News Goldman investors rattled by latest plunge in bond trading 2018-01-17T14:17:46.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Wednesday reported a sharp drop in trading revenue that renewed questions about its ability to revive a moribund profit driver or find business to replace it, sending shares down 3 percent. Mexico ex-first lady would end husband's army policy if elected 2018-01-17T14:14:33.000000000-05:00 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential hopeful and former first lady Margarita Zavala pledged to curb violence and crime by pulling soldiers off the streets in a reversal of her husband's military-led drug strategy that ushered in a sharp increase in violence. Exclusive: Trump says Russia helping North Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile 2018-01-17T14:07:15.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting "closer every day" to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States. White House says it supports short-term government funding bill 2018-01-17T13:56:57.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it supports a short-term bill to fund the government and prevent a shutdown, even though its first preference would have been for a long-term deal. Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election 2018-01-17T13:37:36.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday. Kidnappers abduct two Americans, two Canadians in Nigeria, two police killed: police official 2018-01-17T12:41:10.000000000-05:00 KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Kidnappers have abducted two Americans and two Canadians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. Bitcoin slumps below $10,000, half its peak, as regulatory fears intensify 2018-01-17T12:29:26.000000000-05:00 LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin skidded below $10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that sky-rocketed last year. Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government 2018-01-17T11:59:47.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deal on immigration as part of a new stopgap funding bill to avert a government shutdown appeared less likely on Wednesday after a Democratic senator said the White House is making unacceptable demands on immigration measures. Russia: North Korea summit undermines U.N., aggravates situation 2018-01-17T11:54:47.000000000-05:00 MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hit out on Wednesday at a U.S.-led effort to increase international pressure on North Korea, saying it was making the situation worse and undermining the United Nations. Flights canceled, schools closed across snowy U.S. South 2018-01-17T11:26:42.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - A bitter winter storm gripped much of the South on Wednesday, prompting schools to close and causing thousands of flight delays and cancellations as snow, ice and record-breaking cold hit the region.