 2018 - 8:18am
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site on Thursday, media reported, as part of steps that have reduced tension on the Korean peninsula and raised the possibility of a summit with the United States.
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Fashion and sport brands clash in luxury sneakers race

May 24, 2018 - 7:55am
MILAN (Reuters) - What do you get when luxury fashion meets sport? $10,000 sneakers.
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U.S. intelligence officials to brief lawmakers on Russia probe

May 24, 2018 - 7:52am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, including some Democrats, will receive briefings from FBI and intelligence officials on Thursday on the FBI probe into Russian election meddling after President Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims about an informant being used against him.
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Trump welcomes NFL decision on national anthem protests

May 24, 2018 - 7:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the National Football League's decision to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying if they don't want to stand maybe they should not be in the country.
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China scolds U.S. for withdrawing invite to naval drills

May 24, 2018 - 5:32am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry expressed regret on Thursday after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and cooperation.
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General Electric's power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

May 24, 2018 - 5:18am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vistra Energy Corp and Dominion Energy Inc – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants.
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Texas mass shooting victims, survivors to meet with governor

May 24, 2018 - 4:37am
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Victims and survivors of Texas mass shootings are expected to take part in a final round of talks on Thursday with Governor Greg Abbott, who is seeking ways to stop gun massacres after a shooter killed 10 people in a Houston-area high school.
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China says finds no clues to explain U.S. sonic incident

May 24, 2018 - 4:20am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has found no clues to explain what happened to an American citizen working at a U.S. consulate who reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
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Trump versus Rwanda in trade battle over used clothes

May 24, 2018 - 4:10am
KIGALI/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Early last year, weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the U.S. Trade Representative.
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General Electric's power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

May 24, 2018 - 1:33am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vistra Energy Corp and Dominion Energy Inc – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants.
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U.S. launches auto import probe, China says will defend interests

May 24, 2018 - 12:32am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.
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Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured

May 23, 2018 - 11:14pm
PAHALA, Hawaii (Reuters) - The restive Kilauea Volcano belched clouds of ash into the skies over Hawaii's Big Island twice more on Wednesday as civil defense authorities reported that pressurized geothermal wells at a nearby power plant had been spared from approaching lava.
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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

May 23, 2018 - 10:09pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday.
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U.S., in tit-for-tat, expels two Venezuelan envoys

May 23, 2018 - 9:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours, a move that follows Venezuela's decision to expel two American diplomats.
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U.S. launches national security probe of vehicle imports

May 23, 2018 - 9:20pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.
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Wyoming approves controversial hunt of Yellowstone area grizzlies

May 23, 2018 - 8:48pm
PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) - State wildlife officials approved plans on Wednesday for Wyoming's first season of grizzly bear hunting in 43 years, a move cheered by sportsmen but decried by Native Americans and conservation groups fighting to restore Endangered Species Act protections to the bears.
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Pentagon uninvites China from major U.S. military exercise

May 23, 2018 - 8:30pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive.
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