Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect or on Media Express




Palestinian teenager killed in Israel-Gaza border protests

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, and an Israeli soldier was wounded during the demonstrations that had turned violent, the military said.


Suicide bomber kills 128 in attack on Pakistani election rally

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 128 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the second election-related attack on Friday, officials said, amid growing tensions over ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharifs return ahead of the July 25 vote.



U.S. accuses Russian spies of 2016 election hacking, summit looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump.


White House official who supported more refugee admissions is out: sources

A White House official who supported higher numbers of refugee admissions to the United States and clashed with immigration hard-liners in the Trump administration left her position on Thursday, two U.S. officials with knowledge of the departure said.



U.S. lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday lifted a ban on U.S. companies selling goods to ZTE Corp, allowing Chinas second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business.


JPMorgan profit beats on better-than-expected trading, loan growth

JPMorgan Chase & Cos (JPM.N) quarterly profit topped Wall Streets expectations on Friday, as trading revenue came in much higher than expected and demand for loans increased on the back of a strengthening U.S. economy.



Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role after LGBT backlash

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Scarlett Johansson on Friday pulled out a movie in which she was cast to play a transgender character following a backlash from the LGBT community.


Woman charged in L.A. with hacking email of pop star Selena Gomez

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 21-year-old woman who prosecutors say hacked into the email accounts of pop star and actress Selena Gomez and posted photos she found there online has been charged with identity theft and fraud, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Friday.



Endurance man Anderson downs Isner in ultra marathon to reach final

LONDON (Reuters) - When Kevin Anderson lost his footing and fell on his backside while hitting a backhand on John Isners serve in the mens semi-final at Wimbledon on Friday nobody would have blamed him if he did not bother getting up again.


Will to trump skill in World Cup's ultimate character test

Croatia will hope that their fierce desperation to accomplish the greatest sporting achievement in the nations short life will enable them to lift their battered bodies for one, last assault on France in Sundays World Cup final.




Timeline: Ethiopian and Eritrean relations

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki was due to arrive in Ethiopia on Saturday to cement a stunning rapprochement between the neighbors that has swept away almost two decades of hostility in a matter of weeks.

Jul 14


Trump due to visit Scotland

U.S. President Donald Trump visits Scotland, where he owns two golf courses.

Jul 14


US Defense Secretary James Mattis in Norway

US Defense Secretary James Mattis in Oslo to meet his Norwegian counterpart and Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide to discuss Norway's budget contribution to NATO, US Marines presence in Norway, among other topics. First presser will be at defense ministry at 11.15 CET (0915 GMT), second one at foreign ministry at 1410 CET (1210 GMT).

Jul 14


Eritrean President Afwerki visits Addis Ababa

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki visits Ethiopia, the latest sign of warming relations between the two neighbors after two decades of hostilities. The three-day visit comes a week after Ethiopias Prime Minister made a similar visit to Asmara.

Jul 14


Trump visits UK

U.S. President Donald Trump visits the United Kingdom.

Jul 14



2nd anniversary of Nice attack

2nd anniversary of Nice attack

Jul 14



Soccer - FIFA World Cup - After historic World Cup run, Russia's Cherchesov says team disappointed

Russian manager Stanislav Cherchesov said his side was disappointed after exiting the World Cup at the quarter-finals despite having made the country's best run at the tournament, TASS news agency reported on Friday.

13 Jul 17:30 ET, 21:30 GMT


World Chess Federation suspends long-time president Ilyumzhinov

The World Chess Federation said on Friday it had suspended long-time president, Russian businessman Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, for having allegedly violated the organization's code of ethics.

13 Jul 17:30 ET, 21:30 GMT


With mud up to the waist, soccer played in slow motion at swamp world cup

Scores of teams have signed up for the annual swamp soccer world championships in northern Finland.

Jul 14


Soccer - FIFA World Cup - Relentless Rebic perfect for Croatian counter

All the pre-final Croatia focus is centered on how Luka Modric can unlock France with his defense-splitting passes, but one player capable of getting on the end of such service is Croatian dynamo Ante Rebic.

14 Jul 05:00 ET, 09:00 GMT


Soccer - FIFA World Cup - World Cup local organizing committee holds news conference

Arkady Dvorkovich and Alexei Sorokin of Russia's local World Cup organizing committee hold a news conference a day ahead of the tournament's final.

14 Jul 09:30 ET, 13:30 GMT



World Bodypainting Festival

The 21st edition of the World Bodypainting Festival will lead artists from up to 50 nations to Klagenfurt, who will do everything possible to amaze visitors.

14 Jul 05:00 ET, 09:00 GMT