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Mueller's Russia report details Trump actions to impede inquiry

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Pinterest, Zoom shares surge in market debut after IPOs

(Reuters) - Shares of Pinterest Inc surged 25 percent in their debut on Thursday, giving the online scrapbook company a market capitalization of $15.8 billion and signaling increased investor appetite for new tech listings. More »


Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may yield clues on blaze

PARIS (Reuters) - A time lapse camera installed just hours before Monday's devastating blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris may contain vital clues as to what caused the inferno, a French scaffolding company working at the cathedral said on Thursday. More »


North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down. More »


Wall Street edges higher on industrial gains; healthcare drags again

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks eked out gains in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as strong results from industrials countered another drop in healthcare stocks, with investors shrugging off release of the Mueller report. More »


Mortar bombs land on Tripoli suburb as two-week battle rages on

AL-SUANI, Libya (Reuters) - Mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of Tripoli on Thursday, almost hitting a clinic and adding to people's suffering after two weeks of an offensive by eastern troops on the Libyan capital, which is held by an internationally recognized government. More »


In campaign against gun violence, Columbine students aim to shock with final photos

LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - Last month, Kaylee Tyner and other students at Columbine High School launched a campaign dubbed #MyLastShot, asking students across the country to pledge to publicize images of their deaths if they became victims of a mass shooting.  More »


Explainer: How the EU will vote and why it matters

BRUSSELS/STRASBOURG (Reuters) - A poll for the European Parliament showed that last-minute British participation in next month's elections to the European Union's legislature means eurosceptic groups will gain ground but pro-EU parties will keep a majority. More »


Pope washes feet of prisoners at Holy Thursday service

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them to shun any inmate hierarchy structure or law of the strongest and to help each other instead. More »


Zoom starts trading at $65 per share, 80 percent above IPO price

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Video conferencing company Zoom Video Communications opened at $65 per share on Thursday, 80.6 percent above its initial public offering price, in its debut on the Nasdaq. More »


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