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Greek Government Signals New Concessions As Debt Talks Deadline Looms

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, June 20 (Reuters) - Greece's left-wing government promised on Saturday to offer concessions to creditors...

Many U.S. Mayors Skeptical Charleston Will Inspire Gun Law Changes

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics

By Robin Respaut SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 (Reuters) - Many U.S. mayors said this week's deadly church shooting in South Carolina should ...

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Mansour Arrested In Berlin At Request Of Egyptian Authorities

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | Media

BERLIN (Reuters) — A leading Al Jazeera journalist was arrested at a Berlin airport on Saturday at the request of Egypt, a lawyer for the Qatar-base...

ISIS Claims Deadly Car Bomb In Yemeni Capital

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | World

SANAA, June 20 (Reuters) - Islamic State group said it was behind a car bomb that exploded in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday near the Qiba al-Mah...

Dramatic Video Shows British Paratrooper Saved Mid-Air After Parachute Fails

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | World

(Updates with comment from soldier) LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - A British army paratrooper from the country's famed Red Devils display...

Accused Charleston Shooter Talked About Attacking College: Friend

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | Crime

June 19 (Reuters) - Friends of the white gunman who shot and killed nine black people inside an historic African-American church in Charleston, Sout...

Officer Kills Allegedly Armed Suspect In Boston

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2016 | Crime

BOSTON, June 19 (Reuters) - Police shot and killed a man who was wielding a knife near Boston University on Friday afternoon, according to the Massa...

NAACP President: The Confederate Flag Should Come Down

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - NAACP President Cornell Brooks said on Friday the Confederate flag must come down following the slayings of nine Afric...

Cop And Suspect Die In Cincinnati Shootout

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2016 | Crime

June 19 (Reuters) - A veteran Cincinnati police officer and an armed suspect have died after an exchange of gunfire on Friday morning following a re...

California Suspect Beaten By Police Reportedly Files Claim Against City

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

June 18 (Reuters) - An assault suspect who was beaten with batons by police in a central California city during a videotaped arrest that was posted on...

Britain To Accept Hundreds More Syrian Women And Children

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2016 | Impact

LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) - Britain will take in "several hundred more" vulnerable Syrian refugees, a government source said on Friday, after Prime ...

Feds Arrest 243 People For Health Care Fraud

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

By Megan Cassella (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday that 243 people have been arrested across the country, charged with s...

New Mexico Judge Allows Teacher Evaluations Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2016 | Politics

By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 18 (Reuters) - A New Mexico judge has denied a motion to dismiss a teachers union lawsuit that ...

Rikers Guard Sentenced Over 'Indifference' To Inmate's Death

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Crime

(Adds comment on potential settlement of Rikers civil lawsuit from Manhattan U.S. attorney) By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, June...

Attempted Murder Charge For Suspect Accused Of Shooting At George Zimmerman

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Crime

(Adds details of charges, incident) June 18 (Reuters) - The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder i...

Senate Passes Annual Defense Policy Bill, Veto Threatened

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Politics

(Updates with final vote total, background.) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed...

Loretta Lynch: Justice Department To Review All Facts, Motivations In Charleston Shooting

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Thursday said the Justice Department will investigate the motivations and fac...

Good News For Scott Walker

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is the clear favorite of conservative voters as he r...

Data Maps Of Slums Pinpoint Which Schools Fail To Reach Poor Kids, Need Help

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact

By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi ...

Apple Scores Big Profits From Watch Bands

Reuters | Julia Love | Posted 06.18.2016 | Technology

By Julia Love San Francisco (Reuters) - Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the ti...

No, Human Breast Milk Is Not Some Kind Of Super Food For Adults

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living

LONDON (Reuters) - A growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breas...

Fasting During Ramadan Poses Unique Risks For Those With Type 2 Diabetes

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) - Muslims with type 2 diabetes who choose to fast during Ramadan may benefit from individualized educ...

Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, California Labor Commission Rules

Reuters | Sarah McBride and Dan Levine | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology

By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine June 17 (Reuters) - A San Francisco-based driver for smartphone-based ride-hailing service Uber is an employee, not...

Drug Overdose Deaths On The Rise In The U.S.

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - Deaths by drug overdose have been on the rise in the United States, with a majority of ...

Will Pope Francis Challenge Climate Change Skeptics In The U.S.?

Reuters | By Mary Wisniewski | Posted 06.17.2016 | Religion

CHICAGO, June 17 (Reuters) - Some U.S. scientists are expressing hope that Pope Francis' encyclical on global warming embracing the view that it is ...