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Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 09:35 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Congressional Democrats took legal action on Friday to gain access to all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from ...
New North American trade deal modestly boosts U.S. economy, trade panel finds
Friday,  4/19/2019, 20:00 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the U.S. economy, especially auto parts production, but may curb vehicle ...
In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry
Friday,  4/19/2019, 09:45 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election described in extensive and sometimes ...
U.S. trade deficit hits eight-month low on weak Chinese imports
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 18:20 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The U.S. trade deficit fell to an eight-month low in February as imports from China plunged, temporarily providing a boost to President ...
Trump lifts ban on U.S. lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 11:51 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The Trump administration is lifting a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use ...
North Korean leader oversees new tactical weapons test - state media
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 09:41 
SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new tactical guided weapon, state media said on Thursday, the North’s first ...
China's first-quarter growth unexpectedly steadies, but too early to call clear recovery
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 17:17 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4% pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production ...
French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 09:33 
PARIS (REUTERS) - President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped ...
China's policy stimulus may worsen economic distortions - OECD
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 17:20 
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country's drive to control debt and ...
Ready when you are, EU tells U.S. on trade talks
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 13:55 
BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - The European Union is ready to start talks on a trade agreement with the United States and could conclude a deal before the end of ...
Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, Macron pledges to rebuild
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 07:28 
PARIS (REUTERS) - A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, but ...
Fire devastates Notre-Dame Cathedral, centuries-old Parisian landmark
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 01:54 
PARIS (REUTERS) - Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday in a roaring blaze that devastated the Parisian landmark, a searing loss for the city ...
South Korea's Moon pushes for summit with North Korea's Kim despite nuclear standoff
Monday,  4/15/2019, 17:12 
SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday he will pursue “in earnest” another summit with Kim Jong Un despite the North Korean ...
U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal - sources
Monday,  4/15/2019, 12:03 
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong ...
Trump, despite solid U.S. growth, says Fed should fire up crisis-era stimulus
Monday,  4/15/2019, 09:27 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market ...
One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured
Sunday,  4/14/2019, 12:22 
SYDNEY (REUTERS) - A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted “horrific injuries” that killed a security guard ...
Trade rows cloud global economy as officials fret over slowdown
Sunday,  4/14/2019, 07:52 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Trade disputes and tighter financial conditions are among the top threats to a slowing world economy, global finance officials said ...
North Korea's Kim Jong Un gives U.S. to year-end to become more flexible
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 15:10 
SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, and he ...
EU tariffs to target 20 billion euros of U.S. imports - diplomats
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 09:26 
BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - The European Commission has drawn up a list of U.S. imports worth around 20 billion euros that it could hit with tariffs over a transatlantic ...
U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy
Friday,  4/12/2019, 15:55 
LONDON (REUTERS) - British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador’s embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, ...
Trump, in talks with South Korea's Moon, says sanctions on North Korea to stay in place
Friday,  4/12/2019, 09:14 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed a willingness to hold a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but ...
Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 17:14 
LONDON (REUTERS) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where ...
'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 16:54 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Using a global network of telescopes to see “the unseeable,” an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone ...
U.S., China agree to establish trade deal enforcement offices - Mnuchin
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 12:46 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States and China have largely agreed on a mechanism to police any trade agreement they reach, including establishing ...
EU offers PM May Brexit pause to October 31
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 09:10 
BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - European Union leaders agreed to grant British Prime Minister Theresa May a new Brexit deadline of Oct. 31, officials said, after ...
Global economy cooling, coordinated stimulus may be needed - IMF
Wednesday,  4/10/2019, 17:40 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures, ...
Trump says he is not reviving U.S. immigration policy that separated children from parents
Wednesday,  4/10/2019, 11:36 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was not reviving a policy of separating children from parents who had illegally crossed ...
EU hails breakthrough with China on industry subsidies
Wednesday,  4/10/2019, 09:08 
BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised the European Union on Tuesday that Beijing would no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive ...
Russia signals OPEC and allies could raise oil output from June
Tuesday,  4/9/2019, 17:21 
MOSCOW/LONDON (REUTERS) - One of the key Russian officials to foster a supply pact with OPEC, Kirill Dmitriev, signalled on Monday that Russia wanted to ...
Secret Service chief to leave in Trump security shake-up
Tuesday,  4/9/2019, 11:17 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump has ordered a shake-up of the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, the head of the U.S. Secret ...
U.S. 'not satisfied yet' in China trade talks - White House official
Tuesday,  4/9/2019, 09:02 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. officials are “not satisfied yet” about all the issues standing in the way of a deal to end the U.S.-China trade war but made ...
Oil climbs to five-month high amid OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions and Libya fighting
Monday,  4/8/2019, 17:31 
SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Oil prices rose to their highest levels since November 2018 on Monday, driven upwards by OPEC’s ongoing supply cuts, U.S. sanctions ...
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border
Monday,  4/8/2019, 11:53 
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies ...
New NAFTA deal 'in trouble', bruised by elections, tariff rows
Monday,  4/8/2019, 09:08 
MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (REUTERS) - More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than US$1 trillion in regional ...
May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise
Sunday,  4/7/2019, 16:30 
LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to ...
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