News Trump keeping options open as Republican feud rages 2017-10-16T23:38:09.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Like the deal-maker he says he is, U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be keeping his options open as his Republican Party threatens to erupt into full-scale war. A divided Iraq tests U.S. influence as fight against Islamic State wanes 2017-10-16T23:36:09.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of focusing divided Iraq on a shared fight against the Islamic State group, the United States is now straining to leverage its limited influence to avoid a full-blown conflict between the Iraqi and Kurdish forces it has armed and trained. Netflix adds more subscribers than expected, shares hit record 2017-10-16T20:04:46.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with Wall Street forecasts, saying it had a head start on rivals as internet television explodes globally. Searchers pick through burned-out California homes for bodies 2017-10-16T20:02:41.000000000-04:00 SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams combed through gutted homes across California's celebrated wine country on Monday, looking for the charred bodies of those killed in the state's deadliest wildfires, as survivors slowly began returning home. Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as U.S. Ambassador to Vatican 2017-10-16T19:58:10.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nomination of Callista Gingrich to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican. Trump declares Obamacare 'dead,' urges Democratic help for short-term fix 2017-10-16T19:13:12.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday declared Obamacare "dead" and "gone," but urged Republicans and Democrats in Congress to craft a short-term fix of healthcare markets under the 7-year-old law that critics say he has effectively sabotaged. Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance 2017-10-16T19:11:17.000000000-04:00 BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike that transforms the balance of power in the country. Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co 2017-10-16T18:45:39.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein. Firm behind Trump dossier declines to respond to House panel's subpoena 2017-10-16T18:33:37.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. political research firm that commissioned a dossier on Donald Trump while he was running for president said on Monday it would not comply with subpoenas issued by the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. U.S. judge questions government on Trump's latest travel ban 2017-10-16T18:29:10.000000000-04:00 GREENBELT, Md. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday questioned attorneys defending the Trump administration about a classified report the government is using to justify its latest ban on citizens of some countries from entering the United States.