GRANITE CITY, Ill. (Reuters) – After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 on a pledge to “Make America Great Again” and revive the country’s old industrial heartland, Dave Chrusciel hoped someday to return to his previous job at the steel mill here in this southern corner of Illinois. Steel workers return to work after
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – Prospects that the United States and North Korea would hold a summit brightened after U.S. President Donald Trump said late on Friday Washington was having “productive talks” with Pyongyang about reinstating the June 12 meeting in Singapore. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – National Australia Bank on Saturday suffered what it described as a “nationwide outage” to some of its technology systems, leaving customers unable to access banking services or withdraw money. FILE PHOTO: A National Australia Bank (NAB) logo is pictured on an automated teller machine (ATM) in central Sydney September 12, 2014. REUTERS/David
(Reuters) – The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school’s handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Mike
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of homes destroyed by the erupting Kilauea volcano soared and authorities told residents to flee a surge of lava heading towards them. Sarah Conway, left, and Matt Patrick, both from USGS Hawaiian Volcano,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take “firm and appropriate measures” in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country’s southwest. FILE PHOTO: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as seen in Damascus, Syria November 14, 2017.
The Houston Rockets announced Friday that point guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday with a strained right hamstring. May 24, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the fourth quarter in game five of the
(Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt’s life had been threatened. FILE PHOTO – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler said the diesel emissions affair was not over and promised to stay at the helm of the German luxury car maker, a German newspaper reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Audi CEO Rupert Stadler speaks during the company’s annual news conference in Ingolstadt, Germany March 15, 2018. REUTERS/Michael
(Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers about $3.4 million so far, up more than 30 percent from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt’s life had been threatened. FILE PHOTO – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a
(Reuters) – The consumer staples index .SPLRCS, the S&P 500’s biggest laggard for 2018, could have further to fall and may even look less appealing as a defensive play in the event the economy turns sour. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 21, 2018.
(Reuters) – A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports said the teacher swatted away the shooter’s guns and wrestled him to the ground, protecting others in the classroom. The incident at Noblesville West Middle School was the latest in a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, a senior congressional aide said on Friday. As with a similar announcement earlier in the week, the proposed deal ran into immediate resistance in Congress, where Democrats and Trump’s fellow
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Women in Hollywood expressed relief, hope and vindication on Friday as movie producer Harvey Weinstein was charged with rape after decades of alleged sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Actor Rose McGowan addresses the audience during the opening session of the three-day Women’s Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., October 27,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin. Weinstein, the 66-year-old co-founder of the Miramax film