News China defends trade with U.S. as Trump set to brand it a competitor 2017-12-18T03:35:21.000000000-05:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United States as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump laying out a new national security strategy that makes clear that China is a competitor. India's muted response to Trump's Jerusalem move stokes Arab unease 2017-12-18T03:15:00.000000000-05:00 NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, diplomatic sources said, after New Delhi's muted response suggested a shift in support for the Palestinian cause. Myanmar government says case against Reuters journalists can proceed 2017-12-18T02:47:55.000000000-05:00 YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian President Htin Kyaw, a close ally of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has authorized the police to proceed with a case against two detained Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act, a senior government spokesma... U.S. taxpayers rush to claim deductions under threat from tax bill 2017-12-18T01:41:36.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial advisers and accountants are working overtime as many U.S. taxpayers scramble to pay the rest of their 2017 taxes before Jan. 1 when the proposed Republican tax overhaul would sharply cut the amount they can deduct on federal tax bills. To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup 2017-12-18T01:39:50.000000000-05:00 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Amazon.com looks to upend the U.S. grocery market with home delivery, some veteran supermarket operators are betting on a different strategy: curbside pickup. Americans have long loved the convenience of drive-through service for burgers and coffee. Kroger Co and Wa... Power restored to Atlanta airport after daylong outage paralyzes travel 2017-12-18T01:33:37.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights on Sunday at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, where a power outage that lasted nearly 11 hours left passengers stranded in darkened terminals or in aircraft idling on tarmacs. Trump to say in security speech that China is competitor: officials 2017-12-18T00:57:51.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will lay out a new U.S. national security strategy on Monday based on his "America First" policy and will, among other items, make clear that China is a competitor, two senior U.S. officials said on Saturday. Explainer: Myanmar wields colonial-era law against Reuters journalists 2017-12-18T00:36:34.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - Myanmar has accused Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act, a little-used hangover from colonial rule. Sam Zarifi, secretary general of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), said the law can ensnare working journali... Power restored to Atlanta airport after outage led to partial shutdown 2017-12-18T00:08:32.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - One of the heaviest travel weeks of the year began with the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, where a power outage left passengers stranded in darkened terminals or in aircraft idling on tarmacs. Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futures 2017-12-17T23:55:16.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures received a lukewarm reception at its launch on the CME Group Inc on Sunday, although market experts believe a recent rally in the cryptocurrency has further to go.