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Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack

LONDON Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament. | Video

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Democrats grill U.S. high court nominee over Trump concerns

WASHINGTON Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said on Wednesday presidents must obey court orders and expressed uncertainty about language in the Constitution barring U.S. government officials from taking payments from a foreign country as Democrats grilled him on issues involving President Donald Trump. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Mar 22 2017

Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if healthcare effort stalls

NEW YORK The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the new U.S. administration's healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street about tax cuts and other measures aimed at promoting economic growth.

Mar 22 2017

With Sears' future in doubt, vendors begin pulling back

Suppliers to Sears Holdings Corp told Reuters they are doubling down on defensive measures, such as reducing shipments and asking for better payment terms, to protect against the risk of nonpayment as the company warned about its finances.

Deals, Campaign Finance Mar 22 2017

Trump sends holiday greetings to Iranians, does not mention travel ban

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump, who has sought to ban travelers from Iran and other Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States, issued a holiday greeting on Wednesday to Iranians celebrating the New Year holiday known as Nowruz.

Politics, Election 2016 Mar 22 2017

France's Macron seen winning presidential vote: poll

PARIS Centrist Emmanuel Macron is projected to come out on top in the first round of France's presidential election next month ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen before going on to win in a runoff, a Harris Interactive poll showed on Thursday.

World, France Mar 22 2017

Exclusive: Lead poisoning afflicts neighborhoods across California

NEW YORK Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blood testing data obtained by Reuters shows. | Video

U.S.-led coalition airdrops forces in Raqqa province

BEIRUT The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has for the first time airdropped local ground forces behind enemy lines near the ISIS-held town of Tabqa in northern Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, opening a new front in the campaign to recapture nearby Raqqa city.