Reuters: Top News
|Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza: Hamas
Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border.
POSTED JULY 21, 2018 3:18 AM
|Missouri boat accident kills 17, including nine from one family
Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 10:44 PM
|Judge praises U.S. efforts in reuniting migrant families
A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 9:38 PM
|Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump's tariff plans
Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc to Toyota Motor Corp and Alcoa Corp are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration's trade policies and to head off new tariffs.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 9:36 PM
|Missouri duck boat captain told passengers not to don life jackets: survivor
An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 8:45 PM
|Exclusive: Treasury's Mnuchin watching Chinese yuan weakness for manipulation
The United States is monitoring the recent weakness in China's yuan currency and will review whether the currency has been manipulated, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters on Friday.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 8:44 PM
|Over sorghum salad, U.S. farmers and Chinese buyers chew on trade
Chinese importers of the livestock feed sorghum feasted on tabbouleh salad and chipotle tortillas made with the U.S. grain at a Texas barbecue this week, as farmers try to woo buyers in the middle of an escalating U.S.-China trade war.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 8:35 PM
|Exclusive: U.S. open to lifting sanctions off aluminum giant Rusal - Mnuchin
The U.S. Treasury is open to removing Russian aluminum producer Rusal from a U.S. sanctions list, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, adding the objective was "not to put Rusal out of business."
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 7:52 PM
|Trump wants suspensions for NFL players who kneel during anthem
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 7:34 PM
|Lawyer Cohen taped Trump discussing Playboy model payment
U.S. President Donald Trump's onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the 2016 election in which they discussed buying the rights to a story by a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, one of the president's lawyers said on Friday.
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 6:52 PM