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Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since. Haitian immigrants and supporters rally to reject DHS Decision to terminate TPS for Haitians, at the Manhattan borough in New York, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The United States offered Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after the January 2010 earthquake killedRead More


Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore’s Democratic opponent to win. Trump previously said that Moore should step aside if the allegations were true. Speaking to reporters at the White House before leaving Washington for Florida, Trump left open the possibility of campaigning for Moore, saying he would make an announcement on that next week. The president also ripped into Moore’s opponent, Democrat DougRead More


Massive fine for Uber Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Now Playing: Lawsuit: Some female Uber passengers have ‘endured rape’ from drivers Now Playing: Dallas lawyer fired after argument with Uber driver Now Playing: Massive fine for Uber Now Playing: Apple delays the planned release date of its high-end home pod speaker Now Playing: Tesla unveils its electric semi truck Now Playing: Amazon gears up for ‘Black Friday’ Now Playing: Amazon delivering Thanksgiving discounts at Whole Foods Now Playing: Scientists discover Earth-size planet that ‘could potentially sustain life’ Now Playing: Movement calls on parents not to give their children smartphonesRead More


Exclusive – State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to staff members at the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in Geneva, Switzerland October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Alex Brandon/Pool/File Photo A confidential State Department “dissent” memo not previously reported said Tillerson breached the ChildRead More


Prospect of post-Brexit boom sparks worry as well as celebration in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The prospect of bankers pouring into Frankfurt from post-Brexit Britain has worried local residents anxious about the effect on an already dire housing shortage but also energized leftist groups looking to advance their anti-capitalist ideology. FILE PHOTO: Activists attend a protest training organised by “NoG20 Rhein-Main” in preparation for the upcoming G 20 summit, which will take place on July 7 in Hamburg, in Frankfurt, Germany June 10, 2017. Picture taken June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo At least 10,000 financial jobs are expected to move outRead More


Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks. FILE PHOTO: An unidentified voter casts his ballot at a local polling station in Miami November 2, 2010. REUTERS/Hans Deryk The 27-page guidebook shown to Reuters ahead of publication calls for campaign leaders to emphasize security from the start and insist on practices such as two-factor authentication for access to email and documents and fullyRead More


Angels or demons? Political shadow hangs over Victoria’s Secret China show

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Victoria’s Secret’s glitzy annual fashion show hits the stage in China on Monday night for the first time, but will do so without several of its “angels” and star names who had been expected to attend, including model Gigi Hadid and pop singer Katy Perry. Model Xiao Wen (L) takes pictures with her phone before the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, China, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song Hadid has confirmed her absence, while reports have swirled ahead of the show about visas being denied overRead More


Honda recalling 900,000 minivans because seats may tip forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co (7267.T) said on Saturday that it was recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted. Honda Motor’s logo is seen on Civic sedan car at its showroom in Tokyo, Japan October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon The Japanese automaker said the recall covered 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey minivans, all but 2,000 of which are in North America, and that it had 46 reports of minor injuries related to the issue. Honda said it was working on aRead More


Russia blocks bid to briefly extend Syria chemical weapons inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, just a day after Moscow blocked a U.S. push to renew the investigation. Representatives of Russia and Bolivia vote in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on a bid to renew an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, U.S., November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TheRead More


New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig’s trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. Tesla’s new electric semi truck is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorn, California, U.S., November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandria Sage The showmanship wowed the crowd although some analysts’ heads started throbbing at the variety of new projects launched as the company is strugglingRead More