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Obama signs bill reforming surveillance program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday legislation passed by Congress earlier in the day reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 01:34:59 GMT)

Blatter rocks world soccer by quitting FIFA amid scandal
ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by unexpectedly saying he would step down as FIFA president in the wake of a corruption investigation that reportedly may include the embattled chief himself.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 01:23:22 GMT)

Rohingya huddled in Bangladesh camps fear plan to move them on
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - More than 20 years after the first wave of Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar, fear is spreading through the sweltering camps of mud houses where they found shelter in southern Bangladesh that they will soon be on the move again.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 01:10:30 GMT)

Divers comb capsized China ship, Premier Li orders transparent probe
JIANLI, China (Reuters) - More than 200 divers combed a capsized Chinese ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday looking for more than 400 missing people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, as Premier Li Keqiang called for a transparent investigation.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:32:23 GMT)

Blatter rocks world soccer by quitting FIFA amid scandal
ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by unexpectedly saying he would step down as FIFA president in the wake of a corruption investigation that reportedly may include the embattled chief himself.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:58:39 GMT)

U.S. Congress reverses post September 11 surveillance program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed legislation reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records, sending the bill to the White House for President Barack Obama to sign into law.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:49:30 GMT)

Rohingya huddled in Bangladesh camps fear plan to move them on
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) - More than 20 years after the first wave of Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar, fear is spreading through the sweltering camps of mud houses where they found shelter in southern Bangladesh that they will soon be on the move again.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:20:44 GMT)

Hundreds missing, many elderly tourists, after ship capsizes on China's Yangtze River
JIANLI COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat was hit by a freak tornado and capsized on the Yangtze River in what may become China's worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 22:50:52 GMT)

Greece's creditors draft deal to unlock aid, Athens resists
BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's creditors on Tuesday drafted the broad lines of an agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens in a bid to conclude four months of acrimonious negotiations and release aid before the cash-strapped country runs out of money.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:18:03 GMT)

Owners may need to have Takata air bags repaired more than once
WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - The top U.S. auto safety regulator said that replacement parts for potentially defective Takata Corp air bag inflators may not offer consumers a remedy that lasts the life of the car.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:41:57 GMT)

Obama: Netanyahu's Palestine stance erodes Israel's credibility
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's terms for diplomacy that might lead to a Palestinian state meant Israel had lost international credibility as a potential peacemaker.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:26:50 GMT)

Myanmar escorting boat crammed with migrants to 'safe' area
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar said a boat crammed with 727 migrants that it has kept stranded at sea for days was now being escorted to a "safe" area for identity checks and the United States said it believed those aboard would be allowed ashore in Myanmar this week.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:19:43 GMT)

Allies back Iraq plan against ISIS, Baghdad seeks more help
PARIS (Reuters) - Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes on Islamic State fighters backed on Tuesday Iraq's plan to retake territory from the jihadist movement after being accused by the Iraqi premier of not doing enough to help Baghdad push back the insurgents.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:15:34 GMT)

CERN's Large Hadron Collider to resume smashing particles in hunt for dark matter
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will start smashing particles together at unprecedented speed on Wednesday, churning out data for the first time in more than two years that scientists hope might help crack the mystery of "dark matter".
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:49:31 GMT)

Instagram takes steps to open platform to advertisers
(Reuters) - Instagram said on Tuesday that it is taking steps to make its ads available to all types of businesses, not just hand-selected brands.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:40:56 GMT)

Greek uncertainty weighs on equities; inflation lifts euro
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Tuesday while German bond yields rose as investors searched for clarity over whether a high-level meeting on Greece's debt crisis might yield a significant breakthrough.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:28:21 GMT)

Exclusive: Detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse, torture beyond Senate findings
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:20:09 GMT)

U.S. May auto sales race to strongest pace in nearly decade
DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. auto industry remained on track for the best sales year in a decade as consumers bought cars and trucks in May at the fastest pace in almost a decade.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:49:59 GMT)

Too big to succeed? Investors want 'radical surgery' at HSBC
LONDON (Reuters) - No longer feared as "too big to fail", shareholders are weighing whether HSBC is now "too big to succeed", and want to know next week how the bank's bosses propose to increase profitability at a sprawling group beset by huge costs.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:49:02 GMT)

Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down Malaysian plane over Ukraine
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian company that makes the BUK air defense system that was used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine said on Tuesday the plane was hit by a missile deployed by Ukraine and not widely used by Russia's military.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:53:34 GMT)

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