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Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies in an unusually personal attack, and sought to [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Published 06/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed [more…]

HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 percent, second quarter…

HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 percent, second quarter…

Published 06/08/2018

HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) said on Monday its pretax profit rose 4.6 percent for the first half of the year, as [more…]

MLB roundup: First-place Phillies sweep Marlins

MLB roundup: First-place Phillies sweep Marlins

Published 06/08/2018

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the visiting Miami Marlins 5-3 Sunday afternoon [more…]

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

Cabrera’s late HR leads Phils to four-game sweep over Marlins

Cabrera’s late HR leads Phils to four-game sweep over Marlins

Published 06/08/2018

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the visiting Miami Marlins 5-3 Sunday afternoon [more…]

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]