News Trump to meet top Justice, intelligence leaders: official 2018-05-21T14:17:37.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Monday with Justice Department and intelligence officials to discuss his order to look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or surveilled under the Obama administration, a White House official told Reuters. Venezuela's Maduro faces fresh sanctions after disputed re-election 2018-05-21T14:16:52.000000000-04:00 CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro faced growing international condemnation and possible fresh U.S. sanctions on Monday, after his re-election that critics denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken oil producer. U.S. toughens stance on Iran, lists sweeping demands 2018-05-21T13:52:19.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear program to pulling out of the Syrian civil war -- or face severe economic sanctions as the Trump administration hardened its approach to Tehran. U.S. and Canadian regulators open probes into cryptocurrency scams 2018-05-21T13:42:49.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Canadian state securities regulators announced Monday they have launched dozens of investigations into cryptocurrency scams. Tesla shares hit by Consumer Reports criticism 2018-05-21T13:36:09.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer bible Consumer Reports stopped short of recommending Tesla Inc's Model 3 electric car on Monday, criticizing it for its braking and taking the shine off a day of gains for shares in billionaire Elon Musk's venture. Texas Governor to hold talks on school violence after massacre 2018-05-21T13:29:10.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday was set to hold a series of meetings on how to combat school violence, three days after a 17-year-old killed 10 people in the fourth-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in modern U.S. history. U.S. top court backs companies over worker class-action claims 2018-05-21T13:24:08.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees. After re-election, Venezuela's Maduro faces foreign backlash 2018-05-21T13:22:06.000000000-04:00 CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro faced widespread international condemnation on Monday after his re-election in a weekend vote his critics denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken oil producer. Italy parties propose unknown academic to head radical government 2018-05-21T13:16:24.000000000-04:00 ROME (Reuters) - If you have never heard of Italy's possible new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, then you are in good company. Neither have the vast majority of Italians. Syria's army captures last insurgent area near Damascus 2018-05-21T13:07:58.000000000-04:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing Islamic State militants out of a south Damascus pocket, the military said.