Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent U.S. strike in Syria

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:45:51 -0400


BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the milit...



Obama shortens prison sentences of 111 convicts: White House

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:09:29 -0400


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences of 111 convicts serving time for drug-related offenses in his second round of clemency grants this month, the White Ho...



Florida Republicans pick Marco Rubio for Senate race: AP

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:12:46 -0400


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marco Rubio, who dropped out of the Republican presidential race earlier this year, was chosen on Tuesday as the Republican Party nominee for a second U.S. Senate term from Flor...



Trade critic Trump visits Boeing Co's backyard

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:35:12 -0400


EVERETT, Washington/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump, who has made his criticism of a pending Pacific trade agreement central to his campaign, on Tuesday was to visit a Seattle suburb th...



EU ruling on Apple stirs calls for U.S. tax reform

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:34:31 -0400


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay Ireland $13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the Obama administration and...



Five Chicago officers face firing over slaying of black teen

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:08:17 -0400


CHICAGO (Reuters) - The chief of Chicago's police department recommended on Tuesday that five officers be fired over their role in the 2014 shooting death of an black teenager, an incident that heaped...


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