Will President Trump Make A Wise Decision or a Dangerous One?

Trump almost took the country to the abyss, but instead he stopped and made the smarter choice. Instead of giving Bannon a rubber stamp on the national security council he gave the national security state a man they trust and respect.

General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser - Reuters

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Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 20:11
LONDON (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the European Union.

SoftBank shares up; sources say company willing to cede control of Sprint

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 19:56
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in SoftBank Group Corp rose nearly 3 percent in morning trade on Monday after a Reuters report that the Japanese company is prepared to cede control of Sprint Corp to T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers.

Afghan training goes back to basics as Trump faces U.S. troop decision

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 18:10
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At a recent, at times chaotic live-fire exercise near NATO's military base in Kandahar, Romanian army Master Sergeant Liviv Sandulache's advice to the assembled Afghan officers was simple: "I don't want anybody to do any job without your command."

Japan Inc signals boost to domestic capex but less keen on the U.S.: Reuters poll

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 18:08
TOKYO (Reuters) - One third of Japanese firms are looking to lift business investment at home in the next financial year, but companies are less bullish about capital spending in the United States due to uncertainty over the Trump administration's policies, a Reuters poll showed.

Flood worries in Northern California after deadly storm hits south

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 17:09
(Reuters) - Large parts of Northern California were placed on a flood advisory on Sunday ahead of a storm system expected to bring heavy rain, wind and snow to the state, still cleaning up from a deadly storm that deluged Southern California two days ago.

Trump comment about immigration 'problems' baffles Sweden

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:24
STOCKHOLM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the Scandinavian country on Sunday as diplomats asked for an explanation and citizens responded with amusement.

Trump administration mulls changes to trade deficit calculations: WSJ

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 15:22
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is mulling changes to how it calculates U.S. trade deficits in a way that would likely help bolster political arguments to renegotiate key trade deals, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people involved in the discussions.

U.S. senators look to new sanctions against Iran for missile development

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 14:10
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilise" the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday.

Kraft withdraws offer to merge with Unilever

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 13:26
(Reuters) - U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co has agreed to withdraw its proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever Plc , the companies said on Sunday.

Trump's national security candidates promised autonomy

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 13:19
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's next pick for national security adviser will have autonomy over staffing and key decisions, the White House said on Sunday as it scrambles to fill the post following the turbulent departure of Michael Flynn.

Trump's defense chief, unlike boss, says has no issues with media

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:11
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 18, wounds 25: official

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:22
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A blast from a suicide car bomb ripped through a Somali market on Sunday, killing 18 people and wounding at least 25, an official said, days before the country is due to inaugurate a new president.

A year ago, Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace: report

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 06:22
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel's Haaretz daily said on Sunday.

Britain's exit from EU irrevocable once triggered: minister

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 05:15
LONDON (Reuters) - The process of Britain leaving the European Union is irrevocable once it has been triggered, a government minister said on Sunday.

Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 04:45
MUNICH (Reuters) - Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned that suppressing the free press was "how dictators get started".

Four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia after airport murder: police

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 04:20
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fled Malaysia on the day he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport and apparently killed by a fast-acting poison, police said on Sunday.

Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul airport in push to capture city

Top Reuters News - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 04:08
BAGHDAD, SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces began moving on Sunday toward Mosul's airport, the first target of a ground offensive to capture the western side of the city that remains under control of Islamic State, the Iraqi military said.

Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations

Top Reuters News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 23:49
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process.

U.S. pushes Beijing to keep up pressure on North Korea

Top Reuters News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 22:44
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington urged Beijing to keep pressure on North Korea to return to talks aimed at preventing Pyongyang from making further advances in its weapons program in violation of U.N. resolutions.

Trump administration to expand groups of immigrants to be deported: documents

Top Reuters News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:56
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to drafts of two memos seen by Reuters and first reported by McClatchy news organization on Saturday.