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Man who entered New York cathedral with gasoline charged with attempted arsonReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
A 37-year-old man was charged on Thursday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and lighters on Wednesday, police said.
Wall Street edges higher on industrial gains; healthcare drags againReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
U.S. stocks eked out gains in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as strong results from industrials countered another drop in healthcare stocks, with investors shrugging off release of the Mueller report.
VERBATIM: Barr defends Trump ahead of Mueller reportReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, emphasizing that it found no collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow.
Barr says redactions to Mueller report were not made due to executive privilegeReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that most of the redactions made to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report ahead of its release were made to prevent harm to ongoing legal matters.
Exclusive: Dispute flares among U.S. officials over Trump administration Iran arms control report - sourcesReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher after strong retail sales dataReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, aided by upbeat results from industrial companies and a stronger-than-expected rise in March retail sales that pointed to a robust domestic economy.
Amazon says it's shutting its China online storeReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Amazon says it will shut its China online store by July 18, as the U.S. e-commerce giant focuses on the lucrative businesses of selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's most populous nation. Michelle Hennessy reports.
LVMH's billionaire boss Arnault defends Notre-Dame donationsReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
France's richest man Bernard Arnault hit out on Thursday at critics of his rush to donate tens of millions of euros to the restoration of Notre-Dame cathedral, saying he would not benefit from tax breaks and branding the sniping as petty.
Barr to discuss executive privilege in Russia report: spokeswomanReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to address whether executive privilege was invoked by the White House in the Russia report to be released on Thursday and also elaborate on Justice Department communications with the White House over the past several weeks, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Indonesia president declares poll win as rival does too, complaining of fraudReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of widespread cheating.
In aftermath of Notre-Dame blaze, Macron says Pope will visit FranceReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that Pope Francis would at an undetermined time visit France, a country plunged into sorrow this week by a catastrophic fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral.
North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talksReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
North Korea says it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
RPT-Major automakers fear Trump 'grenade' - imposing U.S. auto tariffsReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Major automakers are bullish on the outlook for the U.S. economy and auto sales, but one big question remains - will President Donald Trump throw a grenade into the sector by imposing sweeping tariffs of up to 25 percent on car and auto parts imports?
Top Congressional Democrats call for Mueller to testify publiclyReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.
Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential raceReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world's third-largest democracy, saying unofficial results showed his ticket had got 54 percent of the popular vote in Wednesday's election.
In campaign against gun violence, Columbine students aim to shock with final photosReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Last month, Kaylee Tyner and other students at Columbine High School launched a campaign dubbed #MyLastShot, asking students across the country to pledge to publicize images of their deaths if they became victims of a mass shooting.
At least 29 killed in Madeira tourist bus accidentReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
At least 29 people, most of them German tourists, died and 27 more were injured in a bus accident on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday, authorities said. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
Europe would respond to any U.S. sanctions on investments in Cuba: French ministerReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Europe would respond to any sanctions by the U.S. government on investments in Cuba, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday.
As Indonesia president heads for poll win, police warn on securityReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared on course on Thursday for a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and despite the objections of his rival, while police vowed firm action against any rallies that could disturb security.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip from 9-mth high, European PMIs in focusReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Asian shares dipped on Thursday amid subdued trade after losses on Wall Street and some profit-taking ahead of a long Easter weekend.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares off 9-mth peak, European PMIs in focusReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Asian shares slipped on Thursday after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday.
Indonesian 'quick counts' underline Widodo poll win, markets rallyReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia's financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable win for the incumbent.
Exclusive: Dispute flares among U.S. officials over Trump administration Iran arms control reportReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
A new Trump administration report on international compliance with arms control accords provoked a dispute with U.S. intelligence agencies and some State Department officials concerned that the document politicizes and slants assessments about Iran, five sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Congress will receive Mueller report between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. ThursdayReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Congress will receive Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign on Thursday between 11 a.m. and noon, a senior Justice Department official said on Wednesday.
Peru's ex-president Garcia kills himself to avoid arrest in Odebrecht probeReuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht, taking his own life, in the most dramatic turn yet in Latin America's largest graft scandal.