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Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout '16, raising questions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, his attorney said on Sunday, raising new questions for congressional investigators looking into possible ties between the president and Russia. Read More

 

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Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but he appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement. More »

 

China's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown. More »

 

Nissan's Ghosn offers to wear electronic ankle tag for bail

TOKYO (Reuters) - Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes. More »

 

Student in Trump hat denies mocking Native American activist in videotaped encounter

(Reuters) - A white high school student seen with classmates appearing to confront a Native American Vietnam veteran near the Lincoln Memorial issued a statement on Sunday that video of the incident that went viral gives the false impression that the teens were instigators. More »

 

British PM May tries to break Brexit deadlock by winning more EU concessions

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday will try to crack the deadlock over Brexit by setting out proposals in parliament that are expected to focus on winning more concessions from the European Union. More »

 

Rohingya Muslim group fleeing India to Bangladesh stuck on 'zero line'

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh has denied entry to 31 Rohingya Muslims trying to enter from India and they are stuck in no-man's land on the border, Bangladesh authorities said on Monday, as India cracks down on members of the community. More »

 

Nippon Life president says actively exploring M&A in U.S.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Life Insurance Co is actively seeking mergers and acquisitions overseas, with a focus on the United States and Asia's emerging economies, the president of Japan's largest life insurer said on Monday. More »

 

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold cancels other festivities

(Reuters) - Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday and our celestial neighbor was bathed reddish-orange during a Super Blood Wolf Moon. More »

 

Patriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl

(Reuters) - New England and 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady will be going to their third consecutive Super Bowl after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-31 in overtime on Sunday, with the Los Angeles Rams standing between the Patriots and a sixth NFL title. More »

 

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