In heated on-camera clash, Trump bickers with top Democrats on border wall

By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump openly fought with the top two Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office on Tuesday about government funding, throwing into question whether a deal was possible ahead of a deadline later this month. In a remarkable public argument, the likes of which is seldom seen before cameras, Trump ...

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African pro-wrestler Cindi Gold: I’m forging a path for other black women

When you think of professional wrestling you probably think of the big American promotions like WWE. But there are local pro-wrestling associations around the world, including in South Africa. We went to meet Cindi Gold, a 19-year-old from Soweto, Johannesburg, who trains with the African Punishment Wrestling Association (APWA). We followed her preparation for a big match and heard about ...

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Exclusive: Trump says he could intervene in U.S. case against Huawei CFO

U.S. President Donald Trump sits for an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department’s case against a top executive at China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] if it would serve national ...

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Strasbourg shooting: At least four dead, several injured in attack at Christmas market

A suspected terrorist was on the run last night after killing at least four people and injuring a dozen more in the eastern French city of Strasbourg near its Christmas market.  Shots were reportedly exchanged in a street of the southern district of Neudorf after a manhunt involving police and soldiers but there was no confirmation he had been localised.  French authorities ...

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Gunman kills at least two in French Christmas market and flees

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A gunman on a security watchlist killed at least two people and wounded at least 11 others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing. Security forces secure area where a suspect is sought after a shooting in Strasbourg, France, December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann With France ...

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Klopp hails Liverpool for keeping the door locked against Napoli

Date published: Tuesday 11th December 2018 10:50 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp couldn’t hide his excitement after Liverpool secured their place in the Last 16 of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Napoli. Mohamed Salah scored the crucial goal for the Reds, which ensured they finished second in the group ahead of Carlo Ancelotti’s side with a superior goals ...

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China’s Car-Tariff Gesture Stirs Hope of a More Lasting Truce

(Bloomberg) — China’s openness to cutting tariffs on U.S. cars is feeding optimism about trade talks with the U.S. But recent history gives investors reason to be cautious about expecting a deal by the March 1 deadline. Shares of U.S. automakers surged Tuesday after Bloomberg News reported that China’s Cabinet will review a proposal to cut tariffs on U.S. cars ...

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