News Irish voters set to liberalize abortion laws in landslide: exit poll 2018-05-25T18:36:10.000000000-04:00 DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, an exit poll showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. U.S. reaches deal to keep China's ZTE in business: congressional aide 2018-05-25T18:34:16.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business, a senior congressional aide said on Friday. U.S. 'maximum pressure' on North Korea faces test with summit in limbo 2018-05-25T18:29:12.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. efforts to sustain and possibly intensify its "maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea are entering a perilous phase as a potential breakdown in diplomacy with Pyongyang raises fears that China may loosen its enforcement of international sanctions. Trump eases firing of federal workers, cracks down on unions 2018-05-25T18:16:27.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed three executive orders designed to make it easier to fire federal government workers and to crack down on the unions that represent them, drawing immediate criticism from a group representing federal employees. Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions 2018-05-25T17:52:18.000000000-04:00 ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday found a common cause in their shared unease at U.S. President Donald Trump's actions on Iran, climate change and international trade. Exclusive: Tesla flies in new battery production line for Gigafactory 2018-05-25T17:18:29.000000000-04:00 FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week. FBI warns Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers 2018-05-25T16:17:54.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - The FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. Film mogul Weinstein appears handcuffed in court to face rape charges 2018-05-25T15:49:03.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin. On again? Trump says still chance of June 12 North Korea summit 2018-05-25T15:39:59.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday dangled the possibility that a June 12 summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un could still take place, just a day after he canceled the meeting citing Pyongyang's "open hostility." Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests 2018-05-25T15:20:54.000000000-04:00 GAZA BORDER (Reuters) - Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.