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|Supreme court largely backs Texas Republicans over electoral maps
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Texas Republicans by reviving electoral districts drawn by the state legislature that had been thrown out by a lower court for diluting the influence of black and Hispanic voters.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:51 AM
|Special Report: Rebooting Germany - Where Europe's most powerful economy is falling behind
MASSEN-NIEDERLAUSITZ, Germany (Reuters) - Until March of this year, goods arriving at family engineering firm Zemmler Siebanlagen in eastern Germany generated piles of paperwork and hours of manual cross checks. These days, stockman Ronny Mucha records deliveries on a specially designed tablet application that immediately updates other departments. It takes a fraction of the time.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 6:53 AM
|U.S. says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government still has 2,053 children in its custody who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy and officials said there was a "well coordinated" process for reuniting families.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:37 AM
|Trump says illegal immigrants should be deported with 'no judges or court cases'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to "break into" the country.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:38 AM
|Trade worries weigh on Wall Street, tech stocks suffer
(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Monday as a move to check Chinese investments in U.S. technology firms further raised tensions between the United States and its trading partners.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:07 AM
|Rebound in South powers U.S. new home sales in May
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased more than expected in May as sales in the South surged to their highest level in nearly 11 years.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:36 AM
|U.N. envoy due in Yemen as strains escalate with Houthi missile launch
RIYADH/ADEN (Reuters) - The Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired missiles at the Saudi capital Riyadh late on Sunday, escalating tensions ahead of a visit by the U.N. envoy to Yemen this week to try to avert a military assault on the country's main port city.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 8:37 AM
|Supreme Court ducks dispute over florist who refused gay wedding request
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After siding with a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent back to lower courts a similar dispute over a florist who declined to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding based on her Christian beliefs.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:39 AM
|Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:24 AM
|U.S. prosecutors cancel meeting with Stormy Daniels: lawyer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A meeting between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and federal prosecutors in New York investigating President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen scheduled for Monday has been canceled, a lawyer representing Daniels said late on Sunday.
POSTED JUNE 25, 2018 10:39 AM