News

Photo

North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged' 2:08pm EDT

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the reclusive country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make Trump pay dearly for his threats.  Full Article

 
Photo
Despite tough talk, Canada seen unlikely to walk away from NAFTA 7:37am EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Despite Canada's threats to walk away from NAFTA talks if necessary, its limited success in diversifying exports leaves the nation too reliant on U.S. markets to play hardball, government insiders and trade experts say.  Full Article  

Photo
Bank of Canada walks fine line as rate hikes boost loonie 12:15pm EDT 

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada is walking a tightrope to its next rate decision, trying to rein in a Canadian dollar that has popped higher in the wake of back-to-back rate hikes - without jawboning the currency too explicitly.  Full Article  

Photo
Trudeau confronts Canada's failure of indigenous people in U.N. speech Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday admitted Canada had failed its indigenous people and told the United Nations his government would do better to improve the lives of aboriginals and achieve reconciliation.  Full Article  

Photo
Goff, Gurley shine as Rams hold off 49ers in wild encounter 1:55am EDT 

(The Sports Xchange) - Jared Goff passed for 292 yards and a career-high-tying three touchdowns, and Todd Gurley scored three TDs as the Los Angeles Rams held on for a wild 41-39 victory against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on Thursday.  Full Article  

Photo
Canada's Trudeau sparks Star Wars/Star Trek spat with Chewbacca socks 1:34pm EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Justin Trudeau's choice in socks sparked a light-hearted Twitter competition between the stars of Star Wars and Star Trek after the Canadian Prime Minister sported Chewbacca hosiery during high-profile appearances in New York City this week.  Full Article  

Photo
'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license 12:07pm EDT 

LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.  Full Article