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UK PM Tells Press To Act On Leveson Report Quickly

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

* Cameron puts pressure on editors in a meeting * He has spoken out against statutory regulation * Newspapers urged to s...

GOP Senator Denounces Bold Boehner Offer

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. Republican senator underscored division within his party ranks on Tuesday by opposing a plan by the top Republi...

NATO Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapon Use

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - NATO told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday that any use of chemical weapons in h...

Spy Agency Warns Of Massive Data Theft

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology

* Accused thief had broad access to spy agency data banks * Counter-terrorism information may be in jeopardy * Data reco...

Liberal Group Pressures Obama, Lays Out New Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - A think tank with ties to the Obama administration laid out a deficit-reduction proposal on Tuesday, urging the presid...

U.S. To U.N.: Hands Off Our Internets

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

By Matt Smith and Joseph Menn DUBAI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. and Canadian proposal to protect the Internet from new internation...

Students Plan Lawsuit Against Facebook

Reuters | Georgina Prodhan | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

By Georgina Prodhan VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian student group plans to sue Facebook Inc, the world's biggest social network, for fai...

Terrorist Attacks More Than Quadrupled In Decade Since Sept. 11

Reuters | Peter Apps | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The number of terrorist attacks each year has more than quadrupled in the decade since September 11, 2001, a study relea...

4 Prosecutors Named As Possible U.S. Attorney Successors

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Four prosecutors with Illinois ties were recommended on Monday to President Barack Oba...

CEOs' Self-Serving Warning To Congress

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Business

* Uncertainty sparking layoffs, slowing investment * Executives sent letter to Obama, Congress, urging action * Critics ...

Brain Scans Suggest Surprising Cause Of Binge Drinking In Teens

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have unpicked the brain processes involved in teenage alcohol abuse and say their findings help explain why some young p...

Facebook Users Begin Voting On If They Want To Vote Anymore

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc opened the polls on Monday for its roughly 1 billion users to vote on a vari...

Rare Napoleon Artifact Sells For Big Bucks At Auction

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Money

PARIS, Dec 3 (Reuters) - A rare letter in which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte vowed to "blow up the Kremlin" fetched 10 times more than expected...

FDA Asks Court To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Delayed Food Safety Rules

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home

* Lawsuit claims U.S. agencies failed to issue timely regulations * FDA argues it cannot meet some deadlines because of enormous task...

Man Gets 18 Months For Attempted Rhino Head Theft

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Weird News

LONDON (Reuters) - A Londoner was sentenced to 18 months in jail on Monday after his attempt to steal a rhino head worth up to $800,000 from a museum ...

Chrystia Freeland: On the Self Tax and Democratic Government

92nd Street Y | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
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Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland recently spoke with us about her new book, Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the ...

U.S. Urges Israel To Reconsider Plan To Build More Settlement Homes

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The United States urged Israel on Monday to reconsider its plan to erect 3,000 more homes in the occupied West Bank an...

Hits From Contact Sports Tied To Pattern Of Brain Damage

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Years of hits to the head in football or other contact sports lead to a distinct pattern of ...

Company That Is Not Apple Wants Samsung Products Banned, Too

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish telecoms gear maker Ericsson has filed a request with the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban U.S. imports of pro...

Tennessee Refinery Incident Hospitalizes Workers

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green

HOUSTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Valero Energy Corp said on Monday that the rupture of a small window on a unit at its 180,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refine...

Reports: Syria's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Defects

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi has defected from President Bashar al-Assad's government and has left the ...

Israel Won't Back Down On Settlement Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Israel will not backtrack on a settlement expansion plan that has drawn strong international condemnation, an official ...

Supreme Court Remains Silent On Same-Sex Marriage

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

By Terry Baynes WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday put off deciding whether to enter the legal fray over ...

Alzheimer's Drug Trial Starts Today

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Monday it started a new clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of its experimental oral dr...

Would You Get A Mortgage From Here?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Money

* Survey: 80 pct of consumers would consider non-bank mortgage * Cost, service and trust key factors in selecting loan ...