U.S. homebuilding near two-year low; permits extend decline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family unit segment, suggesting the housing market continued to... Read more »

Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas

FILE PHOTO: Sumatran tigers are pictured before the play with leftover Christmas trees in the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo (Reuters) – A... Read more »

Will the Benettons use Alitalia to fly in from the cold?

MILAN/ROME (Reuters) – Italian transport group Atlantia could join a rescue of loss-making flag carrier Alitalia to try to win favor with the government and secure the future of... Read more »

Brazil’s Itaú sees card processor unit profitable after no-charge move

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an Itau Unibanco logo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s biggest private sector... Read more »

UK police say total of environment activists arrested passes 700

Police officers are seen during the Extinction Rebellion protest on Waterloo Bridge in London, Britain April 20, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – More than 700 climate change activists... Read more »

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

(Reuters) – Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel’s report, which detailed... Read more »

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

(Reuters) – Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel’s report, which detailed... Read more »

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in... Read more »

Exclusive: Tereos still searching for wider funding – sources

(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to make clear that syndication process is ongoing, to make clear in paragraph 5 that no offers finalized by April 15, to clarify sourcing... Read more »

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O’Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked... Read more »