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Shells fall in northeast Syria despite five-day ceasefire agreement

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Shelling could be heard at the Syrian-Turkish border on Friday morning despite a five-day ceasefire agreed between Turkey and the...

15 Times Trump and His Allies Claimed 'No Quid Pro Quo'

WASHINGTON — It was not the message that the White House and its supporters have been trying to hammer home in recent weeks as...

Zuckerberg defends Facebook's approach to free speech, draws line on China

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company’s light regulation of speech and lack...

The Latest: Reports of fighting despite Syria cease-fire

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local):1:40 p.m.Activists and a Syria war monitor says the Kurdish-led...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises 'tremendous opportunities' for US firms

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told American business leaders in Beijing on Thursday that China will create "tremendous opportunities" for companies from the US and...

InSight instrument resumes movement into Martian surface

WASHINGTON — A probe on NASA’s InSight Mars lander that has been stuck for months is moving deeper into the surface again thanks to...

Holding Off Stimulus in Germany Isn’t Just Political Mantra

(Bloomberg) -- When German officials get nagged about delivering major fiscal stimulus, they have plenty of answers ready for why now isn’t the moment.Their...

Elijah Cummings remembered as eloquent and militant voice for democracy

In May, when the House Oversight Committee, led by Elijah Cummings of Maryland, scheduled a series of hearings on facial recognition software, Cedric Alexander...

Trump says U.S. Energy Secretary Perry to step down at end...

FORT WORTH, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will step down by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said on...

J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging...

Reports: Baker gets second interview for Phillies managing job

FILE PHOTO: Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker looks on from the bench during action of their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game against...

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 33

(Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1,479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied...

PS4 FREE game download: Grab 2019 smash hit at no costs...

PS4 owners can tuck into another free game this weekend, courtesy of Sony and Ubisoft.The latest PlayStation 4 free game weekend kicks off today...

'Totally avoidable': 3 firms fined in deadly Seattle crane collapse

TUKWILA, Wash. — Washington state on Thursday fined three companies for their roles in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last...

Two charged in campaign finance case with associates of Giuliani plead...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two American businessmen charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws with former associates of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal...

Civil rights leaders rebuke Zuckerberg's free speech address

Several of the nation’s leading civil rights activists and organizations criticized the comments Thursday of Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who described efforts to...

Trump escapes impeachment onslaught to give Texas Republicans a boost

DALLAS — President Donald Trump escaped the daily drumbeat of impeachment in Washington for friendlier turf in Texas where he assailed his political opponents...

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after playing role in crisis

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization" but its effect was...

Reports: Baker gets second interview for Phillies managing job

FILE PHOTO: Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker looks on from the bench during action of their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game against...

Trump says he has a lot of confidence in acting chief...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney,...

China third-quarter GDP grows 6%, slowest pace in almost three decades

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth slowed more than expected to 6.0% year-on-year in the third quarter, the weakest pace in almost three decades,...