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    Phones for urns: Hong Kong turns to virtual reality to honor ancestors


    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors. ...

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors.

    Iran's president declares end of Islamic State


    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organized by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq. ...

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organized by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq.

    U.S. networks suspend Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations


    (Reuters) - CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his "inappropriate behavior." ...

    (Reuters) - CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his "inappropriate behavior."

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe told to resign ahead of impeachment proceedings


    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe faced the start of an impeachment process on Tuesday and should heed his people's call to resign, said Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling party's candidate to replace him. ...

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe faced the start of an impeachment process on Tuesday and should heed his people's call to resign, said Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling party's candidate to replace him.

    U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online...

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

    Broadcom eyes big changes for Qualcomm's patent practices


    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc , Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with...

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc , Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers including Apple Inc .

    Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout


    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. ...

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.

    Exclusive - State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child...

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    NAFTA nations lock horns on U.S. auto demands as fifth round ends


    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada square off on Tuesday for the last time in a fifth round of talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, with stalemate brewing on a contentious proposal to ramp up...

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada square off on Tuesday for the last time in a fifth round of talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, with stalemate brewing on a contentious proposal to ramp up regional content for autos.

    White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban


    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted. ...

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.