Reuters - 40 minutes ago
NEW YORK

(Reuters) - The Supreme Court signaled on Monday it may dismiss a challenge to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban after the White House announced tailored restrictions on eight countries that legal experts said stand a better chance at holding up in court.

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Anna Toure
Adeline Bailleul
Luke Vargas
Lauren Crothers
Jonah Haskell
Albert Guasch Rafael
Reuters - 1 hour ago
BRASILIA

(Reuters) - The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, Rodrigo Maia, said on Monday that two new charges against President Michel Temer in a corruption case should be considered together when they reach the floor of the chamber on Tuesday.

Reuters - 1 hour ago
SAN JUAN

(Reuters) - Many people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have evacuated, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he asked for more government aid to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.

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Juan Colón
Reuters - 1 hour ago
GENEVA

(Reuters) - Switzerland opened a war-crimes investigation into Rifaat al-Assad, an uncle of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, almost four years ago, but it has stalled despite "compelling evidence", an activist group and lawyers said on Monday.

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John Zarocostas
Sophie Tavernese
LISA SCHLEIN
Jan Dirk Herbermann
Rosalind Yarde-Jumbe
Reuters - 2 hours ago
DUBAI

(Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi forces have detained a U.S. citizen in the capital Sanaa for reasons that were not immediately clear, two colleagues of the man said on Monday.

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Mark Townsend
Celia Peterson
Shiva SS
Will Rankin
Joumana Saad
Nichole Miranda
Reuters - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court canceled oral arguments scheduled in October to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's previous travel ban, signaling the court might dismiss the case.

Available journalists 8

Anna Toure
Adeline Bailleul
Luke Vargas
Lauren Crothers
Jonah Haskell
Albert Guasch Rafael
Reuters - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK/SEOUL

(Reuters) - North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.

Available journalists 8

Anna Toure
Adeline Bailleul
Luke Vargas
Lauren Crothers
Jonah Haskell
Albert Guasch Rafael
Reuters - 3 hours ago
SAN JUAN

(Reuters) - Most people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have been moved to safety, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he urged the U.S. Congress to fund an aid package to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.

Available journalists 1

Juan Colón
Reuters - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court canceled oral arguments scheduled in October to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's previous travel ban, signaling the court might dismiss the case.

Available journalists 8

Anna Toure
Adeline Bailleul
Luke Vargas
Lauren Crothers
Jonah Haskell
Albert Guasch Rafael
Reuters - 3 hours ago
TORONTO

(Reuters) - Chelsea Manning was turned back at the Canadian-U.S. border because she was convicted of espionage for passing information to Wikileaks, the former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Monday.

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Jeff Harrington
Hayley Zimak
Cody Punter
Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Brian Capitao
Shenaz Kermalli
Reuters - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON

(Reuters) - The ambassadors to Washington from Britain, France, Germany and the European Union all strongly backed the international nuclear agreement with Iran on Monday, as long as Tehran continues to comply with the pact.

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Ayen Bior
David Smith
Dan Friedell
NuNu Wako
Kimberly Curtis
Joseph Hammond
Reuters - 3 hours ago
CARACAS

(Reuters) - Venezuela's doctors, fed up with what they called the World Health Organization's passive attitude toward the country's deep medical crisis, protested at the agency's Caracas office on Monday to demand more pressure on the government and additional assistance.

Available journalists 8

Ana Herrero
Carlos Israel Camacho González
Mariana Zuniga
Gaby J. Miller
Bud Wichers
Yerubi Yánez
Reuters - 4 hours ago
CAIRO

(Reuters) - Egyptian police arrested seven people on Monday after they were seen raising a rainbow flag at a concert, security sources said, in a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the conservative Muslim country.

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Amina Ashraf
Kristen Chick
Hanan Solayman
Eduard Cousin
Salma Islam
Abdelmaksoud Elmalllah
Reuters - 4 hours ago
SAN JUAN

(Reuters) - Most people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have been moved to safety, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he urged the U.S. Congress to fund an aid package to avert a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.

Available journalists 1

Juan Colón
Reuters - 4 hours ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - British and EU negotiators talked up hopes for progress on Brexit as a new round of talks began in Brussels on Monday, three days after Prime Minister Theresa May tried to revive the process and improve the mood.

