Reuters: Top News
|As U.S. shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline
GARDEN CITY, Kansas (Reuters) - In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 9:05 AM
|Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has sought to play down a report identifying "big flaws" in its Model 3 sedan, admitting there is a braking issue with the vehicle but saying it will be fixed with a software update within days.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 9:28 AM
|China, U.S. near deal on ZTE reprieve; Beijing cuts auto tariffs
BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp, sources said on Tuesday, and Beijing announced tariff cuts on car imports, further easing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 9:21 AM
|Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week's deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 8:13 AM
|China slashes auto import tariffs in boost to BMW, Tesla
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world's largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 6:25 AM
|Texas mulls school safety days after mass shooting
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott is set to begin a three-day series of discussions with educators and law enforcement officials on improving school safety on Tuesday, days after a teenager killed 10 people at a Houston-area high school.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 8:07 AM
|Gender, guns, partisan infighting define state nominating contests
(Reuters) - Voters in several states are casting ballots on Tuesday for candidates who could make U.S. political history.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 7:11 AM
|Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy
PUEBLA, Mexico (Reuters) - Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 9:23 AM
|Catharsis for Malaysia graft buster recounting threats endured over scandal
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull's eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a traitor, while nearby, officers took a statement from the main target of his investigation, ex-premier Najib Razak.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 8:19 AM
|From Burkina to Zimbabwe, U.S. aid cuts squeeze family planning services
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to stop work in June.
POSTED MAY 22, 2018 8:09 AM