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Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos after killing 30 people

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday after destroying homes, causing widespread flooding, crippling economies and killing at least 30 people on Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands.

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Uber stripped of London license, plans to appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - London stripped Uber on Friday of its license to operate from the end of next week in a huge blow to the taxi service and 3.5 million users in one of the world‘s wealthiest cities.

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North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump "deranged"

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the reclusive country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make Trump pay dearly for his threats.

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Alabama Senate race tests Trump‘s ability to deliver his voters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will test his ability to persuade his staunchly anti-establishment political base to get behind Republican incumbents when he wades into a bitter U.S. Senate fight in Alabama on Friday.

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U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes 200 mln for refugees

YANGON/DHAKA (Reuters) - The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday.

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U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes 200 million for refugees

YANGON/DHAKA (Reuters) - The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday.

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Time Inc in talks to sell assets; warns on third-quarter ad revenue softness

(Reuters) - Time Inc said on Friday it was looking to sell several assets, including Time Inc UK, and warned it experienced more-than-anticipated softness in both print and advertising revenue during the current quarter.

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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with peer Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.

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Time Inc says in talks to sell several assets

(Reuters) - Magazine publisher Time Inc said it was looking to sell several assets, including Time Inc UK, Time Customer Service and a majority stake in the Essence magazine.

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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing deal terms - sources

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with peer Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.

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Without U.S., 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a deal

TOKYO (Reuters) - The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain free trade in the face of U.S. protectionism, a negotiator said on Friday.

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Alabama Senate race tests Trump‘s ability to deliver his voters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will test his ability to persuade his staunchly anti-establishment political base to get behind Republican incumbents when he wades into a bitter U.S. Senate fight in Alabama on Friday.

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Uber stripped of London license

LONDON (Reuters) - London stripped Uber [UBER.UL] on Friday of its license to operate from the end of September in a huge blow to the taxi app that will affect more than 40,000 drivers in one of the world‘s biggest cities.

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Uber stripped of its license to operate in London

LONDON (Reuters) - London‘s transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber [UBER.UL] of its license to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app.

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Kremlin: Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway U.S. election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia did not place adverts on Facebook Inc to try to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos and leaves 32 dead

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, flooded streets, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead.

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A North Korea nuclear test over the Pacific? Logical, terrifying

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - Detonating a nuclear-tipped missile over the Pacific Ocean would be a logical final step by North Korea to prove the success of its weapons program but would be extremely provocative and carry huge risks, arms control experts said on Friday.

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U.N. estimates 200 million needed for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh for six months

DHAKA (Reuters) - The United Nations estimates that 200 million will be needed over the next six months to help Rohingya Muslims refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in "massive numbers" to escape a bloody military campaign.

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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead.

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Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an undisguised snub to demands by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities: state TV

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an address to a parade of armed forces in the capital Tehran.

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Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey‘s wake

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Addressing a real estate conference in flood-ravaged Houston this month, longtime investor Ray Sasser detailed his strategy: buy up to 50 flooded homes at deep discounts, then fix and flip them for a hefty profit.

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Reliving China‘s Long March ahead of party congress

JINGGANGSHAN, China (Reuters) - A man in "Red Army" garb hits the pavement during a simulated attack during a re-staging of part of the Long March.

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North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump ‘deranged‘

SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb on the Pacific Ocean after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make a "mentally deranged" Trump pay dearly for his threats.

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