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Pro-Trump groups take no prisoners in rush to help an embattled president
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Flush with cash, political groups outside the White House are aggressively coming to President Donald Trump's aid as he battles low public approval numbers, questions about his election campaign's ties to Russia and a stalled legislative agenda.

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia.

Widespread uncertainty as U.S. travel ban start looms
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - One day before President Donald Trump's temporary ban on all refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect, there is still widespread uncertainty about how the administration will implement it.

Senate Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Republican struggled on Wednesday to salvage major healthcare legislation sought by President Donald Trump, meeting privately with a parade of skeptical senators as critics within the party urged substantial changes.

Australian police charge Vatican Treasurer Cardinal Pell over historical sexual assaults
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police said on Thursday they have charged the Vatican's treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences.

Staples in $6.9 billion sale to private equity firm Sycamore
(Reuters) - Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire U.S. office supplies chain Staples Inc for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the U.S. retail sector, which has been roiled by the popularity of internet shopping.

Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond being a cushion against catastrophe.

U.S. says its warning appears to have averted Syrian chemical attack

Venezuela hunts rogue helicopter attackers, Maduro foes suspicious

Iraqi military pushes deeper into Mosul's Old City