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Trump's taco tweet baffles, riles social media users | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Trump's taco tweet baffles, riles social media users | Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Thursday by tweeting a photo of himself with a taco bowl and the caption: "I love Hispanics," but the gesture was not to everyone's taste #India #Business #science #Argentina #lifestyle #article
Eyeing White House campaign, Trump hires fundraising head, details economic plans | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Eyeing White House campaign, Trump hires fundraising head, details economic plans | Reuters

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shifted focus on Thursday from a bruising primary campaign to the November White House election, announcing his head of fundraising and fleshing out economic policy ideas. With little of the warm party embrace that is traditionally thrown around a candidate who emerges as the presumptive nominee, Trump turned his attention to the campaign infrastructure and policy details he will need to face off against the likely Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. #Economy #Business #Middle East #science #Government #markets #Entertainment
Kenyan rescuers free four people trapped under rubble for six days - Red Cross | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Kenyan rescuers free four people trapped under rubble for six days - Red Cross | Reuters

NAIROBI Rescue workers on Thursday freed four people who had survived under the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital for six days after it collapsed, the Kenya Red Cross said. A woman was the first to be found, surviving in a cavity of broken masonry of the building that crumbled last Friday night. Doctors had given her oxygen and fed her by intravenous drip until workers using their hands and power tools to free her. #Economy #science #Health #Africa #Argentina #Entertainment
Saudi security operation kills Islamic State fighters outside Mecca | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Saudi security operation kills Islamic State fighters outside Mecca | Reuters

DUBAI Saudi security forces shot dead two alleged Islamic State fighters and two others blew themselves up outside the holy city of Mecca on Thursday, the interior ministry said. "The terrorists fired upon security forces requiring them to respond in kind to neutralize the threat, leading to the killing of two and the death of two others who blew themselves up with explosive belts," the ministry said in a statement. #Business #Middle East #science #Africa #Security #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Can aid reform end Ethiopia's repeated hunger emergencies? | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Can aid reform end Ethiopia's repeated hunger emergencies? | Reuters

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over the years, Ethiopian mother-of-three Hana Mekonnen has received all sorts of aid designed to free her from the bitter trap of poverty and hunger: goats, cash transfers, resettlement and, of course, sacks of grain. None has worked. #United States #Economy #Environment #science #Innovation
Stubborn Shanghai residents hold a line drawn in rubble | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Stubborn Shanghai residents hold a line drawn in rubble | Reuters

SHANGHAI In a corner of Shanghai, surrounded by a cement wall, lies one of the world's most valuable fields of debris and garbage. On paper, the Guangfuli neighbourhood is a real estate investor's dream: a plot in the middle of one of the world's most expensive and fast-rising property markets. #United States #India #Middle East #science #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Canadian city as 88,000 flee | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Canadian city as 88,000 flee | Reuters

GREGOIRE LAKE, Alberta A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people in the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1,600 structures has the potential to destroy much of the town, authorities said on Wednesday. With a few neighbourhoods already in ruins, worsening fire conditions Wednesday pushed walls of flames towards thousands of more homes in the northeastern Alberta town, in the heart of Canada's oil sands region. Authorities said there had been no known casualties from the blaze itself, but fatalities were reported in at least one car crash among the evacuees. #Business #science #Europe #Argentina #United Kingdom #article #graphics
Turkish ruling party set to replace Davutoglu at congress - sources | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Turkish ruling party set to replace Davutoglu at congress - sources | Reuters

ANKARA Turkey's ruling party will hold an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks at which Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is not planning to run for the leadership, senior party officials said on Wednesday, signalling the likely end of his term as premier. The decision, confirmed to Reuters by three AK Party officials, comes after a meeting of more than 1-1/2 hours between Davutoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan which followed weeks of increasingly public tensions between the two men #Economy #Business #Middle East #science #Europe #Entertainment #article
Clinton calls Trump a 'loose cannon,' risky U.S. president | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Clinton calls Trump a 'loose cannon,' risky U.S. president | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took quick aim at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying United States should not take a risk on an unreliable candidate. "He is a loose cannon, and loose cannons tend to misfire," Clinton said in an interview with CNN, citing Trump stances including a claim that climate change was a Chinese hoax. #Economy #science #Health #markets #article
Death toll in Kenya building collapse rises to 26 | Reuters

May 05, 2016

Death toll in Kenya building collapse rises to 26 | Reuters

NAIROBI The death toll from last week's collapse of a six-storey building in the Kenyan capital after heavy rain has risen to 26, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. The building in Nairobi's Huruma district collapsed on Friday. The owners are being questioned by the authorities after President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered them detained #Economy #Middle East #science #Health #Africa #Argentina #article