NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday urged the government to cancel an order with Boeing Co to develop a revamped Air Force One – one of the most prominent symbols of the U.S. presidency – saying costs were out of control.
(Reuters) – A crude oil transmission line was shut down in western North Dakota following a leak that spilled oil into a creek, the state said on Tuesday.
(Reuters Health) – Hundreds of Californians who were forcibly sterilized based on eugenics laws in the last century might still be alive and deserve an apology and financial reparations, a new study concludes.
BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – Syria’s army and allies closed in on areas near Aleppo’s Old City on Tuesday, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five year civil war by driving rebels out of their last urban stronghold.
(Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co will see a near term profit hit because of the sharp rise in interest rates, Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi army units surged towards the centre of Mosul on Tuesday in an attack from the city’s southeastern edges that could give fresh impetus to the seven-week-old battle for Islamic State’s Iraqi stronghold.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to two whistleblower sisters by upholding a jury verdict that found State Farm defrauded the U.S. government when the insurance company assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 2005.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – When Michel Temer took over Brazil’s presidency in May, many hoped he could overcome the political gridlock, corruption scandals and economic obstacles that have hobbled Latin America’s biggest country.
ROME (Reuters) – The Italian treasury is considering raising its stake in Monte dei Paschi di Siena to help the ailing lender remain in business by buying subordinated debt held by retail investors and converting it into equity, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
LONDON (Reuters) – A conservationist has crossed the Channel in a motorized paraglider as part of a near three-month project to track the migration of swans across Europe.