|Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure|
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - A federal court jury delivered a surprise verdict on Thursday acquitting anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year.
|Trump attacks Clinton on trade, says he should be handed victory|
TOLEDO, Ohio; WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday over her trade policies, saying she would handle trade deals so badly that the country should "just cancel the election" and name him the victor.
|Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counter attack|
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began a counter-attack in Aleppo on Friday with heavy shelling of government-held areas after a weeks-long Russian-backed offensive against besieged districts held by insurgents, rebels said.
|Iraq's Shi'ite militias say offensive west of Mosul imminent|
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups are about to launch an offensive on Islamic State positions west of Mosul, assisting in the military campaign to take back the city, a spokesman said on Friday.
|Consumers, exports may buoy U.S. third-quarter GDP growth|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth likely accelerated in the third quarter as consumers maintained a strong pace of spending and exports surged, potentially keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in December.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning of customer emails for U.S. intelligence purposes.
|Police arrest 141 in crackdown on North Dakota pipeline protesters|
(Reuters) - Police arrested 141 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota in a tense standoff that spilled into Friday morning between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline.
|Northern Ireland court rejects legal challenge to UK PM's Brexit trigger|
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's High Court on Friday ruled that the law of the province did not restrict the British prime minister's ability to trigger an exit from the European Union, and that the consent of the regional parliament was not required.
|France, Britain bicker over child migrants stuck in Calais|
PARIS (Reuters) - Five days into a French operation to clear the Calais "Jungle" France has lashed out at apparent British criticism of the way children are being treated while thousands of migrants are resettled across France and the camp is destroyed.
|Exclusive: EpiPen price hikes add millions to Pentagon costs|
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV's price hikes on EpiPens have added millions to U.S. Department of Defense spending since 2008 as the agency covered more prescriptions for the lifesaving allergy shot at near retail prices, government data provided to Reuters shows.