WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to step down in March: official
- Sixteen rescued from SeaWorld ride hanging over a California bay
- Exclusive: Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights
- Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration
- Former Trump adviser Stone apologizes to judge after photo post
- Leader of U.S. anti-harassment group Time's Up resigns
- Official cites 'unlawful' balloting in U.S. congressional vote
- U.S. FAA investigates Southwest over baggage weight discrepancies: WSJ
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to deepen "strategic trust" with Iran, the Chinese government's top diplomat told Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday, days before Saudi Arabia's crown prince visits Beijing, underscoring China's difficult Middle East balancing act.
- Trump urges Venezuelan military to abandon Maduro or 'lose everything'
- India warns Kashmir militants to give up arms or get killed
- Turkish court upholds jail sentences on Cumhuriyet staff: paper
- Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism
- Britain will not take part in EU parliament elections: junior Brexit minister
- Third Egyptian policeman dies of wounds after Cairo blast
- China's top graft buster to go after 'political deviation'
- Indian air force planes collide in air show rehearsal, one pilot dead
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday.
- Honda to close only British factory, says move not Brexit related
- Mongolia to suspend KFC outlets for inquiry after food poisoning reports
- Chinese government doesn't get involved in Huawei's business: German boss
- British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms
- Asian shares flirt with four-month highs, yen eases on Kuroda comments
- HSBC warns on China, Britain slowdown as 2018 profit disappoints
- Mexico pushes mobile payments to help unbanked consumers ditch cash
- Elliott takes 6.1 percent stake in Dutch Intertrust
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A year after best actress winner Frances McDormand used the Oscars stage to advocate for more women in front of and behind the camera, Hollywood is celebrating some progress - but remains far from reaching parity with men.
- Queen to rock Oscars with live performance
- Sexism still an issue, says Parton, as '9 to 5 the Musical' opens
- Chicago police seek follow-up interview with 'Empire' actor
- Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory
- Box Office: 'Alita: Battle Angel' Wins Dismal Presidents Day Weekend
- 'Roma' actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur
- Lead roles in Chinese saga 'So Long My Son' share best actor awards at Berlinale
- Swiss actor Bruno Ganz who played Hitler in 'Downfall' dies aged 77
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- MLB notebook: Padres reportedly offer Machado up to $280 million
- NFL notebook: Cowboys, DE Lawrence hope to avoid tag
- Serena climbs back to Top 10 in WTA rankings
- Tennis player Djokovic, gymnast Biles win top Laureus awards
- Boxing: Britain's Fury signs bumper broadcast deal with ESPN
- NHL roundup: Blues shut out Wild, win tenth straight
- Indonesia submits bid to host 2032 Olympics
- Split with Bajin not over money: Osaka
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