Condition worsens of U.S. lawmaker shot last month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, shot and wounded during a baseball practice last month, developed an infection and was readmitted to an intensive care unit, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said on Wednesday.


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NATO allies look for reassurance from Trump in Warsaw

WARSAW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump meets eastern NATO allies in Warsaw on Thursday amid expectations he will reaffirm Washington’s commitment to counter threats from Russia after unnerving them in May by failing to endorse the principle of collective defense.


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Can U.S. defend against North Korea missiles? Not everyone agrees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Not everybody asserts as confidently as the Pentagon that the U.S. military can defend the United States from the growing threat posed by North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile capability.


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Libya’s eastern commander declares victory in battle for Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar said on Wednesday his forces had taken full control of Libya’s second city Benghazi from rival armed groups after a three-year campaign.


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Tesla shares dive 7 percent but remain above analysts’ target price

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tesla Inc shares slid more than 7 percent on Wednesday, the biggest percentage decline in more than a year, on poorer-than-expected delivery numbers, yet the luxury electric carmaker’s stock price remained above analysts’ median target.


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Exclusive: Kurdish YPG militia expects conflict with Turkey in northern Syria

QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA (Reuters) – The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a “declaration of war” which could trigger clashes within days.


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