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Collateral damage: How Trump threw Canada's refugee system into turmoil

TORONTO (Reuters) - Buffered by three oceans and the United States to the south, Canada has for decades had the luxury of being able to pick and choose its newcomers. So few asylum seekers crossed the U.S. border illegally over the years that Canada didn’t consistently track the numbers. Read More


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Wall Street sinks as Facebook-led tech selloff deepens

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank about 2 percent on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average shedding nearly 400 points, as Facebook led a selloff in technology stocks on reports that the social media company's user information was misused. More »


Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A woman crossing a street was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, leading the ride services company to suspend its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada. More »


On eve of Trump-Saudi meeting, Riyadh calls Iran nuclear deal flawed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi Crown Prince and U.S. President Donald Trump who have both been highly critical of Iran. More »


Serial bomber suspected in deadly Austin explosions: police

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A serial bomber is suspected of planting four bombs detonated this month around Austin, Texas, that have killed two people and injured four others and unnerved residents of the Texas capital. More »


UK wins Brexit transition deal in return for Irish vow

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a potential solution for Northern Ireland's land border that may face stiff opposition at home. More »


G20 financial leaders seek 'free trade' pledge amid U.S. tariffs concern

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The world's financial leaders were seeking on Monday to clearly endorse free trade and renounce protectionism amid concern that U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and looming actions against China could trigger a trade war that would hurt global growth. More »


Facebook under pressure as EU, U.S. urge probes of data practices

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced calls on Monday from U.S. and European lawmakers to explain how a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's election campaign gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users. More »


Exclusive: Sources contradict Sessions' testimony he opposed Russia outreach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted by three people who told Reuters they have spoken about the matter to investigators with Special Counsel Robert Mueller or congressional committees. More »


U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona challenge to 'Dreamers' program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to issue driver's licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state's challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children. More »


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