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Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads 'movement'

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:33
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll released on Sunday, edging out rival Jeb Bush and gaining support from Republicans in the last month despite a series of controversial statements.

U.S. regulators impose record $105 million fine on Fiat Chrysler

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. auto safety watchdog, toughening its stance against manufacturer defects, on Sunday fined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV a record $105 million over lapses in safety recalls involving millions of vehicles, according to documents obtained by Reuters.

Firefighters make progress against Western U.S. wildfires

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:22
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters made progress Sunday against three wildfires burning in Montana and California, aided by cooler temperatures overnight.

Missing Florida teens' boat found overturned and empty

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 15:28
(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday afternoon found an overturned and empty boat belonging to two teenage boys who went missing off the Florida coast during a fishing expedition two days ago, the service said.

With nuclear deal done, Iran sets out to reassure wary Gulf Arabs

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 15:17
KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister called on Sunday for a united front among Middle Eastern nations to fight militancy, in his first regional trip since Iran reached an agreement with world powers on the country's nuclear program - an agreement that raised fears among its Gulf Arab neighbors.

Obama tells Kenyans they can succeed, sees challenges

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:59
NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy, tackle corruption and end exclusion based on gender or ethnicity.

Greek PM Tsipras under pressure over covert Syriza drachma plan reports

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:48
ATHENS (Reuters) - Some members of Greece's leftist government wanted to raid central bank reserves and hack taxpayer accounts to prepare a return to the drachma, according to reports on Sunday that highlighted the chaos in the ruling Syriza party.

Amazon posts anomalous profit, Wall Street swoons

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:43
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investor enthusiasm for Inc is pretty consistent: the stock tends to rise, even though the company isn't consistent about making profits.

Houthis, Saudi-led forces battle for Yemen's biggest air base

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:37
ADEN/SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni forces allied with a Saudi-led coalition fought Houthi militia for control of the country's largest air base north of Aden on Sunday, hours before a humanitarian truce declared by the coalition was meant to start, residents said.

At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:07
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel gate and killing at least 13 people, a first responder and the rebel group said.

Syria's Assad: Army focusing on holding most important areas

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 09:19
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday the army had been forced to give up areas in order to hold onto more important ones in its fight with insurgents, and the scale of the war meant the military faced a manpower shortage.

Cuba tones down anti-U.S. rhetoric on revolution's main holiday

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:24
SANTIAGO, Cuba (Reuters) - Cuban leaders pledged to keep socialism alive but toned down the anti-U.S. rhetoric at Cuba's first national holiday since re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States on July 20.

Pope calls for release of priest, bishops abducted in Syria

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 05:26
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for the release of an Italian Jesuit priest and two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria two years ago, asking leaders to work for the freedom of all those abducted there.

Obama tells Kenyans they can succeed, sees challenges

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 04:54
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland that there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy, tackle corruption and end exclusion based on gender or ethnicity.

Debt conundrum to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 02:09
FRANKFURT/ ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring, officials believe.

Three killed as small airplane crashes into Tokyo suburb: NHK

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 02:00
TOKYO (Reuters) - Three people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a residential area of the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK reported, setting fire to houses and cars.

Warplanes attack targets near Yemen capital: residents

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:25
SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes carried out raids near the Yemeni capital Sanaa late on Saturday and shortly after dawn on Sunday, residents reported.

Greek bailout talks pushed back by a few days on logistics: official

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 21:59
ATHENS (Reuters) - Talks between Greece and its international creditors over a new bailout package will be delayed by a couple of days because of organizational issues, a finance ministry official said on Saturday.

Clinton: I did not send or get classified emails on private account

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 19:36
WINTERSET, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday that she did not use a private email account to send or receive classified information while she was secretary of state, in response to a government inspector's letter this week.

Teva nears deal for Allergan's generic drugs unit: source

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 19:26
(Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Allergan Plc's generic drug business following a thus far unsuccessful effort to acquire peer Mylan NV , according to a person familiar with the matter.