News Suspected North Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekers 2017-12-15T10:41:51.000000000-05:00 FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The surging price of cryptocurrencies in global markets is catching the eye not just of ordinary retail investors but a cybercrime gang with links to the North Korean government, according to cyber researchers tracing the group's activities. Trump urges Moore to concede Alabama U.S. Senate race 2017-12-15T10:37:59.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on fellow Republican Roy Moore on Friday to concede to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama U.S. Senate race, following the party's stinging loss in the southern U.S. state earlier this week. Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19 2017-12-15T10:25:16.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on Saturday May 19, his office Kensington Palace said on Friday. U.S. institutes new requirements for Visa Waiver Program 2017-12-15T10:15:38.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is instituting new requirements for the 38 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program, including that they screen travelers using U.S. counterterrorism data, Trump administration officials said on Friday. Israeli troops wound more than 40 Palestinians in protests over U.S. Jerusalem move 2017-12-15T10:14:08.000000000-05:00 RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot and wounded more than 40 Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital entered a second week. CSX shares tumble after CEO's medical leave 2017-12-15T10:02:58.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - CSX Corp's shares tumbled on Friday in premarket trading after the No. 3 U.S. railroad said Chief Executive Hunter Harrison was taking medical leave for unexpected complications from a recent unspecified illness. In Syria, Russia securing position as Assad presses war 2017-12-15T10:02:08.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - With the map of Syria's conflict decisively redrawn in President Bashar al-Assad's favor, his Russian allies want to convert military gains into a settlement that stabilizes the shattered nation and secures their interests in the region. Trump urges Republican to concede Alabama Senate race 2017-12-15T09:55:56.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on fellow Republican Roy Moore on Friday to concede to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama U.S. Senate race, following the party's stinging loss in the deeply southern U.S. state earlier this week. Exclusive: KKR wins auction for Unilever's spreads business - sources 2017-12-15T09:52:53.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR is in exclusive talks to buy Unilever's margarine and spreads business after outbidding other buyout firms, people familiar with the matter said on Friday, in a deal expected to top $7 billion. Exclusive: Italy plans big handover of sea rescues to Libya coastguard 2017-12-15T09:32:13.000000000-05:00 ROME/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Italy wants Libya's coastguard to take responsibility within three years for intercepting migrants across about a tenth of the Mediterranean even as Libyan crews struggle to patrol their own coast and are accused of making deadly mistakes at sea.