WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump raced on Monday to cement a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court before the Nov. 3 election, telling reporters he planned by Saturday to reveal his pick to succeed liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
- House Democrats file bill to fund U.S. government but leave out new farm money
- Biden bashes Trump's leadership on pandemic, Trump attacks Biden on trade
- California firefighters race to subdue flames before heat and winds return
- As U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 200,000, a nation grapples with grief
- Trump officials rush to make it tougher for skilled foreign workers to gain visas
- Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Biden ahead in Wisconsin, a close race in Pennsylvania
- Nevada judge tosses Trump campaign lawsuit over mail-in ballots
- U.S. nears grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday slapped new sanctions on Iran's defense ministry and others involved in its nuclear and weapons program to support the U.S. assertion that all U.N. sanctions against Tehran are now restored, which key European allies as well as Russia and China reject.
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- England to require earlier 10 p.m. closing time for pubs, eateries after virus spike
- Belarus opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions
- Iran says it is ready to swap all prisoners with U.S.
- UK Labour leader Starmer urges voters to 'take another look' at his party
- Canada police say six ricin-laced letters sent to U.S., including White House
- Palestinians arrest supporters of Abbas rival based in UAE
- UK PM Johnson to urge Britons to go back to working from home: The Telegraph
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing is unlikely to approve an "unfair" deal Oracle Corp and Walmart Inc said they have struck with ByteDance over the future of video-streaming app TikTok, state-backed newspaper Global Times said in an editorial.
- ByteDance, Oracle at loggerheads over terms of TikTok agreement
- Trump to meet state attorneys general to discuss key U.S. tech liability shield
- COVID-19 vaccine verdicts loom as next big market risk
- Asia shares weaker on lockdown worries, banking sell-off
- Airline travel shifts toward last-minute bookings, domestic trips: Skyscanner
- Fed chief Powell slated for first of week's three congressional appearances
- Chinese tech giant Tencent's WeChat app sees downloads surge before U.S. ban
- Tesla's Musk sees no immediate boost from 'Battery Day' tech unveil
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ellen DeGeneres on Monday opened the new season of her popular television talk show by apologizing to staff after reports of a toxic work environment on her set and saying changes had been made to start "a new chapter."
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- Ellen DeGeneres issues apology, vows 'new chapter' after on-set turmoil
- HBO's 'Succession' wins best drama series at TV's Emmy awards
- 'Schitt's Creek' wins Emmy award for best comedy series
- Pandemic shows need for global response to climate change, says Attenborough
- UK's Meghan did not cooperate with biography, lawyers tell court
- Emmy Awards air as giant video conference with TV's top stars
- Verdi's 'Masked Ball' in Madrid cancelled after jeers over distancing
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(Reuters) - Tampa Bay's power-play unit finally snapped out of their slumber to help the Lightning secure a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday and tie the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece.
- NBA great Jordan forms NASCAR team with Wallace as driver
- Quick turnaround helped me get past U.S. Open shock: Djokovic
- Report: NFL fines 3 coaches for failing to wear masks
- MLB roundup: Padres clinch rare playoff berth
- A new era? DeChambeau's U.S. Open triumph puts field on notice
- MLB, MLBPA commit $10 million to Players Alliance
- Halep claims Rome title after Pliskova retires with injury
- UK sports bodies ask government for emergency aid
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