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Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Alexander Saeedy
Jennifer Baker
Geoff Meade
Adrien Monnoyer
Associated Press - 4 hours ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Every night since Hurricane Maria hit, Miguel Martinez and his family have slept on mattresses on the porch to escape the heat inside their dark, stifling home. But it's nearly impossible to sleep with temperatures in the high 70s

.

Available journalists 1

Juan Colón
Reuters - 4 hours ago
YANGON/DHAKA

(Reuters) - Myanmar's army unearthed the bodies of 17 Hindu villagers on Monday, taking to 45 the number authorities suspect were killed by Muslim insurgents last month at the onset of a wave of violence that has sent 436,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.

Reuters - 5 hours ago
ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq

(Reuters) - Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict.

Available journalists 2

Delawit Mesfin
harez jamal
Associated Press - 5 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump's weekend tweet was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace

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Reuters - 6 hours ago
VIENNA

(Reuters) - Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO), seeking to soften its image before Austrians go to the polls next month, offered only lukewarm praise on Monday for a record election showing by its sister party in neighboring Germany.

Available journalists 8

Kerry Skyring
John Cummins
Paul Gillingwater
Dariusz Kalan
Eric Willemsen
Susanne Gottlieb
Associated Press - 6 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump's weekend tweet was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace

.

Reuters - 6 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS/BEIJING/SEOUL

(Reuters) - North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.

Reuters - 6 hours ago
ERBIL, Iraq

(Reuters) - Turnout in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence referendum reached 76 percent at 5:00 p.m. (1400 GMT), one hour before the time set initially for polling stations to close, Erbil-based Rudaw TV said, citing the higher referendum commission.

Available journalists 8

Owen Holdaway
Catherine James
Campbell MacDiarmid
Young Kim
Gina Al ammo
Cathy Otten
Reuters - 6 hours ago
ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq

(Reuters) - Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict.

Available journalists 2

Delawit Mesfin
harez jamal
Reuters - 6 hours ago
BERLIN/PARIS

(Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a note of caution with respect to French calls for deeper European integration on Monday, a day before French President Emmanuel Macron lays out his plans for ambitious European reforms.

Available journalists 8

Allan Hall
Dave Keating
Breandáin O'Shea
Sean Williams
Laura Cruz
Petra Zlatevska
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
LONDON (AP) — In past skirmishes with local regulators, Uber's playbook under co-founder and now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick was simple: fight

.

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Amy Guttman
Andrew Edwards
Eileen Byrne
Georgia Tolley
Joab Chakhaza
Jonathan Sacerdoti
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurds voted Monday in a landmark referendum on supporting independence, a move billed by the Kurdish leadership as an exercise in self-determination but viewed as a hostile act by Iraq's central government. Neighboring Turkey even threatened a military response

.

Available journalists 8

Owen Holdaway
Catherine James
Campbell MacDiarmid
Young Kim
Gina Al ammo
Cathy Otten
Reuters - 7 hours ago
MADRID/BARCELONA

(Reuters) - Spanish authorities have done enough to discredit and prevent a planned referendum this Sunday on independence in Catalonia, two senior government officials told Reuters on Monday, though they may now let a secession "party" happen.

Available journalists 8

Anna Lladó Ferrer
Marc Figuerola Delgado
Ulises Izquierdo
Cristobal Frohlich
Ewelina Kawczynska
Neus Ràfols Garcia
Associated Press - 7 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — The Lebanese president says he wants some 1.5 million Syrian refugees living in his country to henceforth start returning to their homes, voluntarily or not

.

Available journalists 8

Catherine Field
Deon De Lange
Melissa Chemam
Vivienne Walt
NGHEMKAP Armand
Ivan Broadhead
Reuters - 7 hours ago
BRUSSELS

(Reuters) - Police searched eight houses in and around Brussels on Monday and detained one suspect in investigations into people who had joined militants in Syria in 2014, prosecutors said.

Available journalists 8

Tesa Arcilla
Georg von Harrach
Alexander Saeedy
Jennifer Baker
Geoff Meade
Adrien Monnoyer

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