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Teenager Mbappe sends France through as Peru knocked out

Top Sports News - 49 min 28 sec ago
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest scorer at a World Cup when he earned Les Bleus a 1-0 win against Peru in their second Group C game, sending the South Americans out of the tournament on Thursday.

Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families at border; Melania visits region

Political News - 50 min ago
WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was directing federal agencies to begin reuniting children and parents who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border after entering the country illegally, a first step to implementing his executive order reversing a policy that had drawn global condemnation.

Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families at border; Melania visits region

Top U.S. News - 50 min ago
WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was directing federal agencies to begin reuniting children and parents who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border after entering the country illegally, a first step to implementing his executive order reversing a policy that had drawn global condemnation.

Trump to suspend prosecutions of migrant parents with children: report

Political News - 53 min 43 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children until immigration authorities have the resources that would allow them to be held in custody, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

NBA draft prospect Bridges inks investment firm endorsement

Top Sports News - 58 min 38 sec ago
(Reuters) - Villanova guard Mikal Bridges, who is expected to be among the first 10 players selected in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft, has entered an endorsement deal that will pay him with an investment portfolio, the firm behind the deal told Reuters.

First lady Melania Trump visits detained immigrant children

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 2 min ago
MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, went on a damage-control mission for her husband on Thursday with a visit to a border detention facility where children separated from their parents were being held.

Federer saves two match points in Halle win over Paire

Top Sports News - 1 hour 5 min ago
(Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer saved two match points in a final set tiebreak before defeating Benoit Paire 6-3 3-6 7-6(7) in a thrilling contest to reach the Halle Open quarter-finals on Thursday.

Trump says remains of U.S. war dead in process of being returned from North Korea

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, correcting a statement he had made a day earlier, said on Thursday that remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War were in the process of being returned to the United States from North Korea.

House speaker says DHS working to reunite separated immigrant families

Political News - 1 hour 54 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to reunite immigrant families who have been separated by U.S. officials after crossing into the United States from Mexico, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday.

U.S. watchdog auditing FAA checks of Southwest Air after engine failure

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 56 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general is auditing the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Southwest Airlines Co after a midair incident in which an engine exploded and one person was killed.

Mbappe puts France ahead to become youngest scorer for Les Bleus

Top Sports News - 1 hour 56 min ago
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest scorer at a World Cup when he put Les Bleus 1-0 ahead at halftime against Peru in their second Group C game on Thursday.

Report: Buccaneers quarterback Winston expects suspension

Top Sports News - 2 hours 2 min ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston expects to be suspended for a violation of the personal conduct policy at the conclusion of the ongoing NFL investigation into an alleged incident with an Uber driver in 2016.

U.S. labor market tightening; mid-Atlantic manufacturing cools

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening of labor market conditions.

Neymar fitness not a concern for Brazil coach Tite

Top Sports News - 2 hours 8 min ago
ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Neymar needs at least five matches to return to top form after a long injury layoff, but Brazil have not asked their talismanic forward to gamble on his fitness just to be improve their chances at the World Cup, coach Tite said on Thursday.

House conservatives: unlikely any immigration bill will pass

Political News - 2 hours 23 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they believed it was unlikely either of the two immigration bills up for a vote will pass the chamber.

Mexicans wait to see what Osorio will pull out of the hat

Top Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) - Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio will take charge of his side for the 50th time when they side face South Korea at the World Cup on Saturday and his past record suggests there is every chance he will field his 50th different line-up.

Eighty years in the making, Germany's stellar record in peril

Top Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Germany's phenomenal World Cup consistency means the reigning world champions have not been eliminated in the tournament's group stage for the last 80 years - but that could all change on Saturday.

Appeals court calls DC sniper's life sentences illegal

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 38 min ago
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday said the life sentences imposed against one of two men involved in the deadly sniper shootings that traumatized the Washington, D.C. area in 2002 must be thrown out because he was only 17 at the time.

World Cup attendances pass one million mark: FIFA

Top Sports News - 2 hours 44 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Over one million fans have attended games at the World Cup, organizers FIFA said in a statement on Thursday after Denmark's 1-1 draw with Australia, the 21st match of the tournament in Russia.

Supreme Court deems SEC in-house judge hiring unconstitutional

Political News - 2 hours 51 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday expanded presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected its in-house judges to enforce investor-protection laws was improper.

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