• Investors urge food companies to shift from meat to plants

    By Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - A group of 40 investors managing $1.25 trillion in assets have launched a campaign to encourage 16 global food companies to change the way they source protein for their products to help to reduce environmental and health risks. The investors, which include the fund

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  • Blast kills three soldiers in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast - sources

    An explosion ripped through a bus carrying military personnel in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast on Monday, killing three soldiers and wounding eight, hospital and security sources said. Suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive device that had been planted in the

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  • Blast kills three soldiers in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast - sources

    An explosion ripped through a bus carrying military personnel in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast on Monday, killing three soldiers and wounding eight, hospital and security sources said. Suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive device that had been planted in the

    Reuters
  • Spanish police arrest two accused of supporting Islamist militants

    Spanish police have arrested two Moroccan men accused of supporting Islamist militants and potentially planning an attack on European soil, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. The ministry said one of the accused had planned on joining the Islamic State group in Syria and had travelled to the country

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  • A league of their own: Rohingya footballers tackle prejudice in Malaysia

    By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Racing from one end of the football pitch to another, the players in bright yellow and pink jerseys pass the ball between them, weaving around their opponents, tackling each other and occasionally, committing a foul. The players are young refugees

    Reuters
  • Debates to help half of U.S. voters decide between Clinton, Trump - Reuters poll

    "It’s easy for the candidates to quote a statistic and people accept it."     Clinton currently leads in most national polls and holds critical advantages in key swing states like Ohio and North Carolina. The latest Reuters/Ipsos poll finds Clinton leading Trump nationally by 4 percentage

    Reuters
  • Colombia, Marxist rebels to sign accord ending 52-year war

    By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will use a pen made from a bullet on Monday to sign an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their country

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  • U.S. network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek help

    By Julia Harte and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A network of more than 150 U.S. charter schools linked to followers of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric the Turkish government blames for instigating July’s failed coup, has come under growing financial and legal strain,

    Reuters
  • NHC says 50 percent chance of cyclone near Windward Islands

    (Reuters) - A large, low-pressure area located about 1,150 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 50 percent chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. A tropical depression is likely to form later this week while the low moves

    Reuters
  • Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

    By Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK (Reuters) - Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.     Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that

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  • Insight - U.S. network of Turkish cleric facing pressure as those at home seek help

    By Julia Harte and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A network of more than 150 U.S. charter schools linked to followers of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric the Turkish government blames for instigating July’s failed coup, has come under growing financial and legal strain,

    Reuters
  • Southern Japan jolted by 5.7 magnitude quake

    Japan's southern Okinawa island and a chain of neighboring islands were shaken on Monday by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injury. Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world's most seismically

    Reuters
  • Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni

    By Steve Holland NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dozens of former appointees of the administration of former President George W. Bush announced their support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday in a bid for party unity ahead of Trump's first debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton. The

    Reuters
  • Clinton to press Trump to spell out policy plans in U.S. presidential debate

    By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton will press Republican Donald Trump to provide more specifics on his policies in their presidential debate on Monday, two top Clinton campaign aides said ahead of a face-off that could set U.S. television audience records. On the eve of the

    Reuters
  • Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate

    By John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched, highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S. history. The tight race for the White House

    Reuters
  • For some Democrats, it's voting for Clinton - and keeping it quiet

    By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) - One would expect voters from the heavily Democratic Brooklyn neighborhood of Cobble Hill to pick presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 general election. It's a stark contrast to the 2012 and 2008 campaigns, when President Barack Obama whipped up

    Reuters
  • Arnold Palmer remembered as 'King of the fairways'

    Following is reaction to the death of golfing great Arnold Palmer on Sunday: JACK NICKLAUS, LONGTIME FRIEND AND RIVAL "Arnold transcended the game of golf. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport. Thanks for the memories, Arnold." GEORGE W. BUSH, FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT "

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  • Golfing great Arnold Palmer, who led 'Arnie's Army,' dies at 87

    By Eric Beech and Mark Lamport-Stokes REUTERS - Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans to the game at the dawn of the age of televised sport, died of heart complications on Sunday. Palmer, a charismatic figure popularly known as 'The King

    Reuters
  • Canada works to counter protectionist mood of U.S. campaign

    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian diplomats are fanning out across the United States to talk up the benefits of trade with state and local leaders and counter what senior officials see as a worrying mood of protectionism swirling through the U.S. election campaign. Amid voter anger about

    Reuters
  • Debates to help half of U.S. voters decide between Clinton, Trump - Reuters/Ipsos poll

    By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Half of America's likely voters will rely on the presidential debates to help them make their choice between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Monday. The results show

    Reuters
  • U.S. crime rises in 2015, still far below peak levels - FBI

    By Julia Harte and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Violent crime in the United States increased in 2015 but remained far below peak levels of the 1990s, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday as presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepared for a debate that is likely

    Reuters
  • Mexican priest killed in central state of Michoacan

    A Mexican priest was found murdered in the central state of Michoacan, the state attorney general said on Sunday, the third to be killed in the country in less than a week. The priest in Michoacan, identified as Jose Alfredo Lopez Guillen, was found on a highway between Puruandiro and Zinaparo, the

    Reuters
  • Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy.

    Reuters
  • Protesters march near NFL game after release of Charlotte shooting video

    By Robert MacMillan and Mike Blake CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - A crowd of more than 100 chanted and marched outside an NFL game in Charlotte on Sunday, after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers failed to quell nearly a week of protests in North Carolina

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  • Raised-fist Olympians punished in 1968 will be received at White House

    Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American athletes sent home from the 1968 Olympic Games for their raised-fist protest on the medal podium, will receive a long-awaited moment of redemption at a U.S. team event at the White House this week. The two were invited by the U.S. Olympic Committee

    Reuters

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